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South Baltimore Brewing
Sisson's
(Closed)
36 East Cross Street
Baltimore MD 21230
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Notes

Visited: July 5, 1994

Opened: 1989

Closed: 2002

Annual Production: 1,080 bbl

Contributor: Rick Croop

Now Ryleigh's.

Maryland's first brewpub. $1.50 pints at happy hour. Wish I could remember more about this place. Sisson's closed at the end of September 2002 and re-opened as Ryleigh's

Updated: September 25, 2002

Beer List

    • Date: July 5, 1994 (#373)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 18½ points
      Overall Impression (3½)
      Bright red against the light. (It's dark in here.) Nice roast barley nose. Very smooth and burnt. Very nice indeed. I could drink gallons of this.

    • Date: July 5, 1994 (#374)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Pale, good head. Nice hoppy aroma. Very smooth and tasty. Nice bitter finish.

  • Golden or Blonde Ale
    • Date: July 5, 1994 (#372)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 12 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Pale yellow. Not much aroma at all. Body. Wet. Tasty. Fruity.

  • American-Style Amber/Red Ale
    • Date: July 5, 1994 (#375)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 13½ points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Good amber color. Malty nose, but not particularly crystal. Very nice. Bitter...this could almost be an IPA but not quite.