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Drink Beer and Spirits on a Friday Evening Tour in Portland

The Maine Brew Bus

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Join us every Friday for our Friday Night Flights brewery and distillery tour and start your weekend off the right way!

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Stop At: The Maine Brew Bus, 79 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4719

Pick up and drop off at Old Port Spirits and Cigars

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Brewery Extrava, 66 Cove St, Portland, ME 04101-2514

Opened in July 2019 by Joe and Charlene Doherty along with brewing industry veteran Michael LaCharite. LaCharite, the head brewer, has abundant experience in the professional brewing industry. A Siebel Institute of Brewing Science graduate, he has owned and/or brewed at some of Maine’s most iconic breweries. Brewery Extrava is located in Portland’s East Bayside - one of the hotbeds of craft alcohol production in the city. They are brewing on a custom-built, three-vessel, 10 bbl brewhouse along with a 1 bbl pilot system, and they have a large tasting room filled with wood elements and serving up to 12 beers on tap. They are creating both traditional and innovative variations of Belgian and other international beer styles, including mixed fermentation and barrel-aged beers. Their goal is to offer a contrast in style from the hop-forward portfolio of many of the breweries in the area. Extrava means “to come from exploration and examination”, and this new entry into Maine’s craft beer scene is poised to give us some creative takes on familiar styles.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Three of Strong Spirits, 35B Diamond St, Portland, ME 04101-2515

Three of Strong opened in Portland’s lively East Bayside neighborhood in July of 2019. Founded by financial and investment manager Sam Pierce and beverage industry attorney David McConnell, their 6,200 square foot tasting room is also their distillation workshop. This allows them to showcase small-batch rums that are distilled with 100% organic cane syrup, pure Sebago Lake water, and yeast. Distiller Graham Hamblett was previously the master distiller at Dogfish Head Distilling Co. in Delaware. Find out the historical origin of their unique company name as you enjoy rum-based cocktails in Maine’s newest distillery.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Lone Pine Brewing Company, 219 Anderson St, Portland, ME 04101-1400

After working in the retail side of beer for over a decade, Tom Madden decided that the time was right to break into producing his own beer. A long-time home brewer and Certified Cicerone, he reconnected with his longtime friend John Paul who had been working in the music industry in California. Together, they opened Lone Pine in March of 2016 in a former countertop production space in Portland’s East Bayside and quickly enjoyed tremendous success and popularity. In 2018, Lone Pine moved their brewery into the former Sebago Brewing brewing facility in Gorham which has increased their production volume by ten-fold. They have also opened a spacious new tasting room at the new site allowing them to also expand their barrel program.

Duration: 45 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 21 years
  • Must provide valid contact information to complete booking including e-mail and phone number
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers
  • Bottled water - Boxed Water
  • Transportation
  • Gratuities at each stop
  • Snacks - Vegetarian hand pie
  • Alcoholic Beverages - Spirits tasting samples
  • Ticket insurance
  • Entry/Admission - Brewery Extrava
  • Entry/Admission - Three of Strong Spirits
  • Entry/Admission - Lone Pine Brewing Company

  • Gratuities for driver/guide (optional)

Departure Point
Old Port Spirits and Cigars, 79 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101, USA

Departure Time
5:00 PM

2 hours 30 minutes

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
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The Fine Print

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