October 24, 2012

Portland Beer Week schedule

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The Let’s Get Canned dinner on Nov. 6 at the White Cap Grille in Portland will feature Shipyard Export, Pumpkinhead and Baxter Amber Road in cans.

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DETAILS: A draft line-up of Maine's craft beers, including Allagash, Baxter, Maine Beer Co, Oxbow and Rising Tide.

 

SHIPYARD BEER DINNER

WHEN: Light hors d'oeuvres at

6:30 p.m. in the lounge. Dinner starts at 7 p.m.

WHERE: Inn By The Sea, 40 Bowery Beach Road, Cape Elizabeth; 799-3134

HOW MUCH: $42

DETAILS: Dishes include a spicy fish taco, beef and acorn squash chili, braised short ribs and pumpkin creme caramel. Call to reserve, or book through Open Table.

 

SHIPYARD NIGHT

WHEN: Pub hours are 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.

WHERE: Bull Feeney's, 375 Fore St., Portland; 773-7210

HOW MUCH: Pay as you go

DETAILS: Tap takeover featuring Shipyard brews.

 

A NIGHT OF OXBOW CURIOSITIES

WHEN: 4 p.m.

WHERE: Novare Res Bier Cafe, 4 Canal Plaza, Portland; 761-2437

HOW MUCH: Pay as you go

DETAILS: Meet the new brewer from Philadelphia. Food pairings created by Browne Trading Co.

 

RED HOOK PRESENTS BBD

WHEN: 9 p.m.

WHERE: The Big Easy, 55 Market St., Portland; 775-2266

HOW MUCH: $5

DETAILS: Band Beyond Description, nominated as Portland's Best Jam Band in 2012.

 

LOCAL POUR TOUR

WHEN: 12:45 to 5 p.m.

WHERE: Starts and ends at The Thirsty Pig, 37 Exchange St., Portland; 773-2469

HOW MUCH: $30, all inclusive

DETAILS: 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. Call 200-9111 for reservations.

 

MOUTH PARTY

WHEN: 5 to 9 p.m.

WHERE: The Thirsty Pig, 37 Exchange St., Portland; 773-2469

HOW MUCH: Pay as you go

DETAILS: Taste 10 different hot sauces from mild to "sign-a-waiver hot" from Portland Rock Lobster, and wash it down with Goose Island Bourbon County Stout and Maine Mead Works Cider.

 

TASTING AT DOWNEAST BEVERAGE

WHEN: 4 to 7 p.m.

WHERE: Downeast Beverage, 79 Commercial St., Portland; 828-2337

HOW MUCH: Free

DETAILS: Allagash beer tasting.

 

ALL IPA AT LFK

WHEN: Hours are 4 p.m. to 1 a.m.

WHERE: LFK, 188 State St., Portland; 899-3277

HOW MUCH: Pay as you go

DETAILS: All IPA taps.

NOV. 9

BREWERY RUNNING TOUR

WHEN: 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

WHERE: Port City Running Tours: portcityrunningtours.com, portcityrunningtours@gmail.com or 956-3099

HOW MUCH: $20

DETAILS: Meet up at The Thirsty Pig, 37 Exchange St., and run to downtown breweries, including Rising Tide, Maine Mead Works and Shipyard. Sampling and brief stopovers along a 2-mile run. Saturday a women's-only tour will be offered.

 

RISING TIDE BEER DINNER

WHEN: 6 p.m.

WHERE: The Farmer's Table, 205 Commercial St., Portland; 347-7479

HOW MUCH: $60

DETAILS: Chef Jeff Landry's menu will be paired with Rising Tide's beers, including several limited releases. 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.

 

LOCAL BREW TV & BAXTER BREWING CO.

WHEN: 7 to 10 p.m.

WHERE: The Thirsty Pig, 37 Exchange St., Portland; 773-2469

HOW MUCH: Pay as you go

DETAILS: Screening of Local Brew TV's episode on Baxter Brewing Co., a special Firkin release of Baxter's new Winter Brew and a brief presentation from friends of Baxter State Park.

 

BULL JAGGER NIGHT

WHEN: 4 p.m.

WHERE: Novare Res Bier Cafe, 4 Canal Plaza, Portland; 761-2437

HOW MUCH: Pay as you go

DETAILS: Beers from Bull Jagger Brewery, with food pairings created by Browne Trading Co.

 

GEARY'S & LONGTAIL SPLIT TAKEOVER

WHEN: 5 p.m.

Where: Nosh Kitchen Bar, 551 Congress St., Portland; 553-2227

HOW MUCH: Pay as you go

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