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Address: 308 Perry St, LaPorte, IN 46350-3216
16:00 - 18:00
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Sun 14:00 - 16:00
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It's all about the beer

Stopped by the Back Road Brewery on a recent trip to LaPorte. We were greeted by the "bartender" Beamer, who told us about the place and offered free samples of their 4 microbrews... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2015
River Forest, Illinois
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Beer, its that simple..no fancy food, free chips and pretzels. Good Beer. Frequent there for the tastings, which are always free! No stuffy beer folks here, its a rare "Blue Collar" brewery, with hreat beer at a modest price.

Thank Rob W
River Forest, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Stopped by the Back Road Brewery on a recent trip to LaPorte. We were greeted by the "bartender" Beamer, who told us about the place and offered free samples of their 4 microbrews on tap. As he told us, "it's all about the beer". The brewery is reminiscent of a basement or garage hangout belonging to one of your ex-military... More 

1 Thank Cord-69
Western Springs, Illinois
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2014

Standing room in a warehouse sets the scene & the flavorful satisfying beer completes the picture very nicely! Welcoming environment with great beer!

Thank Molly S
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 24 November 2013

This place is unique. Seemed very friendly but it is like being in someone's garage. My husband liked the beer they had. I usually prefer a wheat type beer and they didn't have any. I'm sure if you went there with friends it would be a nice place to have a beer with them. Standing room only. You can even... More 

1 Thank dllbzrose_5
LaPorte, Indiana
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201 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2013

CHuck has been making beer in this old factory building for about 14 years. While he almost always has his regular beers such as Back Road Ale, Midwest IPA, he also makes some great sesaonal beers, such as the current Autumn Ale. Not a fancy place. Someone said it's like standing around in a friends basement drinking beer. Very friendly... More 

1 Thank Bill Y
LaPorte, Indiana
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 13 April 2013

Brewery in an old factory building in LaPorte. If you like GREAT beer, you have to try it. There are no circuses here...it's purely a brewhouse, with the exception of the fantastic Oktoberfest they host every year during September. Other breweries as well as an authentic German band are there. Some of the best microbrew I've had!

3 Thank Jenni W
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2012

The beer here was awesome! The prices are very fair too if you want to buy any beer to go. I loved the tour given by the owner as well. He explained their processes for brewing and choosing which beers to brew. My only complaint is that the bathroom stall door sdid not lock (or even shut all the way).... More 

2 Thank Leah B
Vicksburg, Michigan
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2012

Chuck has been making great beer from this location since the mid 1990s--right next to the railway and Larsen-Danielson. Not much to see at the brewery, but who cares! The beer is fantastic. I specifically like the Belle Gunness Stout--which to me tastes similar to Edmund Fitzgerald Porter. I also recommend the Blueberry Ale and Maple City Gold. Worth a... More 

1 Thank Pentwater07

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