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
This year was the inaugural voyage of the Swashbuckling Scallywags Tap Takeover At Sea. Oxbow Brewing Company and Bissell Brothers Brewing Company brought their beers to a pirate-themed booze cruise. Bissell Brothers added their hoppy goodness to the mix while Oxbow provided approachable yet delicious saison-style beers. The Thirsty Pig catered the event with special rum and pineapple pork sausages. It was one cruise that nobody