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GRIN AND BEER IT

By: mainetoday.com

You like beer. And you prefer to drink local (smart, you are). In an welcome effort to help fortify your fondness comes Portland Beer Week from Nov 4-11. It’s not a mindless chugfest. It’s beer pairings, brewery tours, tap takeovers, beer dinners, beer fashion and the Maine Brew Bus. Yes, we said bus.

The week-long event includes events like this:

Port City Beer Tour
Sunday, November 4, 2012 12pm-8pm
Location: Bull Feeney’s, East Ender, Great Lost Bear, Gritty’s, LFK, Nosh, Novare Res, Sebago, Shipyard Lounge @ Residence Inn, Thirsty Pig
Price: Pay as you go
Category: Bar Crawl, Beer Tasting, Meet the Brewer, Beer & Food
Brewery:
Details: Taste one or two special craft beers at each location. Meet the brewers at various locations throughout the day. Enjoy a snack at any of the locations

Let’s Get Canned Diner
Tuesday, November 6th 5pm-8pm
Location: White Cap Grille
Price: $30
Category: Beer Dinner
Brewery: Baxter Brewing Co, Shipyard
Details: A fun three “canned course” dinner. Featuring Baxter Amber Road, Shipyard Export and Shipyard Pumpkin Head canned brews. Call to reserve 207-899-1881

Bull Jagger Pro-Am
Tuesday, November 6th (Election Day)
Location: LFK
Price: Pay As You Go
Category: Beer tasting
Brewery: Bull Jagger
Details: Vote for your favorite new beer recipe brewed by Bull Jagger!

Urban Beer Fashion
Wednesday, November 7th 4pm-8pm
Location: The Thirsty Pig
Price: pay as you go
Category: Art, Beer & Food
Brewery: TBD
Details: Urban Outfitters will be showcasing a collection of clothing and goods for the modern beer drinker. Models and beer tasting.

The Maine Brew Bus
Location:  City of Portland
Price: Pay As You Go
Category: Beer tasting
Brewery: Tons
Details:  The Maine Brew Bus Port City Beer Shuttle- Free shuttle stopping at Bull Feeney’s, East Ender, Great Lost Bear, Gritty’s, LFK, Nosh, Novare Res, Sebago, Shipyard Lounge @ Residence Inn, and Thirsty Pig. Flag down the big green Brew Bus to hop on or call us @ 207-200-9111 to arrange transportation ahead of time.

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