Local entrepreneurs to pitch ideas to business leaders

Oct 2016 - Wishtv.com

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Several entrepreneurs will get the chance to pitch their ideas to leaders in the local food and beverage industry on Thursday. The Venture Club is hosting the “Pitch or Treat” event at the Columbia Club.

Scotty's Earns National Recognition

Sep 2016 - Inside Idiana Business


Indianapolis-based Scotty’s Brewhouse has won a national awarded for its history of supporting people with disabilities. The restaurant chain is one of 18 winners of the Ruderman Family Foundation’s Best in Business Award.

Scotty’s Brewhouse honored for hiring, employing those with disabilities

Sep 2016 - Wishtv.com

A local business is hoping to set a good example for others through its hiring process.

Scotty’s Brewhouse just received a national award for hiring those with disabilities.

Family Of 4 Eating In Downtown Indy for Under $50

Sep 2016 - Real Scene TV

Real Scene TV visits Scotty's Brewhouse, Downtown Indy, to see if a family of four can really eat for $40. 

Brewpub opening first Ohio location in Butler County

Aug 2016 - Journal - News

A self-described “upscale sports pub” is working to open the first of several Ohio locations later this year in Butler County.

Indianapolis-based Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Co. and affiliated company, Scotty’s Brewhouse, plan to bring a small brewery and pub to 325 S. College Ave. near Miami University in Oxford this November, brewery founder and owner Scotty Wise told the Journal-News.

New brewhouse to open near Miami University

Aug 2016 - Dayton Business Journal

A new brewpub is coming to Oxford, the first in Ohio for the fast growing chain.

Indianapolis-based Scotty’s Brewhouse is preparing to open the restaurant and bar in October, which will serve beer brewed by Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Co., a venture also by the same owner, Scott Wise.

Indiana brewery coming to Ohio, eyeing Dayton locations

Aug 2016 - Dayton.com

An Indiana-based brewery is looking to build brewpubs in the Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus areas and has already signed a lease for its first southwest Ohio location, its founder said Thursday in a phone interview.

Just-opened Scotty’s offers primo beers, burgers and more at Fishville

Jul 2016 - Florida Weekly

There’s a new kid in town: Scotty Wise and his eponymous brewhouse, which just opened at Fishermen’s Village. The Indiana-bred Scotty’s Brewhouse is making its first foray into the Florida market with the Punta Gorda location, and Mr. Wise hopes it’s the beginning of a Sunshine State sensation.

Sport Bar Entrepreneurs

Jul 2016 - The Sun

When other kids his age might have aimed to be video game designers or baseball stars, the entrepreneurial Scotty's Brewhouse founder, 41- year old Scott Wise, wanted his own business, like his father and grandfather before him. 

Scotty's Brewhouse offers special deal to local police officers

Jul 2016 - wndu.com

Five Dallas police officers were killed and seven were wounded by a sniper in an ambush-style attack Thursday night.

It all happened near the end of a peaceful rally protesting recent police-involved shootings.

In response to the attack, the Indiana-based Scotty's Brewhouse is offering a special deal to local officers.

Scotty’s Brewhouse offers free meals to police officers Friday

Jul 2016 - wowo.com

 Meals are on the house Friday for police officers visiting an Indiana restaurant chain.

Restaurant Chain: Officers Eat Free, Day After Dallas Ambush

Jul 2016 - Wibc.com

Meals are on the house today for police officers visiting an Indiana restaurant chain.

Scotty's Brewhouse already gives discounts to police, but after the ambush in Dallas, owner Scott Wise says he'll pick up the full tab for all uniformed officers. He says he wanted to do something positive after hearing Dallas Police Chief David Brown say at a news conference on Thursday's murders that police "don't feel much support most days."

East Central Indiana reacts after recent national shootings

Jul 2016 - thestarpress.com

Scott Wise, owner of Scotty's Brewhouse and Thr3e Wise Men, on Friday morning stated on Twitter, "In light of the tragedy and to honor those that protect and serve, all uniformed police officers can eat free at any of our locations today."

