The Beer In ME

Don Littlefield

Maine Beer Tours | Bike and Brews Tour

Bike and BrewsDon LittlefieldMaine Beer Tours

Join us for an afternoon of biking, discovery, and craft beer on our brand new Bike and Brews tour in collaboration with our bicycle-loving friends at Summer Feet Cycling. Portland is a great city for biking, and for craft alcohol. And with so many craft breweries and other producers located near safe biking paths, Maine…

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Our new Northern Exposure tour shows you great beer north of Portland

Don LittlefieldPublic Tours

Many of our tours are designed around the craft breweries that are located right around Portland. But our new Northern Exposure tour heads north of Portland to check out this up and coming beer scene. We are so excited about this new tour that we are bringing back a favorite name that has not been…

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A New TripAdvisor Award for the Maine Brew Bus

Don LittlefieldPublic Reviews

We received some exciting news today, The Maine Brew Bus is now in the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame! TripAdvisor created the Certificate of Excellence award in 2011 to recognize hospitality companies that deliver consistently great service across the world. It takes into account the frequency, as well as the overall rating of…

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It’s Now Time for An All-Wine Tour

Don LittlefieldWine Tour

Every regularly-scheduled public tour we have run since 2012 has featured at least one brewery on the itinerary. Many of our tours feature only great beer from Maine breweries. But now we have introduced an all-wine itinerary every Saturday afternoon that is appropriately called…Not Your Average Wine tour! We are lucky that Portland, Maine has been…

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Sights and Cider in Spain this Summer

Don LittlefieldGroup Trips

We have teamed up with our friends at eighteen twenty wines and Longer Vacations to put together an amazing group trip opportunity to visit Spain this July! Located in Portland, eighteen twenty produces amazing wines made from rhubarb. But they also make delicious cider from apples, and they desire to see this…

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Take a swing at our Sips and Sea Dogs tour dates for 2018!

Don LittlefieldSports Tours

It’s time to think about baseball again. Training camps are in full swing, and as fans our minds are focused on the upcoming season. We’ve been working again with our friends at the Portland Sea Dogs, and we are pleased to announce the dates for our popular Sips and Sea Dogs tour this year! It’s now the fourth year…

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Will you BEer Mine this Valentine’s Day?

Don LittlefieldHoliday Tours

Join us on Valentine’s Day for a very special BEer Mine tour that will bring you behind-the-scenes of two local beer breweries and an award-winning chocolate producer. Valentine’s Day is on Wednesday, February 14th this year. And now you can take that special someone along on a late-afternoon tour that will ask…will you BEer Mine? We will start off at our…

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The 2018 Birds On Tap℠ – Roadtrip! Schedule

Adventure ToursBirds On Tap℠ – Roadtrip!Don Littlefield

The Maine Brew Bus and Freeport Wild Bird Supply are excited to collaborate on twelve great outings for 2018 in the fourth year of our popular Birds On Tap℠ – Roadtrip! series. These unique, relaxed birding and beer-ing adventures combine great local birding at seasonal hotspots with visits to sample the delicious creations of some of our…

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Portland Beer Week begins on November 5th!

Don LittlefieldPortland Beer Week

Portland Beer Week is the time for all beer enthusiasts to celebrate the Maine craft beer industry as we all enjoy various events taking place at local businesses in Portland and surrounding areas.  Now in its sixth year, Portland Beer Week has quickly become a standout celebration for Maine beer enthusiasts. Described as “a series of events…

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Beyond the Glass: helping the industry to learn more about beer

Don LittlefieldIndustry Training

We are pleased to announce a new event designed for the beer industry called Beyond the Glass, a free workshop to improve the level of beer knowledge in the state. Some people were left scratching their heads when we became allied members of the Maine Restaurant Association. Clearly, we are a tour operator…not a restaurant….

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Craft Beer in Maine – By The Numbers

Business of BeerDon Littlefield

Why do so many people come to Maine, and specifically Greater Portland, just to drink craft beer? Let’s take a closer look at craft beer in Maine, the economic impact to our state, and how it translates to our tours and partners.   State of Maine Information from the Maine Office of Tourism showed…

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Hops and Hoops Tour with the Maine Red Claws

Don LittlefieldSports Tours

The Maine Brew Bus has partnered for the second year with the Maine Red Claws, the NBA G-League basketball affiliate of the Boston Celtics, to present a special Hops and Hoops tour before 11 select home games during the 2017-18 season. The Maine Red Claws will…

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Our Summer and Fall Schedule is ready for booking

Don LittlefieldPublic 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…

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