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Apocalypse Brew Works

1612 Mellwood Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-1752
+1 502-589-4843
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Tiny house meets brewery

Wow is this place small. I think based on the size of their tap room I could open a brewery in my... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2017
Mike S
Beer was just ok

Came here for a visit. Beer was just ok. Nothing great. Service was good. Did a flight. Beers... read more

Reviewed January 27, 2017
North Olmsted, Ohio
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Welcome to our brewery located in Louisville, Kentucky. Our brewery and Taproom, "the Fallout Shelter" opened in May of 2012, producing beer for the masses and your survival. Our passion is in creating small-batch, fresh craft beer. We support sustainability with our solar-heated water, grain reuse, material recycling and the re-use of found objects and equipment used to build our brewery. With a combined total of over 40 years of homebrewing experience, our local, regional and nationally winning brewers are excited to be a part of Louisville's great craft beer scene and brewing tradition. Open: Friday 5pm - 11pm Saturday 4pm - 11pm Sundays 1pm - 7pm Try and Survive Til Then.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Nov 6, 2016
Apr 5, 2017
“Tiny house meets brewery”
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Hours Today: Closed
1612 Mellwood Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-1752
+1 502-589-4843

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Reviewed April 5, 2017

Wow is this place small. I think based on the size of their tap room I could open a brewery in my bathroom. The place was packed and in general the beer was average. I did get a growler of their Kentucky Common to go...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

Came here for a visit. Beer was just ok. Nothing great. Service was good. Did a flight. Beers weren't all that impressive.More

Thank LisaNM
Management response:Responded January 31, 2017

Thank you for coming by our brewery! Glad we gave you good service and sorry you were disappointed in your beer. We hope you'll come by again and give us another try. Our selection changes regularly as we have a wide selection of 14 or...More

Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Site was not as expected. After reading reviews I was excited but once we got there it was very small and full of locals. Beer was ok at best and facilities were ok at best. Would not recommend to tourists.

Thank Glenn F
Reviewed November 6, 2016

I have been trying to get more into craft beer lately, and Apocalypse was a perfect place. Trying a bunch of samples is nice to really pick out a beer you like, and the bartenders were super easy to talk to and friendly. It really...More

Thank lucymooj
Management response:Responded November 10, 2016

Thanks for coming to our brewery! We enjoy educating our customers, beer is supposed to be tasty and fun. We hope you come back soon, we switch up our selection often. Cheers!

Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

We had such a great time here!! Very cool atmosphere, friendly people and the beers were stellar! If you love local craft beer you must stop in here!! Thank you Jane for your recommendations and your hospitality!

Thank SupportLocal365
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Apocalypse was a real treat. Incredibly casual as in most of the public space is a parking lot with picnic tables and people with great beer enjoying the brew and the crowd. Tremendously dog friendly environment. Was there on a Friday night and there were...More

Thank BaziltheCat
Reviewed August 8, 2016

We stopped here for a couple before a concert. The bartender was really informative and nice. It was so cool to see that they are part of the cat work program and we got to see Hero, the brewery cat. What a fun and caring...More

Thank JennSkellington
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in to sample their beers and I wasn't disappointed. The beer is worth the visit and they were extremely friendly but there is very limited space inside. Not that this is a big deal but you are definitely at the mercy of Mother...More

Thank ANR_78
Reviewed June 6, 2016

Found this place for first time when traveling in this area. They were having a Vegan festival in their parking lot when we were here so it was overly crowded. My husband really liked this place, thought the beers were good and liked the decor...More

Thank petlovr67
Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

We were driving down the road and saw a fresh beer sign. Get the sampler beer tray. Drink n outside at picnic tables. Fun thing to do on a nice night.

Thank Rodslove
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