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Clipper City Brewing Co.
Heavy Seas Beer
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4615 Hollins Ferry Road
Suite B
Baltimore MD 21227-4624
Telephone: +1 410-247-7822
Hours: Tours on the weekends.
Brewer: Ernesto Igot, John Eugeni, Chris Mallon
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Notes

Opened: 1996

Annual Production: 45,000 bbl

Contributors: G. Austin, Hugh Sisson, Patrick Fines, Shannon, Siegfried Binge

Hugh Sisson informs us that Clipper City absorbed the Oxford Brewing Company in 1998. You can find Heavy Seas alehouses at 1300 Bank Street in Baltimore, and at 1501 Wilson Boulevard inn Arlington, Virginia.

Updated: July 20, 2014

News

Beer List

  • Awards:

    • Date: September 2, 1999 (#3343)
      Package: bottled
      Place: from the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Amber, moderate carbonation and head. Big fresh malty aroma. Lots of toasty malt flavor, mildly bitter in the middle, malty clean finish.


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    4.90% abv.
    Awards:
    • Date: October 6, 1999 (#3345)
      Package: bottled
      Place: from the brewery
      Score: 14½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Golden, moderate carbonation, nice head. Sweet, herbal aroma. Light body, lots of herbal hop flavor, faint malt note in the finish. Thanks to Nick Egan for the bottle!

  • Imperial or Double Red Ale
    7.00% abv.

  • Barley Wine-Style Ale
    10.00% abv.

  • Wood- and Barrel-aged Strong Beer
    10.00% abv.

  • Wood- and Barrel-aged Strong Beer
    10.00% abv.

  • 7.25% abv.

  • German-Style Pilsener
    5.00% abv.

  • Specialty Beer
    4.70% abv.

  • Other Strong Beer
    7.00% abv.

  • American-Belgo-Style Ale
    7.25% abv.

  • Golden or Blonde Ale
    4.50% abv.
    Awards:

  • South German-Style Weizenbock/Weissbock
    10.00% abv.

  • Belgian-Style Abbey Ale
    9.00% abv.

  • Specialty Beer
    7.80% abv.

  • Other Strong Beer

  • American-Style India Pale Ale
    7.25% abv.

  • Vienna-Style Lager
    5.75% abv.
    Awards:

  • Classic English-Style Pale Ale
    4.75% abv.
    Awards:

  • Imperial Stout
    8.00% abv.

  • Wood- and Barrel-aged Strong Beer
    8.00% abv.

  • Other Strong Beer
    8.00% abv.

  • French & Belgian-Style Saison
    7.50% abv.

  • English-Style Summer Ale
    4.50% abv.

  • Chocolate/Cocoa Flavored Beer
    8.00% abv.

  • Other Strong Beer
    7.00% abv.

  • Smoke-Flavored Beer
    8.00% abv.

  • Golden or Blonde Ale
    4.30% abv.

  • American-Style India Pale Ale
    8.00% abv.

  • Imperial or Double India Pale Ale
    10.60% abv.

  • Specialty Beer
    8.00% abv.

  • Wood- and Barrel-aged Beer
    8.00% abv.

  • Imperial or Double Red Ale
    7.50% abv.

  • Belgian-Style Tripel
    10.00% abv.

  • Robust Porter
    5.00% abv.

  • American-Style Lager

  • Garden (Fruit Wheat) Beer
    5.30% abv.
    Awards:

  • Classic English-Style Pale Ale
    5.00% abv.
    Awards:
    • Date: March 2, 2003 (#4726)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Beer Club International
      Score: 16½ points
      Overall Impression (3½)
      Bright amber, high carbonation. Thick head. Big citrusy-spicy hop aroma. Medium body, smooth-drinking. Real nice mix or caramel sweetness, citrusy hops, and clean bitterness. Citrusy sweetness dominates the finish. Maybe just a little DMS as it warms.
    • Date: September 26, 1996 (#1623)
      Package: draught
      Score: 12½ points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Golden amber. clean aroma. Good body. Moderately bitter with no malt character.

  • Other Strong Beer
    7.00% abv.
    Awards: