Checkerspot Brewing Company

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We’re Baltimore proud to bring you small batch handcrafted beers inspired by nature right here in the city. The Baltimore Checkerspot is the Maryland state butterfly, which embodies our belief that without local appreciation, nature and quality ingredients, great beer does not exist.

There’s something for everyone here.

Free tours every Saturday at 2pm & 4pm

UPCOMING EVENTS

PICKIN' MONDAYS

Pickin’ Mondays every Monday from  6:30 – 9pm.

Bring your instrument and come join in! All musicians get a free pint as a thank you from us for playing:)

Pull that guitar, harmonica, percussion or anything else you can think of and join the hootenanny every Monday.

FEBREWARY IS BRUNCH MONTH: 2/10, 2/17, 2/24

Who doesn’t love brunch?? 3 different chefs will have brunch treats with suggested Checkerspot beer pairings.

We’ll be serving beermosas (beer + OJ) & beerlinis (beer + Baugher’s peach & nectarine juice)

2/10: Dianne DeSantis of Dam Good Food                                                                                     2/17: Michelle & Joan of Bottoms Up Bagels                                                                             2/24: Chef Patrick Morrow

3/17: Bottoms Up Bagels starts at 11am for your St. Patty’s pre-party base:)

NOBODY BODDERS ME, SELF DEFENSE, 2/28

On Thursday Feb. 28th from 6:30 – 8:30pm, join us at Checkerspot Brewing for a 2 hour workshop hosted by Baltimore School of Self Defense.

A beer is included in your safety training.

This class includes a discussion of pedestrian ways to prevent and avoid threats. Demonstration of a variety of common situations and give options on how to escape to safety. Everyone will have time to practice the techniques.

$30 tickets can be found: http://bit.ly/SelfDefenseCSB

DOG TREATS FOR BARCS, 3/21

On Thursday March 21st from 7-9PM,  make 2 dog treats – 1 for your pooch and 1 for BARCS. We’ll also be making spent grain dog treats to take home.

All inclusive + a pint of Checkerspot beer

$25 Tickets on our FB Events page

Address

Checkerspot Brewing Company
1399 S. Sharp St., Baltimore, MD 21230

Phone

Brewery: (443) 388-8912

Hours

Monday: 4 – 9pm
Tuesday: Closed
Wed & Thurs: 4 – 9pm
Fri & Sat: 12 – 11pm
Sunday: 12 – 8pm

What's on Tap?

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  • On Tap

Controlled Burn

Controlled Burn (5.4%). Our pilot batch Smoked Porter brewed with Chesapeake Malting 6-row smoked with pecan wood.

Plum Crazy

Plum Crazy (5.4%). Fresh juiced plums from Baugher’s Orchard co-fermented with our pale ale base.

Big Wig

Big Wig (5%). A Chocolate Nut Brown brewed with cocoa nibs soaked in Barfly’s special Buffalo Trace bourbon.

 

Psycho Haze

Psycho Haze (6.7%). This NEIPA has juicy, tropical fruit notes from Galaxy, Azacca and Equinox hops, with a touch of local honey.

Swaen Song

Swaen Song (6%). This German pilsner is a very special collaboration to remember Baltimore Brewing Company/DeGroen’s and the original team. Using 100% Swaen malt (owned by Theo DeGroen, we used traditional Saaz hops with the newer Cashmere hops to honor history as well as the future. The earthy/spicy Saaz blends well with the lemon/lime flavors from Cashmere hops – refreshingly dry finish.

Jean Quad

Jean Quad (10.6%). A Belgian style Quad brewed with dates macerated in Barfly’s special Russell’s Reserve bourbon. Definite dark dried fruit (raisin, date) flavors that will warm your belly!

Saison de Fleur: CHAMOMILE

 

Saison de Fleur: CHAMOMILE (5.5%) Next in the Fleur/Flower series – Belgian farmhouse Saison style brewed with chamomile. Very drinkable and approachable for craft beer aficionados and people who enjoy an easy drinking beer.

Keeper

NITRO: Keeper (4.7% ABV). Dark chocolate yumminess, this Milk Stout is brewed with Chesapeake Bay blue crab shells from JM Clayton’s in Cambridge, a 5thgeneration crab processor. The crab shells give the beer a roundness and minerality.

First Whisper

ON CASK: First Whisper(5.3% ABV) A traditional British ESB cask conditioned by our very own Cask Whisperer, Steve Marsh.

Strongman

Strongman(10.1% ABV). Double digits here with this Belgian Golden Strong, notes of honey and pear. This one can creep up on you!

Locally Delicious

Locally Delicious(5%) – A Kettle Sour brewed with 100% local ingredients. We used 6-row barley from Chesapeake Malting, wheat from Dark Cloud Malthouse, Nugget hops from Bullfrog Farm, and yeast grown by local wrangler, Jasper Yeast. The sour was finished with local peaches and nectarines from Baugher’s and blackberries and blueberries from Caskwhisper Farms.

Juniperus

Juniperus(7.4% ABV). An IPA with dank candy flavors and a hint of pine, brewed with Idaho 7 & Mosaic hops and juniper berries.

Stomping Ground

Stomping Ground (5.4% ABV). A Pale Ale heavily hopped with Experimental hop #07270, a trifecta of dankness, pine and delicate citrus. We’re trying to rename the hop Experimental #21230!

2/21 Green Bowl 5-9pm
2/22 La Tavola 4-8pm
2/23 Chef Pat Morrow 3-8pm
2/24 Chef Pat Morrow BRUNCH 12-5pm

3/9 La Tavola

• SNACKS •

$8 Amish Cheese

Pick from 3 Amish cheeses – Sharp Cheddar, Smoked Cheddar and Alpen Kase. Served with crackers.

$5 Pickles

Pickles made with beer.

$8 Beef Jerky

The best beef jerky you’ve ever had! Made with beer too:)

• MORE SUBSTANTIAL •

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It’ll probably have delicious Checkerspot beer in it!

IT DOESN'T GET ANY FRESHER THAN THIS!

Enjoy a beer looking out over the brewery where it was made

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