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January 29, 2008

When it rains/snows, they pour

Jason had a good point a couple days ago about Alexander's Tavern (710 S. Broadway) in Fells Point being a good winter bar nominee.

I knew that when it rains, all domestic draft beer is $1 at the bar.

But I didn't know if that special covered all kinds of precipitation.

Turns out, it does. 

"Rain, snow, sleet, freezing rain -- you name it," said manager/owner Charles Gjerde. 

So Alexander's qualifies. 

(Photo by Kim Hairston/Sun Photographer) 

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 10:15 AM | | Comments (2)
Categories: Bars & Clubs


Captain Larry's used to run the best rain special ever with half off Dark n' Stormy's whenever it was raining (Dark and Stormy). I don't know if they still run that special anymore.

They did last time I was in there. Captain Larry's is a great neighborhood bar. I used to live 6 houses down the street from it. Definitely a good place to knock a few back when it's pouring.

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