Daredevil Brewing Co opens Main Street Production Brewery and Public Taproom

Daredevil Brewing Co opens Main Street Production Brewery and Public Taproom


June 17, 2015


SRC Media Contact:                                                                                                        Daredevil Brewing Co Contact:

Blair Mulzer                                                                                                                        Shane Pearson

317.650.9199                                                                                                                      720-883-3985

bmulzer@hirons.com                                                                                                    shane@DaredevilBeer.com


Daredevil Brewing Co opens Main Street Production Brewery and Public Taproom

Town of Speedway celebrates opening of new craft brewery with a ribbon-cutting ceremony

Speedway, Ind. — On Wednesday, June 17, Daredevil Brewing Co, makers of Lift Off IPA and aggressively fun craft beers, celebrated the completion of its new production facility and first public tap room with a grand opening event held at its outdoor patio located at 1151 Main Street in Speedway.

Daredevil kicked off its opening celebration at 11 a.m. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by the Town of Speedway and Speedway Redevelopment Commission. Following the ribbon cutting, the brewery opened its doors to the public, offering craft beer, brewery tours, food trucks and live music.

After 4 p.m., the local brewery will feature Crowler® and growler fills for takeout and Rare Devil small batch tappings on draft only, while supplies last. Guests must be 21 or older to attend.

“We are excited to welcome Daredevil Brewing Co to Speedway’s Main Street,” said Scott Harris, executive director of the Speedway Redevelopment Commission. “A craft brewery provides a new type of destination location that deeply complements and diversifies our growing community of local businesses and restaurants on Main Street.”

Daredevil Brewing Co is one of the most recognized and fastest growing craft breweries in Indiana and has seen tremendous growth over the last three years. The new $3 million, 10,000-square-foot facility represents the first newly constructed production brewery built in Indianapolis since the Prohibition. The business has also secured room for additional expansion in the future and will initially employ around 25 people.

“We are very excited to complete construction of the new Main Street production brewing facility and taproom,” said Shane Pearson, co-owner of Daredevil Brewing Co, “Main Street, Speedway, is an iconic location that uniquely complements everything Daredevil is about. The new facility will allow us to greatly expand our brewing capacity while also having plenty of space in the taproom and outdoor lawn and patio areas to host hundreds of guests on race weekends and for special events like our annual craft beer festival.”

“Daredevil’s welcoming taproom and production craft brewery on Main Street provides an easily accessible destination that encourages even more residents and visitors to experience Speedway’s vibrant community,” said David Lindsey, president of the Speedway Town Council.


North view (top) and southeast view (bottom) from Main Street, Speedway, Indiana


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About Daredevil® Brewing Co.
Daredevil Brewing Co is an independent, Indianapolis based craft brewery that was founded by two award winning craft brewers, Bill Ballinger and Michael Pearson, and a talented craft beer enthusiast, Shane Pearson. We know from experience that brewing eclectic, aggressively fun beers is not for the timid. Fortunately, the only thing we like better than a challenge is drinking the end result.

Daredevil Brewing Co operates a state of the art production craft brewery built in the heart of the Indianapolis metro area. The brewery is located on a 2.0-acre site at 1151 Main Street in Speedway just five blocks from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway while also being just minutes from downtown and easily accessible from anywhere in the metro area by car, public transit and bicycles. The taproom at Daredevil Brewing Co provides a welcoming atmosphere for guests to visit, take a brewery tour, enjoy a pint or pick up Daredevil beers to go.

For more information and to find Daredevil Brewing Co beers in your area visit www.DaredevilBeer.com. You can also follow Daredevil Brewing Co on Facebook at DaredevilBrewing, Twitter @DaredevilBeer and Instagram @DaredevilBeer

About Speedway Redevelopment Commission
The SRC consists of five volunteers appointed by the Speedway Town Council. Using input from the entire community, the commission is charged with developing a plan to revitalize a 700-acre area, including Speedway’s Main Street and the large area to the northwest termed Area 2. More information about the SRC is available at

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