Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse

BEER AVG
3.74/5
Against The Grain Brewery & SmokehouseAgainst The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

401 E Main St
Louisville, Kentucky, 40202-1110
United States

(502) 515-0174 | map
atgbrewery.com

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Added by brian44556 on 09-25-2011

BEER STATS
Beers:
176
Reviews:
1,064
Ratings:
6,512
PLACE STATS
Score:
92
Reviews:
54
Ratings:
197
Avg:
4.13
pDev:
5.08%
 
 
Taps:
9
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews by cagocubs:
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4.43/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

My night in Louisville ended up being amazing, it also helped that two of my favorite events have combined into one perfect place; Louisville Slugger Field.

A: I had bought tickets to a Bats game and had some time to kill, so to my surprise there was a Brewery attached to the stadium. Located near the Ohio River and adjoined to a beautiful baseball field. You can access just the brewery from the street. Has a nice outdoor patio area where you can watch all the fans stroll into the game, much like MLB Ballparks. A nice setup, I did not spend much time inside as I opted for the nice weather.

S: Great service. Sitting outside I had a waitress regularly visit me to see if I needed anything or another beer. Fast, prompt, and polite.

S: A basic offering of beers didn't have me thrilled, but they did have I believe eight mainstage beer styles. What had me thrilled was how good their beer was. I had the dark and IPA beer which both impressed me.

F: I did the Memphis Sandwich which consisted of slow $23, not bad for a brewery right next to the stadium.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of pixarnick
4.21/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of crow
4.08/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of kreg02
3.73/5  rDev -9.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of khargro2
3.93/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of jrnyc
4.29/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 3.75

Had an enjoyable time here. Service was great. Atmosphere was OK, a bit sterile for a brewery. Board with beers on tap was very hard to understand. Citra Ass Down was excellent. Will try food next time.

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Photo of tommy5
4.15/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of BeerOps
3.9/5  rDev -5.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of TargaFlorio
3.69/5  rDev -10.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of ha-sheem
3.89/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of mig100
4.08/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of Mothergoose03
3.98/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

(#48 of 49) Our visit here was for lunch and to try the beers. The pub is located in the belly of a baseball stadium (with their own entrance off the front street through the patio), thus the pub area seemed cavernous. We sat at the bar and ordered a sampler flight of 6 beers (9 were available). All of them were brewed very well to style s that we graded them from a B-minus to a B-plus. We liked the BBA Belgian Imperial Stout the best.

The food was also very good so that we gave a B-plus grade based on our two selections. There is also a full bar along with wine also being offered here. The beers were great, and it would be an experience to come here for a beer and to take in a baseball game. Highly recommended.

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Photo of ShawnL
3.46/5  rDev -16.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.25

Photo of kbuzz
4.28/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Shockey
3.4/5  rDev -17.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5

Photo of Shawnadams330
4.1/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of puftdank
4.48/5  rDev +8.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Gobearswalter34
4.38/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

A very cool, wide open tasting area. Came in before noon so not many there. Very weird that they only have experimental beers on tap. Have to buy cans of distro beers. Bery dissapointed in this. Bar tender couldn't get to me for about 10 mins because making a bunch of mixed drinks, but did get me a water before I could ask after flight came. Got a flight of Kolsch, India Black Ale, Sahti, American strong ale, tropical stout, smoked Weissbier. Beer was good. Nice parking out front.

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Photo of captainkrad
4.44/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of seanchai
3.82/5  rDev -7.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of 98green
4.34/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Stopped by at 6 on a Sunday. Quite busy at first, but it thinned out a bit soon after. 9 of their beers on tap and another 10 in cans for purchase. Vibe was eclectic, but energetic. Didn't have any food but it looked solid going by. Being attached to the stadium, I wonder if it gets crazy on game days. I'd be happy to stop by when I'm in town

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Photo of mklisz
3.98/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of AlexFreudenberg
4.16/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of JKitchen23
4.08/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of Ohiou84
3.86/5  rDev -6.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4.75

I thought the food was exceptional. Beer selection was a bit lacking. They had a few of their cans for sale. They offered a flight that included six beers without names, just a porter, golden pilsner, IPA, etc. They had three other beers on tap with names, but one of the kegs had kicked.

I like brew pubs that offer beers that I cannot otherwise get, or do that I wouldn't expect see. I would have liked more variety. Or,at least name the beers that are on tap so they can be rated.

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Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse in Louisville, KY
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