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New Day Craft is Indiana’s premier mead and cider maker in Fountain Square neighborhood
New Day Craft is Indiana’s premier mead and cider maker in Fountain Square neighborhood

New Day Craft is Indiana’s premier mead and cider maker in Fountain Square neighborhood

by Nicole Pence
CBS4 Indy

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Find your way to New Day Craft to try ciders and meads! It’s a local spot Yelpers love in Indianapolis.

New Day Craft is on Prospect Street in the Fountain Square neighborhood. New Day Craft has been making mead and cider in Indiana for the last 11 years.

4 Things You Need to Know about New Day Craft

  • There is usually about ten or so meads and ciders available, so Yelpers recommend a tasting of six for $5, or order a single for a $1 for New Day beginners.
  • Yelpers rave about the Breakfast Magpie, which is especially appealing to coffee fans because of its bold flavor.
  • Yelpers appreciate that New Day’s location is near the Cultural Trail (bike friendly with parking available).
  • Yelpers like to pair their drinks with the meat and cheese plates that feature local suppliers like Smoking Goose and Trader’s Point Creamery.

The brewers use whole fruits and honey to bring out the bold and natural flavors.

So, what’s the difference between a mead and a cider?

“Mead indicates that it has honey as a base sugar to make the alcohol. There is a huge diversity in the category. We are here to make great alcohol and cider and mead but we are here to also help make a great community,” says owner Tia Agnew.

Agnew is passionate about her business, especially here in the tasting room. Agnew says she makes her meads like a hard cider or beer. The brews are carbonated and each have between 6-13% alcohol. New Day Craft offers 6-10 varieties on tap at a time in Fountain Square neighborhood.

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