BEERS

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.

 

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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 31 IBUs

 

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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 14 IBUs

 

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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 13 IBUs
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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} 5.5% ABV 15 IBUs
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Crossroads

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.{American Summer Ale}   4.9% ABV 21 IBUs

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Enkel

Hearken back to a simpler time when fields of barley and wheat danced in the breeze and the sound of scythe and sickle sliced the day. Ploughmen raise their glasses, golden ale to quench their thirst and hurry the day.  Enkel: simple. Made from one malt and two hops Enkel is a true belgian table beer. {Belgian-style Farmhouse Ale}  6.2% ABV 25 IBUs

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Brother Maynard

From the caves of Caerbannog to the frozen lands of Nador there is much rejoicing! Brother Maynard comes to blow thy enemies to tiny bits, in Thy mercy. Five hops and five (three, sir!) three malts taunt your palate until you run away. Pairs well with lambs, and sloths, and carp, and anchovies, and orangutans, and breakfast cereals, and fruit bats, and large… Skip a bit, brother….{Belgian-style Pale Ale} 6.1% ABV 70 IBUs

 

Previously Released Seasonal’s

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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. {American Black Ale} 5.9% ABV  29 IBUs

 

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POTUS 44

A robust porter liberally infused with Kenyan and Hawaiian coffee. A dazzling personality with a little bit of smoke that won’t quit, this beer pairs well with dark chocolate, mushrooms or beef. {Robust coffee-infused porter}5.5% ABV 25 IBUs

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Wicket Gate

Cross the threshold, my hesitating friend.  For tho a rebel you have been enter here, rejoice and tremble, and tread the King’s Highway! Dark and complex this American stout exhibits classic roast, chocolate and creamy characteristics derived from oats, flaked barley and british malts.  When your heart is heavy and in great need, enter here!  Sweetness waits beyond the Wicket Gate.  Pairs well with roast, stew and savory sauces. {London Stout} 5.1% ABV 33 IBUs

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Guy Fawkes

“Remember, Remember, the fifth of November, The GunPowder Treason and plot.” Inspired by a notorious British villain, Guy Fawkes Brown Ale blends English malt & American hops to create slightly smoky well-rounded brown ale. This beer pairs well with pub fare, wings & red sauces.{American Style Brown Ale}
5% ABV 18 IBUs

KiaB

Dark and brooding, subtle and clean KiaB lies in wait; calmly, patiently biding tis time waiting to surprise you with its tranquil sweetness. Finished with locally grown fresh Nugget hops this Tennessee original is malty and clean with a pleasant peppery hop aroma. Enjoy with spicy hot wings, jambalaya and bread pudding. {Tennessee Brown Ale} 4.5% ABV 20 IBUs

 

POTUS 7 

Named for our 7th President, Andrew Jackson, POTUS 7 is brilliant golden farmhouse ale. Brewed in cooperation with our friends at The Hermitage, we incorporated malt from North Carolina (Jacksons birth-state), cane syrup from New Orleans and Juniper berries (Jackson loved gin). We imagine that this golden, refreshing beer could well have been brewed on the property during Jackson’s time. {Belgian Farmhouse Ale} 5.9% ABV 30 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.