At the Black Abbey Brewing Company, we take an artisanal approach to beer. We are crafting unique and approachable ales from the highest quality ingredients. Yet, it’s more than that. We strive to supply liquid refreshment that is greater than the sum of its parts. Our beers are created, not made, right here in Nashville.

The Black Abbey Brewing Company was founded in a Nashville neighborhood. We are good friends working together to craft something unique as the city itself. We are proud to be a Tennessee brand and we let that shine through the design of our beer. We at The Black Abbey are your neighbors. We can’t wait to share a pint with you.


The Champion
American stock ale, broad-shouldered and heady. English and smoked malt form a firm foundation for a balanced American pale. He stands victorious atop a mountain, his enemies crushed beneath his boot-heel. Hail The Champion! This beer pairs well with pub fare, wings and red sauces. {stock ale} 5.5% ABV 40 IBUs


The Rose
A Belgian-style blonde ale. 6% wheat malt, hazy and refreshing. Do not be troubled or afraid, for The Rose is a symbol of peace. Drink for joy ! This beer pairs well with spring fare, white cheese and fruit. {belgian-style blonde} 5.8% ABV 22 IBUs


The Special
A traditional monastic style, brewed by the brothers to be shared at the table. Garnet hues of evening skies darkening to night. The smell of baking bread and evening flowers. The Special harkens to times of peace, quiet conversation and friendly fellowship. This beer pairs well with flavorful cheese and meat. {Belgian-style mild} 5.9% ABV 23 IBUs





North eastern breezes of home. Corn fields, shimmering heat, and blackbirds call. Turn towards Rosedale or the riverside? Flag a ride down to the crossroads. An American original adapted from German Koln-style ales. bold American cluster hops, flaked maize and 6-row barley make for a crisp, golden, quaffable ale. Pairs with charcoal-grilled picnic fare.  4.9% ABV 21 IBUs

Chapter House

Scholars labor and workmen read. Together they lay their burdens down, rough knuckles and penciled cuffs brush as handshake greetings welcome the congregants. Join us at the Chapter House as the sun fades far away in the crimson of the west. Joy to all we love the best! Enjoy our Belgian style red ale, malty & clean. Pair with an evening song, a deep dish pizza or a philly cheese steak. Fall release. {Belgian-style red} 5.1% ABV 25 IBUs


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The Fortress

Black as the gale, cool as a breeze, this American style Black Ale stands atop a bulwark, never failing.  Its dark garnet color belies a citrus hop bitterness and flavor followed by a clean but dry malt finish. 5.9% ABV  29 IBUs


Expertly Crafted in Tennessee
We draw inspiration from the profound actions of Martin Luther, a German law student who in 1505 had a lightning-strike moment, quite literally, and became a monk. Luther’s commitment to transforming something distant and unattainable into a comfortable, meaningful part of daily life sparked a massive social, religious and political reformation. Luther believed we should drink for joy ! We at The Black Abbey Brewing Company second that wholeheartedly.