Terminal Brewhouse

BEER AVG
3.67/5
Terminal BrewhouseTerminal Brewhouse
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

6 E 14th St
Chattanooga, Tennessee, 37408-1201
United States

(423) 752-8090 | map
terminalbrewhouse.com

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

Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-17-2009

BEER STATS
Beers:
19
Ratings:
191
Reviews:
60
PLACE STATS
Score:
90
Ratings:
62
Reviews:
29
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
6.91%
 
 
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Photo of SmokySignals
5/5  rDev +23.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

While at Chattanooga Brewing (another awesome place), I asked for a certain stout I had seen at our hotel, and one of the friendly local regulars (yo Greg!) told me where to go, and it wasn't hell this time.

A side note - (Our hotel bar had a colorful Southsidenstein Stout tap handle on it, with a funny cool monster cartoon logo, so I had to find it. In town to see Here Come The Mummies/Flaming Lips, so a monster brew was very appropriate.)

Fire Bad - Beer Good!

Immediately I could tell this place was gonna be great. It was Saturday afternoon/Riverbend fest's final day, and Terminal was jumpin and vibrant. Friendly fun atmosphere for all.

They have some great, talented tappers (BIG shout out to Jeremy and Mariah) and servers, with many excellent choices of their quality brews and some fine looking pub fare in a hip yet traditional layout. Great location in the midst of a bustling area by the Choo Choo, makes for a fun environment.

First up - the Southsidenstein Stout: an absolutely perfectly tapped pint, top quality fresh, aromatic oatmeal stout with classic dark roast malt, and the black coffee and cocoa undertones. An all around great classic style session-able stout at 5.7%abv.
We could see down into the brewing area from the bar. Nice, spacious but cozy feel to it. This place was rockin' busy and running smooth like a track.

Next, we got their "Rock Out With Your Bock Out"- a Maibock Amber and their Malachi Irish Red. Both are beautifully done. And again, these tappers were so smooth and fast, constantly filling flights and pints perfectly.
The Amber had a nice tart bite to balance its malty richness. Killer good. At 5.8% abv, it's punched up a bit. Aye.

Malachi Irish Red may have stolen the show. At 6.3% abv, it's punched up a bit, and just gorgeous in the pint, with that red fiery orange color, and a clarity that I love. Bright, juicy -but not too fruity, crisp, balanced clean and kicking finish. Superb for a hot summer day, or whenever...Top hats tipped, friends.

I will happily drive the three hours through the whitewater region of southern mountains(Ocoee/Nantahala/Cherokee) to reurn to Chattanooga and the emerging brew scene, with it's really hospitable vibe. Just go.

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Photo of atlbravsrno1
1/5  rDev -75.3%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 1 | food: 1

Photo of Radome
4.03/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Visited in March 2017. Nice atmosphere with a d├ęcor heavy on wood and brass in a cool, historic building in downtown Chattanooga, a block from the Chattanooga Choo Choo. Service was friendly and pretty efficient, considering the large size of my group (7). Food was very tasty and reasonably priced. Beers I had were all competent, if not overly inspiring. The house tap list had a decent variety, along with a few guest taps. The beer sampler was a good deal and had generous tasting sizes. For me the highlight was Southsidenstein Stout. This taproom is worth a stop when you are in Chattanooga.

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Photo of HypemanActual
4.19/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of masterwoods
3.83/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Knapp85
3.95/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Upanunder
3.76/5  rDev -7.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of SlightlyGrey
3.71/5  rDev -8.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of SomewhereInTheMiddle
3.81/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Krod03
4.56/5  rDev +12.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of Phoneguy
4.35/5  rDev +7.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Located in a renovated hotel building in Chattanooga, TN. The atmosphere, beer, food, and service were excellent.

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Photo of justinm4bama
4.45/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of chinchill
3.53/5  rDev -12.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | food: 4

Based largely on a June 2015 visit, I have been here a couple of times before.

A 2-story renovated bldg. adds to the nice brewpub atmosphere. Their beer list is restricted to 6 house beers and, being in TN, these are all restricted to 6.% ABV or less. Terminal manages to produce some fine beers (an no losers in my experience) and good variety within these constraints. Flights of all house beers are available, as are pints, half=pints and growler fills (to go).

Very good to excellent food, including the salmon sandwich and the lamb burger.

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Photo of MOVERTON1284
4.28/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.75

Good location, but hard to park. Place is very cool and has several floors. Service was awesome and the food was top notch. They have about 6 beer choices, several of which were solid 4 out of 5. The IPA is very good as is the Stout. I would recommend this place when in Chattanooga

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Photo of misternebbie
4.23/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Mattanooga
3.89/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Emtlifesaver68
4.01/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Sanmn420
4.44/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of harrod12
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of tso200
4.76/5  rDev +17.5%

Photo of ari32
3.9/5  rDev -3.7%

Photo of Halfbrother83
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of whitebrow
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of Hulud
5/5  rDev +23.5%

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

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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Terminal Brewhouse in Chattanooga, TN
3.67 out of 5 based on 191 ratings.
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