Author Ben Keene set for two book signing events in Maine

This Friday, March 28, 2014, Ben Keene, author of The Great Northeast Brewery Tour will be holding two signing events. Ben will be signing copies of his book at Oxbow Brewing Company in Newcastle, Maine from 3-5pm. Ben will then hold a signing event at Elements: Books Coffee Beer in Biddeford, Maine from 7-9pm. Both […]

Shipyard Brewing Company announces the addition of a new beer to year round lineup

Shipyard Brewing Company, Maine’s largest brewery, announced today in a press release that they are adding a new year round beer to their lineup. Shipyard American Pale Ale is brewed with English pale malt, whole wheat and seven hop varieties, weighing it at 4.5% ABV and 55IBU. This beer will be available nationwide in April. […]

Kahbang announces Bangor brewfest special guest The Brewing Network

The Kahbang Brewfest has announced they will be welcoming special guest, The Brewing Network to the Bangor waterfront this summer. The Brewing Network is a popular internet radio station focused on homebrewing and craft beer. The Brewing Network was started in 2005 with “The Sunday Session Live” and now produces The Sunday Session, The Jamil […]

Funky Bow Brewing to begin canning and expand distribution

  In a press release today, Funky Bow Brewing Company of Lyman, Maine made two big announcements. The brewery will begin canning their beer and they have partnered with Pine State Beverage Company of Gardiner, Maine to expand their availability statewide. Funky Bow is currently available at the brewery and on tap at select locations […]

Coaster Critique: Baxter Brewing Tarnation


Name: Tarnation Brewed By: Baxter Brewing Company Style: California-style lager ABV: 5.3%   Tarnation pours a bright copper color with shimmers of red and gold as the light hits it, pour produced a frothy white head that lingered the entire glass. Nose is malty, biscuits and yeast with just a touch of earthy hops in […]

The Maine Brew Bus is coming to Bangor


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 […]

Rising Tide Brewing Company changes bottle format

Rising Tide brewing company has announced that they will be transitioning their core lineup of beers away from 22oz bottles. Beginning next week you’ll start seeing Daymark pale ale, Ishmael copper ale, Zephyr IPA and summer seasonal Spinnaker hefeweizen in four packs of 12oz bottles.   The change in bottle format will give Rising Tide […]

Meet the brewers: Foundation Brewing Company

On Wednesday, March 5, 2014 Nocturnem Draft Haus is hosting another “meet the brewer night” featuring one of Maine’s newest brewery, Foundation Brewing Company. Meet the brewer night gives fans of locally produced craft beer a great opportunity to not only try new beer just entering the market but to chat with brewers about their […]