Best places to grab a beer in Nashville

Every August we celebrate International Beer Day but there are many reasons to enjoy a beer almost any day of the year. Nashville has always had a reputation as a good place to drink – here are the best places to drink a beer with friends, coworkers or family.

A bird's-eye view of Diskin Cidery

Bavarian Bierhaus – Bavarian Bierhaus serves classic German brews and food in a spacious location in Opry Mills mall. Stop by for the best way to take a break from shopping.

Blackstone Brewing Co. – Though you can pick up a six-pack in Kroger, the best way to drink Blackstone beer is in their state-of-the-art taproom in Midtown.

City Tap – With more than 100 beers on the menu, there’s something for everyone. City Tap also serves lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.

Diskin Cider – While not strictly beer, the Diskin Cidery is well worth a visit. Their creative, small-batch ciders are served in a trendy locale in Wedgewood-Houston.

Fat Bottom Brewing Co. – The Fat Bottom taproom in the Nations neighborhood is not the only place you can enjoy one of their brews on draft – make sure to grab one in the C concourse of the Nashville International Airport next time you’re at BNA.

Hopsmith Tavern – This hip neighborhood tavern in Midtown serves cold beer and a mix of classic bar staples and creative culinary explorations.

M.L. Rose Craft Beer and Burgers – M.L. Rose has not one but three locations in Nashville where you can enjoy one of 90 beers and “get out without getting fancy.”

PizzaRev Taproom – This create-your-own pizza joint serves up wood-fired pies along with beer from high-tech, self-serve taps.

The outdoor patio at Von Elrod's

The Picnic Tap – Located in the Nashville Farmer’s Market, The Picnic Tap has a great selection of local and craft brews. Grab a pint at the next Night Market.

Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery – Rock Bottom has four levels of food and drinks including beer made onsite. Check out their rooftop for a birds-eye view of Broadway.

Scout's Pub – Next time you’re in Franklin, make sure to grab a pint of craft beer at Scout’s Pub in the Westhaven community.

Von Elrod's Beer Garden & Sausage House – This favorite hangout for Sounds fans in Germantown is known for handcrafted sausage and massive beer steins.

Yazoo Brewing Company – Available across the country, this Nashville classic also has a great taproom that everyone should check out (free samples with a tour!)

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