About Us

Bad Idea Brewing began in 2015 as a conversation between friends over the dinner table about opening a brewery and we knew we had a name when one of our wives said “This is a bad idea.” Since then, we’ve been working to deliver unique, high-quality craft beer to southern middle Tennessee – something we hope to continue to do as we build our brewery and taproom in Columbia, TN. Until the first quarter of 2019, keep an eye on our calendar of events, keep up with us on social media, and let us know what your next Bad Idea is.

Beers

Zac Fox

Zac Fox

Zachary Fox, MS, Co-Owner & Head Brewer, fell in love with everything craft-beer after drinking Dogfish Head’s Midas Touch in 2006 and he never looked back. Zac home brewed for over a decade and thousands of gallons later, he is continuing to explore new ingredients and fresh takes on familiar beer styles.

Todd Rode

Todd Rode

Todd Rode, MBA, Co-Owner & CFO, has over 15 years of finance, operations, marketing and sales experience in products and services environments.  Todd dipped his toe into craft beer and hasn’t looked back. As our resident beer-savant-in-training, Todd brings a unique point of view that we could not do without.

 

News & Events

Equipment is in

Equipment is in

Last week we fired up an all-terrain skid steer, spent twenty minutes practicing, then proceeded to ...
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Build-out Begins

Build-out Begins

We've begun the build-out process. Electricians, plumbers, and artisans are all working to ensure th...
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Location Secured!

Location Secured!

We are happy to announce that September 1, 2018, our lease in the Columbia Arts Building (307 W 11 S...
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