CRAFT BEER AND WINE DESTINATIONS
IN COLUMBUS, INDIANA
450 North Brewing Company
Powerhouse Brewing & Columbus Bar
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Zwanzigz Pizza and Brewing
Voted Best Small Brewpub of the Year in 2016 at The Great American Beer Festival. In 2017, their Ghost Pepper Imperial Stout received a gold medal in the Chili Beer category.
Zwanzigz is a locally-owned pizzeria with craft brewery on site. Voted best pizza and best inexpensive lunch in Columbus. Over 18 beers on tap, from chocolate and blueperry ale to Scotch Ale to Fulcrum Imperial Stout. In addition, enjoy a line of homemade sodas – kids will love sampling root beers, orange and black cherry sodas, and others. Over 50 styles of beer brewed in the last two years, and home to the coldest craft beer taps in town! Growlers and packaged beer available for carry out.
The podcast “Out Here Having a Beer” visited Zwanzigz in April 2018, and said, “Zwanzigz is the gem, the hidden gem.”
photos by blogger Amy Lynch
- SIMMONS WINERY
8111 E 450 N
Simmons Winery website
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.
BEER VLOGGER ANTHONY BLAIR
Columbus vlogger Anthony Blair has tons of fun meeting up with area beer makers and exploring a wide variety of beers – check out his library of videos on YouTube.