When I’m looking to grab a beer in Federal Hill (and I want something more creative than a blue moon) I always head to Brewers Cask. Every time I’m there I look over the menu (and around me at what everyone is ordering) and the food looks delicious. I also know that the chef there is from Hot Corner Lee’s which was my favorite place in Cross Street Market when it was open.
For dinner two friends and I were in the mood to go someplace new and I had been wanting to try the food at Brewers Cask so I suggested it and we headed over.
When we were seated, the bartender/waiter was very attentive. We decided to start our meal with Hot Corner Lee’s Famous Curly Fries. They are hand cut Idaho potatoes, sea salt and sriracha aioli. The sriracha aioli is delicious and so were these fries. They tasted incredibly fresh, as if the potatoes were peeled after we ordered them.
For our meal,one of my friends ordered the Chipotle Chicken Tacos. They were three tacos in flour tortillas, onions, peppers, pico de gallo, cotija cheese and cilantro. The chicken was very tender and packed with chipotle flavor and on Mondays, Brewers Cask has a $2 taco special.
My other friend went with an order of their Grilled Wings in the Bourbon BBQ Sauce. The wings were great and sprinkled with some blue cheese on top. The sauce was super sweet with a bit of a tang and made these wings delicious.
Because the main reason I wanted to try Brewers Cask was for the Cheesesteaks, I obviously had to order one. I went for the Texas Cheesesteak which was delicious. It’s thinly sliced brisket, grilled onions, green peppers and provolone cheese on a freshly baked roll. This was delicious. Sometimes with sandwiches, the bread to filling ratio is not proportionate but this was delicious and huge so I had leftovers for another day.
My cheesesteak came with a side and because we already had an order of fries, I decided to go with something completely different. I ordered the Sauteed Garlic Spinach. Now I don’t normally order veggies at a bar but these were super creamy, wonderful and packed with garlicky flavor. They were great.
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