Craft Beer Comes to Maine State Pier

When:
July 13, 2013 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Where:
Maine State Pier
Maine State Pier
Portland, ME 04101
USA
Cost:
$25-$75
Craft Beer Comes to Maine State Pier @ Maine State Pier | Portland | Maine | United States

Ticket includes beverages, delicious food and a commemorative tasting glass.  Catering by Sebago Brewing Company. There are currently 24 participating breweries with more than 85 different beer selections.

Join Maine brewers for an afternoon of craft beer on the water.  Sponsored by the Maine Brewers’ Guild with special “from away” guest Victory Brewing Company.  Charlie Papazian, president of the national Brewers Association and author of “The Complete Joy of Home Brewing” will also be in attendance.

This year’s festival will be held at the Maine State Pier directly on Portland’s historic waterfront.  Come experience Maine craft beers in a beautiful outdoor setting overlooking Casco Bay and featuring the best award-winning craft beer Maine has to offer.  Founders, owners, and brewers will be in attendance and rare and single batch beers will be featured.

This is the 3rd annual fundraiser for the Maine Brewers’ Guild and 100% of the proceeds go to funding Guild initiatives to promote Maine’s brewing industry.  There will also be a silent auction with prizes including private tours and tastings, “brewer-for-a-day” experiences and much more!

This is a 21+ event.  No pets.  Rain or Shine.

More information at www.mainebrewersguild.org

Participating Breweries:
Victory Brewing Company (special guests)
Allagash Brewing Co
Andrew’s Brewing Co
Atlantic Brewing Co
Baxter Brewing Co
Black Bear Brewery
Boothbay Craft Brewery
Bunker Brewing Co
Captain Dick’s
D.L. Geary Brewing Co
Federal Jack’s Restaurant & Brew Pub
Funky Bow Brewery
Gritty McDuff’s
In’Finiti Fermentation & Distillation
Kennebec River Brewery
Maine Beer Company
Marshall Wharf Brewing
Oxbow Brewing Co
Penobscot Bay Brewery
Rising Tide Brewing Co
Run of the Mill
Sea Dog Brewing Company
Sebago Brewing Co
Sheepscot Valley Brewing Co
Shipyard Brewing Co

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