Baltimore is the home of many things, but one of the standouts is its collection of local liquors and brews. Get your fill of local taste at these great Baltimore locales representing the region’s finest.
737 S. Broadway
Baltimore, Md. 21231
One of the premier pubs in Baltimore, Max’s Taphouse has an impressive amount of local beers. It is a great place to bring friends and enjoy a copious amount of Belgium beer. It has more than 100 rotating drafts, five hand-pumped cask ales and more than 1,200 bottled beers. This pub is known for having the largest selection of local and imported beer and delicious food. Max’s Taphouse comes alive on Saturdays so be sure to bring friends and enjoy the welcoming ambiance this Taphouse has to offer.
Heavy Seas Alehouse
1300 Bank St.
Baltimore, Md. 21231
Located in the Tack Factory building, Heavy Seas Alehouse provides delicious plates of food and a great selection of local beer. Good service and plenty of appetizer options bring friends here after a hard day of work. With fantastic beer ranging from Peg Leg Imperial Stout to Clipper City, patrons won’t go thirsty.
The Brewer’s Art
1106 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, Md. 21201
Consisting of an upstairs dining room and a downstairs dive bar, The Brewer’s Art has both a great selection of beer and tremendous food options. This business attracts many visits from patrons particularly for its local selection of beer. For instance, Resurrection is a Maryland brew that has received many positive reviews from happy customers. The Brewer’s Art is a lovely place to celebrate a special event and find a cool and eloquent layout. And lastly, it provides some of the best service in town.
Of Love and Regret
1028 S. Conkling St.
Baltimore, Md. 21224
Delicious food, high recommendations from customers and unique local beers place Of Love and Regret on this list. Customers agree that the burgers are unique and delicious with Old Bay seasoned fries. Delicious, thirst-quenching beers and cocktails are available for your drinking pleasure. A big selection of local beers from the Baltimore area is always in stock. The draft list changes frequently so stop in to see if your favorite local beer is on tap.
The Phoenix Emporium
8049 Main St.
Ellicott City, Md. 21043
Known as being open for 354 days a year and carrying more than 160 bottled microbrews, along with local and imported beers, The Phoenix Emporium is a great pub in the Baltimore area. With a casual ambience, this pub provides quick service with delicious food and local beers. Regional beers such as Flying Dog and Heavy Seas are some popular choices at the bar, but there are many other options to whet your whistle.
Nelson Barnes II is a freelance writer covering all things Baltimore. His work can be found on Examiner.com.