Tennessee is home to a number of craft breweries throughout the state. From Great Smoky Mountains to the banks of the Mississippi River, there are plenty of destination-worthy brews to for both visitors and residents alike to try and enjoy.

Nearby trips: Best Beaches, Weekend Getaways, Day Trips

1.Bearded Iris Brewing

Bearded Iris Brewing
© Bearded Iris Brewing

The taproom at Bearded Iris Brewing brings both new and old friends together from far and near to inspire lofty plans, exchange ideas, share stories, and above all, drink beer. Whether customers are grabbing a beer after a day of errands, after a morning bike ride or run, or after a long day of work, the tap room is a great place to relax and enjoy a pint or two. The taproom allows visitor to bring their own food and is kid-friendly. Customer can also bring their pets in the outdoor patio area. Cultivating variety is what drives Bearded Iris Brewing.

101 Van Buren St, Nashville, TN 37208, Phone: 615-928-7988

Fun day trip ideas close to me: Ohio, From San Francisco, Weekend Getaways from NYC, Texas, CA quick trip, Oregon, Florida

2.Sleepy Owl Brewery

Sleepy Owl Brewery
© Sleepy Owl Brewery

Sleepy Owl Brewery is a small, three-barrel brewery with a concentration on producing small batches of craft beers, using quality ingredients and brewed completely in-house. The brewery uses gluten free and non-GMO year, hops, and organic malt in its beer making process. In addition to house-made brews, the Taproom at Sleepy Owl Brewery offers other regional craft beers on tap as well in a family-friendly environment. Visitors can also get beers to take home with them. From 4:00pm to 5:00pm on Mondays through Fridays, guests can take advantage of Happy Hour specials. There are often food trucks and occasionally live music.

151 East Main St, Kingsport, TN 37660, Phone: 423-274-4458

Things to do near me: Sarasota, From Boston, OR, NC, AK, Boulder, From Houston, Travel Credit Card, NJ, GA, Orlando

3.Blackhorse Pub & Brewery

Blackhorse Pub & Brewery
© Blackhorse Pub & Brewery

The Blackhorse Pub & Brewery actually has two breweries, one in Clarksville and one Knoxville. The Tap Room is located at the Clarksville location, offering drink specials, darts, pool tables, and live music in a relaxing atmosphere until two or three in the morning. The pub offers sandwiches, salads, pastas, steaks, gourmet pizza, and more. Brunch is also served on the weekends. The Knoxville brewery produces favorites such as the classic Hefeweizen, Vanilla Cream Ale, and Blackhorse IPA, while the Clarksville brewery is expanding Blackhorse’s barrel aging program with beers like Barrel Aged Peach Saison and Barrel Aged Southern Imperial Stout.

132 Franklin St, Clarksville, TN 37040, Phone: 931-552-3726

Long weekend getaways with friends near you, weather, what should I do in: Poconos, NY, TN, MI, OC, New England, Cleveland, Wedding, All Inclusive, Charleston, IL, VA, San Diego, TX

4.Blackstone Brewing Co

Blackstone Brewing Co
© Blackstone Brewing Co

The Blackstone Brewing Company is the most award-winning and oldest brewery in Nashville, Tennessee. They have been producing craft bee in the city since 1994. The TapHouse at Blackstone features sixteen beers on tap and offers flights, six packs, and growlers. Instead of a food truck, the brewery has a food bus on-site generally whenever the TapHouse is open. The Bus opens at 2:00pm on Saturdays and is closed on Mondays. The menu includes fish and chips, fries, burgers, and more. The TapHouse is open 4:00pm-8:00pm Monday through Friday, 12:00pm-8:pm on Saturday, and 2:00pm-6:00pm on Sunday.

2312 Clifton Ave, Nashville TN 37209, Phone: 615-320-9002

Nearest romantic getaways, wedding venues, how do I plan which honeymoon: Cincinnati, MD, OR, HI, Retreats, Asheville, Indoor Amusement Parks, WI, San Francisco

5.Crafty Bastard Brewery

Crafty Bastard Brewery
© Crafty Bastard Brewery

Founded in 2014, the Crafty Bastard Brewery specializes in creating unconventional craft beers. Located just two minutes away from Knoxville’s downtown Old City, the nanobrewery keeps itself small in order to provide top-quality beer that is the most unique in eastern Tennessee. Crafty Bastard produces hop-heavy English-style craft beers, smoky porters, and tropical flavored IPAs, in addition to infusions and casks. Beers offered at the taproom are on a constant rotation. Food trucks are also on the grounds of the brewery from 6:00pm to 9:00pm on weekdays, and 2:00pm to 8:00pm on weekends.

