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  With two days til Halloween, we’re in the mood for Killing, our sour ale, brewed with 400 lbs of fresh local cranberries from Ricker Hill Orchards. It pairs well with Hi-Chew candies (house favorite) and Hershey’s miniature Special Dark that we know you’re going to...

The next batch of our World Beer Cup Gold Medal and Good Food Award-winning Blushing Star is on tap and available in our retail shop. Come in for a pint soon. Made with Blushing Star peaches from Kelly Orchards in Sanborn, Maine, this barrel-aged pilsner...

It’s not every day that Herbie gets to climb a mountain, but lucky for this dry hopped session ale, a hike up Katahdin was in the works. Liquid Riot co-owner and distiller Ian Michaud made the plans [caption id="attachment_18153" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Trail Map[/caption] and the adventure began. The...

It's finally feeling like summer. The sun's shining, the air is warm, the lobster roll is back on the menu and our deck is one of the best spots in town to take advantage of the weather. Today, July 2, the popular A Beer Has No...

June 2 represents two very important things at Liquid Riot. #1) It's the anniversary of the Portland Rum Riot. In 1855 brave citizens marched on Portland City Hall to demand their rum. We're named for this heroic event and raise our glasses everyday to those good...

Available this Saturday, April 21 at the brewery starting at 11 a.m. and on tap at the bar at noon.  This is the first release of our 2018 barrel aged series. Head brewer Greg Abbot shares some detail about Blushing Star below. This is a rare opportunity to...

Last night we christened our koelschip (pronounced "coolship"). Transferring the wort for the first time was an amazing feeling and a longtime coming! In case you're wondering, a koelschip is a flat and shallow vessel, historically made of copper and used to make lambic beer...

May 2019 is Novare Res Bier Cafe's 10th anniversary. Man-oh-man does time fly!  We're getting ready to celebrate by brewing a bunch of beer in Belgium. Crews from the Riot and from Novare are visiting Brasserie de la Senne, De Struise Brouwers and Brouwerij t'Verzet in Belgium and then...

It's beer week here in Portland, Maine. Though we like to say "it's always beer week at Liquid Riot," there are some extra special beer drinking opportunities around town this week ...