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WELCOME TO THE FLOOD ZONE MARKETPLACE & BREWERY!

Flood Zone Marketplace and Brewery is a place deeply rooted into the hard working community of Union Bridge. Originally operating as a family-owned grocery store in the 1960’s, this historic building has survived countless storms over the last sixty years, including Tropical Storm Agnes in 1972, and stands as a testament to the resilient spirit of its community.

Jerry and Beth Stambaugh purchased the building on the banks of Little Pipe Creek in Fall 2018 with a vision to create a unique space within Union Bridge for travelers and local citizens alike to come together and enjoy this beautiful community. The Flood Zone Marketplace houses vendors offering fresh, local produce, groceries, and crafts. Make sure to take advantage of The Food Spot within Flood Zone as well, so you can have a bite to eat while you shop. Hard work and diligence fueled the renovations that have produced Flood Zone Marketplace and Brewery and we hope that you will join us here for some creek side shopping and sipping.


While in town, please take the time to see what else Union Bridge has to offer. Visit our historic Train Museum, walk the scenic nature trails along Little Pipe Creek, or have a delicious meal at one of our local restaurants. We can’t wait to see you!

 
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THE BREWERY

We have a welcoming taproom fit for the crowd who loves craft beer. The large pull up door will be open to a great outdoor patio area in the warmer weather months for soaking up the sun, creek side sipping, and enjoying the fresh air. We also have two pass through windows from the patio if you don’t feel like coming inside to order your next drink!

The televisions will provide sports entertainment and updates on upcoming events and beer releases. We also host live entertainment every weekend, so check back on our events page and Facebook for updates.

The couch and chairs will make you feel right at home, where you can sit back, relax and enjoy the beer and entertainment.  Or, grab your friends and a large table by the window and play a board game. We also have plenty of seating right at the bar.

No matter where you choose to hang out, you will feel at home in the Flood Zone. 

 
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HUGE BEER GARDEN

For even more creekside enjoyment!

 
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OUTSIDE SERVING WINDOWS

Fast and convenient service!

We've provided even more space for ease in ordering drinks! We have an outside serving window for draft service, and an additional window for flights and carryout crowlers, located on our (seasonally) heated patio. This enables us to serve our customers in the safest, easiest way without lines forming to better distribute our services. We have a 9 to 11 beers and hard seltzer on tap and welcoming and knowledgeable staff who are more than happy to answer any questions you may have.
We are also now serving wine, cocktail specials and select spirits! (Ask a server for the current offerings.)

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BEER GARDEN PAVILION & PATIO

Live music every weekend!

Featuring a creek side view, we have added a permanent pavilion over our beer garden, that will be partially enclosed in the winter months, providing a heated, comfortable space. In the warm weather months, it will be an open space that allows the breeze, while providing shade from the sun.

Two large fire pits with seating, a wood burning fire place and portable heaters will make your visit cozy during these cooler days. Also, overhead heaters on the patio provides even more heat!

For you music lovers, we have a great stage and host live music weekly in our outdoor beer garden pavilion. All music can be heard throughout the entire property, inside & out!


Play corn hole with your family, or challenge someone to a game of chess, checkers or ping pong. Or just relax and enjoy your food and drink and enjoy the breeze. *We are family friendly, but we ask that children remain with your party and are supervised with an adult at all times.

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JOIN OUR INSIDER LOYALTY PROGRAM!

Earn Points for Being Awesome.

For YOU, our loyal customers - do you want to start receiving rewards for your loyalty? We want to give back to you! Join our loyalty program today by signing up in our taproom or at the link below.


This is a program for the craft beer loving, hard core beer lovers to earn something for your commitment to The Flood Zone. You will earn 100 points for every $1 you spend!

Upon initial signup, you will enter Flood Zone Brewery as the referring brewery, then after confirming your email, browse programs in your profile and enter Flood Zone Brewery again.

How it works

  • Once you’re signed up you will automatically* earn points each time you visit our brewery and have access to exclusive Insider-only offers.

