Tag Archives: Orono

Black Bear Brewing in Orono restructures brew team

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Last September things started changing at the Black Bear Brewery in Orono, Maine. The taproom expansion allowed for a larger bar, more tables, a small stage and space for darts and foosball. The transition made Black Bear’s taproom feel less like the place you ran in to fill your growler and get a sample of […]

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 […]

Coaster Critique: Black Bear Microbrew Bike Maine Brown Ale

Name: Bike Maine Brown Brewed By: Black Bear Microbrew ABV: 5.2% Style: American Brown Purchased: Black Bear Microbrewery Taproom     Bike Maine Brown poured a mahogany color, deep brown with red highlights when held to the light, no head, this was a full pint. Nice malty aroma, dark roasted grains, hints of chocolate. The […]