From big breweries, like National Bohemian and DuClaw Brewing Co., to smaller brewers, like Stillwater Artisanal Ales and B.W. Beer Works USA, Baltimore has a rich and ever-growing brewing industry. Local Baltimore bars, taverns and restaurants are the perfect spots to drink Baltimore’s finest brews and soak in Baltimore-rich history at the same time.

Max’s Taphouse
737 South Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21231
(410) 675-6297

Max’s Taphouse is all about local beer. You name a local brew and Max’s Taphouse has it on tap. DuClaw Brewing Co.’s Colossus and Sweet Baby Jesus beers are both on tap. A trio of beers from local brewer The Brewer’s Art is available, including 18th Anniversary, Harlequin Cap and Resurrection beers. Heavy Seas fans can imbibe in the Loose Cannon beer. Max’s Taphouse also serves local beer in casks, including The Brewer’s Art Harlequin Cap, Heavy Seas Red Sky At Night and Peabody Heights’ Raven and Pendulum Pils.

DuClaw Brewing Co.
16A Bel Air South Parkway
Baltimore, MD 21015
(410) 515-3222

DuClaw Brewing Co. has four locations: Arundel Mills Mall, Bowie Town Center, BWI Airport and Bel Air. DuClaw Brewing Co. is open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. What’s on Tap? Colossus, Neon Gypsy, Dirty Little Freak, Cocoa Fuego, Sweet Baby Jesus!, Misfit Red and so many more. DuClaw Brewing Co. is more than just beer. DuClaw has an extensive menu of appetizers, salads, entrees and desserts.

Pratt Street Ale House
206 West Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 244-8900

Known as “Baltimore’s Brew Pub,” the Pratt Street Ale House was opened in 1888. The brewery, opened in 1993, brews authentic English ales. All ales from Oliver Breweries are brewed with malt and hops imported from the United Kingdom. Ales are brewed using the traditional single infusion mash technique and open fermentation. Ales and porters served include Sea of Spears, a red wheat Ale; 3 Lions Ale, a strong English brown ale; and Modern Life Is Rubbish, a porter.

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Of Love & Regret Pub & Provisions
1028 South Conkling St.
Baltimore, MD 21224
(410) 327-0760

Of Love & Regret Pub & Provisions has an impressive collection of draft beers. Featured draft beers include a large number from Stillwater Artisanal Ales, known as a “beer company and art collective.” Stillwater Artisanal beers on draft at Of Love & Regret include the Artisanal’s Cellar Door, Stateside Saison, Why Can’t IBU, Once In a Lifetime and the eponymous, Of Love & Regret. And don’t forget that Of Love & Regret has a “seasonally aware, constantly rotating, always transforming” menu. Stop by for the tuna and watermelon tartare, the grilled brined shrimp or the speck-wrapped grilled dates.

Annabel Lee Tavern
601 South Clinton St.
Baltimore, MD 21224
(410) 522-2929

This “little tavern” is located in the Canton area of Baltimore. Annabel Lee Tavern has a number of locally brewed beers on tap, including The Raven Lager by B.W. Beer Works USA, Resurrection by The Brewer’s Art and Natty Boh or National Bohemian Beer. Annabel Lee Tavern serves “upscale comfort” food featuring dishes such as baked brie en cruet, mussels scampi, grilled tuna panini and crab and roasted sweet corn quesadilla.

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