The Ultimate List of the Best Nashville Breweries for 2023

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Nashville? Most likely, it’s country music, honky tonks, and Southern comfort food. Of course, you’d be right about all of that, but there’s also quite an impressive section of Nashville breweries! There are approximately 40 breweries that call Nashville home—all offering a fantastic selection of freshly brewed beers on draft, hearty and creative food menus, and a lively atmosphere for a relaxing beer out on the town. 

The selection of Nashville breweries is ever-changing and evolving. You’ll find new and well-established craft breweries across town, all of which continue to delight beer lovers from around the country. Each of these Nashville breweries has its distinct character and offerings, making tasting adventures through the area all the more fun. Thankfully, many of these top Nashville breweries are within a short drive of our luxury bed and breakfast, making us an excellent choice for lodging while you’re in town.

Belle Air Mansion is a boutique hotel offering our guests a long list of bed and breakfast-style amenities. While our Nashville Bed and Breakfast is located in a historic 19th-century mansion, you’ll have all of today’s modern necessities for a comfortable and memorable getaway. Choose from one of our luxuriously appointed guest rooms, or stay in our private Retreat House, ideal for large groups traveling together. Our concierge service can arrange whatever you need during your stay—and don’t miss our homemade, Southern-style breakfast each morning in the dining room (always included with your lodging.) Reserve your room today! 

friends having a beet at one of the nearby Nashville Breweries

Your Guide to the Best Nashville Breweries for 2023

From crisp, refreshing lagers and hoppy IPAs to dark stouts and bright farmhouse-style ales, you’ll find it all on the tap list at these local Nashville breweries. Many of these establishments offer guests lively music, yard and bar games, and delicious food options to go along with the fantastic beer choices. 

Here are ten fantastic Nashville breweries to check out during your visit: 

  1. Tennfold Brewing: Just down the street from our Nashville Bed and Breakfast, this open and inviting space is perfect for grabbing a locally brewed beer with friends. Be sure to enjoy the menu of creative thin-crust pizzas, appetizers, and salads, too.
  2. Bearded Iris Brewing: With two locations in the Nashville area, the Germantown location is just off the Nashville Greenway and offers a spacious outdoor patio, an on-site brewing facility, and lots of beer on draft. 
  3. East Nashville Beer Works: Find a spot on the huge patio space (open to our four-legged friends, too) and relax with a delicious pint of honey blonde or citra IPA. Don’t miss the flavorful and cheesy pizzas as well. 
  4. Living Waters Brewing: Part brewery, part coffee shop, you’ll find the best of both worlds for beer and espresso lovers here. They offer a modest food menu with fun choices like burgers on Saturdays and a Mexican pop-up “Secret Bodega” from Wednesday to Friday. 
  5. Blackstone Brewing: This is one of the oldest and most accoladed Nashville breweries that’s been operating since 1994. Head to this comfortable open brewery for craft ales, up-scale pub grub, and warm service. 
  6. Fat Bottom Brewing: Explore the Nations neighborhood and stop in for a beer at this industrial-chic eatery. Alongside their creative brews, they serve tasty burgers, fresh salads, and sharable appetizers. 
  7. Homegrown Taproom & Kitchen: If you’re a fan of happy hours, this is one of the best Nashville breweries offering daily specials and discounted drinks. Added bonus: this spot is a quick five-minute drive from our Nashville Bed and Breakfast. 
  8. Jackalope Brewing Company: Known by locals as “The Ranch,” this brewery offers a solid lineup of year-round beers and plenty of seasonal additions. Pop by for one of the regularly rotating selections of food trucks, making this a great stop to make in Nashville.
  9. Southern Grist Brewing: This local spot is known for its ambitious and creative selection of beers. Recipes here are anything but traditional; expect unusual flavors from exotic fruits to candy bar themes.
  10. Smith & Lentz Brewing and Pizza: As one of the smaller Nashville Breweries, you’ll taste the love that’s put into the effort of brewing here. They also have a great wine selection, wood-fired pizzas, and fresh salads. 
as a guest at our Nashville Bed and Breakfast, you'll be in a great location to explore the nearby Nashville Breweries

Make Our Nashville Bed and Breakfast Your Homebase

After you’ve taken your tour of some of the best Nashville breweries, you’ll want a soft place to land and unwind. That’s where our Nashville Bed and Breakfast comes in. Our elegant and beautifully restored mansion offers our guests ample space to relax, whether in our opulent shared rooms in the main house, out on our beautiful property or porches with seating, or in the privacy of their own fabulously-appointed guest room.  

Each of our lodging options offers a beautiful respite with comfortable beds, immaculate en suite bathrooms, and all the special touches needed for a restful stay. Our accommodations vary in layout, decor, and amenities. We have plenty of options if you’re traveling with a group (perhaps for a wedding or a big event?). From romantic guest suites for two or multi-room suites for friends adventuring together, you’ll find what you need at our Nashville Bed and Breakfast.

Additionally, we’ll treat you to a fantastic, homemade breakfast in the morning. Our menu changes daily with seasonal ingredients and classic Southeren-style entrees and sides. There’s no better way to start your day, especially if a brewery tasting and tour is on your itinerary at the local Nashville breweries. Head over to our availability calendar and reserve your lodging today! 

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