Portland Brew Festival includes beer and home brewing

Posted Sept. 03, 2011, at 9:23 a.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — Beer lovers are coming together to sample their favorite brews and learn more about beer making at the inaugural Portland Brew Festival.

The festival features dozens of beers from 17 breweries around New England. It also will feature home-brewing supplies and demonstrations.

The festival has an afternoon and evening session on Saturday, and an afternoon session on Sunday.