Yazoo Brewing Company

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Yazoo Brewing Company
Industry Alcoholic beverage
Founded 2003
Headquarters 910 Division St.
Nashville, Tennessee
United States
Products Beer
Owner Linus Hall
Website www.yazoobrew.com

Yazoo Brewing Company is a regional brewery in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. It was founded in 2003 by Brewmaster Linus Hall, and has since expanded operations and won numerous awards.


The brewery was located in what was once the Marathon Motor Works factory building in downtown Nashville, but moved to The Gulch in March, 2010. The new brewery featured an expanded taproom with 18 taps and a patio for outdoor seating with a forty barrel brewing system.[1]

Linus Hall and his wife Lila are both from Mississippi, and moved to Nashville in 1996. Linus had been home brewing since his college days but after years of perfecting his signature ale styles, testing them out on family and friends, he decided to open his own brewery. Hall earned his MBA from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, received a craftbrewing degree from the American Brewers Guild in California and completed an internship at the Brooklyn Brewery in Brooklyn, New York in 2001 under brewmaster Garrett Oliver. He quit a successful engineering job and with a new baby on the way, secured a location, scoured the country for brewing equipment and almost single-handedly built the brewery.[1]



The name Yazoo is taken from the Yazoo River, which meets the Mississippi River in Hall’s hometown, Vicksburg, Mississippi.


  • Pale Ale
  • Dos Perros
  • Hefeweizen
  • Hop Perfect
  • Sue
  • Sly Rye Porter
  • Onward Stout
  • Hap & Harry's Tennessee Lager
  • Hap & Harry's Tennessee Ale
  • Various seasonal beers
  • Embrace The Funk (Series of Sour and Wild beers)


  1. ^ a b "About Yazoo Brewing Company". Yazoo Brewing Company. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  2. ^ "Barrel Filling Procedure and ETF Updates". Embrace The Funk. Retrieved 12 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "2004 Great American Beer Festival Winners List" (PDF). Association of Brewers. October 2004. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 

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