THE BEER IN ME

Archive: Apr 2016

Make a run for the Craft Brew Races this year

This year we are proud to once again sponsor each of the six Craft Brew Races to be held in New England. Find out why this fun series helps to connect us to future tour guests. The Craft Brew Races are a celebration of local craft brewing, an active lifestyle, and the surrounding community. Each event…

Jack Van Paepeghem Earns Advanced Cicerone Certification

Jack Van Paepeghem of Oxbow Brewing Company and The Maine Brew Bus earns one of six Advanced Cicerone certifications worldwide, and the only one in New England. Jack Van Paepeghem serves up a beer at Oxbow Blending and Bottling in Portland, ME. Portland Press Herald photo…

New Brewery Preview – Lone Pine, Portland

Lone Pine Brewing Company is the latest brewery to enter the scene in the Portland area. Their tasting room opens today, but how they got to this point is the focus of today’s post. Sometimes we hear about new breweries that are going to open well before anyone else does. But this marked the first…

New Lodging Partner – The Press Hotel

Portland’s lodging properties are always looking for options for their guests to enjoy while visiting our city. The Press Hotel is our newest affiliate and a true partner with us. The Press Hotel is a stunning 110-room property at the top of Exchange Street (where it meets Congress) in Downtown Portland. Situated directly across from City…

School Vacations Have Taught Us To Add More Tours

April brings a long awaited break for school teachers. That occupation is the most common job among our tour guests, so we’ve learned to provide additional tours during those weeks. On every single public tour our Guidance Counselors make everybody feel at home by facilitating introductions. Who are you, where are you from, what do…

Festival and Event Update – April

Beer Festival season is now in full swing with several events in April. Find out where we have already been and where we are going next this month. After a semi-dormant winter, the time for beer festivals is among us. This month features several appearances for our Road Team, including the first outdoor festival of…