The Best Places to Drink Beer in Nashville, Tennessee
Whether you're a local or a tourist, scope out this list of Nashville watering holes curated by Serious Eats. Who knows, you just might find your new local joint. Have a favorite that's not on the list? Let us know below.
With outmoded state laws, like the legal split between high- and low-gravity beers (a demarcation at 5% alcohol by weight, or 6.3% by volume) and the "franchise laws" of the wholesale distribution system, Nashville once seemed destined to remain a craft beer backwater. But luckily for the locals, breweries have been popping up like a game of whack-a-mole—just you try and keep up.
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