6 Emory Place Knoxville, TN 37917, Phone: 865-755-2358

Where should I go for more kid-friendly fun things to do & can you swim in beach, places to visit near me today: Iowa, WI, From New Orleans, ME, ID, FL, LA, From Minneapolis, From Dallas, FL, Carlsbad, CA, Charlotte, Williamsburg, LA, PA

6.Fanatic Brewing Company

Fanatic Brewing Company
© Fanatic Brewing Company

Along with its four flagship beers, the Fanatic Brewing Company produces several one-offs and seasonal beers throughout the year. The founder of the brewery, Marty Velas, has been brewing beer since before it was cool. Originally student in engineering, Velas fell in love with Pilsner beer during a trip in Europe. It was a beer mostly unheard of at the time in America. More than forty years later, the brewery now makes around three thousand barrels each year of beer. The four flagship beers are the Fanatic Blacks, the Fanatic Pale Ale, the Tennessee Red, and the Tennessee Blonde.

2735 N. Central St, Knoxville, TN 37917, Phone: 865-548-2327

Where can I go for top-rated things to see near me, beach and last minute resort ideas for couples: Charleston WV, Pensacola, Baton Rouge, Encinitas, Colorado Springs, Dayton OH, Dauphin Island, Provincetown, VT, VA, Atlanta, From Chicago, CA, AZ, From NYC, GA beaches, CO

7.Hexagon Brewing Company

Hexagon Brewing Company
© Hexagon Brewing Company

The Taproom of the Hexagon Brewing Company offers freshly brewed craft beer each day of the week. Visitors can grab a bite to eat from the on-site food truck of the day, listen to live music, or just have a good conversation with friends and fellow beer lovers. The taproom includes wood dining tables and chairs, offering a place where friends can gather around a table for a few pints. There is also a massive projection screen television that is used to show the big games. Products from local artisans are often used in producing the beers to support the community.

1002 Dutch Valley Dr, Knoxville, TN 37918, Phone: 865-888-5138

Top things to see near me, beaches, attractions, family weekend breaks in April, May, June: East Coast Beaches, SC, Beaches near Orlando, Last Minute, Palm Springs, Portland, Bar Harbor, Destin, Houston, Newport Beach, NH, Flagstaff, Minneapolis, Jacksonville

8.High Cotton Brewing Company

High Cotton Brewing Company
© High Cotton Brewing Company

The High Cotton Brewing Company wasn’t founded to simply create quality craft beer, but to also pay homage to its Southern Heritage through its name and to brew the beer in a way that paid homage to the heritage as well. Tours of the High Cotton Brewery are offered on Saturday afternoons at 3:00pm, and there is a Tap Room as well where visitors can try a pint or two. The brewing company knows that bumper crops never just happened. They took a bit of luck, perspiration, and inspiration. It is the same process that the brewery brings to everything it does.

598 Monroe Ave, Memphis, TN 38103, Phone: 901-543-4444

Where can you get away, luxury resorts & family weekend hotels to visit in July, August, September around me: Best caves in the U.S., SD, Taos, NH, East Coast, DE, Disney, Portland, Martha's Vineyard, From D.C., Destin, MA, AK, Vegas

9.Honky Tonk Brewing Co.

Honky Tonk Brewing Co.
© Honky Tonk Brewing Co.

The name of “Honky Tonk” was chosen by the founders of Honky Tonk Brewing Company to have a connection to its home of Nashville, Tennessee, to connect to the soul, creativity, and excitement of live music, and also to make sure the brewery didn’t take itself too seriously. Honky Tonk Brewing supports Nashville’s live music scene by helping to promote shows performed at the bars and venues that serve its beer, such as The Meet Room, The Basement East, and 12th and Porter. The Tap Room is open from Wednesday through Saturday, offering a chance to try various beers.

240 Cumberland Bend, Nashville, TN 37228, Phone: 615-742-9770

What to do near my location downtown at night in winter, summer, romantic getaways, parks near me: Wedding venues in Illinois, MA, VA, CT, MD, NJ, TN, AR, Raleigh, Canada, WV, RI

10.Hutton & Smith Brewing Co.

Hutton & Smith Brewing Co.
© Hutton & Smith Brewing Co.

The Hutton and Smith Brewing Company has an unbridled passion for beer and the desire to share the results of their work with thirsty souls is what serves as the inspiration behind the brewery. The brewery is fanatically dedicated to creating great tasting craft beer that can provide beer lovers with an unforgettable tasting experience, taking great pride in their attention to detail and using simple quality ingredients. Visitors can enjoy a flight of pint in the tap house, as well as take a growler home with them. There are numerous different beers to, such as Belay On, Seismic Saison, and On-Sight Alt.

