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Maine Brewers Guild Summer Session did not disapoint

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The Maine Brewers Guild had a tough task in front of them this summer, throwing down a brewfest one year after the Sierra Nevada Brewfest Across America came to town, in the same venue without all the hoopla that came along with that festival. I had confidence though, and in January I marked July 25, […]

Foraging for spruce tips to brew beer

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The bright green new growth on the limbs of evergreen trees is a sign of spring in Maine and it’s also a sign that Banded Horn Brewing Company is gearing up to brew Greeenwarden. This pale ale is designed to showcase the flavor and aroma of the Maine foraged white spruce tips which have similar […]

Maine Brewers Guild announces summer brewfest

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I have had July 25, 2015 circled on the calendar since January. I posted my annual list of New England Brewfests with July 25th simply reading “Maine Brewers Guild Fest – Thompson Point, ME” because that was the extent of the details at the time but it’s one of the festivals I had targeted early […]

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 […]

Sierra Nevada Beer Camp: The best 5 hour summer camp ever

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I’ll cut right to the point, if you didn’t attend Sierra Nevada’s Beer Camp Across America on Thompson Point in Portland, Maine this past Friday, August 1st, you missed out on a killer brewfest. The venue, the food trucks, the vendors, the beer, the weather. Perfect. Aside from a couple breweries that had long lines […]

Maine Craft Brewers Guild study finds estimated $189 Million economic impact on Maine’s Economy

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In a press release from the Maine Brewers Guild today, May 15, 2014: “Maine’s Craft Beer industry poised for 200% growth in next 4 years” A lofty prediction that is supported by a study provided by economists at the University of Maine. The study found that Maine breweries sold $92.6 Million worth of beer in […]

Two pieces of emergency legislation correct problem liquor laws

This week two pieces of legislation pertaining to issues with current liquor laws passed through the house and became laws. LD 1763 is “An Act To Make Available to the Public Certain Information Concerning the Alcohol Content of Malt Liquor, Wine and Spirits”. This was a piece of emergency legislation that came from the suddenenforcement […]

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 […]