BBC 2014 Year In Review by Mark Cady

What a year!  I can’t believe we are already winding down another year at Bloomington Brewing Company.  Winter and spring seasonals will be just around the corner and the 10-Speed raring to go out of the gates come April.  As Business Manager, my job requires me to always look ahead.  It can be bothersome to a certain degree because I don’t stop […]

Belgian Dubbel

Belgian Dubbel and Belgian IPA release party tomorrow at the Brewpub

Join us at the Bloomington Brewpub at Lennie’s on August 14th for a special double release of Belgian ales: Belgian Dubbel Entendre and Benedictine Belgian IPA. Belgian Dubbel Entendre is a 7.9% ABV, 28 IBU, Belgian style ale packed with flavors of honey, bubble gum, and clove. Benedictine Belgian IPA is a 8.0% ABV, 56 […]

Backcountry Session IPA

Backcountry Session IPA to benefit Indiana Forest Alliance

We’ve brewed a special new beer, Backcountry Session IPA, and a portion of each sale supports the fight to preserve Indiana State Forest land for future generations. This “Session” IPA, so-called due to the lighter alcohol content and more subdued bitterness than a typical IPA, was designed to be a summertime beer and will be available into the late […]

American Craft Beer Week 2014

Celebrate American Craft Beer Week with free hops, a special 10-Speed Hoppy Wheat and more

Happy American Craft Beer Week! We celebrated Bloomington Craft Beer Week a few weeks ago and are pleased that it’s already time to honor our love of craft beer again. Organized by the Brewers Association and the publishers Craftbeer.com, ACBW runs from May 12th-18th, and we at Bloomington Brewing Co. are celebrating on Thursday with special hops, unique beer and good friends. I […]

10-Speed Hoppy Wheat is cruising across Indiana

10-Speed Hoppy Wheat–Hoosier Beer Geek’s Best Beer of 2013–has returned and is rolling into a bar near you. Last night, Hoosier Beer Geek held their Pint Night at Tomlinson Tap Room in Indianapolis, featuring original 10-Speed and two varieties: one infused with vanilla/coconut and the other with pineapple (both pictured above). Tonight, Lino’s Coffee in Speedway […]

A Cascade hops cone grown and picked at Loesch Farm in Bloomington, Indiana.

Free Hop Rhizomes from Bloomington Brewing Co. on Earth Day

Bloomington Brewing Co. will celebrate Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22 by giving away hop rhizomes at the Bloomington Brewpub at Lennie’s. The organic female Cascade “starter” hop roots will develop into large perennial vining plants that will grow for many years and yield a wonderful harvest of fresh hop cones come early August. Our […]

Girl Scout Cookies paired with craft beer

Lennie’s Girl Scout Cookie Sale and Free Beer Tasting

Thursday, March 20th marks the final day for Girl Scout Cookie sales in 2014. To end the season in style, Lennie’s and Bloomington Brewing Co. are hosting a Girl Scout Cookie Sale and Free Beer Tasting at the Brewpub from 4-6 p.m. We have painstakingly been tasting cookies and beer to come up with our pairings, and we […]