Hoosiers Offer Condolences To Recent Shooting Victims

Jul 2016 - indianapublicmedia.org

Many Hoosiers and Indiana police departments have expressed support for the police victims of the Dallas shooting, including the owner of Scotty’s Brewhouse restaurants in Indianapolis

Scotty's Brewhouse owner: Evansville a likely expansion market

May 2016 - courierpress.com

It won't happen quickly, owner Scott Wise said, but Evansville is on the radar for a possible new Scotty's Brewhouse location.

Based in Indianapolis with 14 locations in Central and Northern Indiana, Scotty's Brewhouse is considering expansions in Evansville as well as Lexington, Louisville and Cincinnati, Wise said.

Scotty's Dawghouse Opens On Butler Campus

May 2016 - Indy Style

Scott Wise will open his 15th location on May 9 with the introduction of Scotty’s Dawghouse on the campus of Butler University in Indiana. The newest location to the Brewhouse family, will open its doors to the public just steps away from both Hinkle Fieldhouse, Clowes Hall, and thousands of hungry and thirsty Butler University students, faculty, and employees.

Scotty's Brewhouse to Open First Restaurant in Ohio

May 2016 - frsmagazine.com

Scotty’s Brewhouse signed a deal for their first restaurant in the state of Ohio, and in the same week, announced a new location in Plainfield, Indiana. Scott Wise announced that his latest Brewhouse location would open in Oxford, Ohio, in mid-August.

Scotty's Dawghouse Opens On Butler Campus

May 2016 - frsmagazine.com

Scott Wise will open his 15th location on May 9 with the introduction of Scotty’s Dawghouse on the campus of Butler University in Indiana. The newest location to the Brewhouse family, will open its doors to the public just steps away from both Hinkle Fieldhouse, Clowes Hall, and thousands of hungry and thirsty Butler University students, faculty, and employees.

Scottys Celebrates 20 Years in Business

Mar 2016 - townepost.com

Celebrating 20 years, Scotty’s Dawghouse is the latest of the brand expansion with the most meaningful experience taking place in his hometown.

Scotty's Brewhouse offers Lent Menu

Feb 2016 - WNDU

If interested in trying some of the menu items, you can head over to Scotty's BrewHouse. The lent menu will be available until March. 27.

Indy's Top Local Restaurants

Jan 2016 - Visit Indy

Enjoying an authentic dining experience is an important part of visiting a city, so we asked locals to pick 25 locally-owned restaurants that best represent Indianapolis. We then asked food writer Sara Croft to tell you what makes each unique.

As lotto hysteria subsides, Hoosiers still able to win

Jan 2016 - Wish TV

Since most people did not have the winning ticket from Zionsville, some local businesses started doing promotions will all the losing tickets, including Scotty’s Brewhouse. If customers were to hand the waitress a ticket that didn’t win, they would receive 10 percent off the bill.

Thr3e Wise Men opens downtown Monday

Dec 2015 - The Star Press

It's finally almost here. Thr3e Wise Men, a spin-off, of sorts, of Scotty's Brewhouse — which in 1996 got its start in the Muncie area — opens Monday at the new downtown hotel. The restaurant opens at 11 a.m. Monday, following months of construction and planning, as well as discussions among hotel management, the Arc of Indiana and Scott Wise,

Second Thr3e Wise Men Location to Open in Muncie

Dec 2015 - Inside Indiana Business

The second Thr3e Wise Men location will open its doors Monday. The company says the restaurant, located inside the Courtyard Hotel in downtown Muncie, will do more than offer food and beer to patrons.

Scott Wise reflects on unlikely journey to restaurant ownership

Dec 2015 - Ball State Daily

Nineteen years ago, a 22-year-old Scott Wise embarked on a risky journey. He opened his own restaurant, Scotty’s Brewhouse, in Muncie—his hometown. 

Scotty's new eatery sets opening date

Dec 2015 - The Star Press

Muncie's newest restaurant and a new player in downtown redevelopment will debut in a little more than a week.

The Thr3e Wise Men restaurant and brewpub, a new-to-Muncie concept from Scotty's Brewhouse owner Scott Wise, is close to opening in the new Courtyard hotel in the 600 block of High Street, just south of the Horizon Convention Center.

