Blackstone Brewing Co.

2312 Clifton Ave, Nashville TN

State of the Art Brewery

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We have been brewing Craft beer in Nashville since 1994. We are Nashville's oldest and most award winning brewery. In 2011 we built a state of the art brewing and bottling facility. Stop by and check us out. 2312 Clifton Ave. 

Our 30 barrel brewhouse was custom manufactured by ROLEC Prozess- und Brautechnik GmbH in Chieming,

Fully Automated 30 Barrel Brewhouse

Our 30 barrel brewhouse was manufactured by ROLEC Prozess- und Brautechnik GmbH in Chieming, Germany. Rolec provided all of the equipment from the silo to the cellar. The star is their fully automated 4 vessel brewhouse. It is just as functional as it is beautiful; producing quality and consistent beer.  

Automated Bottling Line

Automated Bottling Line

The heart of our bottling line is a double pre-evacuation filler engineered and manufactured by Krones, headquartered in Neutraubling, Germany. 

Award Winning Beer

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HopJack® IPA, Session Player™ IPA, Chaser Pale® Kolsch, Nut Brown Ale, Hangtime™ Pale Ale, Adam Bomb® IPA, St. Charles Porter®, Black Belle® Barrel Aged Imperial Stout and Barista Brew® Coffee Stout. St. Charles Porter is the most award-winning Brown Porter at the Great American Beer Festival with an amazing eight wins. Chaser Pale and Nut Brown Ale have also been awarded medals at both the Great American Beer Festival and the World Beer Cup. 

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Our medals

St. Charles Porter – Category: Brown Porter

2013 Silver – Great American Beer Festival

2010 Silver – Great American Beer Festival

2009 Gold – Great American Beer Festival

2008 Bronze – World Beer Cup

2007 Bronze – Great American Beer Festival

2006 Silver – Great American Beer Festival

2004 Silver – Great American Beer Festival

1999 Bronze – Great American Beer Festival

1996 Bronze – Great American Beer Festival

1996 Gold – World Beer Cup


Nut Brown Ale – Category: English-Style Brown Ale

2007 Silver – Great American Beer Festival

2001 Silver – Great American Beer Festival

2000 Gold – World Beer Cup

1998 Bronze – World Beer Cup

1997 Silver – Great American Beer Festival


Chaser Pale – German-Style Kölsch/Köln-Style Kölsch

2010 Bronze – World Beer Cup

2006 Gold – Great American Beer Festival

1998 Gold – World Beer Cup


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Taproom

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The Blackstone TapHouse has 16 beers on tap. Build your own sampler flights. Crowler, growlers and six packs to go. Our taproom is open M-F 4pm-8pm; Sat 12pm-8pm; Sun 2pm-6pm. 2312 Clifton Ave., Nashville, TN .

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Food Bus

While many folks have food trucks at their breweries, we have a food bus at our place. This 1989 Ford School Bus has been retrofitted with a full kitchen. The Bus features; burgers and fries, fish and chips, artichoke dip as well as many daily specials.  The Bus is closed on Mondays and opens at 2pm on Saturdays, otherwise it is open when the taproom is open.

History of Nashville Brewing

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Nashville Brewing History

Nashville has a deep brewing history that dates back to the early 1800s. See article below.

https://www.craftbeer.com/craft-beer-muses/nashvilles-german-brewing-heritage

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Craft Brewers Conference in Nashville

We were excited to be the host city this year of the 2018 Craft Brewers Conference. The Tennessee Craft Brewers Guild produced the official beer of the conference. Each attendee was given one bottle. https://www.craftbrewersconference.com/news/2018-symposium-beer

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Brewery Tours

 

Guided Brewery Tour

 There's lots to see and learn on the guided tour through our state-of-the-art  brewing and bottling facility. You will learn how beer is made from malt, water,  hops, and yeast and see every aspect of our brewing and bottling operation. Allow one hour for this tour. Includes a guided tour and two 10 oz beers. ($10 ea. plus tax and processing fees - limit 12)  


Historical Tour

Scott Mertie, local historian, author, and owner of Nashville Brewing Company will lead you through the history of Nashville Breweries from the early 1800's through the 1950's.  Also included is a personal tour of the brewery with Scott and two pints of your choice.  This  is a special presentation scheduled for one Friday afternoon per month. We expect this tour to fill up, so book this early. There is a minimum of 6 attendees required and you will be notified if we do not get sufficient participation. Allow 1.5 hours for this experience. ($15 ea. plus tax and processing fees - limit 12)


Founders Tour

A private tour with co-founder, Kent Taylor; one-on-one or bring up to 9 of your closest friends (max 10). An in-depth experience intended for folks who want more.  This tour is intended for homebrewers, beer geeks, and anyone wanting lots of brewing info. Includes detailed brewery tour and instructive beer sampling. Allow at least 2 hours for this tour. ($300 plus tax and processing fees - 1-10 people) 


Group Tours

If you have a group larger than 12, please drop us a line to schedule a tour. 

 

Things To Know


You must be at least 21 years old to drink beer.


You will be touring an active production brewery and you will be up close and personal with everything; many of which are dangerous. Breweries are hot, wet and slippery. Exercise caution, watch your step and, most importantly, don't touch anything!


You are allowed to drink beer while on the tour. Please select your beer and be ready by the start time of your tour.


All tours are at 2312 Clifton Ave., Nashville, TN. Please be in the brewery taproom 10 minutes prior to your tour.

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Blackstone Brewing Company

2312 Clifton Ave, Nashville TN 37209

(615) 320-9002

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