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    Brewers reap fresh Maine hop crop

    Thanks to Maine hop growers, this year's hop harvest will be the largest in nearly 100 years, providing Maine craft brewers with ingredients for creating "fresh hopped" beers. Read on

    Posted: September 3, 2014
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    Barreled Souls in Saco rolls out an impressive lineup

    There are four primary ingredients in all beer: malts, hops, water and yeast. Some brewers focus on the hops, some build up a very strong malty backbone to their beers. Barreled Souls - a weeks-old brewery in Saco - is all about the yeast. Read on

    Posted: August 13, 2014
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    Allagash taps into Beer Camp with Myron’s Walk collaboration

    On Friday, Sierra Nevada's "Beer Camp" will make it's fifth stop on a seven-stop national tour in Portland. In support of the epic even, Sierra Nevada produced a 12-pack of collaboration brews with different breweries, one of which is our own Allagash. Read on

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    Is ginger the new black? Ginger-flavored beers sneak into summertime

    When I think of ginger, I don't normally immediately think of beer - but it makes for a refreshing break and goes great with food. Read on

    Posted: July 15, 2014
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    What is Portland drinking? Bier Cellar Top 5

    If you want to know what beers Portland locals are bringing home to drink, you don't have to go any further than to ask Greg Norton, owner of Bier Cellar in Portland. Read on

    Posted: July 12, 2014
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    Maine Craft Beer Road Trip: Midcoast

    A craft beer road trip up the midcoast, with stops in Rockland, Belfast, Newcastle and Boothbay. This trip features four breweries tucked in scenic settings just waiting for you to visit. Read on

    Posted: June 28, 2014
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    Noshbow takes over the block

    This Sunday Nosh + Oxbow join forces to host a unique outdoor neighborhood block party. "Noshbow" will be taking over the street adjacent to Nosh Kitchen Bar, and will feature bands playing throughout the day, food trucks for tasty treats, and, of course, Oxbow beer. Read on

    Posted: June 26, 2014
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    Beer ahoy! Dogfish Head brewer sailing in for a ‘Moveable Feast’

    Dogfish Head Craft Brewery has a proudly-earned reputation of being "off centered" and is now setting off on a journey to raise funds for The Nature Conservancy - stopping along the way to host a series of beer dinners and visit Nature Conservancy sites. Read on

    Posted: June 24, 2014
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    Maine craft beer road trip: Go west!

    Like the pioneers before us, there is some unknown territory to the west and south - along with some scenic drives through some more of the open spaces in Maine. On this trip, I decided to hit several breweries that I had never visited, despite them being not too far out of reach than others more familiar to me. Read on

    Posted: June 13, 2014
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    The King’s Head opens with interesting, hard-to-find beers

    Friday was a night that I just couldn't let myself stay home. The sea breeze was a perfect compliment to the nice weather, and the city of Portland seemed like it was buzzing with anticipation for the weekend's events. From an online tip, I had heard that there was a new bar opening up - The King's Head - and felt motivated to take a walk to go and check it out. Read on

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    Posted: June 9, 2014