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Infusion Brewing Company

Tap Room

Our Brewery & Tap Room are located in the heart of the Historic Benson Neighborhood of Omaha. Infusion Brewing Co occupies a building that was built in 1917 and was home to Olson’s Meat Market for over 60 years.

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▴ Olson’s Meat Market Circa 1910

Restoration

Through careful renovation our taproom has recaptured many of the original architectural elements of an early 20th century butcher shop. Those efforts along with the Olson family’s prominent Benson business have made us a city landmark.

Brew House

We brew using a 7-barrel Pub Brewing System rescued from a former Downtown Omaha brew pub.

Our Beers

We continuously rotate through ten or more hand crafted Infusion beers in our Tap Room. Our flagship beers below can usually be found on tap year-round, while our seasonal and collaboration lineup change weekly.

Our Beers

Brewery Tours

Fun & Informative tours offered on:

  • Tuesdays at 6:00pm and 7:30pm
  • Saturdays at Noon and 2:00pm

Tours are $5.00/person, and groups are limited in size to 15. Tours include free beer during and after the tour. Reservations are appreciated, and special group tour times may be arranged by calling the brewery.

Find Our Beers

The full line of Infusion beers is available in our Tap Room, but select, hand-crafted Infusion beer will is available at the following establishments:

 

Downtown: Blatt Beer and Table, The Trap Room, Storz, Wilson and Washburn, The Hive, Jazz, Havana Garage, M’s Pub, 801 Chophouse, and Shucks.

 

Midtown/Benson: Crescent Moon, Mula Mexican Kitchen, Jerry’s Bar, The Waiting Room, Krug Park, The Nifty Bar, Elbow Room, Sullivan’s Bar and Beercade.

 

West Omaha: The V, Schucks 119th and Pacific, Eagle Run Golf Course, Brookhill Country Club, Buffalo Wings and Rings, Sportsmans Bar and Grill, Cunningham’s Pub, Old Chicago Oakview, Zios (76th and Dodge), Fox and Hound and Twisted Cork.

 

Lincoln: Mellow Mushroom, Longwells, Gate 25, Bison Witches, Jake’s, Grata Bar and Lounge, South and Single Barrel.

 

Brew with the Brewer

Ever wanted to work in a brewery, even just for a day? Are you looking for that perfect gift for that aspiring home brewer? Here is your chance to be on-hand for a brew day to work alongside the brewers. You will learn the how to brew beer, and be involved with every step of the process.

 

Your Day in the Brewery includes:

  • Work with the brewers to brew a batch of Infusion beer from mash in to yeast pitch.
  • Lunch at the Brewery
  • Post Brew Beers in the Tap room
  • Growler for take home that day
  • A keg of the beer you helped brew when it is ready.

Prices start at $150. Contact us for more information.

Brew Your Own

With this you get the chance to brew your own recipe beer on our 20-gallon pilot system. Once the beer is complete you will receive a 5-gallon keg for your own use. We will have a special tapping party with our portion of the brew in our Tap Room.

 

Prices start at $150. Contact us for more information.

Our Story

Bill Baburek, owner of the Crescent Moon & Beer Corner USA, has always wanted to open a brewery in Omaha. As the years went by, he wondered many times whether it would ever happen.

Our Brewery

Infusion Brewing is located in the former home of Olson’s Market in the heart of downtown Benson, Nebraska – a historic neighborhood nine miles northwest of Omaha’s Central Business District. The building is situated on the south side of Maple Street (historically known as Mayne or Main Street) at the Military Avenue intersection.

The north half of the Olson’s Market building was built in 1917, and in 1934 an addition was constructed to the south that doubled the size of the building. The interior has been redeveloped, but the building functions much as it did when Charlie Olson operated his butcher shop. The first floor of the building has been renovated into the tap room, where patrons will enjoy handcrafted Infusion beer in the same room Charlie Olson greeted his customers. The brewing equipment is located in the rear of the building, and the basement is used for grain storage, keg washing and filling.

We have embraced the history of our building and our community. All historic finishes in the building have been restored, including the mosaic floor tile, wood floors, decorative wall tiles, plaster walls, ornamental tin ceiling, concrete floors and exposed masonry.

Olson's Meat Market

▴ Vintage image of the area now used as the brewery.

The Beer District

Finding the right location is one of the most challenging aspects of opening a brew pub. When a friend decided to sell his building in the Benson area of Omaha, Bill knew the time was right. Benson was already developing a reputation as a craft beer lover’s destination – so what better way to solidify that then to open a brewery there?

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Contact

At Infusion, we love great beer and great people. We hope that you will find both when you visit!

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  • Phone: (402) 916-9998
  • 6115 Maple Street, Omaha, NE 68104

Hours

Mon-Wed: 3pm-Midnight
Thur-Fri: 3pm-2am
Sat: Noon-2am
Sun: Noon-Midnight

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