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Portland Beer Week

Posted Oct. 29, 2012, at 2:28 p.m.

Sunday, November 4 to Sunday, November 11, 2012; 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Location: Portland Beer Week, Greater Portland Area and Portland Old Port (see event details), Portland, Maine

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Website: portlandbeerweek.org/

PORTLAND BEER WEEK SCHEDULE

Sunday November 4th

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

Guided Beer & Cheese Pairing

Sunday, November 4, 2012 3pm

Location: Lion’s Pride

Price: $30/Guest

Category: Beer & Food

Brewery: Oxbow

Details: The beer and cheese maven presents specialty brews from Oxbow and proper cheese accompaniments.

Allagash Showcase

Sunday, November 4th 12pm

Location: Novare Res Bier Cafe

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Beer & Food

Brewery: Allagash

Join the beer experts at Novare Res as they present a day featuring Allagash Brewery. Working in co – op with Browne Trading for a unique food pairing experience.

Brinner!

Sunday, November 4th 12pm

4:00pm until 7:00pm

Location: NOSH

Price: TBD

Category: Beer & Food

Brewery: Founders

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. http://goo.gl/maps/WPS8u

Oxbow & Bunker Sunday Funday

Sunday, November 4th

Location: Sonny’s

Category: Beer Tasting

Brewery: Oxbow & Bunker

Details: Brunch specials and the Brewers will be in the house pouring their own beers and a selection of personal favorites from other breweries as well.

Atlantic Brewing at Bull Feeney’s

Sunday, November 4th

Location: Bull Feeney’s

Price: Pay as you go

Category: Tap Takeover

Brewery- Atlantic Brewing

Details- Come try 7 different brands on tap that Atlantic has to offer

Monday November 5th

Maine Beer Dinner

Monday, November 5, 2012 6pm-8pm

Location: The Thirsty Pig

Price: $30/Guest

Category: Beer Dinner

Brewery: Shipyard, Maine Beer Co

Details: Kennebunk Chef Robyn Friedman preparing 3-course dinner to pair with 3 seasonal Maine brews. Proceeds from event donated to Trek Across Maine. Menu and pairings updated soon.

Green Flash vs. St. Feuillien

Monday, November 5, 2012 5pm-1am

Location: Nosh Kitchen Bar

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Tap takeover, Beer Tasting, New Product

Brewery: Green Flash, St. Feuillien

Details: Friendship Brew Collaboration between Green Flash and St. Feuillien has its debut in Maine. Event includes a tap takeover from both breweries and food features from Chef Jason Loring.

Geary’s Night

Monday, November 5, 2012 6pm

Location: Bull Feeney’s

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Tap takeover, Beer tasting

Brewery: Geary’s

Details: Meet the Geary’s crew, sample what’s new from them, and talk about Maine’s 1st microbrewery.

Marshall Wharf Showcase

Monday, November 5th 4PM

Location: Novare Res Bier Café

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Food & Beer

Brewery: Marshall Wharf

Details: A night featuring the brews of Marshall Wharf. Food pairings done in collaboration with Browne Trading Co.

Founders/Victory Party

Monday, November 5th 4PM

Location: LFK

Price: Pay as you go

Category: Beer tasting, Tap Takeover

Brewery: Victory, Founders

Details: LFK staff pouring up two great breweries specialty beers.

Tuesday November 6th

Sixpoint Beer Carnival

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 6:30 pm

Location: East Ender

Price: $40/Guest

Category: Beer Dinner

Brewery: Sixpoint

Details: Chef Mitch Gerow presents American Autumn, featuring Sixpoint Brewery. Five course meal with beer pairings. Election updates featured on the big screen!

Sweet Action– Hubbard Squash Tart, candied fliberts, beer brined cheddar, fried sage

Lil Buzz- House Made Hot Dog, pretzel bun, barrel aged kraut, mustard pickles, REDD ketchup, potato stix

Signal- Smokey BBQ Shrimp, fire roasted parsnips, braised kale, beer blanc, bbq popcorn crouton

Spice of Life Wakatu- Molten Gruyere, country ham, pickled broccoli & cauliflower, fingerling potatoes

Autumnation- Pumpkin Ravioli, flash fried, caramel apple, pepita brown butter

Belgian Bier & Kaas Feature

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 6pm-10pm

Location: The Thirsty Pig

Price: pay as you go

Category: Beer tasting, Beer & Food

Brewery: Allagash, Wicked tbd

Details: A night featuring Belgian, and Belgain style beers with cheese pairings by the Cabot Creamery Co-Op

Siano’s Beer Showcase

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 6pm-8pm

Location: Sianos, Stevens Ave

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Beer & Food

Brewery: Geary’s, Shipyard, Gritty’s

Details: A Seasonal beer showcase, featuring $3.50 pints. Wood fired brick oven pizza with a special beer crust.

