This is a quaint pub in Baltimore that has a nice cask selection along with other beers. The place is rather dark on the inside, but I did not really mind given what it is supposed to be. The staff is nice and attentive. On Friday’s you can get 3 10oz cask beers for $6; that is an amazing deal in my book. I must stop by again and try their food. This location is about 2 blocks from Max’s, so stop in and give ’em a try.
I see I forgot to rate this place - visited here in July 2005. I remember a very cool wood-themed atmosphere, good food, and my first encounter with Oliver Cherry Blossom beer as I was first getting into craft beer.
Visited on 6/12/2012. Great value on the day with the three 10 oz beers for $6 including a couple of brews from Dogfishpoint, and the pizzas being half price on a Wednesday. Service was cheery, which was commendable given the barmaid was cooking and serving beers at the same time. Great atmosphere, with a mixture of tourists and locals popping in for a pint. Well worth visiting.
Ok little place with a couple of good local beers on tap and some out of state classics. They had run out of their house brew when I was there but oh well. Homey place, and good for weekday nights. Cool neighbourhood.
We ended up here after a confusing and underwhelming evening in Baltimore, never really find a place to settle in and appreciate the scene. This was the stop that put us over the edge, demanding a cab out of town. It attracted me with cask beer and wore me out with red lights and too much pirate decor. I think in a some way I might appreciate this place if I was in a more succumbing mood, but this place just felt ugly and worn, over-decorated and un-inviting. The service was curt. The beer fine. The atmosphere coarse. Meh.
Just a stone’s throw from several other beer bars and brewpubs. I sometimes hit the place after an Orioles game. Decent food. Lots of their own brews on tap (12 or so). Most of them tend to be bland, boring English styles. Most are very well-done however. Inside seating only. Not smoky. No reason not to stop by when in Fells Point.
This site does not brew its own beer, it gets it from the main Wharf Rat a couple of miles away. Located one block from Max’s on Broadway. It’s a dive, which to me improves the ambiance significantly. Food is limited, as the "kitchen" is almost non existent. Still, it’s adequate. Service is limited at times too, but friendly nonetheless. And the beer is reliably Oliver’s, which is a good thing.
Comfortable, grungy english pub atmosphere, complete with vague urinal scent, wood and bricks, and fry grease on the floor. Good bar service. Wide selection of english style nitro drafts and handpulls, for the most part well put together and interesting. Food is typical english pub offerings tending toward seafood. Freshly prepared grease bomb. Altogether this place is a really unique stop amongst american brewpubs, and they pull off what they’re going for pretty well a homey, authentic pub experience with some solid, unassuming interpretations of english styles to drink. Really glad I was able to visit.