INDIANAPOLIS (January 15, 2020) – Ale, Stout, or Lager, no matter what your favorite may be, Indiana has a craft brew for you. Hoosier breweries consistently rank as some of the best in the world at prestigious competitions, like the Great American Beer Festival and the Brewers' Cup. So, it is only fitting Visit Indiana’s third list of The 20 IN 20 features breweries. All year long, Visit Indiana will reveal 20 lists of 20 must-see, must-do Indiana experiences, one at a time.
“Almost 200 craft breweries call Indiana home and make a signifcant impact on our state's economy,” said Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch. “According to the Brewers Association, local craft breweries have contributed upwards of $1.6 billion to the state in previous years.”
One of the 20 breweries you can visit is Sun King Brewery, which has five locations across Central Indiana. The well-known brewery brought home the gold in three different categories at the 2019 Great American Beer Festival. The winning brews include; Getting By on Central Time, Midnight Choir and Eis Nine.
Bad Dad Brewing Company was this year’s Best of Indiana winner for best brewery. The Fairmount brewery is a family affair and was started by a dad and his sons. The Howards said they wanted to build something worth experiencing and they believe beer can bring people together. With names like Socks & Sandals and Ask Your Mother, the brews have unique names and flavor profiles. Visit Untapped for fan rankings of Bad Dad beer and the brewery’s website for a current list of what’s on tap.
See the entire list of The 20 IN 20 breweries on our website. You can sign up for an email alert to know when the next list is going to be revealed. All 92 counties will be represented when all 400 must-see, must-do Indiana experiences are revealed this year.
“When you visit a destination from any of the lists, post your photos on Instagram with #The20IN20 for a chance to win a giveaway,” said Misty Weisensteiner, director of Indiana Office of Tourism Development. “We will randomly draw 20 winners every other month.”
Winners will receive one of the following custom items: beanie cap, golf umbrella, beach towel or stadium blanket. Begin your decade with a true adventure in 2020 by completing at least 20 of our 400 must-see Indiana experiences! Find out more about The 20 IN 20 here.