Heavy Seas Brewery | Baltimore, Maryland
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Heavy Seas Brewery
Excellent based on 25 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

4615 Hollins Ferry Rd
Baltimore, Maryland United States 21227 [ print map ]
410 247 7822

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Heavy Seas Brewery

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Beer Available At Heavy Seas Brewery (arranged by most recent)
Heavy Seas Red Sky at Morning , Heavy Seas / Yards Philtimore , Heavy Seas Uncharted Waters: Blackbeard’s Breakfast 99, Heavy Seas Desert Island Series Schwarzbier , Heavy Seas Smooth Sail 41, Heavy Seas Cutlass Amber Lager 44, Heavy Seas Uncharted Waters: The Big DIPA (2014) 93, Heavy Seas Double Cannon 95, Heavy Seas Uncharted Waters: Plank III 90, Heavy Seas Loose Cannon (Grapefruit Zest) , Heavy Seas Phantom Ship 91, Heavy Seas Desert Island Series Strong Scottish , Heavy Seas Loose Cannon Hop3 97, Heavy Seas Powder Monkey 48, Heavy Seas Black Cannon 89, Heavy Seas CrossBones 57, Heavy Seas Deep Six 94, Heavy Seas Uncharted Waters: Yule Tide (2014) 83, Heavy Seas Uncharted Waters: The Great’ER Pumpkin 96, Heavy Seas Red Sky At Night 68
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25 reviews for Heavy Seas Brewery
 Ambiance  72%
 Service  84%
 Selection  71%
 Food N/A 
 Value  84%
 Overall  80%
 Rating  85%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2  (803) San Diego, California | November 13, 2011
Heavy Seas is only open on Saturdays for tours, or during special events. I have been here twice to judge homebrew competitions and once for their annual Chili, Cheese, and Beer Festival. It is a functioning business/brewery with not much in the way of seating, but that is fine with me. They have been creating some fantastic firkins of late, though their availability is sparse.
j12601  (285) Poughkeepsie, New York | October 29, 2012
Came here on a Saturday morning for the tour. $5 for the tour and they give you a pint glass to take home with, and five tokens which are redeemable for 4 ounce (or about that) pours at the bar. The tour itself was pretty good, but really if you’ve been on one brewery tour, they’re all the same. “Here’s the area we store our beer after it’s packaged. Here’s where we brew. Here’s the cold room. Here’s the fermentation tanks.” The tour guide was one of the brewers, which did make it nice, though he said that all of the workers sort of rotate through giving the weekly tours. So sometimes you might get the guy who runs the packaging line who will want to tell you all about packaging, and not so much about what they’re brewing at the time, or get super excited about the new hop shipment, etc. There are bottles available for purchase here, but at the time there wasn’t anything really rare, and no bombers, just cases of their regular lineup. Good experience overall. The workers here really make the place.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
mikem409  (246) bloomfield, Michigan | July 16, 2012
did the tour with hugh sisson. he is so damn funny. the brewery is very big and it was 5 bucks for the tour 5 samples and a pint glass
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83  (213) Fairfax, Virginia | July 22, 2014
I stopped on by here on a Saturday morning. 11am tour wasn’t too busy, but by the 12:30 one, the place had filled in nicely. Food truck outside with some pretty delicious food. Folks pouring the beers were quite nice and beer samples were part of the tour - with the option to buy pints. Two casks, but just amped up versions of the regular beer when I visited. Bottles available to purchase.

Tour was nice, with ability to walk around entire brewery - a touch sticky on the floor around the barrels - time for a good cleaning! Probably worth going for brewery competitions, people who aren’t familiar with their beers or people who really just want to drink a few Heavy Seas beers.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 15/20
sonnycheeba  (176) Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland | November 24, 2012
Typical warehouse brewery with high ceilings and stacks of beer ready to be shipped out. Normally only open on Saturdays for brewery tours. Tours start and end in the small tasting room for a few samples and the chance to purchase some well-designed merchandise. Occasionally open their doors to offer great beer/food events and to support local homebrew competitions. Great staff and AHA members can tour for free.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
devman171  (162) Annapolis , Maryland | January 31, 2013
Nice enough brewery, havent been since they expanded. $5 for a tour, beers, and glass. Love the Loose Cannon
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 14/20
DCLawyer  (129) Falls Church, Virginia | July 2, 2015
Packed on a Saturday. Good service, great special on draft flight with free glass.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 5/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 13/20
BOSSbrewer  (124) Arkansas | November 23, 2013
Place was OK. On had their beers, not surprisingly. Staff was not knowledgable about beer. Friendly enough, though. Worth a visit for some not readily available elsewhere, but not for anything else.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
Emeister84  (85) Charlottesville, Virginia | June 7, 2014
Small parking lot. Small wooded deck area just outside. Small bar, sits maybe 10. Many small tables made from barrels which can probably sit 4 apiece. 8 beers on tap, which included 2 Uncharted Waters. Good prices on beer, great prices on most merch. Bartenders were very kind, and very entertaining. I think they were drinking along with the patrons, but I am in no way trying to ruin anyone’s good time. Nice little place.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
GMCC2181  (79) Newark , Delaware | March 21, 2013
Brew tour followed by build a cask with the brewers for StateLine. As soon as you walk in they have shirts/signs and other stuff for sale. Every one is friendly and ready to hand out beer. 6 or 8 taps for sampling. 1 cask. Tour is typical.... we saw the hop fridge, bottle/keg line, ferm tanks, etc... They just purchased the building next to them so now they have extra room and are planning a nice expansion. After the tour some more brew and we helped dry hop a cask of peg leg and loose cannon. Pretty cool that they let us do that and a great marketing ploy on their part. Every one is chill and friendly. Good times overall and highly reccommended tour.

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