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21st Amendment Brewery Maine launch events

21st Amendment Brewery from San Francisco has expanded distribution into Maine.The brewery was founded in 2000 by Nico Freccia and Sean O’Sullivan. The canned beer has already started showing up on store shelves around the state and three launch events are planned for this week and next. Official Launch Party The Great Lost Bear 540 […]

Vacationland Distributors bringing Newport Storm to Maine

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Newport Storm out of Newport, Rhode Island has signed with Vacationland Distributors. Newport Storm will debut their beers in Maine this coming weekend (Friday August 29th and Saturday August 30th) at the Portland Brew Festival. Newport Storm beer will become available to purchase in early September. The Founders of Newport Storm met while attending Colby […]

D.L. Geary Brewing Company tasting room opening soon in Portland

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Soon there will be a new brewery tasting room in Portland. Wednesday, August 13, 2014, on the company blog, D.L. Geary Brewing announced that they are in the process of building a tasting room at their Evergreen Drive location, just around the corner from Allagash, Foundation, Bissell Brothers and Austin Street Brewing over on Industrial […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]