Saturday, August 09, 2014

Pic(k) of the Week: What's on tap at Jailbreak?

What's on tap at Jailbreak (03)

A four beer sampler (of nine on tap), in the taproom, at Jailbreak Brewing Company, in North Laurel, Maryland, on 26 July 2014.

  • Feed The Monkey (orange hefeweizen): 6% abv.
  • Big Punisher (Imperial IPA): 8.5% abv.
  • Van Dammit (Belgian dark strong ale): 9.1% abv.
  • Into The Dark (stout): 5.5% abv.

The city of Laurel is equidistant between Washington, D.C., twenty miles or so to to the south, and Baltimore, Maryland, to the north. Jailbreak Brewing is located just to the north of Laurel, in Howard County. It is that county's first —and only— brewery, beginning public operations just this year, in April.

It's a surprisingly impressive facility inside, plopped, as it is, within a drab industrial park neighborhood. Sort of hipster meets the neighborhood meets industrial chic —polished metal, high ceilings, and exposed block— with well-crafted beers (several fruited or flavored) and serious forethought on the brewing side. It's draft-only (and only in Maryland) for now, but cans and distribution further afield are planned.

  • See more photos from the visit to Jailbreak Brewing: here.
  • Pic(k) of the Week: one in a weekly series of personal photos, often posted on Saturdays, and often, but not always, with a good fermentable as a subject. Camera: Olympus Pen E-PL1.
  • Commercial reproduction requires explicit permission, as per Creative Commons.

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