By DCBeer contributor Bruce Webster
Name: Heavy Seas Beer
Location: Halethorpe, MD (just outside the southwest corner of the Baltimore beltway)
Type: Production brewery
Available in DC Market: Yes
What you need to know: Founded in 1994 (as Clipper City Brewing), Heavy Seas has grown to be one of the cornerstones of Maryland craft beer. Their year-round offerings are a collection of traditional English and German styles, with seasonal and special offerings that expand their portfolio. They also specialize in cask-ales, with close to 600 casks in their inventory. In 2013, the brewery enacted major expansion plans, with a new bottling line, new brewhouse, and an expanded cask-ale program. In addition, they opened an alehouse in Arlington about a year ago, so locals have even more ways to become familiar with this brewery.
Beer #1: Loose Cannon (IPA / 7.25% ABV)
Beer Description: This is the flagship beer of the Heavy Seas brand. The Simcoe, Palisades, and Ce
Source: DC Beer
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