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Flat 12 Bierwerks

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BEER AVG
3.85/5
Flat 12 BierwerksFlat 12 Bierwerks
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar

414 Dorman St
Indianapolis, Indiana, 46201
United States

(317) 635-2337 | map
flat12.me

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Added by jtosh on 12-15-2010

BEER STATS
Beers:
80
Reviews:
349
Ratings:
1,898
PLACE STATS
Score:
90
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
64
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
8.64%
 
 
Taps:
24
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 12 | Ratings: 64
Reviews by mynie:
Photo of mynie
4.4/5  rDev +8.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

This week I'm embarking on a "how the hell have I not reviewed this yet" tour. It should be fun.

See, some places I just forget about after I visit them. Others, like this, I visit frequently and enjoy so much that I always figured I'd give them a real nice, real fancy sort of write up. Then, what do you know, I never quite find the time to spend a couple of hours drafting and editing a review of a beer bar, and so these very nice places go unremarked upon.

Anyhow, Flat 12 is located in Indy's de facto beer district. The brewery is a 5-minute walk from Sun King. Unlike Sun King, where they do tastings on the weekends and only pour full beers during concerts, Flat 12 serves full pints whenever they are open. They also allow dogs.

The vibe is chill but also a little bit more monied than Sun King. They got a main room where you can buy swag and growlers, a woody festhalle where they poor pints, and then a very nice sun deck where you can sit and drink and soak up Indy's legendary urban atmosphere. The crowds are always nice, and like I said there's dogs, so if you like getting drunk and petting dogs you can do that here.

The beers range from good to excellent. F12 makes some of the coolest, most adventurous fruit beers you've ever tried. There's usually 6-10 beers on tap, including their flagships, some form of hop bomb, some fruit business, and then a higher ABV beer. So, basically a beer for every mood.

Growler refill and sixer prices a little high, especially since Sun King only charges 5 bucks for flagship refills on Saturday. But the crowd is nice, the staff are friendly and unpretentious, and really this is just a super nice place to sit and have a couple of pints.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of wrentmore
3.69/5  rDev -8.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4

Photo of Viperman1316
4.3/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

Photo of pettetk
5/5  rDev +23.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Love Flat 12!

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Photo of Jamison85
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of fredmugs
3.78/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of kylehay2004
3.89/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Paige88
5/5  rDev +23.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of tapperm
4.03/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of mayorQuimby
4.2/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of bobriesbeck
5/5  rDev +23.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Great ambience and always great beers.

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Photo of atlbravsrno1
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of BeerOps
4.03/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Benjhilmer
3.87/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 2.75 | selection: 5

Photo of frjohn
4.41/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of redleg411
3.72/5  rDev -8.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of lilsmizzul1225
4.57/5  rDev +12.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of HobbNobber
3.99/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of aklude
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Ryan2BSU
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of target88
3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of spycow
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of sgrechukhin
5/5  rDev +23.5%

Perhaps the most experimental brewery out there. The beer is consistently good. Because of non-stop events, the place is fun to go to hang out and have some crazy brew. Usually at least one new beer a week. Love the patio!

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Photo of barczar
3.6/5  rDev -11.1%

Photo of Zonian1
4/5  rDev -1.2%

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