From 1891 to the late 1950's Brunswick, Maryland was the hub of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad boosting our six miles of railyard. The beloved fireman of the steam engine were often called "Ashcat", or the man who shoveled coal into the engine, which after a long day on the rails would leave him filthy from soot.
Tasting Notes - Bold malty flavors with a light hop finish.
2016 Maryland Comptroller's gold medal winner. Brunswick was once known as "Berlin" until 1832 when it was renamed "Barry" to avoid confusion with Worchester, Maryland's town, also named Berlin.
Tasting Notes - Don't let the color fool you. This medium color brown ale is so smooth with sweet hints of caramel you will be shocked it is not a light beer.
While we sit overlooking the Potomac River and C&O Canal, we figured there was no better way to honor our waterways then to name our signature beer after it.
Tasting Notes - Aromas of a hop field will delight your taste buds. Starts with a malt flavor, blending with the Falconer's Flight and Citra hops leaving you begging for another sip.
The ferry crossing connection of Brunswick to our German neighbors in Lovettsville along the Potomac River was known as the "German Crossing".
The railroad paralleling West Potomac Street served as an employment hub for Brunswick until the early 1980's. Now the MARC train carries passengers daily to DC.
Tasting Notes - Crisp, clean, bready, malt flavor with an easy finish.
An refreshing American wheat beer with a sour raspberry finish. Refreshing and perfect for a Maryland warm summer day.
2016 Maryland Comptroller's Silver Medal Winner
Tasting Notes - A straw colored beer with a floral aroma. Has a hint of Anise and stone fruit. Starts off fruity, turns spicy with a dry finish.
Delicious black IPA that is surprisingly smooth.
Tasting Notes - A dark IPA with a cascading tawny head. Its light fruity aroma leads to its robust Citra and Centennial hop taste. Looks like a stout, but drinks like an IPA.
Not our Ashcat Pale, but pretty close.
Tasting Notes - A malty, light golden ale with peppery notes.
4 month barrel aged porter in A. Smith Bowman Distillery barrels from Fredericksburg, VA. Like a drunken chocolate covered cherry. Named after our resident ghost, Walter Rice, who was a former firefighter out of the building
A granite sweet malt beer with subtle fruit aromas.
Traditional IPA made with a rye grain, adding a slightly spicy rye-bread flavor.
Big Bad Luv combines two sinful delights. The sweet, malty majesty of a stout and the brininess of a local Chesapeake oyster. Warning this beer may put you in the mood!
"Two potatoes are standing on the corner, how can you tell which one is a prostitute? The one that's yelling Idaho!!" A single hopped session IPA using Idaho 7 hops. This juicy beer has a pronounced tropical fruit aroma with tasting hints of black tea.
Fire irons refer to the tools used to fight a fire.
Tasting Notes - Bitterness upfront followed by malty sweetness.
We fill 32 oz. or 64 oz. growlers. Growlers are TO-GO ONLY. Please ensure if you bring in your own growler, it is clean. We will not fill broken or dirty growlers. If your growler does not have a government warning, we are not able to fill it.