Breweries in Ocean City, Maryland


Ocean City, Maryland Breweries


When visitors come to Ocean City, they’re looking to taste the delectable seafood and fresh-grown veggies that are bountifully harvested from the ocean and land. The same can be said about the delicious beverages.

Imported beer can be found anywhere; it’s the local craft breweries that leave visitors and residents longing for a taste and always craving more. Some of the tastiest microbrews to tempt your discernible palate are produced right here in Ocean City.

craft beer tasting

Craft Beer Samples

A new brewery Assawoman Bay Brewing Company opened this past summer. The brewery will features:

  • Tours
  • Atasting room
  • A retail shop with T-shirts, hats and koozies
  • Full menu featuring dishes paired with beer as well as dishes that have beer in the ingredients


General manager and local chef Jeff Burton recognizes the importance of supporting the craft beer industry, which is why he serves 60–70 percent local brews at his restaurants, 9th Street Taphouse and 45th Street Taphouse.

Another place to find a great selection of local beer is de Lazy Lizard Brew Pub, a full-service gastropub and in-house brewery. They offer a grand selection of draft microbrews along with four beers brewed in-house.

Pints can be paired with tasty pub fare including house-made Maryland crab soup, banger and mash or shore burgers topped with their famous crab dip. As you indulge in local eats paired with artfully crafted ale, listen to the sounds of live music in this welcoming atmosphere. And if you’re feeling extra thirsty—order a craft beer tower to share!

At Backshore Brewing Co, there are three hand-crafted beers are available to try—Downtown Sugar Brown, Kolsch and an Intergalactic IPA—whereas the other three beers on tap rotate. There are four-ounce samplers available for tasting and growlers waiting to be filled with your favorite beer to bring home with you.

There is even a small menu consisting of unique and fresh food items such as duck sliders and Roma tomatoes stuffed with crab meat. So, get your taste buds ready and come check out Shorebilly!

Come have a taste of local flavor, and raise a glass, a pint or a growler to homegrown drinks in Ocean City.


Information on these and other local breweries:


Assawoman Bay Brewing Company

4435 Coastal Highway Ocean City, MD


Backshore Brewing Co

913 Atlantic Avenue, Ocean City, MD
(410) 289-0008


De Lazy Lizard Bar & Grill

1st Street and the Bay Ocean City, MD


OC Brew Company

56th Street, Ocean City, MD


Seacrets Distillery

117 West 49th Street, Ocean City, MD


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