Against the Grain Brewery & Smokehouse | Louisville, Kentucky
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Against the Grain Brewery & Smokehouse
Excellent based on 58 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

401 E Main St
Louisville, Kentucky United States 40202 [ print map ]
502 515 0174

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Hours: M-Thur: 11-12 am; Fri-Sat: 11:00-2:00 am; Sun: 10-10


Mayor: shrubber85 (14) | Taps: 10-11 | Bottles: 8


Against the Grain Brewery & Smokehouse

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Beer Available At Against the Grain Brewery & Smokehouse (arranged by most recent)
Against the Grain Tartan Titan , Against the Grain I Left My Pride in San Francisco , Against the Grain Coq de la Marche , Against the Grain / BrewDog We Mint Well , Against the Grain The Ballad of Hoppie Johnny , Against the Grain We Shuck On The First Date 74, Against the Grain / Northern Brewery Brunoís Cassock , Against the Grain Hamon Hamarth 94, Against the Grain Ball Control , Against the Grain HOP! Or My Mom Will Shoot , Against the Grain MacFannybaw 89, Against the Grain The Brown Note 89, Against the Grain Bronan The Saladbarian , Against the Grain Blatz from the Pabst , Against the Grain Tropic of Pantser , Against the Grain Solipsistic Narcissistic Braggot 75, Against the Grain Kentucky Ryed Chiquen 91, Against the Grain / De Molen Bo & Luke 100, Against the Grain Korn íEís Query , Against the Grain / Country Boy Saladbarity Baltic Porter 90
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58 reviews for Against the Grain Brewery & Smokehouse
 Ambiance  83%
 Service  84%
 Selection  78%
 Food  81%
 Value  78%
 Overall  84%
 Rating  95%
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88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 17/20
50belair  (210) Florida | October 11, 2013
Amazing BBQ. Good beers, cool art, inviting patio area. Friendly staff. Exceptional bourbon selection. This joint rocks....
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
beerbaaron  (148) Arizona | September 22, 2013
Nice open space, lots of airflow and natural sunlight, plenty of seating. Taps conatantly rotating, always something new, and always a diverse selection. Beers were all solidly above average to average. My pulled pork was the best Iíve ever had.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
beernovice39  (249) Montana | September 16, 2013
Nice bar/brewpub/restaurant downtown. Good selection of styles available on smaple trays. Decent food.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 19/20
phaleslu  (442) Cincinnati, Ohio | September 16, 2013
I visited here for the Bo & Luke release on a Saturday afternoon in September. Itís at the end of the right field concourse of Louisville Slugger Field, but accessible through the outside. Thereís a large patio, where we waited for bottles to go on sale. The inside feels very big because the ceiling is so high. There were only 7 ATG beers on tap before the release, when Bo & Luke also went on. There were also a couple guest taps that didnít pique my interest. The other stuff was okay. I got a burger that was excellent. The service was good. Definitely worth a stop if youíre in town.
68
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
jrallen34  (457) Chicago, Illinois | September 1, 2013
Really neat location next to the Bats stadium, grab a beer and head to the game. We came at 530 with a 6pm game and got a table right away, for those with that concern. Outdoor patio with a big interior. The host was nice and gave us a detailed intro describing the beer and food. 7 beers on tap, with only 1 guest tab that blew, and no bottles so the selection is a bit limited, if varied. The beers are listed by description like hoppy or smoke, and they say they rarely make the same beer twice. I ordered a taster, it was solid but left me wanting more. Nothing really blew me away, disappointed there was no Bo and Luke variant, or stout at all. The food was ok BBQ, nothing Iíd crave to have again. Overall, it was ok, but nothing special. Unless you want to head to a baseball game stick with Sergioís, Holy Grale, River City or New Albanian.
84
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
BelgianBeerGal  (77) Panama City, Florida | July 26, 2013
Great restaurant and brewery tucked into the minor league baseball stadium. nice tap selection and they offer flight/tasters. The hamburgers were recommended and delivered. Friendly service if not the most beer-savy servers. This is on short list of places to always stop at when visiting Louisville.
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
gonzosauce  (19) Ann Arbor, Michigan | June 24, 2013
Interesting concept of offering one option for six different styles, plus some specialties. Great service on all fronts. Awesome food. Pricey all around, but a must stop. Louisville!
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
drfabulous  (89) Lexington, Kentucky | June 16, 2013
My go to place in Louisville. Good food. Kid friendly. Easy parking on a Saturday afternoon. And I can get a sampler and try every beer on the menu. Plus, you have to love the names and the way they split up styles. ATG just needs to bottle some of their stuff...and brew a few things more than once.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 18/20
AndyW68  (66) Louisville, Kentucky | April 25, 2013| Updated March 12, 2014
Nice place. Liked the bartender. Open and light atmosphere. Parking sucks. Decent beers. Limit selection other than atg. Quick rotations.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
theisti  (610) Leawood, Kansas | April 23, 2013| Updated September 8, 2014
Visited for dinner on a Monday, pleasant 1/2 mile walk from the downtown hotel I was staying at. It was a great night, so I grabbed dinner (Ribs, which were solid) and a few beers on the huge sidewalk patio Against the Grain has. In addition, there is a large indoor room with a few TVís, a big bar, and tables spread throughout. The selection was solid, 6-7 of their own beers + a few guest beers from nearby brewers. Service was attentive. Overall, great place to grab a beer. As this spot is connected to the baseball stadium, I would imagine it gets slammed before and after games.

82 = ★★★Ĺ (Solid place, near the top of the list for locals and visitors)

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