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Max's Taphouse

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Max's TaphouseMax's Taphouse
BA SCORE
99
world-class

215 Ratings
Ratings: 215
Reviews: 161
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 8.5%
Taps: 145
Bottles: 1,200
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

737 S Broadway
Baltimore, Maryland, 21231-3407
United States
phone: (888) 675-6297

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @maxstaphouse

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Reviews by DavoleBomb:
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DavoleBomb

Ohio

4.47/5  rDev 0%

Max's is great. It rotates about 60+ taps and often has special events such as "Belgina Beer Fest" and "American Beer Fest", which means lots of great shit including casks.

The beer is always served in appropriate glassware and is usually a good pour. The staff works like crazy to get everyone their drink fast.

For a bar in Baltimore, Max's is very big, but the fact that it's always full during peak hours is a bit of a turn off (especially the fucks that go to a beer bar and order Miller Light).

However, the music is always WAAAY too loud. Conversations are nearly impossible.

05-18-2009 07:03:16 | More by DavoleBomb
More User Reviews:
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aj_tuna

California

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

AMAZING! Go Here!!!

08-22-2014 00:33:21 | More by aj_tuna
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BigRizz62

Maryland

5/5  rDev +11.9%

08-19-2014 03:58:40 | More by BigRizz62
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reebtaerG

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

08-18-2014 17:55:57 | More by reebtaerG
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MCress


5/5  rDev +11.9%

08-17-2014 16:08:40 | More by MCress
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shivtim

Georgia

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
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dpc

Pennsylvania

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
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Guden

Maryland

5/5  rDev +11.9%

08-03-2014 23:27:39 | More by Guden
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ArsMoriendiOU818

New York

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
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Jack_Frost79

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

07-31-2014 15:13:37 | More by Jack_Frost79
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Max's Taphouse in Baltimore, MD
99 out of 100 based on 215 ratings.