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Nov
5
3:00 PM15:00

Von Trapp Food Pairing with Pine State Distributors

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Join Jäger as they welcome Pine State Distributors & von Trapp Brewery for German inspired Small Plate Food Pairing event.

Kick off Portland Beer Week with a specialty menu from Chef Garret inspired by the beers from von Trapp brewing located in Stowe, VT

von Trapp menu:

  • Pilsner- Pretzel with beer cheese
  • Helles- Spatzle with brown butter
  • Vienna- Bratwurst with Jager-caramelized onions
  • Dunkel- jagerschnitzel

Cost: Pay as you go

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Nov
5
12:00 PM12:00

Blind IPA Tasting

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Kicking off the week with a Blind IPA Tasting at The Thirsty Pig. A flight of 10, 5oz samples served with a palate cleanser. Your ballot will have the name of all 10 beers and you have to let your tastebuds decide which one is which. No one has ever gotten all 10!

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Nov
5
12:00 PM12:00

Basecoat Brunch

Portland Beer Week is a marathon, not a sprint, and we all know going in cold is a recipe for disaster. Instead you have to properly prepare, stretch, and train your body, mind, and spirit for the week of festivities to come.

To help lay that groundwork, Mast Landing Brewing Company and Foundation Brewing Company, in partnership with our friends at Sonny's Portland, invite you kick off Portland Beer Week with our Basecoat Brunch.

3 beers from each brewery, selected to pair with Sonny's famous brunch menu, will be sure to have you get off to a great start. Please join us, and get the jump on finding your groove!

FOUNDATION BEERS: 
Riverton flyer pilsner
Coffee Burnside Brown
Epiphany DIPA

MAST LANDING BEERS:
Green to green ipa
Tell tale double dry hopped apa
Gunner's daughter peanut butter chocolate stout

Cost: Pay as you Go

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Nov
6
11:00 AM11:00

Cask and Cider Brunch

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The Thirsty Pig is kicking off the 5th Annual Portland Beer Week with brunch! Tasty brunch options will be paired with cider and brews on cask!

Tap List: 

Brunch menu: CLICK HERE!
 

Cost: Pay as you go.

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Nov
6
to Nov 12

Kings Head fts Maine Breweries

For Portland Beer Week, we'll be doing something that we've been wanting to do for quite a while - stocking all 35 of our draft lines with our favorite Maine Breweries! We've been working with a variety of breweries to run a week's worth of Maine drafts, including many special treats, one-offs, Barrel-aged, and sour beers from some of Maine's most awesome breweries.

Participating breweries include, but are not limited to: Barreled SoulsBanded HornBissell BrothersAustin St., Allagash, Dirigo BrewingMaine Beer CompanyOxbowFunky BowGneissMast Landing, and more.

There will be roughly 3 designated draft lines for each featured brewery, with beers changing daily.

Please come through and see the wonderful variety of beer that this great state is producing! Draft list will be updated all week on our website!

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Nov
3
1:30 PM13:30

MAINE CRAFT BEER SPECIALS

12 Maine draft beers for $4 from 11:30a-9p at Bull Feeney's during Portland Beer Week, including beers from Allagash (White and rotating specialty), Rising Tide, Bissell Brothers, Lone Pine, Foundation, Geary's, Shipyard, Austin Street, Baxter, Funky Bow, Gneiss, Dirigo, and Atlantic!

 

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Nov
1
to Nov 2

Bob Murphy Birthday Bash

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It's Bob Murphy's Birthday at Nosh Kitchen Bar! Bob picks the the draft lineup and we enjoy the beer. Starts at 5 and ends when the beer is gone.

BEER: MBC - Piolet 8, Gneiss Barrell Aged - 2x, Banded Horn - Bob's your Uncle (oatmeal stout) and Luminaire, Bunker - Golddome, Bayou Teche (Aged oak with coffee & chili), Tilquin, 1809 Berlinerwiess, Laguinitas Fusion 32 and Dopple Sticky

COST: Pay as you go

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Nov
1
5:00 PM17:00

Sunday Supper in the Park

This will be a ticketed event. 

The breweries of Industrial Way are throwing down a progressive beer dinner! Allagash, Foundation, Austin St and Bissell Brothers will be pairing up with local chefs and food trucks to create the ultimate four course dinner and beer pairing. Proceeds of the evening will be given to the Locker Project in Portland.

BEER: Allagash House Beer and Avance, Austin Milk Stout Street, Foundation 2014 Dark Side Corruption and Bissell Brothers Swish

COST: $50

LINK: https://fareharbor.com/allagash/items/11120/

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Nov
1
2:00 PM14:00

Freshmen Orientation: Maine Brewers' Guild Class of 2015

This will be a ticketed event. Stay tuned for complete details and ticket info.

