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Yazoo Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Yazoo Brewing CompanyYazoo Brewing Company

Beer Stats:
Active Beers: 69
Beer Ratings: 2,757
Beer Avg: 3.73

Taps: 9 / Bottles:
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: Y
BA SCORE
90
outstanding

65 Ratings
Ratings: 65
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 12.19%
$$ - reasonable
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

910 Division St
Nashville, Tennessee, 37203-4111
United States
phone: (615) 891-4649

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @yazoobrew

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(Place added by: Dogbrick)
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firstlighthiker

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

07-27-2014 16:11:28 | More by firstlighthiker
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hoosier222002

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

07-26-2014 18:08:09 | More by hoosier222002
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end_27

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

07-26-2014 05:29:24 | More by end_27
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JustinSparks

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

07-15-2014 12:29:28 | More by JustinSparks
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bigkingken

North Carolina

3.59/5  rDev -10.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3 | $$

My recent two-day flurry of five brewpubs in Music City USA started off with a trip to the most widely known of the options present to me, Yazoo Brewing Company. I’d heard about it from our friends getting married in Nashville that weekend and had also read about it in Beer Advocate magazine, so it was a natural first choice. If it were good enough, I might not even make it to the other two brewpubs less than a half-mile away.

I made it to both of the others that night.

That’s not to say that Yazoo isn’t good, because it is. They easily have the most options available and the most interesting styles to try. They spiced up their porter with a bit of rye and also offered a white IPA that was pretty tasty. The Hop Project IPA constantly rotates the single hop variety used, which is a great way to please the crowd with an IPA while simultaneously keeping the menu fresh. Their maibock was pretty tasty too.

But that’s where the compliments end and the mediocrity begins. I’ve just been to too many other excellent places to be too impressed by a standard list of pale, alt, hefe, stout, blonde and amber. They were all clean and crips and refreshing—just not terribly exciting is all.

It’s hard to fault the brewers for this, however, as Tennessee has some of the most backwards beer laws in the country. Not only are their taxes on beer makers the highest in the land, they also tax any beer made over 6.2% ABV as liquor, which must be the reason I didn’t find anything over that the entire trip.

What they lack in strength and creativity, the mostly make up for in quality and location. The concrete-style building is large, clean and cozy. The bartenders are pleasant and happy to offer tastes. They don’t grumble when you ask for a sampler platter. They seem to know their shit.

So is Yazoo Brewing Company the best brewery in Nashville? It’s a close call, but on beer alone, I’d have to say yes.

07-10-2014 19:26:58 | More by bigkingken
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JIMMER

California

3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

06-30-2014 04:48:52 | More by JIMMER
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LukeRfour

West Virginia

4/5  rDev -0.5%

06-24-2014 14:18:11 | More by LukeRfour
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

06-23-2014 05:01:24 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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Mr_Meursault

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -0.5%

06-17-2014 22:28:34 | More by Mr_Meursault
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98green

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

06-14-2014 23:38:48 | More by 98green
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Yazoo Brewing Company in Nashville, TN
90 out of 100 based on 65 ratings.