Against The Grain Brewery

Against The Grain Brewery

401 E Main St (at Jackson), Louisville, KY 40202, United States
Open until Midnight (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu, Sat
    • 11:00 AM–Midnight
  • Fri
    • 11:00 AM–2:00 AM
  • Sun
    • 10:00 AM–10:00 PM
$ $ $ $
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:

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  • cheese grits
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  • German food
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  • free Wifi
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  • bloody marys
  • Metromix L.

    Review: Beer, not food, stars at Against the Grain Brewery & Smokehouse Read more

    Metromix Louisville · February 28, 2012
  • Thomas H.

    The smoked gouda beer cheese is sublime.

    Thomas Horine · October 4, 2011
  • Adam W.

    Louisville's only brewer-owned brewery coming early Fall!

    Adam Watson · July 22, 2011
  • Brittney H.

    Try the beer cheese, and the Smoke German beer. So good!

    Brittney H. · October 6, 2011
  • Michelle J.

    Tempeh barbecue sandwich is amazing.

    Michelle Jones · October 5, 2011
  • megan marie

    definitely my go to spot! the beer is ALWAYS amazing and the vegan wings are the bomb!!

    megan marie · March 6, 2014
  • Dean B.

    The vision, the beers, the entire concept is absolutely brilliant. (4 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more

    Dean Browell · April 27, 2012
  • Bonnie H.

    Beer cheese ftw!

    Bonnie Hoffman · March 22, 2012
  • Anthony B.

    The beef brisket is delicious. Cheese grits tasty. Not a baked bean fan but these were good.

    Anthony Blair · April 21, 2013
  • Brittney H.

    The vegan falafel gyro was excellent!

    Brittney H. · January 10, 2012
  • John

    Ask for Shannon and try the smoked beer cheese and a smoke black and mild! You'll thank me! ;{)>

    John · November 20, 2011
  • Susanna C.

    SLOW service. Puckery beer. $9 Nachos feed 1. Forgot sauce on beer chicken entree. The only thing going for them is the location. All hail BBC.

    Susanna Conway · November 15, 2011
  • Yvonne S.

    Nothing at our table was worth finishing. The chips seemed stale and cold. The Monte Cristo was barely a grilled cheese and the sprout burger had a wierd taste and texture.

    Yvonne Savage · October 11, 2011
  • Jennifer T.

    Everything we tasted here was delicious! Salmon and grits, barbeque sauce flight, beer, pulled pork nachos, brisket, hash, hamburger. It was all good!

    Jennifer Truman · 2 weeks ago
  • Carolina R R.

    Service here is really bad. We've been sitting here for over 15 minutes and nobody bothered to come and ask what we want.

    Carolina R Rieth · August 31, 2013
  • Jessica G.

    Sample totally worth it!!

    Jessica Greene · July 12, 2013
  • Haunt G.

    The beer sampler is 6 bucks..

    Haunt Goddess · June 3, 2012
  • Gowowogo

    If they have it try Kein Lacheln Mein Nachbar, a kellar/zwickle cross, hoppy but oaky. Means no smiling, my neighbor.

    Gowowogo · April 14, 2012
  • Metromix L.

    Winner of Best Brewpub in Metromix Louisville's Best of 2012 contest Read more

    Metromix Louisville · January 31, 2012
  • Eric E.

    Shart pants is da bomb!

    Eric Edwards · December 24, 2011
  • Alejandra M.

    I went for monthly "Beer with a Scientist" program. 30 min talks on diverse topics. Great brews, wonderful program. Get there early, it fills up!

    Alejandra Marin · January 27
  • Jack S.

    Kinda made me feel like home in PDX. Brewery with great feel and BBQ style fair...definitely do it!

    Jack Stein · January 13
  • Jordan B.

    Warning: all bottles are bombers

    Jordan Bishopp · November 28, 2014
  • Harrison N.

    Brisket, baked beans, beer cheese

    Harrison Napper · November 28, 2014
  • Michael P.

    The beer flight was tasty

    Michael Porter · September 30, 2014
  • Robin S.

    The German Food!

    Robin Snider · August 22, 2014
  • Michael L.

    The tacos are a perfect appetizer!

    Michael Lambert · August 17, 2014
  • Lauren W.

    Got the memphian, tasted ok but half thru the sandwich every bite had bone hard pieces. Terrible. Service was horrible.

    Lauren Wyatt · June 22, 2014
  • Benjamin R.

    The food is better than the beers. Couldn't finish the beer sampler because of taste.

    Benjamin Roodman · May 11, 2014
  • James H.

    Great beers. They only brew each beer once, so they are constantly changing. Reasons to come back!

    James Hill · January 9, 2014
  • It's A Major Plus

    "The Memphis" dry rubbed, slow cooked, pulled pork is perfect, as is the house slaw.

    It's A Major Plus · December 31, 2013
  • Mike H.

    Good spots bar and good food

    Mike Hermo · December 16, 2013
  • Jan P.

    Fair food once only

    Jan Pauc · November 1, 2013
  • Abigail S.

    Best beer cheese around!

    Abigail Shouse · September 14, 2013
  • Theresa C.

    Yummy beer had a awesome time waitress very helpful n knowledgeable!

    Theresa Cooper · September 10, 2013
  • Joe L.

    The ribs were cooked very well. The sauce, on the other hand, wasn't up to snuff in my opinion.

    Joe Lai · September 8, 2013
  • Jess Y.

    The chili is sooooo good! Get it with chorizo and ask for some extra spicy bbq sauce

    Jess Yu, Realtor · August 23, 2013
  • Jim M.

    Not the timeliest place for an hour lunch break..

    Jim MacMillan · August 20, 2013
  • Matt B.

    The pork tacos were the first thing I'd ever had from Against the Grain and they are amazing! Must try!

    Matt Brewer · August 7, 2013
  • Tracey S.

    Citra Ass Down is a great IPA. If you are lucky enough to be there when they have it on tap, order it!

    Tracey Saelen · August 2, 2013
  • Meitar M.

    Um...this menu design seems kinda racist to me. Why is the caricature for "dark" beers the only one holding a gun? In other news, free WiFi (no wi-Fi password) here, but few outlets.

    Meitar Moscovitz · July 7, 2013
  • Jason C.

    Great rotating selection of beers.

    Jason Cormier · June 6, 2013
  • Jessica D.

    Great service. Beer cheese and bloody Mary were amazing!

    Jessica D'aurora · May 3, 2013
  • Daniel P.

    Awesome trivia every Thursday night

    Daniel Parish · April 18, 2013
  • Charlotte R.

    Try the nachos!

    Charlotte Roth · February 3, 2013
  • Sandra M.

    Thumbs down the reviews are right...

    Sandra Moreland · December 22, 2012
  • Jordan M.

    Bo & Luke BBQ sauce was gross. Cole slaw was not good. Green beans were OK, tasted like they were from a can. Pulled pork was OK, but cold to Luke warm when they brought it out. Service was great.

    Jordan Merion · December 9, 2012
  • Shelby V.

    The hickory nachos were awesome. Beer can chicken not so good. Interesting beer definitely for the more adventurous beer drinker

    Shelby VanCleve · October 28, 2012
  • Miles & Smith R.

    Had the smoked chicken wings, they were so good and dipping them in honey was a great combo of salty and sweet. Read more

  • Miles & Smith R.

    The "Ham" Burger made w/ ground pork is delicious and the constantly rotating lineup of locally made beers will keep you checking back. If you're a veggie, don't worry, they have a great menu for you

    Miles & Smith Real Estate Group · September 17, 2012

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