Tag Archives: Geaghan Brothers Brewing

Coaster Critique: Geaghan Brothers Brewing – Doug E. Graves Fall Ale

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Name: Doug E. Graves Fall Ale Brewed By: Geaghan Brothers Brewing Style: Maple Brown Rye Ale ABV: 4.9%   Pours a deep shoe leather brown color with a short off white head, although dark the beer is crystal clear and has a red-brown glow when held to the light. Smells of dark chocolate, roasty grains […]

Brewer apprenticeship: bridging the gap from hobby to profession

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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 […]

Geaghan Brothers Brewing beer dinner with Maine Girls Pint Out

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At my house I am not the only fan of craft beer, my lovely wife Jessica shares my love of beer. Jessica is the Maine chapter Chair of Girls Pint Out, a National organization whose goal is to empower and educate women in the ways of craft beer, because it’s not a boys club it’s a […]

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 […]

What is a Growler? and other growler questions answered

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In the past I’ve written about laws concerning growler fills, how to clean your growler and I’ve even reviewed a stainless steel growler but I haven’t spent any time explaining “what is a growler?” and some of the basics surrounding them. Growler: A reusable vessel that’s purpose is to transport beer (possibly cider, Kombucha) from keg […]

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. […]

Coaster Critique: Geaghan Brothers Brewing Batch 200

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Name: Batch 200 Brewed By: Geaghan Brothers Brewing Style: DIPA w/Simcoe and Amarillo IBU: 140 ABV: 9.3% Pours a crystal clear, copper color with golden highlights. Aroma is dominated by piney, earthy hops with a lemon and pineapple citrus kick and just a hint of alcohol. Initial sip had grainy, caramel sweetness that dries out […]

Coaster Critique: Geaghan Brothers Brewing – Glide

Name: Glide Brewed by: Geaghan Brothers Brewing ABV: 6.5% After receiving a Tweet from Geaghan Brothers Brewing that they had a new IPA on tap, I decided to take the family out for Sunday brunch and review this one-off American IPA brewed for the Phish Concert that’ll be happening on the Waterfront on July 3rd. […]