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Best Restaurants Serving Seasonal Beer In Baltimore

October 10, 2012 6:00 AM

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October is a great month for beer drinkers as many breweries are unveiling their fall beer lists. There are so many restaurants and brewpubs in the Baltimore area that can always wet your whistle with a seasonal brew, but finding the best is key. No matter your preference, be it pumpkin ale, cider or an Oktoberfest brew, you are sure to find something to your liking right here in the Baltimore area.

DuClaw Brewing Company
16 A Bel Air South Parkway
Bel Air, Md. 21015
(410) 515-3222
www.duclaw.com

Since DuClaw Brewing Company opened in 1996 in Bel Air, it has been brewing award-winning flavors and styles. Don’t miss out on this fall’s 31 Spiced Munich Dunkel, a classic brown German lager-style beer. It was first brewed in 2008 and is an amber, medium-bodied  lager with a smooth, malty flavor profile and a spicy, refreshing finish of cinnamon and nutmeg. Priced at $4.99 per pint, it’s a cheap, easy way to warm up this fall.

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No Idea Tavern
1649 S. Hanover Street
Baltimore, Md. 21230
(410) 685-4332
www.noideatavern.com

No Idea Tavern serves primarily pumpkin and Octoberfest beers throughout September until Thanksgiving. No Idea Tavern, the self-proclaimed pumpkin bar, boasts two pumpkin beers already on tap and should have six to 10 from October to Thanksgiving. The vast list of brews includes Shipyard Smashing Pumpkin, Shipyard Pumpkin Head, Uinta Punk’n, Saranac Pumpkin Ale, Wolaver’s Pumpkin Ale, Weyerbacher Imperial Pumkin Ale, Blue Moon Pumpkin Ale, Dogfish Punkin, Heavy Seas The Great Pumpkin and The Great’er Pumpkin.

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The Owl Bar
1 E. Chase Street
Baltimore, Md. 21202
(410) 347-0888
www.theowlbar.com

Located in the historic Belvedere where it was once a speakeasy, the Owl Bar features dark colors and tablecloths that suggest a slight air of sophistication and warmth as you linger and sip on your favorite brew. The Owl Bar is bringing Southern Tier’s Pumpking on tap for a limited time for $8 a pint in early to mid September. It’s somewhat rare as far as beers go as it is released in limited quantities. Owl Bar also just changed ciders to Crispin for $6 a pint after doing a Facebook and Twitter poll.

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Clementine

5402 Harford Road
Baltimore, Md. 21214
(410) 444-1497
www.bmoreclementine.com

Clementine offers fall seasonal brews and changes them weekly, never running a set list for the entire season. With its Bi-Weekly Brew Bash, it features a new brewery each time. Brewery reps come and discuss the beers, handing out pint glasses and spreading sudsy love everywhere. Wednesday is beer night and offers half off all bottled beer and $3 drafts (except Chimay), so stop by any time for some of the best suds in Baltimore.

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Red Brick Station
8149 Honeygo Blvd.
White Marsh, Md. 21236
(410) 931-7827
www.redbrickstation.com

In the tradition of English pubs, Red Brick Station brews great-tasting, English-style beers paired alongside English dishes. For the fall season Red Brick is brewing EJ’s pumpkin ale for release Oct. 11. Among the seasonal brews you will find five others on tap: Avenue Ale, Honeygo Lite, Daily Crisis IPA, Something Red and Spooner’s Stout. It offers all of its beers in your very own growler. Don’t miss out on keg specials if you’re hosting a huge gathering.

Jessica Lemmo loves to write about Baltimore’s great restaurants. From food service to the atmosphere, you can be sure Jessica will cover the entire restaurant experience. She especially likes finding her readers great discounts. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.

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