Scotty's Brewhouse goes national

Nov 2015 - Ball State Daily

Scotty’s Brewhouse will be opening at least two new restaurants across the nation in 2016.

Owner Scott Wise said after being contacted 3-5 times per week from people who wanted him to open more restaurants, he researched and visited areas for possible expansion.


Scotty's Brewhouse to Host Feast for the Less Fortunate

Nov 2015 - FSR Magazine

On Thanksgiving, Scotty’s Brewhouse management and staff will host its sixth annual “Feast for the Less Fortunate” from noon to 2 p.m. for over 350 people complete with an appearance from Santa at the Downtown Brewhouse location in Indianapolis. Following the feast, food deliveries will be made to the Ronald McDonald House so that patients and families can also enjoy a holiday meal on Thanksgiving. One additional trip to Peyton Manning Children's Hospital is scheduled for mid-December to deliver toys to the patients and food to staff, patients, and families of the hospital.

Scotty's Brewhouse plans first out-of-state restaurants in national expansion

Nov 2015 - Indy Star

You might soon be able to enjoy dill chips and beer at Scotty's Brewhouse when you travel.

The owner of Scotty's is planning to open his first two out-of-state locations early next year — with a much larger expansion on the horizon.

Scotty's Brewhouse to Open First Illinois Restaurant

Nov 2015 - FSR Magazine

Scotty’s Brewhouse has signed a deal for its first restaurant in the state of Illinois.  Scott Wise announced this week that his latest Brewhouse location would open in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, this Spring. The new restaurant will be located at 2001 South Neil Street, just a mile from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.

Scotty's to Open Restaurant in Illinois

Nov 2015 - Inside Indiana Business

Scotty’s Brewhouse has announced it plans to open its first restaurant in Illinois. The restaurant is expected to open in Champaign-Urbana in the spring. Scotty’s plans to fill between 75 and 100 part time and full time positions. The company will begin taking applications online beginning late winter 2015.

Scotty's Brewhouse coming to town

Nov 2015 - The News Gazette

Scotty's Brewhouse, which has a host of restaurants centered around Indianapolis, announced today that it will open its first Illinois location this spring at the Carriage Center in south Champaign.

Scotty's Brewhouse to open in Illinois

Nov 2015 - Eat Drink Indy

Restaurateur Scott Wise continues to expand his Scotty’s Brewhouse brand with another college town location and the company’s first in Illinois. Wise announced this week that his latest Brewhouse location would open in the spring of 2016 just one mile away from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus at at 2001 S. Neil St. within the newly developed Carriage Center.

Crowdfunding may not create the 'next Facebook,' but it's great for craft breweries

Nov 2015 - Mashable

Scotty's Brewhouse isn't the usual business you read about raising venture capital. It's nearly 20 years old. Revenues are strong for a small business, but not growing like an Uber-sized weed. And it's a restaurant chain. In Indiana.

In other words: Not exactly a sexy investment for traditional VC firms.

Stimulating Customer Loyalty

Nov 2015 - American Express Knowledge Center

Loyal customers are crucial for a restaurant’s success. Not only are they responsible for the majority of sales – some report 70%+, they are important because they refer customers via great word of mouth. While many restaurateurs focus on creating lasting relationships to stimulate loyalty, some are also using mobile technology to manage and track customer data, eliminating paper and plastic cards, making it seamless for the customer to participate.

CEO Series: Scott Wise of Scotty's Brewhouse

Oct 2015 - Pete The Planner

Hear Pete the Planner have a conversation with Scott for his CEO Series. Learn about his successes, failures, and why you should never name a restaurant after your wife.

Focus on Customer Service: Scotty's Brewhouse

Oct 2015 - Social Media Today

Join Scotty, Dan Dingiss and Dan Moriarty for a fun and sometimes emotional discussion about doing right by your customers, working hard to earn and keep their trust, and fixing things quickly when mistakes happen.

Downtown hotel, restaurant to train workers with disabilities

Sep 2015 - Ball State Daily

A new hotel opening in downtown Muncie will train people with disabilities in the hospitality industry.

The Courtyard Marriott hotel and Thr3e Wiseman restaurant are set to open in the middle of December. At least 20 percent of the employees for both facilities will have disabilities.

