Best Local Bottled Beer
Heavy Seas Beer
Published: September 21, 2011
4615 Hollins Ferry Road, Suite B, Halethorpe, (410) 247-7822, hsbeer.com
Locals drink Boh. But let’s face it: Our favorite one-eyed bandit is not really a local beer. Clipper City Brewing Co., on the other hand, brews all of its Heavy Seas beer right on the outskirts of town in Halethorpe. With more than 20 varieties of craft-brewed beer, Heavy Seas gives Baltimoreans a lot to choose from. In accordance with its nautical name, the brewery classifies its beers by fleet. The “Clipper Fleet” will give you your lighter and lower-alcohol beers like lagers and ales. Hoppier and higher-alcohol numbers like IPAs and Belgian-style ales fill out the “Pyrate Fleet.” And the small-batch “Mutiny Fleet” is the kick-your-ass, didn’t-mean-to-be-drunk-after-two-beers kind of stuff. Set sail on Heavy Seas and keep your drinking dollars close to home.