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Our Summer and Fall Schedule is ready for booking

Don Littlefield Public Tours

Our tour schedules for the summer and the fall have been updated and loaded into our calendar. You can now book tours right through October!

Recently we have been running 14 different tour itineraries that are available Thursday through Sunday. These year-round tours help connect people to area breweries, wineries, and distilleries at times that make sense for the colder part of the year, focused around the weekend.

Those tours that we have currently don’t go anywhere, but they are supplemented by additional tours available on other days and times once warmer weather arrives.

The Monday before Memorial Day signifies when our tour schedule goes seven days a week through October. In fact, we offer multiple tour options every day for 23 straight weeks! A full schedule this summer will include over two dozen tour itineraries visiting about 35 different producers of craft alcohol in Southern Maine – every week!

With all of the various places we have to bring you to, you can take the same tours on back to back days and not repeat a stop.

Here is a description of some of our new tour offerings for this Summer and Fall:

Best of Portland (Mon-Thu 11a-2p | $65) Designed to give an overview of our craft beverage scene to the weekday traveler, this tour features at least one brewery stop along with spirits, kombucha, mead, or wine. This tour is perfect if you only have a few hours in Portland as you head to other parts of Maine. And after the Best of Portland tour, you’ll even have time to shop the Old Port or grab a lobster roll for lunch. [Learn More, or Book Now]

Taste the Town (Mon-Thu 2:30-6p | $65) This afternoon tour is designed for the beer lover, as three locally-owned breweries will be featured daily. You will visit established and well-known breweries as well as newer, up-and-coming breweries on this tour. And the timing is nice as you can do another local activity before the tour. After the Taste the Town tour, it’s time to find an outside table for dinner. [Learn More, or Book Now]

Thirsty Thursday (Thu 5-8:30p | $65) Maybe you want to start the weekend a little early, or maybe you are gathering some friends or workmates together to celebrate. Either way, our Thirsty Thursday tour will fit the bill. Hop on the Bus and we will bring you to three breweries to get a behind the scenes look and taste the beers that are helping Portland become one of the premier Beer Destinations in the country. [Learn More, or Book Now]

Breaking Brews (Fri 3:30p-7p, or Sat 5:15p-8:30p | $65) Be one of the first to explore the brand new breweries of Portland, Maine on this unique tour. Because breweries are opening in Maine at the rate of over one per month, this tour itinerary will change over time in order to provide you the best and newest experience possible. It’s like reading breaking news, except it’s drinking Breaking Brews! [Learn More, or Book Now]

Don Littlefield

Check out our full list of different activities or a calendar of our available tours.


Don Littlefield is the General Manager of The Maine Brew Bus. He enjoyed a Yogi ginger tea while preparing this post. Twitter: @BeerinME