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Terminal Brewhouse

Not Rated.
Terminal BrewhouseTerminal Brewhouse
BA SCORE
90
outstanding

43 Ratings
Ratings: 43
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 15.05%
Active Beers: 15
Beer Ratings: 117
Beer Avg: 3.63
Taps: 6
Bottles: 0
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

6 E 14th St
Chattanooga, Tennessee, 37408-1201
United States
phone: (423) 752-8090

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @terminalbrew

Notes:
Offer growlers to go. Occasionally has cask beer.

(Place added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-17-2009)
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Ratings: 43 | Reviews: 26 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by thesyko56:
Photo of thesyko56
4.15/5  rDev +0.7%

I loved this place! The beer was very tasty and the atmosphere was excellent. It is housed in a very nice three story building next to the famous Chattanooga Choo Choo. They are very eco-friendly and use local products in several menu items which is a major plus. The stand out at the terminal is the beer. Only $4 apiece and they are all, without exception, excellent. But as another reviewer pointed out the best thing about the Terminal is they only serve their beer. No Bud Light, High Life, or any other riff-raff. That is very ballsy but it works for them and that is all that matters. Bottom line it is one of the best places to visit in Chattanooga.

thesyko56, Aug 15, 2009
More User Reviews:
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4.76/5  rDev +15.5%

tso200, Oct 16, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev -5.3%

ari32, Sep 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Halfbrother83, Sep 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

whitebrow, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of Hulud
5/5  rDev +21.4%

Love the brewpub, always stop by when I'm in the Chattanooga area. Great beers and great food!

Hulud, Aug 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

smweir, Jul 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15%

DrMindbender, Jul 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

KMitch, Jul 13, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -63.6%

CraigTravor, Jun 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

travismiller80, May 31, 2014
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3/5  rDev -27.2%

ZinFanDave, May 09, 2014
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4.19/5  rDev +1.7%

Just happened upon this place while passing through and getting a room at the Choo-Choo hotel a block away. The service was excellent and the beers good as well. Nice vegetarian options on the menu which was a nice surprise. Would definitely go back here if ever in the area again.

einman, Apr 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -27.2%

pecokid, Feb 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9%

solerunner, Feb 22, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

psmith161, Feb 17, 2014
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5/5  rDev +21.4%

benloho, Jan 29, 2014
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5/5  rDev +21.4%

Justinbshelton, Jan 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

PhillyStyle, Nov 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

mecmd, Oct 25, 2013
Photo of badleroybrown
4.45/5  rDev +8%

Had a sampler of their beers. They were all good beers. I am not a big fan of Scottish ales but theirs is not overly malty. The Maibock and Witbier were also good. My favorite was the Magnum P.A. (think Magnum P.l.). While I don't like all Cascadian Dark Ales(Black IPA), theirs is dark without being real roasty. A nice balance of hops. The Oatmeal stout is roasty for the style but very well done.

The John Deereman lunch plate was a nice combination of cheeses, fruits (strawberry, apple, grapes), meat(italian sausage, pepperoni), stuffed pepperocinis, and crackers/bread. It was all I needed for a meal.
The server (Leslie) was very friendly and helplful for a first time visitor to Chattanooga.

badleroybrown, May 29, 2013
Photo of Tazz1962
4.23/5  rDev +2.7%

My daughter plays travel softball and fortunately for me Chattanooga hosts several tournaments each summer and I get to go to Terminal Brewhouse. The building has a lot of history. It was a train terminal as well as a house of ill repute. The menue is one of the best in the downtown area. We enjoy the stuffed sandwiches that are huge and well worth the below $10 price. They have a good selection of the beer that they brew. My favorite is the Magnum P.A. I always get a growler or 2 to go while I am there.

Tazz1962, Oct 13, 2012
Photo of KiltedCulinarian
3.23/5  rDev -21.6%

My favorite little brewpub in Chattanooga. A multistory building, with each level being a kind of balcony looking down onto the shiny brass brew kettles, it has a lot of class without being snooty. Their selection of beers changes seasonally, but I haven't found a terrible one yet. They also offer growlers now too! Their food is not to the level of gastropub yet, but still a step or two above the normal sports bar fare. Prices are about what I would expect to pay in a college town, fairly reasonable, especially for the quality. Lots of history in this building, and well worth checking out.

KiltedCulinarian, Aug 24, 2012
Photo of MikeFromMarsPA
4.33/5  rDev +5.1%

Last week my husband and I took a 6-day road trip through the south and visited 27 breweries. Wednesday night was 4 stops in Atlanta and Thursday night was 4 stops in Nashville. On our way up from Point A to Point N we stopped in Chattanooga for lunch. Since Terminal had the highest ranking on BA, we gave it a shot and were not disappointed in the slightest. This place stands out in a town like Chattanooga, and would hold its own in a much bigger city with some real competition. (Sorry, Big River.) Considering how many breweries we visited and how many beers we sampled, this one definitely stood out.

The odd, triangular building was laid out into a good-looking and well-functioning space. Thursday lunch was a light crowd as this isn't really in the downtown office neighborhood. Thus the service was excellent. We happened to be telling the bartender about our beer voyage, and the guy down the bar who happened to be the brewer perked up and came over and told us all about the place.

Of the 8 beers on tap, he had free reign to play around with two of them, and he made some really great stuff. "Rock Out With Your Bock Out" and "Magnum P.A." would be two of the best beer names I've heard in a while, and they were both tasty. The menu had a similar sense of humor. I was debating several appealing options for lunch until a guy at a table nearby had a cheeseburger delivered. Suddenly I needed the cheeseburger, with bacon and mushrooms. I have a good number of bacon cheeseburgers in a given year, but this one didn't disappoint.

All-in-all, I would say that our experience here made me a little sad that I only get to Chattanooga about once every decade or so. For those of you that are closer, do yourselves a favor.

MikeFromMarsPA, Jul 02, 2012
Photo of bamadog
3.43/5  rDev -16.7%

Another stop I got to make while in Chattanooga on business, I enjoyed this establishment and would make it a point go back there if I'm ever in town again.

Atmosphere: Standard brew pub/restaurant atmosphere, but the building itself was really cool and the establishment was at least 3 stories of used space, so that was neat. Big and open, it definitely had that refurbished factory feel that is nice for some reason when you're drinking a beer.

Quality: Quality was decent - the food was pretty much all local and they made sure you knew it on the menus. Beer was alright. I only had one (Belgian White) and it was solid, albeit a little thin (IMHO).

Service: Our waiter was a hipster and kind of a... well, you know... hipster. He was kind of rude and wasn't able to describe anything. The only reason he scored this high was because he was quick with the food when it was fairly busy, and I appreciate that.

Selection: Pretty wide ranging menu and about 8 different beers on tap as well as a full bar on the first floor. I wish I would have had more time to try more of their beers, but I was told that the IPA and Amber were very good as well.

Food: The food was good, but I would say that the portions were kind of small for a pub like this (however, they were probably more realistic as well since we're all kind of big boned in this country); the pizza looked great, and I wish I would have ordered it. Cole slaw and baked bean were excellent!

Value: Surprisingly reasonable -- not too bad of a bill when it was said and done -- I only spent $13 for dinner and the beer. I do wish I would have bought one of their sweet "Who is John Alt?" t-shirts, but alas, I didn't...

bamadog, Feb 20, 2012
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Terminal Brewhouse in Chattanooga, TN
90 out of 100 based on 43 ratings.