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10 Best South Bend Breweries, Wineries, and more.

Craft beer and wine enthusiasts will have their hands “or glasses” full during their trip to South Bend!

Our South Bend Breweries have some of the greatest selections of craft beers in the mid-west.  The wines from our wineries in Southwest Michigan are grown in soil and weather conditions unique to our region.  And, don’t forget about these two area distilleries, featuring locally sourced ingredients.

Ironhand Wine Bar – The only production vineyard in St. Joseph County, the wine bar is located on the St. Joseph River just south of downtown.  ironhandvineyard.com  (574)204-2700

Southwest Michigan Wine Trail – A collaboration of 15 quality focused wineries located in the Lake Michigan AVA (American Viticulture Area)  miwinetrail.com

Indiana Whiskey – Local distillery, with the goal of sourcing everything possible from Indiana producers.  Their whiskeys are a testament to what they love about the Hoosier State.  inwhiskey.com  (574) 520-1915

Journeyman Distillery – Distillery and Restaurant in a refurbished, historic factory in Three Oaks, Michigan.  journeyman.com  (269) 820-2050

Studebaker Grill and Brewing Co. – Hops and History, located inside the historic Tippecanoe Place Mansion, home of Clem Studebaker, featuring craft beers, pub fare, and a full dinner menu.  studebakerbrewingco.com  (574) 234-9077

South Bend Brew Werks – Located in downtown South Bend, with 16 taps featuring a variety of seasonal and staple beers, plus flatbreads and pastas.  southbendbrewwerks.com  (574) 217-8662

Crooked Ewe Brewery and Ale House – Gastro brewery on the St. Joseph river featuring smoked meats, fresh ingredients, bold flavors, and craft beers.  crookedewe.com  (574) 217-0881

Danny Boy Beer Works – Located inside the Overlook Complex near Notre Dame.  10 taps dedicated to our own craft beers brewed in Carmel, Indiana.  dannyboysb.com  (574) 215-6033

Evil Czech Brewery & Public House – Craft brewery and restaurant recreating classic recipes with farm to table ingredients, that comfort the soul and challenge the senses.   evilczech.com  (574) 855-3070

Bare Hands Brewery – A small batch brewery specializing in hand crafted ales just minutes outside of South Bend, IN.  barehandsbrewery.com  (574) 277-2258

Iechyd Da Brewing Company – Welsh toast pronounced Yah-key-da, meaning “Good Health”.  Handcrafted brews pizza and sandwiches in downtown Elkhart.  iechyddabrewingcompany.com  (574) 293-0506

Brass Elk Brewing – Good food, good beer, and a place to kick back and relax in our hometown, Elkhart. brasselkbrewing.com  (574) 326-3938

Are you “thirsting” for more?  Begin your discovery of our South Bend Breweries by picking out a room at The Oliver Inn.