Maryland Breweries

Traveling through Maryland with a beer-lover? You’re in luck—Maryland has over 70 craft breweries to choose from. With award-winning beers in styles from IPAs to stouts, great breweries in Maryland are spread across all regions of the state. Plus, many top-rated breweries are just a short drive out of Washington DC and Baltimore. We’ve compiled a list of the most loved Maryland breweries to explore on your next day trip.

Breweries in Maryland

Maryland Capital
Central Maryland
Southern Maryland
Maryland Eastern Shore

Breweries in Frederick, MD

Flying Dog Brewery

This beloved brewery has tours and tastings of up to 20 beers at a time.                                    

Mad Science Brewing Company

The first farm brewery in Southern Frederick County, Mad Science Brewing company uses ingredients like hops, fruit, and vegetables grown right on the farm to make its beers.

Barley and Hops

In addition to serving up to 14 beers on tap, Barley and Hops offers a full kitchen.

Breweries in Maryland Capital

Pub Dog Brewing

Pub Dog Brewing offers a full menu, brewery tours, and growlers to take home your favorite brew.

Peabody Heights Brewing Company

With brewery tours, a tasting room, food trucks for lunch, and a beer garden, you’ll want to spend all day at Peabody Heights Brewing Company.

Oliver Brewing

Open since 1993, Oliver Brewing focuses on English-style brewing. In fact, their first brewing equipment was sent over from England and ales are their specialty.

Jailbreak Brewing

At Jailbreak Brewing, drink kosher certified beer and eat from food trucks, all while observing their 16,000 square foot brewing facility.

Monument City Brewing Company

For live music, visit Monument City Brewing Company on Friday nights. For food trucks, visit Saturday!

Heavy Seas Beer

Tour the facility, then get a brick oven pizza or pretzels while enjoying a beer. Check out the event schedule before you got – there are plenty of fun events each week!

DuClaw Brewing Company

DuClaw Brewing Company has a private taproom most of the year, but a few times a year, they have special events that are open to the public.

Central Maryland Breweries

Franklins Brewery

Franklins Brewery is unique: it includes full restaurant plus a huge shopping area with plenty of gift options including kitchen gadgets and a toy store.

Union Craft Brewing

Come to Union Craft Brewing on the weekend for tours, food trucks, growlers, and plenty of beer!

Independent Brewing Company

Independent Brewing Company focuses on small batch brewing with special flavor offerings. Most days you’ll find food truck options here too.

Southern Maryland Breweries

Calvert Brewing Company

Calvert Brewing Company is another farm brewery, meaning their beers are brewed with ingredients that are grown right on their farm. Each weekend they have food trucks, live music, and outdoor games like corn hole. Bring your kids and dogs for weekend fun on the farm!

Mully’s Brewery

In addition to the tasting bar with growler fills, Mully’s Brewery features pizza trucks on the weekends during the summer – perfect for a Saturday afternoon.

Breweries in Maryland Eastern Shore

Evolution Craft Brewing

Come any day of the week to Evolution Craft Brewing for a full meal, then take a tour of the facility to see how your beer is produced.

Eastern Shore Brewing

Looking for a place with lots of beer options that also allows dogs and children? Eastern Shore Brewing is the perfect option. Plus, their growler fills give you the perfect “plan B” if naptime comes early.

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