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The Maine Dream Team-up Project: Eric Mihan

Eric Mihan owns Bangor Wine and Cheese, located in Downtown Bangor, Maine. BWC offers a wide variety of craft beer, wine, cheese and charcuterie. Website Facebook: Bangor Wine and Cheese Twitter: @Bangorwine Question 1: What is your all Maine brewery dream team-up? And why? This is my Bangor-selfish Collab: I would like to see Geaghan’s […]

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 […]

7 Maine beers to recommend to the non-craft beer drinker

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The three most common questions I get asked go something like this: “I’m new to craft beer and not sure what I’ll like, what do you suggest?” “My (insert relationship here) hates beer, what should I have them try that they might like?” “My (insert relationship here) only drinks (insert mass produced domestic here), what […]

Pub Crawling around Portland

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I rarely have the opportunity to check out the bars in Portland, Maine, trips down are infrequent and although my wife would love to go out to the bars with me, it’s not my kid’s idea of a fun evening. The tail end of last week I was in Portland for training for work, this […]

The Wheels on the Bus go?

Round and round, Right? Isn’t that how the song goes? Well right now that’s not the case for Maine Beer Tours bus, unfortunately their bus has seen its last tour and they need a new one.  Maine Beer Tours began operations at the end of August 2012; they have guided 85 tours and had over […]

Maine Dream Team Six Pack

A while back I was reading a blog post on www.billybrew.com that was titled “What’s your state’s dream team six pack?” and I had to stop and ask myself the question, what would be in my Maine dream team six pack? I picked up a pen and started jotting down my favorite Maine beers and […]