It’s that time of year where we look forward to the beer festivals during the few warm months that Maine has to offer. For breweries/cideries/meaderies, it’s a time to showcase your precious liquid. You’ve been cooped up all winter long building relationships with your local bars and beer slinging stores. Now you can get out and talk about your beer with your
I'm happy to say again that there's another brewery opening in Maine. I seem to be saying this every month since 2011 and I love it. Mast Landing Brewing Company will be opening on 920 Main St. in Westbrook Friday March 4th with three beers on tap. They will have 4 beer by the end of the month. They started to fund their brewery through an
The second annual IPA Cruise featuring hoppy beer by Maine Beer Company and food from The Thirsty Pig. We set sail on the Wendameen out of the Maine State Pier from Portland Schooner Company. It was a lovely sunset cruise.
Liquid Riot Bottling Company released who beers called: Blushing Star and God Of War. From their website: 6% abv, 500ml. Named after Mars, the Roman god of war, this beer is a barrel aged Bier de Garde. This “beer for keeping” was cellared in a barrel for 7 months with funk-forward Brettanomyces strains for a long secondary fermentation. Soft notes of bready malt accompany barnyard
The Beer Babe inspired me to visit all Maine breweries this year, a venture that almost no beer enthusiasts in the state has achieved. I don't blame them either, some breweries are a few hours away or more. Lubec Brewing company is a great example of a soon-to-open brewery that's going to be a challenge to get to. This idea of visiting all the breweries
2 years ago Dan Pease opened a restaurant called Rock Harbor Pub nestled on Main Street in Rockland, Maine. 2 years later in 2013 Dan bought a pre-owned brewing system and turned the pub into a brewpub. Now, you can go to Rock Harbor Pub and Brewery and enjoy some amazing food as well as their own delicious beers. The pre-owned system came from Bull
If you haven’t been living under a rock and have any connections to someone who loves craft beer than you’ve seen the Budweiser commercial during the Super Bowl last night. I was joined by close friends at Barreled Souls Brewing Company to watch the game while enjoying some home cooked chili (the mysterious crockpot #2 won BTW). The entire basement went crazy for the awesome
Bissell Brothers has always had a special place in my heart, my liver, and my taste buds. Beer drinkers from out of state whisper about Bissell’s hoppy delights. Their American-style hoppy beers have swept the Maine craft beer market by storm. I want to start off 2015 with a sort of beer review from Bissell Brothers. Bissell imagery is very simple. The triple B logo