Microbreweries & Sports Bars
Sometimes you just need to kick back with a cold brew and watch the game. Sample some Tennessee-brewed craft beers, make some new friends at a local sports bar.
If it's microbreweries you're looking for, Tennessee has some of the best. Start out in Chattanooga's riverfront entertainment district, where you'll find the Big River Grille and Brewing Works, which has now expanded with a second Chattanooga location and a Nashville spot. At all three, you'll find award-winning ales and lagers in addition to innovative cuisine. For a sports-themed spot to relax, try the Chattanooga Billiard Club in an historic downtown building, a great place for lunch as well as late-night gathering.
In Knoxville, meet up with the Vol fans at Old College Inn on the UT Strip or head downtown to the Downtown Grill & Brewery for craft brewed beers and tasty food, either inside the restaurant or on the street-front patio. All Calhoun's locations offer top-notch micro-brewed beers, from the riverfront location, at Bearden Hill, and all the way to the marina location on Fort Loudon Lake.
Relax at Depot Street Brewing in Jonesborough, Tennessee's oldest town. In the Tri-Cities, stop by Smoky Bones Bar & Fire Grill in Johnson City. Or head to middle Tennessee, for a stop at the Black Horse Pub & Brewery in Clarksville. Nashville's Yazoo Brewing Company has tours and a tasting room where you can try their smooth, drinkable beers in a variety of flavors.
In addition to Calhoun's famous barbecue and other delicious foods, Calhoun's serves handcrafted beers. Favorites among the flagship beers are the highly rated Velas Helles, Cherokee Red and Tuckaleechee Porter. ...more
In addition to Calhoun's famous barbecue and other delicious foods, Calhoun's includes a custom-built, steam-heated microbrewery producing handcrafted beers. Favorites among the flagship beers are the highly rated Velas Helles, Cherokee Red and Tuckaleechee Porter. ...more
If you just happen to be passing through East Tennessee and just happen to be on Asheville Highway, there is a restaurant that you do not want to miss. Even if it is 50 miles out of the way, you still do not want to miss it. ...more
Chattanooga Billiard Club
Offers great entertainment, billiards, and darts. You can also purchase hard-to-find cigars, as well as enjoy Excellent food, wine and spirits, as well as a place to purchase hard-to-find cigars. ...more
Friday & Saturday nights Blaine’s Grill & Bar turns in to the hottest place around for adults 21 and up! After 10:00, Blaine's cools down as 812 gets heated up! Come join our awesome bartenders and crew and enjoy the best drinks in town as our resident DJ spins the top tunes on the charts. 812 Gatlinburg has the largest dance floor around and by far the best place for fun in town! Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter to stay up to date with the latest specials. ...more
Corsair Distillery is making a big name for itself and Tennessee in the spirits industry and among consumers. Known for its unique creations such as Vanilla Bean Whiskey, Red Absinthe, Spiced Rum and Quinoa Whiskey, the distillery has won worldwide acclaim. ...more
Depot Street Brewing
Depot Street Brewery is a award-winning local Microbrewery in Historic Jonesborough TN. rnIn operation since 2004, DSB offers beer that is brewed locally in small batches for the freshest taste and is hand-crafted with the finest ingredients from around the world. ...more
Depot Street Brewing
Located in Tennessee's oldest town, Jonesborough, Depot Street Brewing offers tours and tastings of unique brews(call first, please) at their location one block south of Main Street on the "wrong" side of the tracks. "Tastefully engineered" beers are brewed locally in small batches and hand crafted from the finest ingredients. ...more
Downtown Grill & Brewery
Downtown Grill and Brewery is located on historic Gay Street, just north of the Tennessee Theatre. The Brewery has a rich history, told not only by its well worn hardwood floors, but through its pictures of a yesteryear Knoxville. ...more
Fanatics Sports Club
Food, Fun and Sports! That's what we're about, with 27 televisions, 2 big screens, state-of-the-art table speakers, trivia contests, karaoke, Texas hold'em, patio parties and more. Burgers, wings, steaks and pastas. ...more
Flying Saucer Draught Emporium
Billed as the "mother ship" for beer lovers, with locations in Memphis and Cordova as well, The Saucer offers hot sandwiches, wraps, bratwurst, pizza and salads in addition to almost 200 different beers. ...more
Ghost River Brewing
In 1885, Memphis first tapped the now famous Memphis Sands Aquifer. Recharged by the Ghost River's fragile wetlands, the aquifer has supplied Memphis with a steady and consistent supply of excellent drinking water ever since. ...more