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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
12
to Nov 13

David vs Goliath

At this event The Thirsty Pig will be featuring some of the Pioneers/Goliath breweries next to the Rookies/David of breweries. Similar styles from both for you to try and compare.

Plus, music from DJ Baby Jay starts at 7PM!

Cost: Pay as you go

Featured beers include:

Austin Street Brewery Patina Pale vs Sierra Nevada Pale Ale
Boothbay Craft Brewery & Tavern Black Rocks Stout vs Blue Point Brewery Oyster Stout
Bunker Brewing Co. Czech Pils vs Firestone Walker Brewing Co. PIVO
Dirigo Brewing Company Lager vs Sam Adams Brewhouse Boston Lager
Sebago Brewing Company Freys Leap IPA vs Lagunitas Brewing Co IPA

Tumbledown Brewing Coffee Porter vs Kona Brewing Company Pipeline Porter

 

 

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Nov
11
to Nov 12

Sheep and Wolves Presents: Smuttlife

Smuttynose Brewing Company is teaming up with Sheep and Wolves to bring Smuttlife to Portland Beer Week. Come on out as we take over Rhum for a party fueled pop-up that will include DJ sets from Gary Kim of Sheep & Wolves and Smutty's very own, YUNG ABNER. Live art performance by the ultra talented artist Die Geist food by Rhum Food + Grog and of course Smuttynose will be hijacking the tap handles (list TBA)! #Smuttlife

Cost: Pay as you go

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Nov
11
6:00 PM18:00

Once Upon a Time on Exchange St.

The Thirsty Pig And Bissell Brothers team up to present you with a night of beer like no other. 
There will be music, and food to pair with the experience.

The Thirsty Pig and Bissell Brothers team up to present you with a night of beer like no other. 
There will be music, and food to pair with the experience.
 

Draft list includes: 
Swish
Lux
Reciprocal
Umbra
Evermore
i-Lucky
Bucolia

Beer list subject to grow, stay tuned for updates!

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Nov
11
5:00 PM17:00

Vacationland Distributors Tap Saturation at NOSH

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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
6
6:30 PM18:30

First Friday Beer Week Session

This will be a ticketed event

Grab a friend and join Shipyard Brewing Company for a First Friday Muse Paintbar Session, Portland Beer Week style! Arrive at 6:30 for a Shipyard Beer tasting and get settled in.  Then an instructor will show you the ropes in painting the selected canvas for the evening. No experience necessary!

BEER: Shipyard

COST: $45 a painter

LINK: https://events.musepaintbar.com/index.php/welcome/edit/9002

 

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Nov
6
6:00 PM18:00

2nd Annual "Will Bowl for Beer" Tournament

On Friday, November 6th, Maine Beer Company and Bayside Bowl will host a baker style bowling tournament in celebration of Portland Beer Week 2015! 

The event will be from 5:30pm-8:00pm, with the tournament starting at 6:00pm. We'll have prizes, music, and of course- beer! 

Tickets are $15 per person and shoes are available for rental at Bayside. Sign up as a team of 5 people, or as an individual, and teams will be formed the day of the tournament. Show your support for Portland Beer Week, Maine Beer Company, and Bayside Bowl as you bowl for beer!"

BEER: Maine Beer Company

COST: $15

LINK: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2405684

 

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Nov
6
5:00 PM17:00

CRAFT

First Friday Artwalk + Beer = Beer-Themed Art Show at The Thirsty Pig!


Featuring local artists and work by Peter Jensen Bissell, David Butler and more.

Live beats by Mosart212 live beats by Mosart212

BEER: 

Spencer Brewery Trappist Ale
AleSmith Brewing Nut Brown Ale 
Lagunitas Brewing Co Wet Hopped
Hoof Hearted Brewing Group Sex
Stoneface Brewing Co. Blip 
Foundation Brewing Company Coffee Burnside 

COST: Pay as you go

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