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Brewer's Alley

Brewer's Alley

Brewery, Beer Garden, and Bar$$$$
Downtown Frederick, Frederick
  • Ranked #2 for breweries in Frederick
  • Roy R.
    "GalA apple goat cheese wood fired pizza and oatmeal stout beer."(5 Tips)
    Sean M.
    "Monday and Tuesday bar menu"(21 Tips)
    Abi K.
    "Razz brown ale, blueberry wheat, and riot rye from monocacy!"(2 Tips)
    Lauren C.
    "Unique pizza selection apple goat cheese pizza with ham"(2 Tips)
108 Tips and reviews
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  • beer
  • pizza
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  • Val D.
    Val DuffyFebruary 12, 2017
    Been here 10+ times
    Stone fired pizza
  • Cynthia K.
    Cynthia K.August 14, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Caprese panini is very tasty, but extremely sloppy to eat. It all slipped out from between the bread when I picked it up. Still worth it.
  • Randy D.
    Randy DelsackMay 26, 2016
    Better than average bar food and great beers. Big and loud! Skip the turkey burger, yuck.
  • Gregory S.
    Gregory SchwenderMarch 27, 2016
    A nice little brew pub. My bulgogi burrito was flavorful but the steak was a bit tough. Burgers looked really big.
  • Chris J.
    Chris JJanuary 2, 2016
    Awesome food and good beer. Great pizza.
  • Charla P.
    Charla PayneDecember 17, 2015
    Great selection of beers-
  • Mike M.
    Mike MurenDecember 3, 2015
    Great place for a late afternoon happy hour in a great location within walking distance from the office.
  • Ellen S.
    Ellen S. P.October 12, 2015
    Great beer selection. Gets very crowded on Saturday night.
  • James C.
    James CSeptember 5, 2015
    Good pub food and beer.
  • Bill B.
    Bill BrownAugust 23, 2015
    Been here 50+ times
    Great pizza!
  • Lindsay L.
    Lindsay LongobardiAugust 18, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Large menu. Microbrews from Brewer's and Monocacy, great spot downtown Frederick.
  • Fred M.
    Fred ManzanaresAugust 7, 2015
    Great food great atmosphere. Be prepared to wait if you don't time your visit.
  • Antonello L.
    Antonello LoddoAugust 5, 2015
    Local beers are good
  • Bryan B.
    Bryan BenoitAugust 2, 2015
    Pete's Smoked Pulled Pork Barbeque was awesome. Their homemade IPA was the best I've had in a long time.
  • Aaron S.
    Aaron SotoJuly 21, 2015
    Beer, burgers, pizza, brisket, steak
  • Laurie
    LaurieMay 31, 2015
    Great place for a date, awesome food, great beer, go for Frederick's first Saturdays, but be prepared to wait!
  • Amanda B.
    Amanda BakayMay 28, 2015
    Bad and loud music in the bar and really inattentive service... Wish I could tell you how the food was.
  • dB
    dBMay 25, 2015
    The burger is great!
  • Kayla S.
    Kayla SimmonsMay 19, 2015
    The fries are awesome amd shared a small pizza which is enough for two people! We had the special pizza of the night a pepperoni, bacon, cilantro, jalapeno something and it was so delicious!
  • Ashley B.
    Ashley BeckApril 19, 2015
    Great Atmosphere!
  • Bill R.
    Bill RussellJanuary 21, 2015
    Been here 50+ times
    Everyone's go to in downtown Frederick. Everyone can't be wrong!
  • Lauren C.
    Lauren CannonDecember 28, 2014
    Unique pizza selection apple goat cheese pizza with ham and proscuittio
  • Victoria T.
    Victoria TDecember 27, 2014
    Their Oatmeal Stout is amazing! Great location too.
  • Mike M.
    Mike MDecember 1, 2014
    Pizza and their burgers!
  • Ashley B.
    Ashley BeckOctober 14, 2014
    Bacon wrapped filet was great but the crab stuffed mushrooms were 10/10
  • Kelly C.
    Kelly ColwellSeptember 20, 2014
    Mac and cheese, burgers
  • Kelly C.
    Kelly ColwellSeptember 15, 2014
    Delicious burgers and mac & cheese.
  • Rachel L.
    Rachel LSeptember 1, 2014
    The chipotle avocado burger was delicious. And so were the beef nachos. Great beers too !
  • Chris L.
    Chris LockeyAugust 3, 2014
    Best sweet potato fries ever.
  • Alex F.
    Alex FongJuly 13, 2014
    1634 ale with lamb steak is superb combination.
  • Trevor B.
    Trevor BaldwinJune 4, 2014
    The Maybach brews are a summer seasonal, and great if you're looking for a dark, flavorful taste that won't knock you back if you're on a budget.
  • Shawn B.