Atlantic & Bar Harbor Sampling

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

Sebago

Tuesday, November 6th 4pm

Location: Novare Res Bier Café

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Beer & Food

Brewery: Sebego

Details: Join the beer experts at Novare Res as they present a day featuring Sebago Brewery. Working in co – op with Browne Trading for a unique food pairing experience.

Atlantic Brewing Feature

November 6th, 7pm

Location: Three Dollar Dewey’s

Price: $3

Brewery: Atlantic Brewing

Category: Beer Tasting

Details: Come out and meet the rep. Tom Mortimer.

Atlantic Brewing in Bar Harbor Party

Tuesday, November 6th 4pm-7pm

Location: Andy’s Old Port

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Beer Tasting

Brewery: Atlantic, Bar Harbor

Cover to Cover Presented By Geary’s

Tuesday, November 6th

Location: The Big Easy

Price: $5 covers

Category: Beer& Music

Brewery: Geary’s

Details: $3 Pales Ales and HSA’s

Oxbow & Lagunitas Taco Tuesday!

Tuesday, November 6th

Location: Taco Escobar

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Tap Takeover

Brewery: Oxbow & Lagunitas

Details: Come enjoy some good beer from Oxbow & Lagunitas

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!

Women’s Only Happy Hour at Rising Tide

Tuesday, November 6th 5-6pm

Location: Rising Tide Brewing Co, 103 Fox Street

Price: $2 for 8 oz samples – pay as you go

Category: Beer Tasting & Organizational Meeting

Brewery: Rising Tide

Details: Have you been wanting to get together with other women in the Portland area who enjoy craft beer? Rising Tide will host a happy hour beer tasting and initial organizational meeting for a new group that will aim to gather women together for tastings, beer dinners, brewery tours and the like going forward. Help brainstorm a name for the group and meet fellow women who love craft beer, while enjoying a sampling of Rising Tide’s beers.

Allagash at Bull Feeney’s

Tuesday, November 6th

Location: Bull Feeney’s

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Tap Takeover

Brewery: Allagash

Details: An evening with Allagash brewers and various year round and specialty offerings.

Wednesday November 7th

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.

Allagash & Sierra Nevada Takeover

Wednesday, November 7th 5pm-1am

Location: Nosh Kitchen Bar

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Tap Takeover

Brewery: Allagash, Sierra Nevada

Details: Join the staff of Nosh Kitchen Bar as they host two legendary breweries in a tap takeover.

Baxter Brewing Co. presents the Squid Jiggers

Wednesday, November 7th 8pm

Location: Bull Feeney’s

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Beer & Food, Music

Brewery: Baxter

Details: Folk infused with barley, sugar, yeast, hops, and water and left to ferment. No cover, 19 draft lines, 11 local craft brews featured.

Rising Tide Showcase

Wednesday, November 7th 4pm

Location: Novare Res Bier Café

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Beer & Food

Brewery: Rising Tide

Details: Join the beer experts at Novare Res as they present a night featuring Rising Tide. Working in co – op with Browne Trading for a unique food pairing experience.

Gritty’s and Long Trail Night

Wednesday, November 7th 6pm-8pm

Location: Pat’s Pizza

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Beer Tasting

Brewery: Gritty’s & Long Trail

Details: Sampling of Gritty’s and Long Trail. Free 1oz tasters. Beer swag give aways.

3 Door Shuffle

Wednesday, November 7th 4pm-7

Location: Longfellow Square (LFK, Petite Jacqueline, Pai men miyake)

Price: Pay As You Go

Brewery: Allagash

Category: Beer tasting, Beer & Food

Details: Diep 9, A Belgian Genever distiller will join Allagash at

LFK for a unique beer and Genever pairing. Petite Jacqueline and Pai

men miyake will be doing Allagash beer and respective food pairings.

