Tag Archives: Baxter Brewing Company

Brewer apprenticeship: bridging the gap from hobby to profession

A sample Scottish ale aged in a Bowmore Sherry Butt

Orono Brew Company is quickly approaching the point that grains can be mashed in, hops added, yeast pitched and beer consumed. Their brewhouse fabrication is complete and will be arriving any day now, if it hasn’t already, the tasting room is nearly complete, but is the brewer ready? I sat down with Asa Marsh-Sachs at […]

Machias Valley Harvest Fair adds craft beer to tasting event

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The inaugural Machias Valley Harvest Fair last year included a wine tasting held in the town’s historic railroad depot, Station 1898 and was well received even though the location wasn’t very accommodating for the event. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, September 27, 2014 and has been taken up a notch with the […]

A look behind the scenes at Marshall Wharf Brewing

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I find myself in Belfast, Maine three or four times a year, but almost always during the winter for a trip to the Belfast Curling Club, this past weekend we decided to head down and check things out when it’s warmer and people are actually out and about. Naturally a family trip would include a […]

Baxter Brewing Company announces inaugural Great Falls Brewfest

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Baxter Brewing Company out of Lewiston, Maine announced today that they will be presenting the inaugural Great Falls Brewfest on the banks of the Androscoggin River on June 21, 2014. The date of the Brewfest falls on the summer solstice and will officially marking the start of the summer Brewfest season. “I can’t think of […]

Coaster Critique: Baxter Brewing Tarnation

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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 […]

Coaster Critique: Baxter Brewing On The Count Of 3

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Name: On The Count of 3 Brewed by: Baxter Brewing Company Style: Imperial Hefeweizen ABV: 7% Purchased: Hogan Road Deli On The Count of 3 Pours a pale-amber color with hints of gold. This hefeweizen has yeast in the can, instructions on the side inform you to roll the can gently to rouse the yeast […]

Baxter Brewing announces 3rd Anniversary Beer and “Baxter Backpacks”

Lover of canned craft beer and variety packs rejoice! Baxter Brewing Company out of Lewiston, Maine has announced today, that starting in January they will be distributing twelve can variety packs. Fans of Baxter brewing have been asking for a mixed twelve pack from the start and they have heard your pleas. The Mixed packs, called […]