Try a beer from every new brewery in the state. Maine's newest breweries, all in one place, all at one time. Join the Maine Brewers' Guild in welcoming the Class of 2015 to the Maine beer community - you're guaranteed a beer sample from every new brewery in the state and will meet all the brewers in this fun, round-the-world format event.

BEER: Participating Breweries: Blank Canvas Brewery (Brewer, ME) | Lubec Brewery (Lubec, ME) | Marsh Island (Orono, ME) | Square Tail Brewing Co. (Amherst, ME) | Orono Brewing (Orono, ME) | Theory Brewing Co. (Wells, ME)

COST: $25,

LINK: http://ow.ly/TfRd6  

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Nov
1
12:00 PM12:00

Liquid Riot Total Tap Takeover

It's a Liquid Riot tap takeover with one-offs, special releases, barrel-aged and funky beers. Football will be on the jumbotron all day. Open at noon.

BEER: Liquid Riot Melifera with Brett, Heart of Glass blended with Walter Witt, Barrel Aged Primus X, Valley Girl, Walter Witt, Barrel Aged Obscurity, Elderberry Brett Triple and Raspberry Sour Trouble 

Plus 6 more kegs to be thrown throughout the day so make sure to come on down and check it out! 

COST: Pay as you go

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Nov
1
11:00 AM11:00

History of Brewing Beer in Portland w/ Josh Christie

  • Pick up location: Craft Beer Cellar Portland (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This will be a ticketed event. 

Pick up and Drop Off Location:

Craft Beer Cellar, 111 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101 - Please arrive by 10:45am to ensure a timely departure. 

**Alternate Pick Up (10:30am) and Drop Off (1:45pm) Location: Parking lot across from Coffee By Design, 1 Diamond St, Portland, ME 04101

Travel through time with The Maine Brew Bus to learn about the early days and how the business of beer has evolved in the birthplace of Prohibition.

Join Josh Christie, the author of Maine Beer: Brewing in Vacationland as we hop aboard Lenny the Bus and travel around Portland talking about the history of beer brewing in the city.

We will visit notable landmarks including the numerous former brewery sites, the Workingmen's Club, the Portland Observatory, Alice Greele's tavern site, City Hall, and of course the Neal Dow house.

Special pours of landmark Portland beers will be offered as part of the journey.

COST: $30

LINK:  https://fareharbor.com/themainebrewbus/items/11380

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Nov
1
11:00 AM11:00

Wandering Beer Brunch

Crawl between The Thirsty Pig and Maps for a sweet and savory brunch. Bloody Mary sausage and sausage hash.

Followed by Maps for a Spiced Burnside Caramel Cake and a Mimosa Cake, paired with Foundation Brewing Company Epiphany, Burnside, and a specially brewed Sour Cherry Saison on oak (only available at MAPS).  

MAPS will also be selling very limited edition, hand pulled screen prints of Epiphany.

The Maine Tinker Photography by Siobhan Bogle will be parked out back in the Maine Photo Camper!!! Bring your leftover Halloween Props for an unforgettable #207beerweek photo!

BEER: 

The Thirsty Pig

Sam Adams Kosmic Mother Funk (KMF) Grand Cru
Northcoast Brewing Old Rasputin on Nitro 
SoMe Brewing Company Nubble-Weiss
Somerville Brewing - Slumbrew Porter-Square
21st Amendment Brewery Toaster Pastry
Maine Beer Company Titus
Southern Tier Brewing Company Warlock

MAPS

Foundation Epiphany, Burnside and Specially Crafted Sour Cherry Saison on Oak

COST: Pay as you go

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Nov
1
10:15 AM10:15

Evolution of Beer Tour

  • Maine Beer Tours - Maine Park & Ride, Marginal Way (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This will be a ticketed event. 

Pickup and drop off will take place at the Park and Ride on Marginal Way.  Should you be planning on going to Freshmen Orientation at Coffee By Design, we’ll drop you off out front!

Maine Beer Tours is going to give you the entire rundown on the evolution of beer, from the ingredients you pick up at the homebrew supply store, to chatting with and sampling from a professional brewer, and everything in between. 

BEER: Maine Brewing Supply, Fore River Brewing Company, Austin Street Brewery

COST: $45

LINK: http://www.mainebeertours.com/tours/evolution-of-beer/

 

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Nov
1
to Nov 8

Local 188 and Bunker Brewing Tap Takeover and Special Menu

All week, join Local 188 for a tap takeover and special menu with Bunker Brewing! The kitchen will be preparing an a la carte menu with dishes created with pork fed with spent grains from Bunker Brewing. The menu will last for the week or while supplies last.

*Timing is estimated and subject to change

BEER: Bunker Brewing

COST: Pay as you go

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