Know your Indy Craft Brew IQ: The answers


Here are the answers to our Indiana Craft Brew IQ test, issued last week.

1. What's Indiana's oldest brewpub?

Broad Ripple Brewpub

2. What's the most recently opened production brewery in Indianapolis?

Outliers Brewing Co.

3. How are answers one and two connected?

Ted Miller [former BRBP brewer; now owner of Outliers]

4. Name at least two Indiana brewers who started out as a wine maker? [or name where they brew]

David Simmons, 450 North [Columbus]

John McMaham, Chateau de Pique Pardieck Winery & Brewery [Seymour]

Brad Wallace, Outliers Brewing Co [Indianapolis]

Mike Miller at Big Dawg Brewhaus & J&J Winery [Richmond]

5. How many Indiana breweries have a number in their name?

Eleven breweries (and three pending).

18th Street

450 North

Figure 8

Flat 12

Hwy 50

One Trick Pony

Thr3e Wise Men

Three Floyds

Three Pints

Twenty Below

Zwanzigz Pizza & Brewing

[Pending: Four Fathers; Twisted K-8; Two Deep]

6. Name at least three Indiana breweries with a heavenly body name or a heavenly allusion.

Great Crescent

Half Moon


Rocket Brewing

Sun King

7. Name at least four Indiana breweries with a foreign language name.

Bier Brewery


Chateau de Pique Pardieck Winery & Brewery

Evil Czech

Flat 12 Bierwerks

Das Big Dawg Brew Haus

Ichyd Da Brewing

Zwanzigz Pizza & Brewing

[Pending: New Oberpfalz Brewing]

8. Name at least three Indiana breweries with an animal or bird in their name.

Black Swan

Bulldog Brewing

Crooked Ewe

Das "Big Dawg" Brew Haus


Wolves Head at Heorot Pub

9. What's the difference between a brewpub and a production brewery?

A brewpub serves food and beer brewed on the premises and sometimes bottles, cans or fills growlers and kegs for off-premise sales.

A production brewery's main purpose is to brew beer to be sold off-premise; some have a tap room and offer a limited menu and/or food trucks and fill growlers.

10: Which Indiana breweries come to Winterfest clothed in a "theme outfit"?

Flat 12 and Black Acre


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