Tennessee Brew Works

Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

809 Ewing Ave
Nashville, Tennessee, 37203-4631
United States

(615) 436-0050 | map

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ConnorOG from Florida

4.65/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

They had a couple of fruited hazy IPAs, so the beer tourists were happy. But they had an ESB, mild and saison on tap too! I also like their take on the double IPA. Food is great.

Sep 09, 2019
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Kgoldsbe from Colorado

3.61/5  rDev -15.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Great place to hangout. Dog friendly on outside patios, food is good, beer was enjoyable, but the weakest part of the equation. All the beers we tried were good enough, but none were so good I would mention them in this review.

Jul 05, 2019
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cjgiant from District of Columbia

3.85/5  rDev -9.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

A two-level Tap house with a matching two-level deck which close to doubles floor space. A stage on the first floor indicates live music at certain times (though I did not see a schedule). There’s also a little seating back near the brewery.

The place had 12 beers on tap, almost all pale in nature, but a decent variety within these limitations. The quality was generally in the solid range, good interpretations on the American pales and proper qualities in other style.

The service was decent, a small bar served beer, though at one point a waitress did visit our table. There wasn’t a large amount of enthusiasm from the staff, but they were efficient and helpful.

A nice little spot that could be fun to hang out on the deck on a cooler day than when we visited, preferably listening to a live show.

Jun 01, 2018
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flagmantho from Washington

4.06/5  rDev -4.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

I visited Tennessee Brew Works when I was in Nashville a couple weeks ago and I quite enjoyed it. There was live music and a large, hip taproom area. 12 beers were available on tap; nothing blew me away but the beers I had were pretty solid. The food is very good indeed; I had a burger and my wife had the grilled cheese sandwich with bacon and jam -- the food alone is worth a visit.

May 18, 2018
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Zenboy99 from Wisconsin

4.21/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Enjoyed the beer, good food, but really pricey. (I'm not realizing all of Nashville is pricey)

I changed my initial review of Tennessee Brew Works after messaging with the Founder/President. I hope to get back there again to try some more beer.

Mar 25, 2018
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RockRuler from Mississippi

4.06/5  rDev -4.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

A slick spot that is laid out well, fairly new construction and very modern. Indoor and outdoor seating. Great atmosphere. Had a band, imagine that in Nashville. Ha! 9 beers on tap, none of them stood out. I got the grilled cheese pecan bacon sandwich which was awesome! The staff was friendly and fast. The place is worth a visit.

Mar 06, 2017
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West_Chester_Ale_Tester from Ohio

3.6/5  rDev -15.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

Of all the places in Nashville I've visited, this one just missed it for me. I don't know what it is. The beer quality and selection was not great, but not so bad that I just wanted to run away. I think a few more visits would do me good, but Nashville keeps getting more and more places, so it's hard to come back to a place I didn't love.

Dec 19, 2015
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Beerenner79 from Illinois

4.79/5  rDev +12.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

Must order any of their barrel ages beers! Also make sure to try the sweet potato poutine! Hot chicken sandwich wasn't bad either. Looking forward to my next visit.

Nov 22, 2015
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AWolfAtTheDoor from Washington

4.07/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Wanted to check out a local brewery while in Tennessee, and this was the one i chose.

Location was really nice. Cool lights, lots of glass and stone. Live singer songwriter guy added to the ambience.

Beers were solid across the board with the exception of the sweet potato stout. It was unremarkable, light in body, and slightly burnt tasting. I'm a huge stout fan, and this was a major disappointment.

Overall this place was great, and I highly recommend checking this out.

Oct 04, 2015
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Johnny_Duck from Tennessee

4.43/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Just down the road from Yazoo. The staff were very friendly and engaging. The atmosphere was great and the whole place seemed very clean. I regret that I didn't take the tour but definitely will next time I'm in town. Definitely worth a trip. Oh, & great beer too!

Dec 28, 2014
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bigkingken from North Carolina

3.71/5  rDev -13.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3

he third and final brewpub imbibed at during my first evening in Nashville was the nearby-but-not-necessarily-easy-to-get-to Tennessee Brew Works. Sure, it’s only a half-mile away, but when you take the shortest route, the road runs over a railroad track. Not that big of a deal unless there happens to be a train stopped in the middle of the road, which there was. Luckily we were walking, so my wive and I could just climb over…

The effort was worth it. If Tennessee Brew Works has one thing down, it’s definitely the location. There’s outdoor seating, cozy indoor tables and even a balcony that provides even more outdoor space. The brewery felt trendy, welcoming and cozy all at the same time, which isn’t necessarily an easy trio to pull off.

And the beer was pretty tasty too. Again, thanks to outdated southern beer laws, there was nothing above about 6.3 percent ABV. Thus, for anyone who has to have a bourbon-barrel-aged double something or other to be impressed, you won’t be here. But for the styles they were serving, the quality was pretty decent.

The service was on-point too. The bartender (owner?) suggested saving the stout and the fruity pale for last, as the dry stout sampled before the pale would really bring out the flavors. And he was right.

I’d happily return.

Jul 10, 2014
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Volsdawg10 from Mississippi

4.01/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5

I went to TN Brew Works a couple of weeks ago. I was very impressed with their brewery. It hasn't been open long but they did an excellent job designing it. The layout is perfect. They have a bar/tasting area down stairs when you walk in as well as a bar up stairs and you can walk in to the brewery from the upstairs because their is balcony that extends out with tables. Outside in the front they have a patio. They definitely put some thought in to the design. I got the flight of their five beers to start out with but then had two pints of their Basil Ryeman (Farmhouse) before leaving. It was very good. All of their beers were solid. The staff where great and very personal. I will definitely go back and look forward to more beers from them in the future once they get fully established.

Mar 08, 2014
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BeerMike from Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

A couple of weeks ago I was in Nashville for a conference -- actually I was 10 miles out of town at the Gaylord Opryland Resort, but that is another review. I wanted to get to a local brewery. After considering those downtown, I decided I should find a more traditional craft beer location in some obscure industrial area. TN Brewing is in an industrial area not far from downtown -- I'm glad I had my GPS. They had been open only a few weeks and were extremely welcoming. The brewery building, in contrast to the rest of the neighborhood, is new and the style in the tasting room is modern industrial. Both the first floor and second floor rooms look out on the brewery space. They didn't have flights but were happy to pour me tastes before I decided what to order. The bartenders and other staff were knowledgeable about the beers and I enjoyed talking with Garr the brewer. Everyone asked for feedback on the beers. They have music most days. I recommended it to several of my grad students and they also had very positive things to say.,

The beers were very solid. The Basil Ryeman (farmhouse ale with basil) was complex with a variety of interesting flavors coming through over time. I ended up with the Cutaway IPA, non-extreme and well-balanced at 60IBU and 6.0% ABV. Garr said that he didn't see why he should pay top price for fashionable hops when there were many excellent cheaper hops out there. This IPA has Warrior, Summit, Apollo, and Calypso, The Southern Wit was good, but it's not particularly my style. They were out of Country Roots Sweet Potato Stout. The only thing to eat was popcorn.

I'd definitely go back for the beer, the atmosphere, and the friendly staff.

Dec 07, 2013
Tennessee Brew Works in Nashville, TN
Brewery rating: 3.85 out of 5 with 643 ratings