Category Archives: Events

Maine Brewers Guild announces summer brewfest

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I have had July 25, 2015 circled on the calendar since January. I posted my annual list of New England Brewfests with July 25th simply reading “Maine Brewers Guild Fest – Thompson Point, ME” because that was the extent of the details at the time but it’s one of the festivals I had targeted early […]

Big Brew Day in Downtown Bangor to celebrate National Homebrew Day

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The American Homebrewers Association(AHA) hosts Big Brew Day on the first Saturday of May each year. This year Big Brew Day is on May 2, 2015. AHA Big Brew Day is a celebration of National Homebrew Day which went into effect in 1988 and is officially May 7th. Each Year the AHA invites people and homebrew […]

Want to help out Friends of Acadia and drink free beer?

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Saturday, April 25th marks the 16th year the Friends of Acadia have gathered together and set out to clean the roadsides around Mount Desert Island and Trenton. The Earth Day Roadside Cleanup event is volunteer based, everyone is welcome to join in the effort. Atlantic Brewing Company and Maine Girls Pint Out have both committed to helping […]

Allagash Brewing hosts first event celebrating 20 years of beer

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My wife and I have been looking forward to a weekend in Portland ever since I got the E-vite from Allagash Brewing Company asking if I’d attend their customer appreciation event. I had planned on writing about all the breweries we visited along the way, and we did visit a few but that part of […]

New England Brewfests – 2015

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This is the third year I’ve put together a list of New England Brewfests and like years past the list is not complete, there are festivals that haven’t updated their websites or officially announced their dates so this list is a work in progress. If you know of a brewfest that has been announced that […]

Orono Brewing Company set to open

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When I visited the Orono Brewing Company back in July it was still in the early build out phase, a shell and a vision. When I visited on Saturday I found the vision has become a reality, Orono Brewing Company is nearly complete. Stepping into tasting room I was met by the smell of fresh varnish and […]

The 12 Days of Beermas 2014

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Where did the year go? Seems like just yesterday I was finishing up posting the 12 days of Beermas 2013 and here we are again. This isn’t as easy one would think, I try to pick beers that are locally available so anyone who wants to join in and taste along with me can, but […]