Indie beer has had a meteoric impact on American culture. Neighborhood breweries are expanding flavor profiles, unearthing novel ingredients, pushing production methods, reimagining physical spaces, and deepening community connections. Because of indie brewers, beer simply is not what it used to be — it’s more.

Is your beer Indie?

Use the Indie Beer Finder below to make sure you’re supporting the innovators, dreamers, and small business owners that make our nationwide patchwork of independent breweries a reality.


Our neighborhoods. Our beer.

There are currently over 9,000 indie breweries operating in the United States.

Most Americans live within 10 miles of an indie brewer.

Independence matters

Take a visual journey through the nuanced passions and interests that propel indie beer forward. These breweries, plus thousands of others across the country, are developed by entrepreneurs who crave originality and cultivate genuine connections to the products and experiences they create. Explore with us.

NoDa Brewing

NoDa Brewing

Charlotte, NC

women enjoying beers on brewery patio

Walking Tree Brewery

Vero Beach, FL

brewer at brewing control panel

Switchback Brewing Co.

Burlington, VT

volunteer brewing co exterior with live music

Volunteer Brewing Co

Middletown, DE

Maine Beer Company

Maine Beer Company

Freeport, ME

brewery employees in taproom of brewery vivant

Brewery Vivant

Grand Rapids, MI

bluegrass band on stage at brewery

Gotahold Brewing

Eureka Springs, AR

drinking bow and arrow beer in stein

Bow & Arrow Brewing Co.

Albuquerque, NM

streetcar82 owner holding beer

Streetcar 82 Brewing Co.

Hyattsville, MD

man holding stein glass outside green bench brewing co

Green Bench Brewing Co.

St. Petersburg, FL

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