431 East Martin Luther King Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37403, Phone: 423-760-3600

What is there to do near me this weekend, cheap family vacation activities, bar, local cafe, North, South wedding venues: Washington beaches, Duluth, Water parks in Texas, New Braunfels, Long Island, Birmingham, Carmel, WA, UT, MN

11.Jackalope Brewing Co.

Jackalope Brewing Co.
© Jackalope Brewing Co.

The Jackalope Brewing Company features a taproom connected to the brewery. The taproom is open every days of the week, starting at 3:00pm Monday through Thursday and 12:00pm Friday through Sunday. Visitors can try Jackalope beers that they won’t be able to try anywhere else. Food trucks are on site throughout the week, tours of the brewery are offered on Friday and Saturday, and free trivia takes place at the brewery’s taproom on Thursdays. Brewery tours are around forty-five minutes in duration and include the tour of the facility, tasting of year-round beers, and a souvenir pint glass.

701 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203, Phone: 615-873-4313

Cool places to go in spring, summer, fall, public beach near me, landmarks, East, West road trips, free activities, relax with kids: Wichita, CT, CA, NM, GA, NC, OH, UT resorts, ME, KS, CT, NC

12.Johnson City Brewing Company

Johnson City Brewing Company
© Johnson City Brewing Company

Founded in 2014, the Johnson City Brewing Company was started by a small group craft beer enthusiasts and home brewers. Founders Kat and Eric Latham used to invite people to their home to try craft beers and home brews before opening the brewery.The Tap Room at the brewery is open on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5:00pm to 9:00pm, Fridays from 5:00pm to 10:00pm, Saturdays from 1:00pm to 10:00pm, and on Sundays from 1:00pm to 7:00pm. Johnson City Brewing is situated within historic Johnson City, surrounded by the scenic foothills of the region’s Appalachian Mountains.

300 East Main Street, Johnson City, TN 37601, Phone: 423-930-4186

Free things to do near me & historical must see tourist attractions in December, January, February, March: MN, SC, Northern CA beaches, Holland, MI, Leavenworth WA, Day trips from Las Vegas, California wedding venues, Trolley rides, Mexico, NC, Travel credit card, Beaches near DC

13.JRH Brewing, LLC

JRH Brewing, LLC
© JRH Brewing, LLC

JRH Brewing offers a pet-friendly and family-friend environment in which to enjoy its craft beers. The only food served at the brewery are small snacks, however, visitors are allowed to bring their own food or have outside food delivered. There are also food trucks often on site at the brewery. Visitors can check out the Food Truck Schedule on the JRH Brewing website. Tours of the Brewhouse are available by appointment. The tap room is open six days a week, being closed on Mondays. Tuesday through Saturday, it is open until 10:00pm, and until 7:00pm on Sundays.

458 West Walnut Street Johnson City, TN 37604, Phone: 423-722-3410

Fun & cheap vacations, altitude, family vacation ideas, free points of interest:Things to Do in Tennessee, Places to Visit in Tennessee, Holiday Trips

14.Last Days Of Autumn Brewing

Last Days Of Autumn Brewing
© Last Days Of Autumn Brewing

At Last Days of Autumn Brewing, their passion goes far beyond that of great beer. The nature that surrounds them serves as inspiration for the brewing company, as well as the surrounding community, the people that live there, and giving back however and whenever possible. The brewery was designed to ensure every advantage to create unique ales in small batches. Small batch brewing allows the brewery to consistently produce exciting and new brews. The goal is to have a beer available that customers haven’t tried before every time they visit. There are not set beer styles at Last Days of Autumn.

808 E Magnolia Ave, Knoxville, TN 37917, Phone: 865-202-4298

Top sights, weather, 24 hour restaurants, 48 hours in, beaches near me: Things to Do in Florence, Family vacations, Otago, Shawano, Sherman

15.Mayday Brewery

Mayday Brewery
© Mayday Brewery

Mayday Brewery first began in 2012, founded by Ozzy Nelson. Situated within the heart of the city of Murfreesboro, the brewery is a funky pit stop for live music, craft beer, and a focus on building community and family. Tours of Mayday Brewery are offered three times on Saturdays, at 3:00pm, 4:00pm, and 5:00pm. These tours last around thirty to forty minutes and provide a behind-the-scenes look at the brewery. They also features a tasting of the four core beers produced by Mayday with generous samples and a pint glass to take home as a souvenir.