Big Things for Scotty's, BMH and Ball State

Aug 2015 - The Star Press

Scotty’s Brewhouse, which was started in Muncie nearly 20 years ago, announced this week plans to open its 17th location. Dubbed “Scotty’s Dawghouse,” the family-friendly bar and grill will be situated near Butler University in Indianapolis, according to a news release.

Scotty's comes to the Dawg Pound

Aug 2015 - Nuvo.net

Butler taps into the Scotty’s brand to anchor the new multi-use parking facility in the northeast corner of Sunset Ave. and Lake Rd. Scotty’s Dawghouse is expected to open February 2016.

Scotty's Brewhouse to open new location on Butler's campus

Aug 2015 - theindychannel.com

An Indiana restaurant staple will be getting a new location -- and a tweak on its name.

Scotty’s Brewhouse, a bar and grill restaurant with 13 Indiana locations, is expanding to Butler University. Scotty’s Dawghouse -- a play of the Butler Bulldog -- will open in Butler’s new parking garage in February 2016.

New restaurant Scotty's Dawghouse opening on Butler Campus

Aug 2015 - fox59.com

Scotty’s Brewhouse has signed a lease for their 17th restaurant and this one comes with a little twist on their iconic name brand.

Construction will begin for Scotty’s Dawghouse in November of this year, and it’s scheduled to open in February 2016.

It will be squeezed between Clowes Hall and Hinkle Fieldhouse in the northeast corner of Sunset Avenue and Lake Road

Scotty's Brewhouse opening on Butler Campus, will be called Scotty's Dawghouse

Aug 2015 - Kylee Wierks

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (August 18, 2015) – Scotty’s Brewhouse has signed a lease for their 17th restaurant and this one comes with a little twist on their iconic name brand.

Construction will begin for Scotty’s Dawghouse in November of this year, and it’s scheduled to open in February 2016.

Scotty's Dawghouse eatery to anchor Butler garage project

Aug 2015 - Scott Olson

A slightly different twist on the Scotty’s Brewhouse chain will anchor Butler University’s new parking garage next to Clowes Hall, the university announced Thursday afternoon.

The deep-fried Oreo burger is real

Aug 2015 - Liz Biro

Scotty’s Brewhouse offers a different specialty burger each month. August’s Deep-fried Oreo Burger is a tribute to the state fair

Scotty's Brewhouse unveils deep fried Oreo burger to celebrate Indiana State Fair

Aug 2015 - Matt Adams

But that’s not the only signature food you’ll find. Scotty’s Brewhouse will offer its own unique food creation in celebration of the State Fair.

Fore! Scotty's Brew Club opens on Franklin golf course

Aug 2015 - Sarah Swiss

Scotty’s Brewhouse recently opened a new restaurant on a golf course in Franklin. You can find Scotty’s Brew Club at Hillview Country Club in the 1800 block of East King Street.


Scotty: 'Really excited' for Muncie restaurants

Aug 2015 - Keith Roysdon

Scotty’s Brewhouse is still two years’ shy of 21, but that isn’t stopping the Muncie restaurant from getting its hands on some liquor.

Franklin restaurant opening on course

Jul 2015 - Ryan Trares

Inside Franklin’s Hillview Country Club, a new eatery will specialize in bringing the unconventional together.

Find beer bargains around Indy

Jun 2015 - Scott Jones

If you love beer, you'll love this. You can buy a “growler” locally, and save big bucks on beer!

Scotty's $500K remodel

May 2015 - Scott Olson

The flagship Scotty’s Brewhouse on East 96th Street—the local chain’s first outpost in Indianapolis—will undergo a major renovation this summer that will force the restaurant to close for about a week.

Cha-ching! Some businesses say Final Four tops Super Bowl

Apr 2015 - Jeff Swiatek

With inventory in his Final Four souvenir tent on Pan Am Plaza down to a few dozen T-shirts and some bright blue Kentucky Wildcats knit caps, Don Menser pronounced his latest Final Four a profit-raking success.

