Nov
12
3:00 PM15:00

SOLD OUT Maine Brewer's Guild Presents: FRESHMAN ORIENTATION

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Update: Freshman Orientation is now SOLD OUT!

This is a limited ticketed event.

Maine Brewer's Guild's annual Freshmen Orientation is your chance to try a beer and meet the brewers from nearly every new brewery in Maine! Limited tickets to this unique showcase of Maine's newest brewers are now on sale! Get your tickets herehttp://brewedinmaine.bpt.me

The event is slated for Sunday, November 12th from 3-5PM in Portland at Bayside Bowl, and is hosted by the Maine Brewers' Guild with generous support from our sponsor Nason Mechanical Systems.

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Nov
12
10:30 AM10:30

Zymurgy Home Brew Tour

  • Maine Brew Bus Pickup at Old Port Spirits (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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This is a ticketed event.

There are over 5,700 breweries now in the US, almost 100 of which are in Maine. On average at least one opens every month in this state. Ever wondered where all of these new brewers are coming from? Look no further than the homebrew underground. Join special guest guide, Gregg Carine, as Maine Brew Bus travel to visit three local home brewers who will open up their residential breweries for us. We'll see their operations, and learn more about their inspiration for brewing quality beer. We will find out how our hosts got started and what it is that drives them to produce their own beer for a limited audience.

Pick-Up/Drop-Off: Old Port Spirits 79 Commercial Street. Please arrive by 10:45am to ensure a timely departure.

Cost: Tickets are $45 each and can be purchased herehttps://fareharbor.com/embeds/book/themainebrewbus/items/11373/?full-items=yes

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Nov
11
11:00 AM11:00

Cream of the Hop

Join us for CREAM OF THE HOP with Central Distributors and Pine State Beverage. A full lineup of our favorite New England beers to end the week right. Limited specialty menu, and live music from Feel Good Drift!

Ithaca Beer Co. Pacific Gravity
Urban Farm Fermentory Amalgam and Bittersweet
Sunday River Brewing Company Viper
Marsh Island Brewing Gronk Spike
Smuttynose Brewing Company Rocky Road and cans of Kung Fu Hobo
Orono Brewing Company

Specialty Menu:
Pretzel $6 -“Wicked Twisted” pretzel served with beer cheese and honey mustard
Build your own Dog or Veggie Dog $5 -Ketchup, mustard, bbq, sweet relish, hot relish, raw onion, carmies, grilled peppers, sauerkraut
Thirsty Pig Maine Italian $10 -Beeler’s ABF Ham, American cheese, onions, peppers, pickles, tomatoes, olives, spo
Ballpark Sausage $12 -Sweet Italian style pork sausage, topped with peppers, onions and brown mustard
Apple Sausage $12 -Chicken sausage made with apples, topped with caramelized onions and cheddar

Pay as you go.

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Nov
10
to Nov 11

Bissell Brothers X The Thirsty Pig

10 taps full of Bissell Brothers, our largest line up ever. 
Come meet all the cool people that run one of the fastest growing breweries in the State of Maine. 
Music by DJ MOM starting at 8pm. 
Pouring State Fair Style

21+ event

Tap Lineup: 
The Substance
Industry VS Inferiority
Sigil
Reciprocal
Lux
Bucolia
Swish
Umbra
I Lucky
Engram

Special Menu:
Pretzel $6 -“Wicked Twisted” pretzel served with beer cheese and honey mustard
Salsa & Queso Plate $6 -Roasted corn salsa, cheesy queso, corn chips
Bissell Bros Sigil Pork Tacos $5 -Sigil braised pork, roasted corn salsa, cumin crema, crispy onions
Build your own Dog or Veggie Dog $5 -Ketchup, mustard, bbq, sweet relish, hot relish, raw onion, carmies, grilled peppers, sauerkraut
Thirsty Pig Maine Italian $10 -Beeler’s ABF Ham, American cheese, onions, peppers, pickles, tomatoes, olives, spo
Ballpark Sausage $12 -Sweet Italian style pork sausage, topped with peppers, onions and brown mustard
Apple Sausage $12 -Chicken sausage made with apples, topped with caramelized onions and cheddar

 Pay as you go.

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Nov
10
1:00 PM13:00

Maine Brew Bus: Tour and Pour Takeover with Lone Pine!

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This is ticketed event.

You’ve heard of tap takeovers, but what about a bus and brewery takeover? Tom and Abby from Lone Pine Brewing will jump on the bright green bus to guide a special Beer Week tour of some of their favorite local places. They will turn their tasting room over to Zach and Don from the Maine Brew Bus who will be pouring at Lone Pine for the duration of the tour.

Cost: Tickets are $50 each. Stay tuned ticket link!

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Nov
9
8:00 PM20:00

Double Feature Ski Movie Premiere - SOLD OUT

Join Rising Tide Brewing Company in celebrating the start of ski season with a double feature ski movie premiere! We will be screening Level 1 Production's Habit and Matchstick Production's Drop Everything for an epic night.

Amalgam Ski and Jamie Walter Photography will be here with a selection of their great merchandise. There will be a raffle to support the Good Shepherd Food Bank with an amazing selection of prizes including lift tickets to Sugarloaf and Sunday River.

Tickets are $10 in advance, or $15 at the door.

Advanced tickets can be purchased herehttp://bit.ly/skimovie2017

 

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Nov
9
6:00 PM18:00

Beer Drinker's Triathlon

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This is a ticketed event.

Foundation Brewing and Maine Beer Company are excited to present a Beer Drinker's Triathlon at 33 Elmwood! Sign up in teams of 4 for a competition testing your skills at: cornhole, candlepin bowling and a blind beer tasting. 

16 teams of 4 will rotate through each event, collecting points with the winners receiving a prize from the sponsoring breweries.

Cost is $15 for each participant and includes 1 game cornhole, 1 game of candlepin bowling, and 4 beer sampler). Purchase your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/beer-drinkers-triathlon-tickets-39010111293?aff=efbeventtix

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Nov
9
5:00 PM17:00

Goodfire Brewing Launch Party

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Celebrating the launch of Portland's newest brewery, Goodfire!!!! Kegs tapped at 5 pm, first come first served. Live music from Matt Meyer and the Gumption Junction (As Chris from Ohno and Goodfire is in the band!)

Specialty Menu:
Pretzel $6 -“Wicked Twisted” pretzel served with beer cheese and honey mustard
Salsa & Queso Plate $6 -Roasted corn salsa, cheesy queso, corn chips
Build your own Dog or Veggie Dog $5 -Ketchup, mustard, bbq, sweet relish, hot relish, raw onion, carmies, grilled peppers, sauerkraut
Thirsty Pig Maine Italian $10 -Beeler’s ABF Ham, American cheese, onions, peppers, pickles, tomatoes, olives, spo
Ballpark Sausage $12 -Sweet Italian style pork sausage, topped with peppers, onions and brown mustard
Apple Sausage $12 -Chicken sausage made with apples, topped with caramelized onions and cheddar

Cost: Pay as you go

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Nov
8
9:00 PM21:00

Beerlesque at the Riot - A feast for your eyes (and palate!)

Just for Beer Week Liquid Riot will be hosting a Beerlesque night! Liquid Riot will also be tapping a keg of Blushing Star. Don't miss this chance to taste the World Beer Cup℠ Brett Beer 2016 Gold medal winner!

Cost: $10 for the Beerlesque show, beers are pay as you go

Free parking after 6 pm behind Liquid Riot.

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