United States > Maryland > Baltimore
Travlr (1256) Washington, Washington DC | May 10, 2010| Updated August 18, 2010
64 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 4/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 12/20
A step above your average airport bar. 8 Du Claw beers on tap, including two seasonals. They got rid of their Sam Adams on tap because of low volume sales, but kept the Miller Light for non-beer drinkers. Sample tray included 6 of their year-round brews. Sadly, no Du Claw bottles. Food was average, and prices were decent for an airport bar. Definitely wait here for any flights through BWI.
Addendum: theyíve ditched their rotating taps of seasonal DuClaw beers, opting instead for Miller Lite, Guinness and Yeungling, so I took a point off selection.
DiarmaidBHK (712) Pennsylvania | April 27, 2011
38 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 4/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD 4/10 VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 6/20
I canít say this was a great experience. The place is located inside the Southwest Terminal at BWi so it looks like an airport. They have the typical 6 brewpub taps and assorted other BMC product. The foam on the beer rapidly dissapears and yet the bartender never waited for it to settle so I never got a full glass. The fries I had were cold I guess from sitting out to long. Somehow me asking for a bacon cheeseburger was interpreted as "please dip my bacon in a really shitty barbecue sauce." The beers were fairly boring with the brown ale being the exception. I wonít stop by here again and itís doubtful now if Iíll ever visit any of the other DuClaw locations.
BeerandBlues2 (547) Hanover, Maryland | August 1, 2012
64 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 12/20
Eh, it is what it is, an airport bar. They had 6 or 7 of the DuClaw brews alongside the BMC shit for the frat boys.
GT2 (477) Riverside, California | November 8, 2012
46 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 6/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 10/20
Didnít see the point of this place. It is Outside security so who in the world is going to relax out here without having gone through the TSA nightmare of security here? Tap list is inferior to their other locations, still is okay if you are wanting to tick stuff and not have to pay $12 a sixer for their regular stuff. Nothing on tap Iíve havenít seen in their other locations. Plus macro taps. A scroll past type of place- like DuClaw beers in general. Service was slow, ambiance is awkward out in the open in the middle of the check-in terminal area.
illinismitty (279) Nashville, Tennessee | December 5, 2011
60 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 13/20
This is located in the Southwest Terminal, BEFORE the security entrance. That sucks because you may not have time for a quick beer when the lines are long. They have all their flagship beers on tap, but gave up the three seasonal taps for Bud, Yuengling, and Guinness. I understand from a business standpoint that you have to cater to swill drinking travelers, but why not just offer them in bottles and leave the seasonals? Oh yeah, I guess providing a "tall" of Bud Light is more important that you better beers. But thatís business I guess. Now to the beer. I used to love Duclaw beers, and always stopped at the Arundel Mills location before returning to the airport. Now their beers seem to be more phenolic and are not as good. Not sure what happened - new brewer?. The bartender seemed to not really want to be working, and my service was very mediocre even though it was slow. Same with the Bowie location a few days earlier (employee hiring and training slipped too?) The menu is the same as all the other locations. Everything I have had is good, with the exception of the fries - they suck (unless you like thick and soggy).
Loineshawn (237) Massachusetts | November 11, 2012
56 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD 4/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 13/20
if you find yourself in the airport, but not through checkout, this place will provide beers. 6 duclaw beers on tap - a porter, apa, IIPA, blone ale, etc.
desurfer (104) Melbourne, Florida | March 28, 2010
56 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 2/10 OVERALL 12/20
Not bad for a beer-loving traveler stuck at BWI. Same brews as every other DuClaw location, plus macros. Didnít try the food. Expensive, but not any more so than any other place at BWI. Worth stopping for a pint if youíre flying Southwest.
dchmela (102) Orlando, Florida | March 30, 2010
64 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 3/10 OVERALL 12/20
Nice little oasis when you are stuck in Baltimore airport. Just the main Duclaw lineup and macros on tap. Food looked good and the service was great. Nice if you are stuck for a couple of hours in an airport, but it is pricey.
sonnycheeba (95) Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland | January 10, 2013
56 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 12/20
Just as others have mentioned, itís exactly what you would expect from an airport bar in terms of atmosphere and service. Oddly itís outside of security, so you have account for the time to go through security. Only 6 of the basic Duclaw beers on tap with a few other generic macros, though the 6 may be ticks if youíre not a local. Food was actually pretty good and fairly priced for an airport spot.
porterhouse (68) Boothbay , Maine | July 9, 2010
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
This appears to be a full-scale DuClawís and itís located right in BWI Airport. Quite convenient if youíre spending any time in the Southwest terminal. The food is good - I wish I could say the same about the beer which I find to be mostly no big deal.
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