  • *If you sign up in-brewery with a credit card, Arryved stores ONLY the last 4 digits of the card to automatically add points to your account as soon as you create your tab with that card.

  • IMPORTANT: If you didn't sign up in-brewery with a credit card, you will need to have your server look you up. If not, you won’t get any points! 


How to redeem points/offers

Easy! Applicable points and/or offers will show up when you close your tab.

  • It’ll show your point balance and any items/offers you can redeem. Choose the item you want or skip to keep accumulating.


You can redeem your points to receive

  • 10,000 points = value of a pint

  • 20,000 points = value of a crush/wine

  • 25,000 points = value of a crowler

  • 35,000 points = value of a shirt

  • 50,000 points = value of a hat

  • 75,000 points = value of a sweatshirt

*NOTE: only one offer can be redeemed per visit.

Flood Zone Brewery does not collect or share your private information with outside third parties.

 

FLOOD ZONE BREWERY BEERS

What’s on Tap

Take a look below to see our current list, and join us soon to taste for yourself!

Check out 100.7 The Bay Craft Beer Podcast with our brewer, Keith Waybright to learn more about The Flood Zone and our beers!

AGNES | PILSNER

6% ABV | 12 IBU

The craft beer for the non-craft beer person. A classic pilsner brewed with Saaz Hops and lagered for that refreshing, easy drinking, smooth taste.

BIG SOMBRERO MEXICAN LAGER

5.6% / 20 IBU

Traditional Mexican style lager, light and dry with the slight flavor of citrus.

*Also available in 4-packs to go!

CREEKS UP | RED ALE

6% ABV | 23 IBU

This Irish Red Ale is malty side up. A rich, roasted flavor, Creeks Up is an easy drinker. Also available on Nitro for a creamy, rich version of deliciousness!

I MARTIUS AM | RED LAGER

6% ABV | 17.5 IBU

A red lager, light and crisp with a mild sweetness, highlighting a caramel malt character.

REAPER ONE | STRAWBERRY HEFEWEIZEN

5.75% ABV / 15 IBU

Named after the machine to harvest wheat, invented right here in Union Bridge! A refreshing German style wheat beer with notes of banana, clove and bubble gum and a cloudy, straw color and added strawberry!

*Also available in 4-packs to go!

GREEN BELL CHILES | PALE ALE

5.8% ABV | 40 IBU

This pale ale is brewed with and dry hopped using Ekuanot hops. This gives an aroma of melon, papaya and lime. The flavor at the back end gives a slightly sweet hint of green pepper.

FROG CATCHER | MILKSHAKE IPA

5% ABV | 40 IBU

A smooth, rich and hoppy milkshake IPA, brewed with pineapple, vanilla and lactose, served on nitro to enhance a creamy finish.

BI-COASTAL STORM | IPA

6% ABV | 66 IBU

Bi-Coastal Storm IPA captures the signature haze, creamy body, and ripe tropical fruit notes of a New England IPA, and blends dank hops found in classic west coast IPAs. *Also available in 4-packs to go!

GET FLOODED | HAZY IPA

7% ABV | 35 IBU

Get Flooded with the flavors of Citrus, Melon, Passion Fruit, Tangerine, Papaya and Bubble Gum. Classic Hazy/Juicy IPA brewed with Citra, Mosaic and Warrior Hops. *Also available in 4-packs to go!

3NINE3POINT3 | IPA

6.25% | 82 IBU

This traditional West Coast IPA will flood your senses to the FZ level with the flavors of stone fruit, citrus and pine. Bold hop and floral aromas brought forward by Simcoe, Centennial, Cascade, Columbus and Amarillo hops, creating a pleasant and balanced bitterness.

GRANDMA BUFF'S | HAZELNUT COFFEE STOUT

7% / 26 IBU

A slightly sweet and earthy flavor, brewed with freshly roasted local hazelnut coffee from the Pork and Beans Store, served on nitro for a velvety, soft finish. Not available in crowlers to go.

