Category Archives: Interviews

Geaghan Brothers Brewing makes changes in the brewhouse

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Geaghan’s Restaurant and Pub is a Bangor, Maine landmark. Founded in 1975 by John Geaghan with a strong railroad theme and Irish undertones it would be 35 years before his son’s and grandson thought about adding a brewing system and 36 years before the first pints of Geaghan Brothers beer was served at the pub. […]

The Maine Dream Team-up Project: Conclusion

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The Maine Dream Team-up Project has officially come to a close, a fifteen day blog series that asked seventeen different, beer minded individuals, four questions about who they would like to see collaborate on a beer. In return I received a total of 74 different dream collaborations that consisted of 25 different Maine breweries, 29 […]

The Maine Dream Team-up Project: Carla Companion

Carla Companion is a craft beer lover and investigator of all things beer. She started a craft beer website and blog www.thebeerbabe.com in 2007, sharing her thoughts as she explored what was new in beer, as well as brewery visits, trips and “beer adventures.” Moving to Portland in 2009, she found herself surrounded by the […]

The Maine Dream Team-up Project: Matt Delamater

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Matt would love to impress you with some amazing beer or food bio that blows your mind on how impressive his “beer geekdom” extends over the land — but that would be a lie. The truth — Matt is a regular jack of many trades – Actor, photographer, finance geek, and above all — simply […]

The Maine Dream Team-up Project: Greg Norton

Greg Norton, along with his wife Katie, opened Bier Cellar in 2012. Greg is an experienced homebrewer, and a certified Cicerone and a BJCP recognized beer judge. Bier Cellar is an artisanal bottleshop, meaning we sell only craft beer, artisanal wine, mead and cider. We believe that to find your new favorite beer, wine, cider […]

The Maine Dream Team-up Project: Josh Christie

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Josh Christie is an independent bookseller, outdoors columnist for the Maine Sunday Telegram, and author of Maine Beer: Brewing in Vacationland. When Josh isn’t slinging books at Sherman’s Books in Portland, he can be found lecturing about Maine’s beer history, sampling local brews, and skiing in the Maine mountains. Website: Brews and Books Twitter: @JChristie […]

The Maine Dream Team-up Project: Gene Beck

Welcome to Nocturnem Draft Haus. Our mission is to serve our guests the finest beers from Maine, the US and abroad paired with some artisan-style, simply prepared, locally sourced food. We are not pretentious. We are down to earth. We are not beer snobs. We are adventurers. We are a collection of many walks of […]

The Maine Dream Team-up Project: Tom Madden

Madden Beverage was founded in December 2003 and carries over 850 craft beers from all corners of the globe. Madden Beverage is a family run business that is staffed with enthusiastic and knowledgeable hop-heads. They offer mixed six packs, kegging equipment, home brewing supplies, and bring in all the limited release products they can get […]

The Maine Dream Team-up Project: James Sanborn

I’m James Sanborn; I live in Hebron, Maine with my wife and three children. I have been drinking craft beer since college but really started to pay attention to what I was drinking about 3 years ago. Since then I have reviewed more than 600 beers on my blog and spent countless hours at breweries […]

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 […]