Portland’s Shipyard Brewing expands into Memphis

Shipyard Brewing is located at 86 Newbury Street in Portland.
Shipyard Brewing is located at 86 Newbury Street in Portland. Buy Photo
Posted July 19, 2012, at 7:46 a.m.
Bottles of Old Thumper ale gather for packaging at the Shipyard Brewing Company in Portland.
Daryn Slover | Sun Journal
Bottles of Old Thumper ale gather for packaging at the Shipyard Brewing Company in Portland.

PORTLAND, Maine — Shipyard Brewing Co. has leased space in a Memphis brewery to make its Shipyard Pumpkinhead, a wheat beer available in Maine from September to October.

Blues City Brewery will help the craft brewery meet this fall’s expected high demand for a seasonal beer.

Shipyard president Fred Forsley said the company’s Portland brewery is at full capacity and brewing in Memphis will allow it to meet demand.

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