521 Old Salem Road, Murfreesboro, TN 37129, Phone: 615-479-9722

Top 10 & family things to do, Italian, seafood restaurant, conference venue, waterfalls: McDonald's hours, Things to Do in Springfield MO, Sedona To Grand Canyon, Seville To Granada

16.McHale's Brewhouse

McHale's Brewhouse
© McHale's Brewhouse

McHale’s Brewhouse is a great place to enjoy a pint or two and simply relax. This is especially true on Thursdays with the brewery’s Thirsty Thursdays drinks specials. The Brewhouse also provides pool tables and darts, two great games to help customers blow off some steam. Guests grab their drink and then ask a staff member to borrow a set of darts or a pool cue. A variety of craft beers are available on the beer menu, and McHale’s also offers a small food menu. Beers offered in the tap room include Mudslinger, Scottish Pride, The Little Ogre, and Atticus Red.

724 Ashland Terr. Chattanooga, TN 37415, Phone: 423-877-2124

Top 10 sights to see by car, good restaurants near me: Syracuse, Weirton, St. Croix Falls, Kennewick, Michigan Beaches, Best beaches in Massachusetts

17.Moccasin Bend Brewing Company

Moccasin Bend Brewing Company
© Moccasin Bend Brewing Company

At the Moccasin Bend Brewing Company, the goal isn’t to make “the” perfect beer, but to make the perfect beer for its customers. The brewery wants to be known for equal parts innovation and quality. The brewing company strives to produce truly unique brews that people fall in love with. Its core flagship beers are comfort brewer, welcoming and consistent, that provide a gateway to Moccasin Bend’s more unique beers. The brewery makes stranger, somewhat weird, beers so that people can try something meaningful and truly special. Tuesdays are open mic stand up and Thursdays are open mic music.

3210 S. Broad St, Chattanooga, TN 37408, Phone: 423-821-6392

Places to eat near me, coffee shops, flea, farmers market, tropical honeymoon trip finder, sandy beach by car: Things to Do in Northern Virginia, Las Vegas Airport Restaurants, Detroit Airport Restaurants, Jim Thorpe

18.New Heights Brewing Company

New Heights Brewing Company
© New Heights Brewing Company

The New Heights Brewing Company, situated in the heart of the city of Nashville, is a smaller craft brewery that produces a variety of beers, from rich imperial stouts and clean, crisp ales to intensely hoppy IPAs. Located less than one mile away from the downtown area, the Tasting Room of New Heights is open almost seven days a week. Visitors can try one or more of the brewery’s craft beers every day with the exception of Tuesdays. Along with many different beers inside or on the patio, guests can also try four kinds of local Dan’s Gourmet Mac and Cheese.

928 5th Avenue S, Nashville, TN 37203, Phone: 615-490-6901

Romantic weekend getaways near me, spring break, places to live, for married people, elope, elevation, fish restaurant, living, breakfast: Anacortes, Benton City, Blaine, Small vacation ideas, SoHo, Bristol, Things to Do in Alexandria VA

19.Fat Bottom Brewing Co.

Fat Bottom Brewing Co.
© Fat Bottom Brewing Co.

Fat Bottom Brewing Company cares about good people and good beer, stribing to make craft beers that are sexier and bigger than what people can find at their local bar. The brewery produces a wide array of beer styles from throughout the world, all proudly brewed in the city of Nashville. Located in the Nations neighborhood of West Nashville, visitors can find seating in the bar area, overlooking the brewery, and in the outdoor beer garden. Tours of the Fat Bottom Brewery are available on Friday and Saturday afternoons. Visitors can try the latest beers releases and food pairings at the HopYard.

800 44th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37209, Phone: 615-678-5895

Weekend trips, what are spa resorts known for, last minute travel guide, what is a great day trip destination: Kayaking in Tennessee, Tennessee breweries

20.Alliance Brewing Co

Alliance Brewing Co
© Alliance Brewing Co

The mission of Alliance Brewing Company is to create quality beer, as well as work with the community to evolve the culture of craft beer. The brewery believes that craft beer is capable of being a lifestyle, and strive to create an active beer culture with outdoor enthusiasts. Located close to the South Knoxville Urban Wilderness, the brewing company supports all who love the great outdoors. Alliance features twelve taps in its Tap Room, offering full pints, half-pints, and tasters to visitors to the brewery. Sodas and ciders are also available for those who don’t drink or are under twenty-one years of age.

