United States > Tennessee > Knoxville
shendrix (7) Waukesha, Wisconsin | October 19, 2006
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 18/20
The only thing really wrong with this place is how damned smoky it gets, but overall, one of the best pubs I’ve set foot in!
Suttree (150) Knoxville, Tennessee | February 2, 2004| Updated December 6, 2012
76 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 4/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
Named "One of America’s Premier Pubs" by All About Beer magazine, this is a newish urban bar with a focus on beer and live music. The place is small, so conversation is not really possible when a band is playing. They have an excellent selction of beer (over 6% included), and a knowledgible staff. Food, the last time I checked, was aimed more towards the lunch crowd and consisted mostly of box lunches and the like. A significant portion of their profits go the Historic Matket Square Foundation, which aims to preserve Knoxville’s downtown.
Butters (176) Richmond, Virginia | September 5, 2009
76 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Very fun bar. Good music. Great "speakeasy" backroom to try to get into. Beer selection is about as good as it gets in Knoxville i’d imagine. Cool location
BeerandBlues2 (547) Hanover, Maryland | November 10, 2004
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 12/20
Great selection of rare beers, especially those over 6%. The atmosphere is great, but as Trappist said, it basically a hallway.
Tmoney99 (376) Cincinnati, Ohio | December 27, 2009
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
Went after Knoxville Brewers Jam and walked from hotel. Easy to find location in Market Square. Remodeled older building with bar on the middle right wall. Coolers of beers under bar and 9 taps. Freindly staff and where quick with a beer. No food but you can order from local shop and they will deliver. Good crowd during beer fest. Enjoyed the visit and will return when in the area.
dolemite77 (10) Maryville, Tennessee | February 23, 2008
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
Nice pub... it does get crowded if anything is going on... I like it better if it’s just an afternoon before anything gets going in town. Pretty good selection of bottles... taps are a little limited, but you can still get a couple of great beers on tap usually.
nearbeer (175) Knoxville, Tennessee | March 18, 2007| Updated August 26, 2013
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Good shotgun style, downtown pub with nice selection of drafts, and one of the better selections of high ABV (6% and up) beers in bottles. Nice rooftop patio. No food, but you can bring in your own or order from nearby excellent restaurants. Noisy as hell with all close wood and brick surfaces, and gets pretty crowded after 7. Service is hit or miss. The place is pretty good for beer, but is really more about the thriving local and regional live music scene.
haddon90 (29) Newport Beach, California | February 3, 2004
68 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
A pretty homely place. Small though. Not many taps as other local bars, yet, good out of town selection that is rare for Knoxville. Also nice location being in the heart of downtown.
NachlamSie (532) Denver, Colorado | January 15, 2006
66 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
This is a decent place. They have a mediocre selection of regional brews and one of the best bottle selections in Knoxville. The absolute best thing about this place is $2.50 pints for happy hour with free, yes free, pizza from next door.
Likeburning (9) Franklin, Tennessee | April 6, 2006
66 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
I liked this place quite a bit. The selection wasn’t as big as I could have hoped, bu the beers that they had were ones that I rarely expect to see in a pub type location. Stone and Delerium along wirh Lucifer are generally at places with a much larger selection. Their manager or owner must have some taste. A decent college-esque crowd, and live music even on a Tuesday night. I will go again.
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