    Shawn BrightApril 27, 2014
    The Pizza is amazing. The beer selection is great.
  • Rob O.
    Rob O'ConnellMarch 29, 2014
    Love the Dunkleweizen!!
  • Cheryl N.
    Cheryl NFebruary 23, 2014
    Amazing apple and goat cheese pizza!
  • Cheryl N.
    Cheryl NFebruary 23, 2014
    Chicoteague oyster were the best!
  • Suzannah S.
    Suzannah SmootDecember 29, 2013
    Great pizza and beef nachos!
  • Jeff D.
    Jeff DavisDecember 16, 2013
    1634 Rye Ale goes well with the stuffed jalapeños.
  • Michael E.
    Michael EvansDecember 10, 2013
    Mediocre beer, terrible food,lousy service. Mac &cheese particularly disgusting.
  • Jonathan M.
    Jonathan MillsNovember 3, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Excellent food and beer!
  • Abi K.
    Abi KingNovember 1, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    The oh my goard pumpkin ale is amazing!!!
  • Roy R.
    Roy RiggsOctober 16, 2013
    GalA apple goat cheese wood fired pizza and oatmeal stout beer. Or. Turkish stew on saffron yellow rice
  • Abi K.
    Abi KingSeptember 9, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    New seasonal beers are amazing! Razz brown ale, blueberry wheat, and riot rye from monocacy! Try them all! Amazing!
  • Bruce H.
    Bruce HashimAugust 25, 2013
    The Jubal Early letter on the second floor is merely a copy
  • Joey F.
    Joey FrancisAugust 12, 2013
    Surf and Turf is the boom!!
  • Randy S.
    Randy S.July 16, 2013
    Try the wings!
  • Jason F.
    Jason FryJuly 13, 2013
    Great selection of beers and good food. Highly recommended.
  • Julia L.
    Julia LachmanJune 25, 2013
    Don't get the fried mozzarella from the happy hour menu. The beer was good though, especially the IPA and kolsch. Didnt have any other food this (1st) visit.
  • Aynex M.
    Aynex MercadoMay 8, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Pupusas are good!
  • Clyde S.
    Clyde SandfordApril 27, 2013
    Meat Monster pizza was phenomenal. Really enjoyed it.
  • Edna G.
    Edna GarcesApril 15, 2013
    The 4 cheese pizza w/red pepper flakes was great! Ask for Allan!
  • Sam D.
    Sam DevlinMarch 30, 2013
    Eat the Portobello Burger!
  • Richard
    RichardMarch 23, 2013
    The meatloaf was awesome!!! Try it now!
  • Heather P.
    Heather ParksMarch 21, 2013
    Oatmeal delish!
  • Maryland
    MarylandFebruary 22, 2013
    In 1864, Confederate General Jubal Early collected a $200,000 ransom for the city of Frederick. You'll find the ransom letter on the second floor.
  • Mark A.
    Mark AlvesFebruary 18, 2013
    If you like your beer darker rather than lighter, get the 1634. Great mix of flavors. It's so popular that BA now offers it year round instead of seasonally.
  • Shannon M.
    Shannon MorganFebruary 9, 2013
    Excellent beef medallions
  • Lorren K.
    Lorren KaberleFebruary 8, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Great drinks, DON't order any food- nothing is good
  • Val S.
    Val S.January 24, 2013
    Awesome huge lump crab cakes!
  • Dan S.
    Dan StreebigDecember 30, 2012
    Food and service was terrible, Denny's quality food. Great beer but that's it.
  • Tessa G.
    Tessa GunnellDecember 19, 2012
    The seasonal chocolate ale is fantastic! Look for it in February.
  • Nick S.
    Nick SonstebyOctober 19, 2012
    Thursday nights - $14.95 lobster night!
  • Nicole B.
    Nicole BSeptember 23, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    You can never go wrong with a Brewer's Alley pizza!
  • Ron V.
    Ron ValadezAugust 2, 2012
    Menu includes beer pairings. Nice touch!
  • Ron V.
    Ron ValadezAugust 2, 2012
    1634 Ale is amazing!
  • Kim W.
    Kim WitnerJune 26, 2012
    Chesapeake Chicken is AWESOME!!!!! So are singer song writer Monday nights!!
  • Donyale S.
    Donyale SJune 8, 2012
    Try the calamari!
  • Matt F.
    Matt FloodJune 6, 2012
    RyeIPA tasty
  • Michael W.
    Michael WeaverJune 3, 2012
    Service is bad...its a brewery and you're only allowed to drink at the bar and not at the tables. Very rude.
  • Angela W.
    Angela WegznekMay 23, 2012
    Mmmm Maiboc
  • M F.
    M FrenchyApril 29, 2012
    Crab cakes are mostly filler. Not great, and this is Maryland!
