Category Archives: Events

Maine beer author to present during Bangor Book Festival

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Thursday, October 16, 2014 is the start of the Eighth Annual Bangor Book Festival, this years festival will look a little different, due to renovations at the Bangor Public Library the majority of events will be held at downtown businesses. Below is a list of events I pulled from the Event’s Facebook page, I want […]

Allagash Brewing Company celebrates 10 years of barrel aged beer

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Wooden barrels and beer have a long history, prior to stainless steel kegs the wooden barrel was what beer was stored and transported in. Today the wooden barrel is less for utility and more for the flavoring process. Brewers buy barrels that have previously contained wine or spirits, brew beer and age it in the […]

Canoe racing, belt sanders, BBQ, craft beer and more this weekend on MDI

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Fans of craft beer may want to head to MDI this weekend for craft beer and fun events on both Saturday and Sunday. Saturday, October 11, 2014 from noon to 6pm is the 19th annual Acadia Oktoberfest at the Smugglers Den Campground in Southwest Harbor. This brewfest includes Beer, Wine, Cider, food vendors, live music […]

Oktoberfest events in Bangor

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Oktoberfest in Bangor kicks off this Thursday, October 2, 2014 at Nocturnem Draft Haus. Lasting 3 days, (October 2nd, 3rd and 4th) the Haus is celebrating Oktoberfest in true German fest tradition. The menu will be special and the beer list will include many Oktoberfest favorites and the debut of Oktoberfest von Nacht a traditional […]

Sierra Nevada Beer Camp: The best 5 hour summer camp ever

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I’ll cut right to the point, if you didn’t attend Sierra Nevada’s Beer Camp Across America on Thompson Point in Portland, Maine this past Friday, August 1st, you missed out on a killer brewfest. The venue, the food trucks, the vendors, the beer, the weather. Perfect. Aside from a couple breweries that had long lines […]

Refunds and Upgrades for Kahbrewfest ticket holders

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  Due to unforeseen events the venue for the Kahbang Music and Arts Festival has had to change and will now be taking place in Portland, Maine instead of Bangor, Maine. Due to difficulties in switching venues at such short notice the Kahbrewfest will unfortunately have to be cancelled this year. Individuals who purchased Kahbrewfest […]

Celebrate Shipyard’s 20th with beer bash on Maine State Pier

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The Shipyard Brewing Company is celebrating their 20th anniversary in Craft Beer by throwing a party. Saturday July 12, 2014 on the Maine State Pier from 11am-10pm will be live music, local vendors, food trucks, a health and fitness expo including registration for the Shipyard Old Port half marathon and 5k being held on Sunday […]

Limited release beer named in honor of Appalachain Trail founder

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A beer geek quiz: What do the Asheville Brewers Alliance, Ballast Point Brewing, Bell’s Brewery, Cigar City Brewing, Firestone Walker, New Glarus Brewing, Ninkasi, Oskar Blues, Russian River, 3 Floyds and Victory Brewing Company have in common with Allagash Brewing Company this summer? Answer: They are all breweries that collaborated in this year’s Sierra Nevada […]

Dogfish Head Brewing “A Moveable Feast” to finish in Maine this July.

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Some may not know that the Dogfish Head Brewery in Delaware has ties to Maine. The name Dogfish Head in fact came from the area of Maine that Sam Calagione, Dogfish Head’s Founder and President spent summers as a kid. On July 1st, 2014, Sam Calagione and his son Sammy will be arriving in Dogfish […]