The Maine Dream Team-up Project: Eric Mihan

Eric Mihan owns Bangor Wine and Cheese, located in Downtown Bangor, Maine. BWC offers a wide variety of craft beer, wine, cheese and charcuterie. Website Facebook: Bangor Wine and Cheese Twitter: @Bangorwine Question 1: What is your all Maine brewery dream team-up? And why? This is my Bangor-selfish Collab: I would like to see Geaghan’s […]

The Maine Dream Team-up Project: Shahin Khojastehzad

My name is Shahin Khojastehzad, General Manager of Novare Res Bier Cafe and full time Persian. We are a bier bar that puts quality over all else and all being done without pretense. You can always find a bier you like and know thought/love was put into what you are consuming. We take our beer […]

The Maine Dream Team-up Project: Mark Stevens

Mark Stevens is co-owner of Maine Beer Tours operating out of Portland, Maine. Mark and his wife and business partner, Nichole Stevens, are strong proponents of the “Buy Local” movement and work to incorporate local Maine businesses into every aspect of their tours. Tours run Thursday through Sunday, every weekend, year round so that when you […]

The Maine Dream Team-up Project

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The beer geek in me loves to see brewers collaborating. Some of the most creative and inspired beers are the result of brewers putting their heads together and sharing their expertise of ingredients, styles and techniques. I’ve often found myself thinking about whom I’d like to see team up and brew a beer and I […]

Two pieces of emergency legislation correct problem liquor laws

This week two pieces of legislation pertaining to issues with current liquor laws passed through the house and became laws. LD 1763 is “An Act To Make Available to the Public Certain Information Concerning the Alcohol Content of Malt Liquor, Wine and Spirits”. This was a piece of emergency legislation that came from the suddenenforcement […]

Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Across America is coming to Maine this August

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When I woke up this morning I wasn’t expecting to book a hotel room and buy bus and Brewfest tickets, but that’s what ended up happening. Sierra Nevada Brewing Company based out of Chico, California announced their Beer Camp Across America Festival Tour. A seven city whirlwind Brewfest tour that will land in Portland, Maine […]

Baxter Brewing Company announces inaugural Great Falls Brewfest

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Baxter Brewing Company out of Lewiston, Maine announced today that they will be presenting the inaugural Great Falls Brewfest on the banks of the Androscoggin River on June 21, 2014. The date of the Brewfest falls on the summer solstice and will officially marking the start of the summer Brewfest season. “I can’t think of […]

Atlantic Brewing Company to release limited edition beer this week

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Atlantic Brewing Company out of Bar Harbor, Maine will soon be releasing a limited edition beer. Spring Ginger Kölsch is an ale brewed in the traditional German style with a cool fermentation and then lager conditioned. This Kölsch is brewed with fresh, pressed Hawaiian ginger and German Saaz hops, the beer weighs in at 4.4% […]

Black Bear Brewing in Orono restructures brew team

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Last September things started changing at the Black Bear Brewery in Orono, Maine. The taproom expansion allowed for a larger bar, more tables, a small stage and space for darts and foosball. The transition made Black Bear’s taproom feel less like the place you ran in to fill your growler and get a sample of […]