  • Sean M.
    Sean MorrisseyApril 18, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    The 1634 is the perfect middle of the road choice. Rye is your friend.
  • Jean-Louis L.
    Jean-Louis LepageApril 12, 2012
    The fish fry is always good
  • Kimba
    KimbaMarch 26, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Everything I have had on the menu is wonderful!!! Try it all!
  • Debby G.
    Debby G.March 20, 2012
    Good happy hour at bar
  • Ashley R.
    Ashley RephloFebruary 21, 2012
    Sweet potato fries are good!
  • Hood C.
    Hood CollegeFebruary 13, 2012
    Love the new bar area - more space is great!
  • Kevin B.
    Kevin BruceJanuary 8, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    The Pete's Pulled pork BBQ and fries always awesome! The pizzas are among the best in town!
  • Charlene J.
    Charlene JohnsonNovember 3, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Great pizza
  • Dean M.
    Dean MiletichOctober 31, 2011
    the 1634 Ale is a winner...also try any of their seasonal beers. cuban panini is tasty with only a hint of spicy.
  • Justin D.
    Justin DeckerOctober 31, 2011
    Beer here is really great. Seasonal pumpkin is one of the best I have had, second only to Pumpking.
  • Rhett B.
    Rhett BrownOctober 11, 2011
    Ask for Rhett as your server
  • Rich R.
    Rich RojasOctober 7, 2011
    anything on cask is worth trying - especially the trinity stout.
  • lauramarie
    lauramarieSeptember 29, 2011
    The avocado salad is fantastic!!!
  • Laura M.
    Laura MarieSeptember 27, 2011
    The avocado salad is awesome!
  • Kris C.
    Kris CarlsonSeptember 16, 2011
    Been drinking the kolsch...pretty good. Try it!
  • Brigette K.
    Brigette K.September 2, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The beer and bar atmosphere is great! Gets kinda busy tho. Wednesday is Cajun Night. Opera House IPA is amazing (when they have it!)
  • Tony R.
    Tony RonzoAugust 24, 2011
    Cuban panini and an oatmeal stout, do it, do it.
  • Chase A.
    Chase AtkinsonAugust 20, 2011
    @Sean_Morrissey, @mdannie, & I crushed 22 Oysters. Can you?
  • Mary Kate B.
    Mary Kate BattlesAugust 19, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Best sweet potato fries on the planet!
  • Logan K.
    Logan KAugust 18, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    The california chicken sandwich is fantastic...gotta try it for a quick lunch with coleslaw
  • Holly Q.
    Holly QAugust 13, 2011
    The fried pickles are tasty & fun!
  • Faith K.
    Faith KastenAugust 9, 2011
    Lotos of foods and brews to choose from. Go for a beer sampler.
  • Austin
    AustinJuly 24, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Beer, just like mom used to make.
  • Nev
    NevJune 11, 2011
    6 Glass Sampler is excellent...mix and match. Cuban Panini will blow your doors off.
  • Jonathan B.
    Jonathan BoehmanApril 23, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    If you like lighter beers, step away from the standards and try Brewer's Alley's Kolsch or Pilsener.
  • Benaiah L.
    Benaiah LeeApril 20, 2011
    I have to second the bourbon-barrel oatmeal stout, great beer
  • Sean M.
    Sean MorrisseyMarch 14, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    The Monday and Tuesday bar menu is amazing with an ice cold reduced price ipa
  • Mark G.
    Mark GarlandMarch 12, 2011
    The IPA is wonderful.
  • John S.
    John SDecember 24, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Try the Spicy Buffalo Burger at lunch. Great meal.
  • Sarah D.
    Sarah DDecember 10, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Three Kings Rocks!
  • Donald H.
    Donald HarverDecember 9, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Calamari is fantastic. Pair it with the Oyster Stew, or the Red Pepper and Tomato Bisque.
  • Jonathan B.
    Jonathan BoehmanNovember 22, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Wednesday night house draft specials (craft-brewed) are $2.
  • Glen F.
    Glen FergusonNovember 18, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    The Scotch Ale is the smoothest dark beer I've ever had. Even my wife likes it. It isn't available very often and sells out quickly. Grab it if you have the chance.
  • Debbie F.
    Debbie FriezSeptember 18, 2010
    If the scallops ate on special, don't miss them!
  • Shaun H.
    Shaun HennesseyAugust 30, 2010
    If you like rye and brown ales, get the 1634 Ale! Delicious! Hoppy and spicy!
  • Chris D.
    Chris DevineApril 11, 2010
    Indian Pale Ale is really good here.
  • Michael G.
    Michael GurskiApril 10, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the bourbon barrel-aged Oatmeal Stout if it's available
  • James M.
    James McCoyFebruary 23, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the buffalo chicken pizza with an IPA!
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