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This time of year baseball training camps are in full swing, and our thoughts are firmly on the summer season. So we have worked with our friends at the Portland Sea Dogs to put together 18 different dates for our popular Sips and Sea Dogs tour this year!

The Maine Brew Bus has partnered for the third straight season with the Portland Sea Dogs, the Double-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, to present a special Sips and Sea Dogs tour before select home games during the 2017 season. All dates are on sale right now.

This unique tour and ticket combination is available before every Friday game, as well as before each Thursday evening game this season. In addition, we are also offering this combination before the Portland Sea Dogs Baseball and Brews event in June.

The Sips and Sea Dogs tour will leave from Hadlock Field in Portland at 3:00pm for 6:00pm game starts, and at 4:00pm for 7:00pm game starts. The tour will bring guests to three local breweries, distilleries and/or wineries. Participants will learn about each business, meet owners and staff, take brief tours (if available), and have an opportunity to sample their craft alcohol products. The tour will arrive back at Hadlock Field approximately 30 minutes before scheduled game time. Tours will happen rain or shine and will not be canceled or refunded if that night’s game is already postponed.

Tickets are priced at just $55 per person includes the three-stop tour, transportation, bottled water, a local snack, a Maine Brew Bus souvenir bag, gratuities at each stop, as well as a Portland Sea Dogs reserved game ticket for each guest. Sips and Sea Dogs guests will also receive a 20% discount coupon with each game ticket for Portland Sea Dogs merchandise that can be redeemed in the Team Store while at the game. Tickets are limited to 13 for each game, and all guests must be at least 21 years of age at the time of the tour.

A Sips and Sea Dogs group about to head into the game in June, 2016.

New this year guests may choose an optional All You Can Eat seat for $74 per person. With this option the tickets to the game will be located in the U.S. Cellular Pavilion in right-field, which are modeled after the “Monster Seats” at Fenway Park. The All You Can Eat food is available through one hour after the scheduled game start time, and includes hot dogs, hamburgers, pulled BBQ chicken sandwiches, Sea Dog Biscuits, coleslaw, baked beans, and soft drinks.

Pickup and drop off will be at the Hadlock Field main entrance near the Slugger the Sea Dog statue, but all guests will be instructed in advance on where to and where not to park for the duration of the tour and game. Guests purchasing alcohol for later consumption will be able to leave their purchases secured in the team general offices for the duration of the game.

Step up to bat on the Sips and Sea Dogs tour!

2017 Sips and Sea Dogs Schedule [Book Tickets Now]

Thursday April 6 3:00pm – Opening Day! [Book Tickets Now]
vs. Reading Fightin Phils (PHI) at 6:00pm

Friday April 7 3:00pm – Hot 104.7 Night [Book Tickets Now]
vs. Reading Fightin Phils (PHI) at 6:00pm

Friday April 21 3:00pm [Book Tickets Now]
vs. Trenton Thunder (NYY) at 6:00pm

Thursday May 4 3:00pm [Book Tickets Now]
vs. Reading Fightin Phils (PHI) at 6:00pm

Friday May 5 3:00pm [Book Tickets Now]
vs. Reading Fightin Phils (PHI) at 6:00pm

Friday May 26 3:00pm – Fireworks Night [Book Tickets Now]
vs. Trenton Thunder (NYY) at 6:00pm

Wednesday June 7 3:00pm – Baseball and Brews Festival [Book Tickets Now]
vs. Akron Rubberducks (CLE) at 7:00pm

Friday June 9 4:00pm – Maine Tourism Association Night [Book Tickets Now]
vs. Erie Seawolves (DET) at 7:00pm

Friday June 23 4:00pm – Bark in the Park / Flat Screen Friday / Summer Celebration [Book Tickets Now]
vs. Harrisburg Senators (WAS) at 7:00pm

Thursday June 29 4:00pm – Throwback Thursday/80’s Night! [Book Tickets Now]
vs. New Hampshire Fisher Cats (TOR) at 7:00pm

Thursday July 6 4:00pm – A League of Their Own night [Book Tickets Now]
vs. New Hampshire Fisher Cats (TOR) at 7:00pm

Friday July 7 4:00pm – Flat Screen Friday [Book Tickets Now]
vs. Reading Fightin Phils (PHI) at 7:00pm

Thursday July 20 4:00pm – ZOOperstars! [Book Tickets Now]
vs. Hartford Yard Goats (COL) at 7:00pm

Friday July 21 4:00pm – Christmas in July / Flat Screen Friday [Book Tickets Now]
vs. Hartford Yard Goats (COL) at 7:00pm

Friday August 4 4:00pm – Flat Screen Friday [Book Tickets Now]
vs. Bowie Baysox (BAL) at 7:00pm

Thursday August 24 4:00pm – Throwback Thursday / 1997 Night with Hello Newman band [Book Tickets Now]
vs. Binghamton Mets (NYM) at 7:00pm

Friday August 25 4:00pm     – Bark in the Park / Flat Screen Friday [Book Tickets Now]
vs. Binghamton Mets (NYM) at 7:00pm

Friday September 1 3:00pm – Fireworks Night / Flat Screen Friday [Book Tickets Now]
vs. New Hampshire Fisher Cats (TOR) at 6:00pm


Don Littlefield is the General Manager of The Maine Brew Bus. He has three cousins from Portland involved in Major League Baseball working for the Detroit Tigers, Texas Rangers, and even the New York Yankees. He enjoyed a Sebago Frye’s Leap IPA while preparing this post. Twitter: @BeerinME

Sips and Sea Dogs

The Maine Brew Bus has partnered for the fifth straight year with the Portland Sea Dogs, the Double-A affiliate of…

The Maine Brew Bus has partnered for the fifth straight year with the Portland Sea Dogs, the Double-A affiliate of the World Champion Boston Red Sox, to present a special Sips and Sea Dogs tour before select home games during the 2019 season.

Sips and Sea Dogs

The Maine Brew Bus has partnered for the fifth straight year with the Portland Sea Dogs, the Double-A affiliate of the World Champion Boston Red Sox, to present a special Sips and Sea Dogs tour before select home games during the 2019 season.