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RateBeer's Guide to the Best Beer in Tennessee, USA

The following are the regional highlights -- best beers available here, best beers brewed here, events and local RateBeerian info -- for Tennessee, USA. This site is interactive, so we encourage you to take part in the rating, addition and correction of the site.



These are the best beers you can find in this region's stores and restaurants based on the availability information provided by RateBeerians in this area. A beer has to have 5 or more ratings to be listed here.
1Founders Backstage Series # 2: CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company710100
2Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company316599.9
3Rodenbach Caractère RougeBrouwerij Rodenbach (Palm)56199.8
4Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing Company155199.8
5Dogfish Head 90 Minute Imperial IPADogfish Head Brewery442599.8
6Southern Tier Blackwater Series: ChoklatSouthern Tier Brewing Company159399.8
7Stone Imperial Russian Stout - EspressoStone Brewing Company59099.7
8Chimay Bleue (Blue) / Grande RéserveChimay441599.7
9Sierra Nevada Barrel-Aged Narwhal Imperial StoutSierra Nevada Brewing Company24899.6
10Founders Backwoods BastardFounders Brewing Company165099.6
11Fuller’s London Porter (Bottle/Keg)Fuller’s276099.5
12New Belgium Lips of Faith - Le TerroirNew Belgium Brewing Company68699.5
13Rodenbach VintageBrouwerij Rodenbach (Palm)75099.5
14Chris Banker / Insurgente / Stone Xocoveza Mocha StoutStone Brewing Company39099.5
15Lagunitas SucksLagunitas Brewing Company141999.4
16Lagunitas ScareCity #3: High West-ified Imperial StoutLagunitas Brewing Company15399.4
17OrvalBrasserie dOrval408999.4
18Stone Ruination Double IPA 2.0Stone Brewing Company35799.3
19Lagunitas Waldo’s Special AleLagunitas Brewing Company17899.3
20Founders Backstage Series # 1: Blushing MonkFounders Brewing Company50599.3
21BFM Abbaye de Saint Bon-Chien (2013)BFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)11599.3
22Vander Ghinste Cuvée des JacobinsBrouwerij Omer Vander Ghinste95499.2
23Rogue Chocolate StoutRogue Ales243799.1
24Lagunitas A Little Sumpin’ Extra! AleLagunitas Brewing Company76799
25Stone Farking Wheaton w00tstoutStone Brewing Company53999


These are the best beers, as rated by RateBeerians everywhere, that are brewed by the brewers of this area. A beer has to have 5 or more ratings to be listed here.
1Wiseacre Gotta Get Up to Get Down Coffee Milk StoutWiseacre Brewing2598.5
2Yazoo SUEYazoo Brewing Company27798.4
3Yazoo Embrace the Funk Series: Deux RougesYazoo Brewing Company3297.5
4Blackstone Adam Bomb IPABlackstone Restaurant & Brewery4295.8
5Yazoo FortuitousYazoo Brewing Company6595
6Boscos HopGod AleBoscos Brewing Company (Roma Pomodori)3794.5
7Terminal BrewHouse Southsidenstein StoutTerminal BrewHouse4994.2
8Terminal BrewHouse The White ShadowTerminal BrewHouse4194.1
9Yazoo Sly Rye PorterYazoo Brewing Company12691.8
10Terminal BrewHouse Magnum PATerminal BrewHouse4691.6
11Turtle Anarchy Another Way to RyeTurtle Anarchy Brewing Company2391.1
12Blackstone St. Charles PorterBlackstone Restaurant & Brewery12991
13Smoky Mountain Brown Trout StoutSmoky Mountain Brewery & Restaurant3590.7
14Wiseacre Tiny Bomb American PilsnerWiseacre Brewing3090.6
15Turtle Anarchy Portly StoutTurtle Anarchy Brewing Company2389.3
16Yazoo Embrace The Funk Series: Rufus (New Belgium Collab)Yazoo Brewing Company1389
17Blackhorse Coalminers StoutBlackhorse Pub & Brewery1987.6
18Blackstone Coffee StoutBlackstone Restaurant & Brewery1287.5
19Black Abbey POTUS 44Black Abbey Brewing Company1287.3
20Boscos Oatmeal StoutBoscos Brewing Company (Roma Pomodori)2586.8
21Rock Bottom American Dream IPACraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries -Rock Bottom Corporate Office9286.8
22Yazoo 10-Year IPAYazoo Brewing Company3986.3
23Mayday Evil Octopus IBAMayday Brewery2285.6
24Wiseacre Ananda IPAWiseacre Brewing3885.6
25Big River Grille Iron Horse StoutBig River Grille & Brewing Works Chattanooga (Gordon Biersch)13984.2

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Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
  Event  City  Date 
Tennessee Oktoberfest   Kingsport  10/3/2015 
Knoxville Brewers’ Jam   Knoxville  10/17/2015 
Nashville Beer Fest   Nashville  10/17/2015 
BeerFeast 2015 - Austin at Flying Saucer Draught Emporium   Austin  10/17/2015 

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
  Place  City  Phone 
Craft Brewed   Nashville  () 615 873-1992 
Fat Bottom Brewery   Nashville  () (615) 678-5715 
Suttree’s High Gravity Tavern   Knoxville  () 865 524-9463 
Bluetick Brewery   Maryville  () (865) 314-0397 
Rebel Brewer   Goodlettsville  (615) 615 859-2188 

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