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Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery

Not Rated.
Blackstone Restaurant & BreweryBlackstone Restaurant & Brewery
BEER AVG
3.64/5
Based on:
25 Beers
1,126 Hads
Place Score: 87
Reviews: 53
Visits: 93
Avg: 3.86
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

1918 West End Ave
Nashville, Tennessee, 37203-2309
United States
phone: (615) 327-9969 | map
www.blackstonebrewery.com

Notes:
Place added by: BeerAdvocate

Cask offering every Friday at 12 South Taproom. No cask offerings at the brewpub.
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Reviews: 53 | Visits: 93
Reviews by mynie:
Photo of mynie
3.38/5  rDev -12.4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | food: 4

The bar bears an uncanny resemblance to Fratello's in Oshgosh, Wisconsin. I realize that maybe that's a stupid observation to begin a review with, but, man, it was freaky. Is there, like, a catalogue from which you can buy prefab brewpubs, like a commercial version of tract housing?

So, anyhow, the insides were upscale looking. Gold track lighting, black and chrome interiors, and comfy bar stools because fancy people got fancy asses and they deserve better than plain old wood. The bar was faux marble, and the waitstaff wore black shirts. It was pretty in a very material and superficial way. Which isn't to say the people there weren't friendly--they were--it's just the atmosphere projected a little bit of stuffiness that's really not my thing. This is a great, welcoming bar for business people.

The beer selection was boilerplate: APA, IPA, porter, and a session for the ladies. The beers were a notch above average for a regularly esteemed brewpub: there was no nodes of offness, no homebrew tang, no mindless or excessive hopping.

Food was tasty pub fare. Staff knew a little bit about every beer on tap. Really, everything was pretty good but nothing was exceptional.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Sludgeman
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Visited this place 15+ years ago. It must be doing something right if its still around.

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Photo of Patric65
4.4/5  rDev +14%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Photo of TBonez477
3.46/5  rDev -10.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3

Photo of Jason_cs
3.54/5  rDev -8.3%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3 | food: 4

Photo of bzach
3.85/5  rDev -0.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of jmv0009
3.9/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 3 | food: 3

Plain looking place as far as interior except for the brewing equipment, with a limited selection, but what they have is excellent.
Some of the best beer in Nashville for sure and what food they do have is also very good. I have had many Blackstone brews: Oatmeal stout, St. Charles Porter, Picnic, Nut Brown, and Chaser Pale.
Out of those, I would say that the Nut Brown is the best, with the St. Charles at the bottom (the only one I don't really care for). The service was amazing.
It's more like a restaurant than a brewpub. But definitely give the beers a try. They know what they're doing.

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Photo of richj1970
3.93/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of BobZTraveler
4.14/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of avisong
4/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Glenn_Cole_BTBC
3.41/5  rDev -11.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3 | food: 3

Photo of tommy5
3.84/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Brown120
2.98/5  rDev -22.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 2.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | food: 2.5

Photo of LXIXME
3.78/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of AmeriCanadian
3.74/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of drewault2002
3.83/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 2.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

Photo of Doublicious
4.46/5  rDev +15.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of Jordanmtate
3/5  rDev -22.3%
vibe: 2.25 | quality: 2.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 2.75 | food: 3.25

Fine place. It's all fine.

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Photo of Drift
3/5  rDev -22.3%

Photo of paulrwelch
3.8/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of JohnParadee
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of smcolw
3.4/5  rDev -11.9%

This was across the street fry my hotel. It's okay with approximately six beers made on premises. Bar food offered.

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Photo of SCanthony
3/5  rDev -22.3%

Photo of timlyon
4.28/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of FLBEERGUY25
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery in Nashville, TN
87 out of 100 based on 53 ratings.