1130 Sevier Ave, Knoxville, TN 37920, Phone: 865-247-5355

Romantic places near me this weekend, all inclusive, live music, unique shopping in town, nightlife for tourists: Tennessee vacation, Cabins in Gatlinburg

21.Asgard Brewing Co.

Asgard Brewing Co.
© Asgard Brewing Co.

Asgard Brewing Company is certainly more of a unique brewery in the state of Tennessee. It’s a destination brewery focusing on eco tourism, producing quality beer from a variety of locally sourced and natural ingredients. The brewery brings the smooth, cool beers from the Icelandic region all the way to the heart of Tennessee. The Tap Room at Asgard Brewing Company is open every day of the week except for Monday. Over the year years, the brewery has been collecting the best brewing recipes and traditions. It is named after the world of Asgard from Norse mythology.

104 East 5th St, Columbia, TN 38401, Phone: 888-722-7427

Day trips from, guided vacations, essential facts, solo destinations, vacation spots for seniors, pictures: Murfreesboro, Clarksville, Pigeon Forge Trolley, Things to Do in Kingsport TN

22.Smith & Lentz Brewing

Smith & Lentz Brewing
© Smith & Lentz Brewing

The Tasting Room and Brewery of Smith and Lentz Brewing are open every day of the week. The craft brewing company has specifically set itself up to be capable of providing a dynamic assortment of quality beer. The main focus of Smith and Lentz are ales with more hops, such as Pale Ales and IPAs, and lagers. The taproom at the brewery is designed to offer a welcoming atmosphere, whether visitors are alone or looking for a non-pressure, fun, and comfortable place for a larger group. The brewery has a consistent offering of German-Pils and Mosaic IPA.

903 Main St, Nashville, TN 37206, Phone: 615-436-2195

Book your trip, outside & indoor activities, kid friendly popular scenic places, what's near me, excursions, art, tours, towns: Italian restaurants NYC, Manhattan wedding venues

23.Tennessee Brew Works

Tennessee Brew Works
© Tennessee Brew Works

At Tennessee Brew Works, visitors can join a guided tour of the brewery and learn about the history of the brewing company, the inspiration behind its beers, and unique nature of its brew system. Tours of the Tennessee Brew Works include a tour of the actual brewery and a pint of one of the brews made at the brewery. Brewery tours are offered every Saturday at 3:00pm, 4:00pm, and 5:00pm. Guests can take in the full view of the brewery, enjoy beer centric food, listen to live music, and drink a pint or try a sampler of beer.

809 Ewing Ave, Nashville, TN 37203, Phone: 615-436-0050

Romantic resorts, dog friendly cabin, boutique inn, B&B, hostel, photos, maps, discounts, conference, couples retreat: Things to Do in Queens NY, Day trips from NYC

24.The Black Abbey Brewing Company, LLC

The Black Abbey Brewing Company, LLC
© Courtesy of wavebreak3 - Fotolia.com

The Black Abbey Brewing Company is open every afternoon until eight at night Monday through Saturday, and six in the evening on Sundays. All ages are allowed at the brewing, but of course, visitors must be twenty-one to partake in the beer. The taproom, known as the Fellowship Hall, looks out onto the brewery itself, allowing visitors to see the manufacturing process of the beer, as well as hear and smell everything going on. Tours are offered four times on Saturdays, with each tour lasting around forty-five minutes and including a 16-ounce beer, a souvenir pint glass, and stories of Black Abbey lore.

2952 Sidco Dr, Nashville, TN 37204, Phone: 615-755-0070

Romantic date ideas in October, November, interesting historic road trip, food, beautiful beaches near me: Things to Do in Chelsea, Best time to visit New York

25.Wiseacre Brewing Co.

Wiseacre Brewing Co.
© Wiseacre Brewing Co.

The Wiseacre Brewing Company, founded by Kellan and Davin Bartosch, possesses a dedication to uniquely flavorful, top quality beer that is appealing to progressive and passionate people through good times and education. “Wiseacre” was what the founders’ grandmother used to call them when they were young troublemakers. The Taproom is open from 4:00pm to 10:00pm Monday through Thursday, and from 1:00pm to 10:00pm on Fridays and Saturdays. It’s worth noting that the taproom only accepts credit cards, no cash. Tours of the Wiseacre Brewery are offered at noon on Saturdays, and reservations can be made online.

2783 Broad Ave. Memphis, TN 38112, Phone: 901-888-7000

Family getaways, birthday, anniversary for couples, three day weekend, vacation deals & places to visit near me: CO, LA, WA, Caribbean, TX

25 Best Tennessee Breweries