The Industrial Way Neighborhood is the Fertile Crescent of Maine Brewing

(Originally Published in Maine Today Magazine on July 24, 2014.) Everything great has an intoxicating birth story. The Universe has the Big Bang. Life on Earth has the primordial soup. Civilization has the Fertile Crescent. The Beatles have Hamburg. And Apple has a garage in Los Altos, California. As the Maine beer renaissance roars on … Continue reading The Industrial Way Neighborhood is the Fertile Crescent of Maine Brewing

Let The Maine Brew Bus Drive You To Maine Beer Bliss

You've seen the green school bus driving through Portland's Old Port.  I know you have.  You've watched people board this bus and thought, "What is that?  What kind of magical place are those people going to?"  And if you're a local, you've probably let the thought pass like a cumulus cloud floating through a summer's … Continue reading Let The Maine Brew Bus Drive You To Maine Beer Bliss

Final Results and Analysis of the Maine Madness Beer Tournament

Two weeks, 64 beers, and 1,524 votes later, we have our 2014 Maine Madness Beer Tournament Champion: Rising Tide Maine Island Trail Ale.  MITA received 76% of yesterday's vote, giving it a landslide victory over Allagash Curieux, a mighty, mighty opponent.  Rising Tide fans got out the vote and made it happen for this tasty, … Continue reading Final Results and Analysis of the Maine Madness Beer Tournament