Max’s Belgian Beer fest 2015: some images

Published on February 15, 2015.

Max’s Taphouse (Baltimore, Maryland USA) 11th Annual Belgian Beer fest started on Friday, and continues through tomorrow’s Wild and Sour day. Here are some photographic images from Friday and Saturday at the event, which features over 140 Belgian beers on draft and 200 in bottles.

The front door, prepped for the opening ceremony.

The front door, prepped for the opening ceremony.

This gentleman was in line first, at 4 am...for an 11 am opening! That's dedication....

This gentleman was in line first, at 4 am…for an 11 am opening! That’s dedication….

The beer lovers start to roll in....

The beer lovers start to roll in….

Lining up for the rare bottle sale, which featured many Cantillon and 3 Fonteinen brews.

Lining up for the rare bottle sale, which featured many Cantillon and 3 Fonteinen brews.

A sampler of three brews, including an Oud Beersel Lambic and Struise Smonk 2011.

A sampler of three brews, including an Oud Beersel Lambic and Struise Smonk 2011.

Someone left this card behind. Cantillon, anyone?

Someone left this card behind. Cantillon, anyone?

Burley Oak/Max's/Dawson's collaboration, and 11% abv beer with lactobaccillus, aged for five month's on oak. Delicious!

Burley Oak/Max’s/Dawson’s collaboration, and 11% abv beer with lactobaccillus, aged for five months on oak. Delicious!

Gypsy brewer Brian Strumke debuted his "Contemporary Works" line of beers this weekend.

Gypsy brewer Brian Strumke debuted his “Contemporary Works” line of beers this weekend.

Casey Hard of Max's (left) opening 12 liters of Max's/Stillwater red-wine barrel aged Decade.

Casey Hard of Max’s (left) opening 12 liters of Max’s/Stillwater red-wine barrel aged Decade.

A dozen liters of red-wine barrel aged Decade, for the Stillwarer 5th anniversary party.

A dozen liters of red-wine barrel aged Decade, for the Stillwater 5th anniversary party.

This special 12 liter bottle pouring device was built by Max's owner, Ron Furman.

This special 12 liter bottle pouring device was built by Max’s owner, Ron Furman.

Brian Strumke getting the first pour of the wine-barrel aged Decade.

Brian Strumke getting the first pour of the wine-barrel aged Decade.

Max's Sour/Wild Ale day is tomorrow, February 16th. Don't miss it!

Max’s Sour/Wild Ale day is tomorrow, February 16th. Don’t miss it!

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