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Source: Portland Press Herald BY MEREDITH GOADSTAFF WRITER When maple syrup and craft beer come together, life is sweet Collaborations between maple producers and brewers are on the rise. If you’ve ever been tempted to drink maple syrup right out of the bottle, Maine’s maple producers and craft brewers have...

Maine food-and-drink entrepreneurs devour national awards Portland Press Herald Four Maine companies won a total of six Good Food Awards in San Francisco on Friday night. [caption id="attachment_17966" align="alignright" width="223"] Matthew Marrier, LRBC General Manager, pictured in San Francisco modeling three 2018 Good Food Awards[/caption] The awards, given annually...

Maine breweries "Among more than 1,000 breweries making Resilience IPA and donating the profits" By BY LESLIE BRIDGERS Portland Press Herald "Maine brewers have joined Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.’s fundraiser for California wildfire relief efforts by brewing a special beer and donating all profits. Sierra Nevada created the Resilience...

The 48 Beer Project: This Artist Is Designing a Beer Label in Every Contiguous State Artist Heidi Geist is traveling around the country in a retrofitted school bus, designing one label a week for a brewery in each of the contiguous states. Popular Mechanics By Eleanor Hildebrandt Oct 11,...

IMBIBE Magazine, by Emma Janzen At Liquid Riot Bottling Co. in Portland, Maine, head brewer Greg Abbot chose to age his pils in a barrel spiked with wild yeast for added interest. Named after the white peaches that flavor the beer, Blushing Star is an American pils that’s fermented...

Anna Kendrick Loves Portland, Maine’s “Sexy Restaurant Revival” The Portland native spills on the best brown butter crab toast, her dream fast food menu, and the signature cocktail she makes for every party. BON APPÉTIT BY ALYSE WHITNEY SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 There’s this cool brewery restaurant that opened on the water, Liquid...

Blog excerpt from Good Beer Hunting [Read the entire blog online now] Words by Joshua M. Bernstein Illustrations by Charlotte Hudson June 25, 2018 In 2004, Greg Engert worked at Washington, D.C.’s Brickskeller, perhaps the best beer bar in our nation’s capital at the time. During its heyday, the tavern offered...