Top 10: Outdoor Dining Destinations in Hendricks County

Apr 2015 -

So, I've decided to update our list of top outdoor dining options in Hendricks County. Unfortunately, we've lost one of my favorites this past year, Savor Thyme Cafe in Brownsburg, and I also removed Three Pints Brewpub from our list after they announced that they were changing their business model slightly. Keep in mind this list does not include national chains that you can find anywhere as our mission is to support our locally owned restaurants.

Decades of difference: off-campus Village transitions from community space to student-focused district

Mar 2015 - Ellen Collier

Closed signs hang in the windows of what used to be Dill Street and The Locker Room bars. The Village Promenade towers along one side of University Avenue, once home to smaller shops like the Red Bird tequila bar and a Buffalo Wild Wings. Students are seeing The Village drastically transform over the course of just a few years.


25 of Indy's best spots for drinking outside

Mar 2015 - Amy Haneline

Day drinking. Probably not a good idea every day. But, if you need a patio for kicking back and sipping on the weekends, I've got you covered. And now that the weather is getting warmer, it's the perfect time to plan your destinations. Some spots are getting their outdoor areas ready for spring so you might want to call ahead if you have your heart set on sitting outside.

Scott Wise to open another northside Scotty's Brewhouse

Feb 2015 - Jolene Ketzenberger

Restaurateur Scott Wise said today that he has signed the deal to open a Scotty’s Brewhouse in a former La Hacienda location at 146th and Hazel Dell Parkway. That location, at 14741 Hazel Dell Crossing in Noblesville, should be open by mid to late June, he said. It will be the 11th Scotty’s Brewhouse location. Wise also said that the

Our father-son trip to see the Pacers

Feb 2015 - Lance McAlister

Casey and I try to get to Indianapolis to catch the Indiana Pacers a couple of times a year. We drove over for Pacers vs. Golden State on Sunday. Bankers Life Fieldhouse is my favorite NBA arena, hands down. We always arrive early and grab dinner at Scotty's Brewhouse, two blocks from the arena. Scotty's has good food, plenty of TV's, a ton of Pacers memorabilia and a great atmosphere. You can park three blocks from the arena for $5.

Scotty's Brewhouse uses social media to find investors

Feb 2015 - Wish TV

With 20 years under its belt, Scotty’s Brewhouse is looking for investors in a way no other Indiana business has before.

It’s using a locally-based crowdfunding site that gives you opportunity to make some money.

Scotty's Brewhouse offers specials for Valentine's Day, Mardi Gras and Lent

Feb 2015 - Peggy McClelland

Scotty’s Brewhouse has you covered for Valentine’s Day, Mardi Gras and Lent. With drink specials and special menu options, there’s something for everyone. (Watch the Video here)

3 Dads discuss Valentine's Day from a uniquely male perspective

Feb 2015 - Indy Style

Tracy, dad of 3 is joined by Scott Wise, Owner, Scotty’s Brewhouse & dad of 4 and Leilan McNally, dad of 2 for a frank and insightful conversation on their Valentine’s Day from their ‘unique’ perspectives. (Watch Video Here)

Colts fans flock to downtown watch parties

Jan 2015 - Wish TV

Watch parties were held across Indianapolis as the Colts took on the Patriots for the AFC Championship.

The official watch party is at Colts Bar and Grill on Washington Street.

Scotty’s Brewhouse is also holding a watch party for the NFC and AFC games. (Watch Video Here)

Brewery considered for downtown Muncie

Jan 2015 - The Star Press

The founder of the Scotty’s Brewhouse restaurant chain is among a group exploring the possibility of turning a vacant downtown Muncie industrial building into a business incubator and brewery.

Scotty’s continues as stable player in Village

Jan 2015 - The Star Press

How many businesses have come and gone in the Village in the past 20 years?

From ice cream seller Ben and Jerry’s to java shop MT Cup to La Bamba Mexican restaurant to recent (apparent) departures like the Locker Room and Dill Street Bar and Grill, a list of eateries and bars that have disappeared would be as long as University Avenue.

Going up: Downtown hotel under construction

Jan 2015 - The Star Press

Through bitter cold and snow, construction crews continue to work on two projects that will dramatically change downtown Muncie: the new hotel and city parking garage.

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