Downtown Frederick has an awesome range of bars downtown. Happy hour is happiest at these two bars with some of the best deals.
Brewer’s Alley: Frederick’s first original brewpub with a great location. Since 1996, Brewer’s has been brewing and serving craft beers to all the thirsty tricks. Backed by a full menu and amazing food, Brewer’s is one of Frederick’s most popular restaurants and bars. Brewer’s also has two patios, one out front on market street and one out back. The location, food and beer is a local and tourist attraction.
Brewer’s has all their own beer on tap. They have their year rounds like the Kolsch, Oatmeal Stout, Hefeweizen, India Pale Ale, and Nut Brown Ale. They also have seasonal beers such as the Blueberry Wheat and Oktoberfest. The guest beers they offer on draft are Monocacy Brewing Company’s Raspberry Brown Ale and Red All Over an American red ale.
Heather Kio has been bartending at Brewer’s Alley for seven years. Kio comments on their happy hour “It’s laid back, not crazy, the best happy hour is Wednesday night because we have a cajun buffet and extended happy hour ’til 9.”
Happy Hour: Mon.-Fri. 4 p.m.-7 p.m.
- $2.75 all draft beer
- Live Music Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.
- Sunday happy hour: 9 p.m.-close
- Cajun buffet Wednesday 8 p.m.-close
Cellar Door: Frederick’s best dive bar around town. A lounge style pub with tons of weekly events and happy hour deals going on. Located on the corner of Church St. and Market St. down in the downstairs part of the building, Cellar door truly has a cellar atmosphere.
Kenny Bromfield has been bartending for five months at Cellar Door “The nightlife is the best in Frederick. Even on our slow nights, the nature is still great because of the music.” Bromfield knows about nightlife, having been in the bartending industry for 12 years. Bromfield comments on his favorite night, trivia night, at Cellar Door “It’s entertaining to me to see how much I know and to see people play.”
Happy Hour: Mon.-Fri. 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Sat. 3 p.m.-5 p.m. Sun. 6 p.m.-Close
- $2.50 domestic bottles
- $3.50 pints
- $5 select wines by the glass
- $3 rail
- $15 bottles of FlipFlop Wine
- $6 martini’s
- Open Mic Night Tuesday
- Trivia Night Wednesday
- Live Music Thurs.-Sun.
- Comedy Show every other Sunday.