Clarksvillians know that locally produced adult beverages are right at your fingertips, and visiting their birthplaces is entertainment itself.
“Sipping local” is a new phenomenon for many, but Beachaven Vineyards and Winery is a Clarksville vintage. The trailblazer in Tennessee winemaking recently celebrated 30 years of filling goblets and spreading cheer. Come in for a tour, schedule a private tasting or enjoy one of the many unique events – like Jazz on the Lawn — that make Beachaven an entertainment destination.
Old Glory Distilling Company is a small batch distillery offering Old Glory Tennessee Vodka, Smooth Shine (Tennessee Moonshine), and Jumper’s Stash White Rum. Coming a little later is their Premium Tennessee Whiskey. While waiting out the process, customers can enjoy a select amount of the whiskey aged in half-size barrels.
Of course, no beer-lover’s travel is complete without a taste of local brews. Blackhorse Pub and Brewery is a mainstay in downtown Clarksville. Known for fresh brewed, handcrafted beer paired with gourmet pizza, steaks, pastas and more, the Blackhorse is a family friendly go-to. Newly introduced beers include Barrel Aged Peach Saison, Barrel Aged Dry Cider and Barrel Aged Tennessee Sour Ale and Barrel Aged Southern Imperial Stout.
Two new craft breweries joined the local scene in 2017. Stars and Bars Brewing Company is a Veteran owned brewery specializing in small batch, high gravity beers and root beer. With nine beers and a homemade root beer always on tap, you’ll find a diverse selection of beers.
Tennessee Valley Brewing offers a cozy atmosphere with hand-crafted tables and bar-tops. Favorites include their American Wheat IPA, Night Stalker Stout, and the Grapefruit Raddler.
Don’t end your visit to Clarksville without indulging your taste buds. Ethnic restaurants galore satisfy any international craving, but you’ll also find top-notch authentic southern fare like barbecue and catfish.