Indiana Persimmon

Nick’s Persimmon Ale homebrew recipe

  You may’ve tried or read about Bloomington Brewing Co. Persimmon Ale, but have you wondered how it came to be–or even how to brew it yourself? Head on over to IDS News’ online 812 Magazine to check out Charles Scudder’s interview with BBC brewer Nick Banks. You’ll also find some beer-tasting tips and Nick’s […]

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Beware! Krampus is coming to town

According to Germanic folklore, the Krampus are devilish mountain creatures who punish misbehaving children during the holiday season. According to Bloomington Brewing Co., Krampus is a dark strong ale that may steal your senses and shock your taste buds. Join us on Monday, December 2 from 4-6 p.m. at the Brewpub at Lennie’s as we tap […]

Vision Weiss Raises $1,922 for Cardinal Stage Company

Though Vision Weiss, our seasonal German wheat beer, is done for the season, its effects on the community linger on in the form of a donation to Cardinal Stage Company. One dollar from each pint of Vision Weiss sold at Lennie’s this past spring and summer, along with a portion of sales of each keg, was donated to Cardinal Stage […]

Java Porter Back on Tap

Bloomington Brewing Co.’s fall/winter seasonal, Java Porter, is flowing again at the Brewpub at Lennie’s. We’ve been brewing this beer as our cold weather seasonal for nearly the entire 20 year history of BBC. Always looking for slight improvements in flavor, this year we decided to tweak the formula a bit. We upped the amount […]

Bloomington and Black Acre Collaborate on BABBC Roggenbier

Today Bloomington Brewing Co. and Black Acre Brewing Co. are proud to tap a special collaboration beer: BABBC Roggenbier. This German specialty ale is well known for its predominant use of malted rye. Brewers from both Bloomington Brewing Co. and Black Acre contributed to the formulation of this special single batch of ale. Fine Ingredients for a Fine […]

Rooftop IPA won the gold medal for IPAs at the Indiana Brewers Cup competition

Where to find Rooftop IPA, one of the best IPAs in Indiana

We’re tremendously pleased that Bloomington Brewing Co. Rooftop IPA won the gold medal in the IPA category at the 2013 Indiana Brewers’ Cup, one of the largest craft beer competitions in the country. Craft beer connoisseurs at the annual competition, held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, voted Rooftop “Best IPA.” The certified beer judges in the voting panel […]