IVAN '04 | HURRICANE SOUR SERIES | RASPBERRY SOUR

5% ABV

A raspberry sour named after Hurricane Ivan which impacted the East Coast and the Flood Zone 2004.

HARD SELTZER | ROTATING FLAVORS

4.5% ABV

Flood Zone's Version of Hard Seltzer. Flavors will change monthly or while supplies last. Gluten free!

Current flavors:  Peach & Mango

SOMBRERITA

6.5% ABV

Our twist on a beer-garita with our Big Sombrero Mexican lager, served with salt & lime!

Flood Zone Brewery also offers a selection of wines, cocktail specials and spirits. Please check our menu for current listings.

 
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OUR MISSION

Our mission at Flood Zone Brewery is to create quality beer that all patrons will love. To support our local breweries and community. To enrich the lives of our customers by creating a fan base of newcomers and enthusiasts alike, while educating all about craft beer.  To treat our employees like family with the utmost respect and loyalty. To always strive to do better, be better, and produce better beer. To create a fun and welcoming environment for all who visit our establishment. And to celebrate the good life together that is craft beer.

 

WEEKLY GAMES!

 

Trivia from 6:00-8:00 P.M.

PUB TRIVIA EVERY WEDNESDAY!

Get your teams together and join us every Wednesday for Pub Trivia! Prizes to the top 3 teams.

Cornhole Tournament from 6:30-8:30 P.M.

CORNHOLE EVERY THURSDAY!

Join us every Thursday for Cornhole in the beer garden tent *weather pending. Registration at 6:15, games begin promptly at 6:30. Prizes to the top teams!

Upcoming Music & Events

  • Heads or Tails Experience
    Fri, Jul 01
    Union Bridge
    Jul 01, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Union Bridge, 50 N Main St, Union Bridge, MD 21791, USA
    A funk/rock/reggae band from Littlestown, PA since 2019.
  • The Old Part of Town
    Sat, Jul 02
    Union Bridge
    Jul 02, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Union Bridge, 50 N Main St, Union Bridge, MD 21791, USA
  • Josh Christina Band
    Sun, Jul 03
    Union Bridge
    Jul 03, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
    Union Bridge, 50 North Main Street, Union Bridge, MD 21791, USA
  • Elly Cooke
    Fri, Jul 08
    Union Bridge
    Jul 08, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Union Bridge, 50 N Main St, Union Bridge, MD 21791, USA
  • Foggy May
    Sat, Jul 09
    Union Bridge
    Jul 09, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Union Bridge, 50 N Main St, Union Bridge, MD 21791, USA
  • Sean Michael Kaye
    Sun, Jul 10
    Union Bridge
    Jul 10, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Union Bridge, 50 N Main St, Union Bridge, MD 21791, USA
  • Boat Launch Party with DJ Matt Phelps!
    Jul 13, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Union Bridge, 50 N Main St, Union Bridge, MD 21791, USA
    Join us in some smooth sailing music with DJ Matt Phelps, to kick off our 3rd Annual Anchored Mini Boat Parade!
  • 3rd Annual Mini Anchored Boat Parade!
    Wed, Jul 13
    Flood Zone Marketplace & Brewery
    Jul 13, 4:00 PM – Jul 17, 7:00 PM
    Flood Zone Marketplace & Brewery, 50 N Main St, Union Bridge, MD 21791, USA
    Save the date! Our 3rd Annual Mini Anchored Boat Parade is back again this year! If you are interested in building a boat, get started now. More information to come!
  • Twenty Dollar Prophet
    Fri, Jul 15
    Union Bridge
    Jul 15, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Union Bridge, 50 N Main St, Union Bridge, MD 21791, USA
  • Jade & Ryan
    Sat, Jul 16
    Union Bridge
    Jul 16, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Union Bridge, 50 N Main St, Union Bridge, MD 21791, USA
  • Ebb & Nova
    Sun, Jul 17
    Union Bridge
    Jul 17, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Union Bridge, 50 N Main St, Union Bridge, MD 21791, USA
  • BOAT ENTRIES! 3rd Annual Mini Anchored Boat Parade
    May 12-July 7 for Boat Entries!
    Flood Zone Marketplace & Brewery
    May 12-July 7 for Boat Entries!
    Flood Zone Marketplace & Brewery, 50 N Main St, Union Bridge, MD 21791, USA
    Enter Your BOAT for our 3rd Annual Mini Anchored Boat Parade! Enter online (link https://forms.gle/yckP3Kke27xJFCuz5) or in the taproom during regular business hours. Entry fee $25 and you must secure at least 1 business sponsor (min $50)
 
