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Taps: - / Bottles: -
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
$$ - reasonable
[ Bar, Store, Homebrew Store ]
2502 Franklin Pike
phone: (615) 873-1992
(Place added by: deviercw on 12-24-2012)
Ratings & Reviews
| Reviews: 3
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | $$
Craft Brewed is separated into a high gravity (over 6% ABV) and low gravity (under 6% ABV) section, which is common practice due to Tennessee's wonky alcohol laws.
The low gravity section has a myriad of taps with lots of local fare. All the beers I noticed on tap were low gravity as well, I assume they also have to adhere to the rules. Growlers are available to fill. Large window coolers hold six packs and some large format bottles and there are singles available for drinking or for creating your own togo six pack, and the prices are pretty fair. There are a lot more shelves of room temp beer, six packs and large format, and in a separate room, home brewing supplies abound. A few barrels and a large table accommodate patrons grabbing a pint.
The high gravity side doesn't have arrangements if you want to enjoy a beer on premise, but I imagine you could take one outside to the patio if you want. More window coolers house bottles and warm beer adorns the back wall. They actually sell wine and liquor as well; why not, I guess, if you have the license.
A front patio provide plenty of room to lounge, but it wraps around the side to an even bigger seating area. It's all very inviting. The parking is less than adequate, but you have to work with what you're given.
Hands down, this place has the best beer selection of any bottle shop in Nashville, moreso than Midtown, Frugal's, or any other I've been to. You're still limited to TN distribution so don't expect to find anything crazy, but if you're looking for beer to transport from Nashville, this ought to be your first stop.
09-22-2013 19:49:05 |
More by TheBeerAlmanac
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | $$
Stopped in on our first day at a conference to get some beer for the hotel room and was very pleasantly surprised to find such a great store.
As this was our first time in Tennessee, we were unfamiliar with the high gravity/low gravity divide. I figured high gravity was spirits. Good thing the helpful counter guy cleared this up as the good good stuff was over there.
The low gravity side had some good regional tap selections but was very sparse on locals. Timing was not our friend there apparently as the taplist on Friday was full of locals we did not get to try (left at midday). Nice bottle and can selection too with plenty of German styles as the highlight.
The high gravity side was terrific. Sales guy really knew his stuff and made great recommendations. Picked up some Blackstone Adam Bomb for the room which we liked a lot. Also some St. Feuillein (sp. probably) saison in cans(!). Soem big bottles to take home from the NB Lips of Faith series (apparently NB will come anywhere but PA), along with a rare BFM Anniversary beer, a pricey Baladin bottle and a Dupont Cider which we have never had before.
I would visit any time I am in town. great place!
05-23-2013 20:27:39 |
More by sholland119
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | $$
Typical TN bottle shop - two sides, one for high gravity, the other for lower ABV which includes a tasting room. I did most of my shopping on the high gravity side.
Nice selection. Most things available via TN distribution is nicely represented here. Since I'm from AL, I took full advantage of getting things not available at home like Stone, Brooklyn, Lagunitas, etc.
They had nice stock on Stone Expresso IRS which I loaded up on.
Talked at length with Ryan at the store who was very helpful and knowledgable. Store had nice vibe and I will definitely be back!
05-08-2013 01:37:09 |
More by richj1970
Craft Brewed in Nashville, TN
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