Allen Biermakens | Knoxville, Tennessee
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Allen Biermakens
Exceptional based on 8 ratings
Type: Homebrew Shop

4111 Martin Mill Pike
Knoxville, Tennessee United States 37920 [ print map ]
800 873 6258



Hours: 10 AM - 6 PM every day; except closed Wed





Allen Biermakens

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8 reviews for Allen Biermakens
 Ambiance  75%
 Service  85%
 Selection  48%
 Food N/A 
 Value  70%
 Overall  72%
 Rating  67%


62
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
lithy  (156) Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania | July 6, 2009
Strange location and building for a shop, but all in all, not much better or worse than Fermentations. Prices seem about the same as well. Willing to order for you. All about which side of town you live on, not worth driving to either shop in Knoxville over the other.
80
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
nearbeer  (199) Knoxville, Tennessee | March 18, 2007| Updated October 30, 2009
Mr. Allen has got to be about 70 years old, and has been brewing since the 70ís. Heís got a Mexican marijuana bag hanging up when you come in the front door! He pretty much only makes wine now, and sells mostly starter stuff, beer and wine kits, and some small liquor stills. Has all the supplies for beer making from extract; lots of hardware accessories, and some grains and yeasts. Always ready to give you a sample brew that other customers have brewed and left in his fridge, if your nice. Reasonable prices for brew products, and will order anything you want. Also free advice on how to grow tomatoes, make molasses, cure arthritis, and manufacture any kind of alcohol you desire! I have been by there a few times on Wednesdays, when heís "Closed", but Harry is always there and says "Come on in". This place is a classic.
62
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 12/20
tronraner  (109) Walland, Tennessee | August 11, 2006
In an old house in south Knoxville, itís clearly for extract brewers. Can be a little pricey, but very friendly atmosphere.
58
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 12/20
maltdog  (75) Colorado | August 17, 2005
Not really convenient to anywhere except downtown and South Knox. Customer area about as big as a couple of walk-in closets. Quirky. Lots of extracts, bottles, and doodads attractively displayed; no dust. Good price on pound bags of hops. Staff will want you to stick around and talk. Only grain in stock is 2row, but will order anything their wholesaler carries.
80
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
Zenoptic  (1) | June 22, 2005
Great place! Oldest beer supplie store in Knoxville! A world of knowledge just for the asking.
50
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 3/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 10/20
jewedekind  (37) Middleton , Wisconsin | July 31, 2004
Located in an old TV repair shop. Geared for extract brewers. So se;lection is very limited. Fun place to hang out and drink a brew (if they got one). Really funky place in Vestal community. Got my first stuff there!
58
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
SpringsLicker  (132) Tennessee | April 17, 2004
Small, but functional local HBS. If Harry doesnít have it, heíll gladly order it. Homebrew club discounts.

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