Tag Archives: Allagash

The Maine Dream Team-up Project: Shahin Khojastehzad

My name is Shahin Khojastehzad, General Manager of Novare Res Bier Cafe and full time Persian. We are a bier bar that puts quality over all else and all being done without pretense. You can always find a bier you like and know thought/love was put into what you are consuming. We take our beer […]

The Maine Dream Team-up Project: Mark Stevens

Mark Stevens is co-owner of Maine Beer Tours operating out of Portland, Maine. Mark and his wife and business partner, Nichole Stevens, are strong proponents of the “Buy Local” movement and work to incorporate local Maine businesses into every aspect of their tours. Tours run Thursday through Sunday, every weekend, year round so that when you […]

The Maine Dream Team-up Project

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The beer geek in me loves to see brewers collaborating. Some of the most creative and inspired beers are the result of brewers putting their heads together and sharing their expertise of ingredients, styles and techniques. I’ve often found myself thinking about whom I’d like to see team up and brew a beer and I […]

Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Across America is coming to Maine this August

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When I woke up this morning I wasn’t expecting to book a hotel room and buy bus and Brewfest tickets, but that’s what ended up happening. Sierra Nevada Brewing Company based out of Chico, California announced their Beer Camp Across America Festival Tour. A seven city whirlwind Brewfest tour that will land in Portland, Maine […]

7 Maine beers to recommend to the non-craft beer drinker

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The three most common questions I get asked go something like this: “I’m new to craft beer and not sure what I’ll like, what do you suggest?” “My (insert relationship here) hates beer, what should I have them try that they might like?” “My (insert relationship here) only drinks (insert mass produced domestic here), what […]

So many beer events, So little time!

I hope you’re thirsty; there are a lot of beer events going on from Orono to Portland. Wednesday, October 30, 2013 Winnah 2013 Release Party:  Head over to Nocturnem Draft Haus in Bangor to help Dave Rocker celebrate the release of his Maine Homebrew Competition Winning beer. Dave got to brew his winning chocolate milk […]

The Wheels on the Bus go?

Round and round, Right? Isn’t that how the song goes? Well right now that’s not the case for Maine Beer Tours bus, unfortunately their bus has seen its last tour and they need a new one.  Maine Beer Tours began operations at the end of August 2012; they have guided 85 tours and had over […]

Maine Dream Team Six Pack

A while back I was reading a blog post on www.billybrew.com that was titled “What’s your state’s dream team six pack?” and I had to stop and ask myself the question, what would be in my Maine dream team six pack? I picked up a pen and started jotting down my favorite Maine beers and […]