Washout Washers

Wednesday, November 7th

Location: Run of the Mill

Price: $12/team of 2

Category: Beer Tasting

Brewery: Tons

Details: Washout Washers Sponsored by The Maine Brew Bus – Location The Run of the Mill Saco. Win some cash and great prizes. Contact The Maine Brew Bus 207-200-9111 for more info and a ride to The Run of The Mill. Beer Specials. http://washoutwashers.com/ www.therunofthemill.net

Maine Cask Fest

Wednesday, November 7th 5pm

Location: Sebago Brewing Co Portland

Price: $5/12oz

Category: Firkin, Beer Tasting

Brewery: Sebago, Rising Tide, Baxter, Marshall Wharf

Details: Sample fine Maine Beers from a Firkin. Drink with brewery owners and brewers. $3/22oz Sebago Draughts from 4-close .

Shipyard Ale Society

Wednesday, November 7th 6pm-8pm

Location: The Great Lost Bear

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Beer Tasting

Brewery: Shipyard

Details: More info coming soon

Thursday November 8th

Smuttynose Tap Takeover

Thursday, November 8th 5pm-1am

Location: Nosh Kitchen Bar

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Tap Takeover

Brewery: Smuttynose

Details: Enjoy Nosh’s famous beer centric food and a variety of Smuttynose brews.

Beer & Chocolate Tasting

Thursday, November 8th

Location: Bier Cellar

Price: FREE

Category: Beer Tasting, Beer & Food

Brewery: Allagash

Details: Local chocolatier Dean’s Sweets will be making beer tasty truffles to pair with some selections from the Bier Cellar.

Geary’s Tap & Cask Takeover

Thursday, November 8th 5pm-12am

Location: Great Lost Bear

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Tap Takeover, Firkin, Beer & Food

Brewery: Geary’s

Details: A fun filled evening at Portland’s founding beer bar, featuring Maine’s 1st Craft Brewery.

Maine Tap Feature

Thursday, November 8th 5pm-12am

Location: East Ender

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Tap Takeover, Beer & Food

Brewery: Allagash, Baxter, Maine Beer Co, Oxbow, Rising Tide

Details: A draft line up of Maine’s Craft Beers.

Shipyard Beer Dinner

Thursday, November 8th 6:30pm

Location: Inn by the Sea

Price $42

Category: Beer Dinner

Brewery: Shipyard

Details:

To reserve call 207.799.3134 or book through open table

www.innbythesea.com

Shipyard Night

Thursday, November 8th

Location: Bull Feeney’s

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Tap Takeover

Brewery: Shipyard, Allagash

Details: Sip on some of Maine’s craft brews at Bull Feeney’s.

Oxbow Curiosities

Thursday, November 8th 4pm

Location: Novare Res Bier Café

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Beer & Food

Brewery: Oxbow

Details: Join the beer experts at Novare Res as they present a Night featuring Oxbow Brewery. Come out to meet the new brewer straight from Philly. Presenting a co – op with Browne Trading for a unique food pairing experience

Red Hook Presents BBD

Thursday, November 8th 9pm

Location: The Big Easy

Price: $5

Category: Beer & Music

Brewery: Red Hook

Details: Band Beyond Description, Nominated as Portland’s Best Jam Band in 2012!

Mouth Party

Thursday, November 8th 5-9pm

Location: The Thirsty Pig

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Beer & Hot Sauce!

Brewery: Goose Island & Maine Mead Works

Details: Featured Beers: Beer features Goose Island Bourbon County Stout & Maine Mead Works Cider. Hot sauce tasting by Rock Lobster! Try 10 different sauces by the Scoville unit.

Tasting at Downeast Beverage

Thursday, November 8th 4-7pm

Location: Downeast Beverage

Price: Free

Category: Beer Tasting

Brewery: Allagash

Details: Allagash Tasting at Downeast Beverage.

All IPA at LFK

Thursday, November 8th

Location: LFK

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Beer Tasting

Brewery: TBD

Details: ALL IPA Taps. Wreck Your Pallet

Local Pour Tour

Thursday, November 8th

Location: Starts at the Thirsty Pig

Price: $30 All Inclusive

Category: Beer Tasting

Brewery: Tons

Details: The Local Pour Tour – Come tour and taste what Libations Portland has to offer. You’ll get a first hand look into the process of brewing, distilling, and fermenting. The Maine Brew bus will provide transportation to Urban Farm Fermentory, Bunker Brewing Company, Maine Mead Works, and New England Distillery. We will start and end the tour at The Thirsty Pig on Exchange St. in the Old Port.

Friday November 9th

Brewery Running Tour

Friday, November 9th 10am and 4pm

Location: Port City Running Tours

Price: $20

Category: Beer Tasting, Other

Brewery: Rising Tide, Maine Mead Works, Shipyard

Details: Meet up at the Thirsty Pig and run to downtown breweries. Sampling and brief stopovers along a 2 mile run.

