Want to grab a pint with your pup? You’re in luck -- as a growing number of breweries are opening their doors to four-legged patrons! If your travels take you to the great state of Tennessee, you and your pup are in for a real treat. We’ve done some digging to find some “must-visit” breweries in Tennessee that will welcome both you and your furry sidekick.
1. Schulz Bräu Brewing Company - Knoxville, TN
Experience Oktoberfest with your pooch at Schulz Bräu Brewing Company in Knoxville, TN. From the imported German benches and chairs in the outdoor Biergarten to the German brews and food, this brewery is focused on re-creating the infamous Oktoberfest celebration for you and your pup. You and your pup can enjoy one of their tasty brews in the 6,000 sq ft outdoor Biergarten where they host their infamous weiner dog races. Prost to visiting here with your pup on your next Tennessee road trip.
2. Ghost River Brewery & Taproom - Memphis, TN
The brews are far from spooky at Ghost River Brewery & Taproom in Memphis, TN. Named after the Ghost River, this brewery is the perfect place for you and your pup to relax on the outdoor patio and enjoy a nice cold brew. You don’t want to miss out on all the fun here from cornhole food trucks. They love pets so much they even have trivia nights dedicated to dogs. Spooks and haunts might bring you fright but the brews from Ghost River Brewery & Taproom are always a delight.
3. Wanderlinger Brewing Company, Chattanooga, TN
At Wanderlinger Brewing Company, the dogs come first. Not only do they have water bowls and treats ready to go for your pup’s arrival, but pooches are also allowed to roam the indoor taproom and the outdoor patio (very nice). Their dedication to pets doesn’t stop there! Wanderlinger Brewing Company in Chattanooga, TN will participate in pet-friendly events like the Chattanooga pup crawl where all the proceeds go to the Humane Educational Society to help homeless dogs and cats . Make sure to wander over to this unique brewery with your pup!
4. Tailgate Brewery, Nashville, TN
Experience the ultimate tailgate with your pup at Tailgate Brewery in Nashville, TN! You and your pup will fall in love with their craft beers and spacious outdoor patio with a stunning art mural (very pretty). Make sure to stop by for their dinner and a movie night on the outdoor patio (so much fun). With a full-service menu there are plenty of tasty food options and brews to try! Prepare for a great (tail)gate with your pup here!
5. Clinch River Brewing, Norris TN
Enjoy the outdoors with your pup at Clinch River Brewing, located near Rocky Top, TN. You and your pooch can soak up the sunshine on their outdoor patio with a trout pond and lots of seating (so unique). With the frequent release of new brews and their delicious full-service menu, your taste buds will be taken on a trip here. You and your pup don’t want to miss out on this incredible brewing experience
6. Asgard Craft Brewery - Columbia, TN
Enjoy learning about viking traditions with your pup while sipping on a cold craft brew at Asgard Craft Brewery in Columbia, TN. With a name from Norse mythology, the brewery pays homage to Nordic gods and ancestors (so cool)! They cater to dogs here with many pet-friendly events from dress up your dog day to the biggest event….dog day! Your pup is the celebrity on dog day with dog treats, hot dogs, and pet-friendly prizes (a pup’s paradise). Adventure to Asgard Craft Brewery with you pooch for delicious craft brews and Norse history too!
7. Yee-Haw Brewing Co., Nashville, TN
Yee-haw! You and your furbaby can enjoy some delicious craft brews at Yee-Haw Brewing Co. in Nashville, TN. Their expansive outdoor lawn has games, plenty of seating, and a TV so you don’t miss your favorite sporting events. Their lawn isn’t the only thing that is extensive. At Yee-Haw Brewing Co., you can find a wide variety of craft brews, cocktails, mocktails, and a full-service menu (how delicious)! Put the yee in yee-haw here with your pooch.
8. Round 6 Brewing - Maryville, TN
Head to Round 6 Brewing in Maryville, TN with your pooch for an outdoor puppy paradise. Their outdoor space is a dream come true with a patio, covered beer garden, lawn games, and an impressive view of the Smoky Mountains (what a unique location). They even have a space for your pup to use the restroom. Make sure to grab a snack or meal along with their unique and tasty cold craft brews. A(round) here Round 6 Brewing is the talk of the town!
9. East Nashville Beer Works, Nashville, TN
Your pup is the celebrity at East Nashville Beer Works in Nashville, TN! With an outdoor ramp that leads to the patio, you and your pooch can enjoy the sunny weather or choose to adventure to the outdoor beer garden. The dedication to showing dogs some love continues with their pet-friendly events where you can win some swag for your pooch (they will look so pawsome). Make sure to try one of their mouth watering pizzas with a cold brew. You don’t want to miss this puppy destination!
10. Kings Bluff Brewery, Clarksville, TN
Treat your pup like royalty at Kings Bluff Brewery in Clarksville, TN! With a brew made for pups, the Puppy Pilsner, and a spacious outdoor patio to relax, your pooch will be barking for more. Make sure to stop by for their iconic movie nights on the patio and delicious food truck options. You don’t want to miss this unique brewing experience!