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Maine, Meet 21st Amendment Brewery

Starting just under a month ago 21st Amendment Brewery made its craft beer debut on the craft beer market. It’s the perfect fit because co-founder Nico Freccia spent his early years in Portland. They made a spectacular splash on the scene with a few release parties at The Great Lost Bear, Sonn’y and Nocturnem. Nico […]


Dempsey Challenge Wows Again

This year the Dempsey Challenge was held again in Lewison at Simard-Payne Memorial Park. On both Saturday and Sunday thousands of people gathered together to run, bike, and volunteer all in the name of The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hop and Healing. $1.3 million dollars and counting were raised this weekend from the participants. It […]


Beer Bloggers Conference Bound

The Beer Bloggers Conference is a gathering of writers, bloggers, columnists, media, and public relations professionals with the unified goal of growing online craft beer media. Thanks to the support of friends, family and the Maine Beer Community, I will be able to attend this year’s event in San Diego, CA. Last year the conference […]


Product Review | Craft Beer Revolution By Steve Hindy

From a forerunner in the beer industry, Steve Hindy does a fantastic job with Craft Beer Revolution. It was a book filled with so many first hand stories and interviews from other movers-and-shakers in the industry. Steve talks to people like Fritz Maytag, Ken Grossman, Jack McAuliffe, Rob Tod, Paul Shipman…the list goes on. Steve […]


Beer Camp Is Coming To Portland, Maine!

Sierra Nevada has decided to take it’s gigantic beer festival called Beer Camp to a city where life is good there: Portland, Maine. At 5:00PM on August 1st, 124 regional breweries will invade Thompson’s Point with a slew of their handcrafted beer. Sierra Nevada even came to Portland, Maine to collaboratively brew a beer especially […]

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