Distillery

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...

36 Hours in Portland, Maine - HARBORSIDE  Get off the main drag to explore wharves and docks where seaweed dries on racks and gulls poke around nets and lobster pots. Stop for a drink on the deck of Portland Lobster Co., where a local band might be playing...

Everyone knows Jim Gaffigan, right? You know, Mr. Universe, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Colonel Sanders, Beyond the Pale -- Yeah…THAT guy. Well we love his comedy, all of it, especially his famous "Hot Pockets" jokes. To celebrate and honor Jim's arrival in Portland, Maine for the July...

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...

You know that feeling of being completely startled by something really wonderful? It's so good, right? It's exactly how we felt last week in Philly at World Beer Cup. We won gold for "Blushing Star." We never thought we'd win.  When we heard "Blushing Star gets...

This is our ice ball maker, it's made of aluminum and we soak it in warm water between uses. Gravity does most of the work, it's very heavy. We make ice balls for our Haute Fashioned cocktail. Try one soon....

Here are a few fresh Tweets from Eric and Ian in Chicago: "Just grabbed a bronze for our #fernetmichaud at the ACSA spirits comp!" "And a bronze for #oldportsinglemalt at the ACSA spirits comp in Chicago!" "Make that a bronze hat trick! Another one for #oldportrye. ACSA comp...

More exciting booze happenings in the distillery today! Maine's first Fernet is in bottles, and ready to go! This will be in the shelf in our retail store on Thursday. Sip it, mix it, or gift it, you can't go wrong. Christmas is early Portland!...

We are very proud to be bottling more of our award winning Rye Whiskey! We recently took home a silver medal at the Great American Spirits Festival for our Old Port Rye Whiskey. This will be on the shelves of our retail shop on Wednesday,...

"How could we not try the beer-infused gingerbread with black pepper ice cream, salted caramel sauce and, you guessed it, candied bacon? It was the perfect finale to another over-the-top Portland meal." – Suzanne MacNeille, New York Times...