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3.89/5 rDev -13%
A great stop in Baltimore.
It's a dark space, kind of dive-bar-ish, lots of beer crap on the wall. Nice long bar.
The beer selection is huge and has quite a large variety. My one complaint is the huge lack of local beers. There were only 3 Maryland beers on the list, plus one from DC. There appeared to be some sort of Sierra Nevada tap takeover. I'm sure the list changes a lot, but the current list was a bit disappointing for an out of towner.
Service was OK. The bartender seemed disinterested, and gave the wrong beers to each person. He kept checking his cell phone.
08-13-2014 15:18:12 | More by shivtim
4.51/5 rDev +0.9%
My favorite bar always changing beer selection. a must hit in Baltimore it can get a bit busy and hard to get a beer, but they always have a tap beer list which is of great help. Also don't forget to move around to the 2 floors and the other tap rooms every one has different beers on tap.
08-10-2014 22:05:31 | More by dpc
4.97/5 rDev +11.2%
This bar rules. There's about 100 taps, hundreds of bottles, lots of beers I've never seen or heard of before. Many many high quality brews. They also have adjunct lagers for the less adventurous presumably mostly college crowd.
Our bartender was super knowledgeable about beer. We talked to him for a while about the different beers we've tried. He had us split two rare beers we'd never heard of for free. He brought us water without us asking to cleanse our pallets. I ordered the new Game of Thones beer, Blood and Fire and said it wasn't very good. He also agreed with me that only the first GOT beer was any good and these beers only sell because they're A. Ommegang and B. Game of Thrones. It's not often you get to speak with such a knowledgeable craft beer connoisseur as bartender. He even apologized for the price of one of our beers. I wish people in New York would feel bad about charging $7.75 for a fantastic imported IPA. We conversed with another guy we met at the bar and even he hooked us up with some sour stout that was absolutely delicious.
If you're looking for quality craft beer choices in Baltimore look no further. This place can't be topped. This is one of the best bar's/bar experiences I've had, period.
08-02-2014 23:13:11 | More by ArsMoriendiOU818
4.43/5 rDev -0.9%
This taphouse has a selection like I've never seen before. I've only had the opportunity to visit a few taphouses in my life, and the selection here is second to none. Just the other day, they had goose island bourbon county and succaba on tap, in the middle of July. At all times, there are over 100 beers on tap. The bottle selection is so extensive, that they can't fit it all on one menu. They also have events every once in a while where they sell/tap rare beers that are very difficult to find. The atmosphere can suck sometimes because it's in the middle of fells point, and drunken a**holes tend to walk in and gather on occasion. I've had the reluctant opportunity to almost brawl with someone there because i was quote "rubbing up on his crotch" even though he was so drunk, he couldn't talk straight or stand straight. Anyways, other than the annoying drunks, the service is reputable and the staff is very knowledgeable. Prices are a bit on the steep side, but that comes with the amazing selection.
07-25-2014 14:33:59 | More by MaltLickyWithTheCandy
Max's Taphouse in Baltimore, MD
99 out of 100 based on 215 ratings.