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Sip & Share Wines


Sip & Share Wines is a boutique winery producing a diversity of handcrafted vegan wines. We’re passionate about creating community with wine, especially for wine lovers often overlooked and underrepresented by the wine industry. Our wines are approachable to all palates, fun and made to sip and share. Purchase a bottle or join the wine club at

Sip and Share Wines is the official wine of Blacktoberfest!


Phases by Fazle

For those of you who don’t know, Blacktoberfest’s motto is: “Black Joy. Unfiltered.” In fact, the Adinkra symbol at the top of the Blacktoberfest seal is Gye W’ani or “rich living”. It translates to “enjoy yourself, joy of living, happiness and laughter.” That’s what Blacktoberfest is all about. “Black Joy. Unfiltered. Punctuated by the support of Black commerce.”

Interestingly enough, Phases by Fazle encourages you to “Live Life Thru Phases” & enjoy a special curated elixir that has been premium distilled & infused with fresh fruit.

What better way to enjoy all the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of Black Excellence coming your way than to wash it down with a swig of Phases, after all; “…it’s just juice”.

Phases by Fazle is the official elixer of Blacktoberfest!

18th Street Brewery

18th Street Brewery was founded as a home brewery by Drew Fox in 2010. After years of hands-on learning and exploration, 18th Street Brewery became official with the release of SINISTER DIPA in 2013. Shortly after the SINISTER release, we opened a 3,200 square foot brewpub in an old dry cleaner’s building in Gary, IN. Quickly outgrowing that space, we purchased a 32,000 square foot warehouse in Hammond, IN. Our Hammond location now houses our production, packaging, barrel program, a taproom and a full service kitchen. Our original Gary, IN now houses a small 10-barrel open fermentation system, as well as a taproom, craft cocktail bar and kitchen. 


We are currently the second largest brewery in Northwest Indiana. Our beers range from saisons to double India Pale Ales to double milk stouts to pilsners and lagers. 18th Street is comprised of hard working, motivated individuals who strive to be the best. We love our jobs. We love our beer. We live and love what we do.



Bougie Booze

Bougie Booze was officially launched in March 2021. It was a brainchild for a while but the pandemic really helped catapult the business. We started with small events such as birthday parties and 1 additional bartender. We have since expanded to large events around Indiana and Ohio with 5 bartenders, a bar assistant and moving team. We are truly a bar catering service and we cater to the needs and the vision of each client individually. Although we have expanded we still take pride in birthday parties, weddings, bachelor/ette parties and more. We are so thankful for each person that supports us and follows us to each event. Our ultimate goal is to be able to give you this experience on a daily basis in a physical location.

Bougie Booze by Tarah is the official mixologist of Blacktoberfest!