Category Archives: Brewery Tours

The Koelschip behind Allagash Coolship beers

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A few weeks ago I made my first visit to Oxbow Brewing Company for samples and a quick brewhouse tour, on the way inside the brewery I spied a Koelschip sitting out front and realized I haven’t done a blog post about them yet. Koelschip or Coolship is a large, shallow vessel in which hot […]

Building a brewery: Orono Brewing Company

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If you haven’t caught it on the news in the past couple days, there’s a new brewery coming to Orono, Maine, the Orono Brewing Company is currently in the building phase in the basement space below Verve Burritos. I took the opportunity to stop in and check out the progress and chat with Co-owners of […]

A look behind the scenes at Marshall Wharf Brewing

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I find myself in Belfast, Maine three or four times a year, but almost always during the winter for a trip to the Belfast Curling Club, this past weekend we decided to head down and check things out when it’s warmer and people are actually out and about. Naturally a family trip would include a […]

The Maine Dream Team-up Project: Adam Callaghan

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Founded by Zach and Allison Poole, Maine’s original Brew Bus has been driving you to drink local since 2012. Experience Maine’s booming craft beer scene the best way possible: Leave your car behind and let us show you around. We’re more than just a designated driver; we’re your expert tour guides on an ALL INCLUSIVE […]

The Maine Dream Team-up Project: Richard England

Richard England has been the Craft Beer Manager at Hogan Road Deli for almost 2 year. Hogan Road Deli is a Deli/Convenience Store with an impressive selection of craft beer, cider, mead, and wine from the all over U.S. and abroad. Website Twitter: @hoganroaddeli Facebook: Hogan Road Deli What is your all Maine brewer dream […]

The Maine Dream Team-up Project: Benjamin Moore

Benjamin Moore is a craft beer blogger based in Southern Maine, his blog Active Beer Geek is dedicated to craft beer and fitness. Ben is a communications student at USM and VP of USM Enactus, Host of #BeerChat every Thursday night at 9pm EST on Twitter, a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, long distance […]

The Maine Dream Team-up Project: Drink’n Think’n

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Drink’n Think’n is a Maine based podcast hosted by Ben Lizzotte, Ryan Poland and the one and only Tony C. The trio of hosts met while attending the University of Southern Maine and decided to record their thoughts after an evening of imbibing at the Sebago Brewpub in Gorham, Drink’n Think’n was born. Never claiming […]

The Maine Brew Bus is coming to Bangor

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Trip Advisor ranks The Maine Brew Bus as the #1 activity in Portland, Maine,  so when Don Littlefield approached me about being  a guest guide on the bus I was interested to say the least, when he told me the tour was going to be in Bangor I was sold. On Sunday, March 16, 2014 […]

Beer and brewery photos from my trip to Vermont

I spent this past weekend travelling to Vermont, I went for a family function but of course i hit every brewery i could while i was there. Here are some photos from Hill Farmstead, Rock Art, The Alchemist, Fiddlehead, Magic Hat and 14th Star. If you use Instagram follow me at http://instagram.com/#ifmycoastercouldtalk for photos of beer, […]