Columbus area CRAFT BEER AND WINE DESTINATIONS
450 North Brewing Company
8111 E. 450 North, Columbus
Map, photos, reviews of 450 North
450 North Brewing Company is a small craft brewery on the Simmons family farm in Columbus. Since 2012 the Simmons family has been crafting some of the finest beers in the country. We produce beer, wine, and hard cider on site and are open to the public daily. We offer a full menu, wine tastings, and merchandise all within our state of the art taproom.
Hog Molly Brewing Co.
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Hog Molly is a tap room, not a restaurant – bring your own food or have some delivered while you are there. Food trucks are regularly available in the parking lot.
Hog Molly is focused on traditional beers made with high quality ingredients – beers that have a hefty malt profile with nice depth of flavor, there are no “one note” beers at Hog Molly Brewing Company.
Zwanzigz is a locally-owned pizzeria with their locally brewed craft beers – voted best pizza and best inexpensive lunch in Columbus. Over two dozen beers on tap. Growlers and packaged beer available for carry out. In addition, enjoy a line of homemade sodas – kids will love the root beers, orange and black cherry sodas, and others.
Zwanzigz Production Brewing
21+ only, opened Spring 2022
The Production Brewery tasting room offers one off, creative beers that are not available at ZwanzigZ Pizzeria.
Voted Best Small Brewpub of the Year in 2016 at The Great American Beer Festival. In 2017, the Ghost Pepper Imperial Stout received the gold medal in the Chili Beer category. In 2022 at The World Beer Cup, Fulcrum Imperial Stout received the gold medal in the American-Style Imperial Stout category.
The Production Brewery offers a variety of products in cans that are available for on-site consumption or for carry out, including six core beers, regular special releases, and eight rotating draft beer options. The brewery does not have a kitchen, but ZwanzigZ Pizzeria has delivery available. Patrons are also free to bring in ZwanzigZ Pizzeria carry out or other food.
Big Woods Pizza
Indiana Premium Outlets
11622 NE Executive Drive
Big Woods website
Featuring beers from Quaff On! Brewing Co. and premium craft spirits from Hard Truth Distilling Co., both out of nearby Nashville, Indiana
Upland Pump House
148 Lindsey St, Columbus
Featuring beers from Upland Brewing Co. in Bloomington – the Columbus Pump House is a landmark of design and experience. It was built in 1903 – after many incarnations, today the Pump House showcases its unique architecture with a laid-back local food and craft beer experience. Enjoy a beer and a bite under the original archways or on the patio with views of the Flatrock River and iconic Robert Stewart Bridge.
148 Lindsey Street
Columbus Bar website
Originally opened in 1939 and one of Indiana’s oldest continually operating restaurant/bars, offering several “guest taps” of great craft and imported beers from around the globe and close to home.
Menu items are prepared fresh to order with many local ingredients.
Wine stops in the Columbus, Indiana area
WINE – simmons winery
8111 E 450 N
Map, photos, more info about Simmons
Simmons Winery offers a wide variety of red, white, and blush wines, ranging from dry to sweet dessert wines. Viniferous, French-American hybrids, and Native American grapes are used to produce the wines. They offer processing room tours and wine tasting. Visit the farm market during the summer and fall for fresh fruits and vegetables produced on the 115-year-old family farm.
WINE – The Savory Swine
410 E Washington
Map, photos, more info about The Savory Swine
The Savory Swine offers cutting-edge wine tasting stations. Wine vending machines preserve and properly temper both red and white wines, so your glass will always be fresh. By using a preloaded wine card, you can choose one, three, or six ounce pours, so you have the freedom to sample several selections.