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Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse

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Against The Grain Brewery & SmokehouseAgainst The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse
BEER AVG
3.72/5
Based on:
117 Beers
3,441 Ratings
Place Score: 94
Ratings: 138
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: n/a
Taps: 9
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

401 E Main St
Louisville, Kentucky, 40202-1110
United States
phone: (502) 515-0174

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Place added by: brian44556 on 09-25-2011

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Reviews by teledeluxe:
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3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

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Photo of Ohiovania
4.16/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5

Photo of Josette
5/5  rDev +17.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Good food and great beer

Photo of macher0
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.75

They brew some crazy good beers - 70k, Bo and Luke, Brett the Hop man - but they are rarely available. I typically find something on b the menu I'm pleased with.

The vibe is cool and staff are great.


This place has excellent food. Lots of smoked goodies.

Photo of PretzelCity
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of LeeEvolved
4.01/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

I stopped in back in October and loved the overall feel of the place. The location is awesome as it backs up to Lousiville Slugger stadium. I can imagine this place is even cooler during baseball season.

The seating area is wide open and you get a great view of the three-story brewing setup from anywhere in the place. The staff was nice and well versed on the beer and food offerings, but our server was pulling double duty as the bartender and waitress. This really only delayed us when we were trying to settle up and leave.

The food was pretty good overall, but the beer on draft seemed to be so hit or miss. I've found this to be the case with all AtG beers. You never really know which beer, other than Bo&Luke, is going to be a home run.

Overall, it's a cool place that I'd definitely like to try to hit up again when I'm in the area. I just hope the randomness of the beer takes a turn for the better.

Photo of JasonHorne
4.59/5  rDev +8.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Photo of Benjamin_Stewart
3.58/5  rDev -15.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | food: 2.75

Great beer, but uninspired food.

Photo of rden4654
5/5  rDev +17.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

A first class operation with first class people, First Class Food and First Class Beer. The two things in Louisville one should not miss is ATG Brewery and Churchill Downs. Hint the pulled pork tacos were the bomb I can't wait tot try the brisket chili and the brisket burger!!!

Photo of italianstallion
4.09/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of coopdujour
2.4/5  rDev -43.4%

Photo of Magery
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of Williaar
1/5  rDev -76.4%

Photo of psoriasaurus
3/5  rDev -29.2%

Expensive, sub-par, pretentious. Move along.

Photo of nicole309
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of Drift
3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

Photo of Mikemcc99
3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

Photo of SomethingClever
4/5  rDev -5.7%

This place was pretty quiet but it was Monday. Looks like a rather nice place, waitress was very nice did not eat any food. It is unique to sit at the bar and look at the tanks. The beer on tap was really average though. I was blown away when I had Rico Sauvin on tap somewhere else so I was pretty disappointed in the beer. They are really brewing unique beers there with smoked malts and Brett but the problem is they are really average.

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

Photo of spycow
3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

Photo of LoganMc
4.12/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of McMatt7
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Went for breakfast before a day at Forecastle, nice pretty woman served me beer and eggs and pork, best day of my entire life.

Photo of themind
4.75/5  rDev +12%

This place makes some excellent beef brisket! the overall feel of the place is relaxed and hip. The staff was pleasant with good knowledge of the breweries beers. The home made rootbeer is a must try but the available tap beers that can also be purchased by the bottle steal the show. If your in Louisville, this is a must stop place for some awesome food, beer and staff.

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Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse in Louisville, KY
94 out of 100 based on 138 ratings.