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
Breweries in Frederick, MD
This beloved brewery has tours and tastings of up to 20 beers at a time.
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.
Breweries in Maryland Capital
Pub Dog Brewing offers a full menu, brewery tours, and growlers to take home your favorite brew.
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.
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.
At Jailbreak Brewing, drink kosher certified beer and eat from food trucks, all while observing their 16,000 square foot brewing facility.
For live music, visit Monument City Brewing Company on Friday nights. For food trucks, visit Saturday!
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!
Central Maryland Breweries
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.
Come to Union Craft Brewing on the weekend for tours, food trucks, growlers, and plenty of beer!
Southern Maryland Breweries
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!
Breweries in Maryland Eastern Shore
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.
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.