Maine Tag

Fernet Michaud earned three top honors at the 14th annual American Distilling Institute (ADI) Craft Spirits Conference: Double Gold and Best of Category for Best Specialty Spirit and Bronze Medal for Excellence in Packaging. We are very proud of the hard work we put into creating...

AT LIQUID RIOT’S BREWHOUSE, YOU’LL FIND A LITTLE BIT OF EVERYTHING Written by Maine Today beer writer: Dave Patterson (Read Online) Sitting on plush leather couches in the back nook of Liquid Riot Bottling Co. on a quiet Monday afternoon, Eric Michaud and Greg Abbot helped me...

We open at noon Saturday with Blushing Star's second release! Blushing Star won the World Beer Cup 2016 Gold Award for Brett beers and our retail shop is stocked with 500ml bottles (limit 4 per customer). Also in the cooler you'll find 16 oz pounders of...

When it comes to brewing, there are definitely NOT two Maines. It's one amazing party and you're invited to enjoy all of it.  Save this date and find the way to Nocturnem Draft Haus, Friday, February 17. It's our next tap takeover. Also that night we'll release...

There's so much happening at the Riot that our heads are spinning. Here's what's up: NEW Four Hour Happiest Hour $2 off all full sized beers, drink specials featuring Liquid Riot Distillery spirits and $5 small plates, 2:00 - 6:00 pm, Monday-Friday. New Year's Eve You want it...

Justin Bard from Riverside Farm Market was named 2016 Celebrity Chef Challenger Judge's Choice winner and Chef Nick Krunkkala, from Liquid Riot, was named 2016 People's Choice Winner. This event raised more than $17,000 for Meals on Wheels. [caption id="attachment_15782" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Chef Nick Krunkkala (left)...

Customers are learning more about us all the time. Our reputation for great beers and spirits is being acknowledged nationally and even internationally. Lately we can thank the 2016 World Beer Cup for helping spread word of the caliber of our beers. Also recently, with Chef...

We have officially welcomed Chef Nick Krunkkala as Executive Chef of our resto-bar kitchen. He's been our consulting chef the past few months. He's already developed some excellent beer- and spirit-driven dishes. In fact, our beers and spirits are ingredients in every dish on our menu. In this blog...

Interview with Greg Abbot, Head Brewer at Liquid Riot How did you get into brewing? Just after college I moved to Portland Oregon. At that time the whole West Coast was way ahead of the East Coast in the craft brewing scene. I started discovering craft beer...

Interview with Brieshan Kenoyer, Bar Manager at Liquid Riot.  What’s your background in bartending? I started bartending probably 8 years ago and it was at a really high volume arts venue in Portland, Oregon. I was there for 5 years, and then moved to Pittsburgh and worked...