Tag Archives: Maine Beer

Weigh anchor and set sail on a Maine beercation

The Mary Day. Photo Courtesy of the Schooner Mary Day

Picture this, you are starting your summer vacation, you’ve just arrived in Camden, Maine. You grab your belongings and head down to the docks, hand your bags up to a crew member and climb aboard a 90 foot, double masted Windjammer. The crew shows you to your bunk and you stow your belongings and head […]

Maine Brewers Guild Presents: Beer School

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The things in life I truly appreciate are the things I’ve spent the time to understand, many of these things were not taught in school and educating myself has been an extracurricular, a voyage of self improvement through learning, Beer is one of those things. The things I’ve learned about beer didn’t come from grade […]

Why is it I only go to the library when there’s free beer?

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That’s right, Free beer at the library, on Tuesday, June 7, 2014 I took a drive to Pittsfield, Maine. Josh Christie, Author of Maine Beer: Brewing in Vacationland was speaking at the Pittsfield Public library about his book and the history of Maine Beer and there were free beer samples. Josh pulls key points from […]

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 […]

A toast to Repeal Day and a glimpse at Maine’s Prohibition history

December 5th is a day of celebration in the beer community, dubbed “Repeal Day”; it marks the repeal of prohibition. On January 29, 1919 the 18th Amendment to the constitution was ratified, “prohibiting the manufacture, sale or transportation of intoxicating liquors for beverage purpose.” This new law didn’t go into effect for a year, January […]

Shopping for the craft beer lover on your list – 2013 Edition

Here we go again, another holiday shopping season, another list of people to buy gifts for and I’m sure one of them is a craft beer lover. Whether you’re a black Friday or cyber Monday shopper I’ve got a few suggestions that’ll make shopping this year a whole lot easier. First off, apparel, how about […]