Rising Tide Beer Dinner

Friday, November 9th 6pm

Location: Farmer’s Table

Price: $70

Category: Beer Dinner

Brewery: Rising Tide

Details: Chef Jeff Landry will offer a unique menu paired with Rising

Tide’s beers, including several of Rising Tide’s limited release

beers. Nathan and Heather Sanborn, the owners of Rising Tide, will be

there. A limited number of tickets are available downstairs with

special seating upstairs for a party of 12. Organize some friends and

book the upstairs for a private party with time to talk one-on-one

with the brewer! Call the Farmer’s Table at 207-347-7479 to make your

reservation today!

Local Brew TV & Baxter Brewing Co.

Friday, November 9th 7pm-10pm

Location: Thirsty Pig

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Beer Tasting, Firkin, Meet the Brewer, Education

Brewery: Baxter

Details: Screening of Local Brew TV’s episode one spotlight on Baxter Brewing Co.. A special firkin release of Baxter’s new Winter Brew.

Bull Jagger

Friday, November 9th 4pm

Location: Novare Res Bier Café

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Beer & Food

Brewery: Bull Jagger

Details: Join the beer experts at Novare Res as they present a Night featuring Bull Jagger Brewery. Working in co – op with Browne Trading for a unique food pairing experience.

Geary’s & Long Trail Split Takeover

Friday, November 9th 5pm

Location: Nosh

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Beer Tasting

Brewery: Geary’s & Long Trail

Details: Split takeover with Geary’s Porter, HAS, & Hudson Red. Long Trail will be offering Imperial, Pumpkin, & the Porter.

The York County Bounty Tour

Friday, November 9th 12:30-4:30pm

Location: Southern Maine

Price: $55

Category: Beer Tasting

Brewery: Federal Jacks, Sebago, and Run of the Mill

Details: The York County Bounty Tour – On this tour we will hit up 3 breweries/brewpubs in Southern Maine. Federal Jacks, Sebago and The Run of the Mill. Brewery tours, Beer tastings, snacks, and transportation all included. Call 207-200-9111 to purchase tickets

Saturday November 10th

Brewery Running Tour

Saturday, November 10th 10am and 2:15pm, Women’s only at 3:30pm

Location: Port City Running Tours

Price: $20

Category: Beer Tasting, Other

Brewery: Rising Tide, Urban Farm Fermentory, and Shipyard

Details: Meet up at the Thirsty Pig and run to downtown breweries, Rising Tide, Urban Farm Fermentory & Shipyard. Sampling and brief stopovers along a 2 or 5 mile run. Saturday a women’s only tour will be offered. To reserve book at: www.portcityrunningtours.com

Rising Tide Tap Takeover

Saturday, November 10th 5pm-1am

Location: Mama’s Crow Bar

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Tap Takeover

Brewery: Rising Tide

Details: A night on the East End featuring all Rising Tide Brews.

Maine Beer Co. Showcase

Saturday, November 10th 4pm

Location: Novare Res Bier Café

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Beer & Food

Brewery: Maine Beer Co.

Details: Join the beer experts at Novare Res as they present a day featuring Maine Beer Company. Working in co – op with Browne Trading for a unique food pairing experience.

The Casco Fiasco Tour

Saturday, November 10th 10:30-5:00

Location: City of Portland

Price: $75

Category: Beer Tasting

Brewery: Allagash, Rising Tide, Sebago, Run of the Mill

Details: The Casco Fiasco Tour- This tour will take you to 4 of Maine’s premier breweries and brewpubs to sample the variety of beer styles. Includes beer, lunch, tours, transportation and a snack. Stops include Allagash, The Run of the Mill, Rising Tide, and Sebago. Call 207-200-9111 to purchase tickets.

Whole Foods Tasting

Saturday, November 10th 2:30pm-4:30pm

Location: Whole Foods Portland

Price: Free

Category: Beer Tasting

Brewery: Allagash

Details: Stop by Whole Foods and sample some delicious Allagash Brews.

West Coast Thanksgiving

Saturday, November 10th 12- 6pm

Location: The Thirsty Pig

Price: Pay As You Go

Category: Beer Tasting, Beer & Food

Brewery: Lagunitas, Green Flash

Details: A special West Coast thanksgiving fusion menu from the sausage maker & beer connoisseur

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