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THE FOOD SPOT AT THE FLOOD ZONE

 
Arugula & Prosciutto Flatbread

LOCATED INSIDE THE FLOOD ZONE MARKETPLACE!

We have something for everyone!
*Gluten free flatbreads available.

Make sure to take advantage of The FOOD SPOT located in the Flood Zone Marketplace, serving items such as flatbread pizzas, wings, and weekly specials. Located just behind Lucy's Little Red Wagon and Primitive Folk Art by Janie Dell.

Have a bite to eat with your drink or snack while you shop! Walk through the marketplace and place your food order at The Food Spot counter and you will received a text to pick up your order when it's ready.

Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/thefoodspotatfz

and

Instagram  https://www.instagram.com/thefoodspotfz/

Specials will be posted on our social media pages, so be sure to check in there for our most up to date menu.

 
 
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THE FLOOD ZONE MARKETPLACE

The Marketplace houses vendors offering fresh, local produce, groceries, and crafts. Stop to shop at Lucy's Little Red Wagon and Primitive Folk Art by Janie Dell. Check their social media and web pages for current hours.


There are also plenty of tables within the marketplace to sit and enjoy your meal and drinks!

 

FLOOD ZONE MARKETPLACE & BREWERY HOURS

  • Monday - Tuesday: CLOSED

  • Wednesday: 4pm - 9pm

  • Thursday: 4pm - 9pm

  • Friday: 12pm - 10pm

  • Saturday: 12pm - 9pm

  • Sunday: 12pm - 7pm

 
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BREWERY FAQ

Please understand that WE CARD ALL drinking guests in the brewery. We cannot accept vertical IDs.

Do you take reservations?

We can only take reservations for parties of 25 or more in advance. Please email floodzonemc@gmail.com for your group reservations. Tables are first come first serve.

Can I bring outside food or drinks?

Outside food and drinks are not allowed due to our licensing. The Food Spot offers a large variety of great options, and menus are posted on our website and Facebook pages.

Do you have gift cards?

Yes! Stop in during our regular business hours to purchase. You can come to the window, the outside serving station or take a seat inside and  staff member will come to you.

Can I bring my children?

We are family friendly, but we ask that children remain with your party and seated at all times. Minors are not allowed to sit at the bar.

Can I bring my pet?

Pets are welcome on the patio and in the creek side beer garden, but must be on a leash at all times and please do not allow on patio furniture. Pets are not permitted inside the marketplace and taproom.

Do you have WIFI?

Yes! The WIFI password is floodzone

Do you sell beer to go?

Yes!  We have a limited selection of 4-packs and crowlers (32 OZ) will be available to purchase for most of the beers on tap, depending upon supply and/or ABV.  Sorry, but we cannot fill growlers.

We do not fill growlers in order to maintain the integrity of our beer, without any possibility of contamination or bacteria.

How do I book events?

Please email eventsfzb@gmail.com for band bookings. We are unable to book any private events on Fridays-Saturdays, but our events team is working to re-evaluate in 2022. Please email floodzonemc@gmail.com for any special event requests.

 

CONTACT US

50 N. Main Street
Union Bridge, MD 21791

443-937-6170

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If you are interested in employment at Flood Zone Brewery or The Food Spot, please complete the linked form. We will review and contact you if any positions are available.