"Decided to check out all the..." Maine Off The Beaten Path Tip by kgbheat

Maine Off The Beaten Path: 67 reviews and 75 photos

Decided to check out all the brewery/brew pubs. Gritty Mcduff's in Portland and Freeport. Their Halloween Ale was one of the best beers I ever had, seasonal though. Casco Bay Brewery was great, also made my trip. I stopped in there looking for a tour and one of the brewers dropped what he was doing. showed us how to make beer and we sampled everything in 12 oz glasses. we were there probably 1 1/2 hours. there Old Port Ale (?) was the best beer I ever had, a meal in a glass. Maine brewers take pride in their beer and you really have to look to find a beer you don't like. There are lots of brew pubs and it's great place to take a beer tour. Most aren't out of the way of each other either. I tried every beer in every brew pub I went to. There are also lots of sites to see in all the towns were the brew pubs are.

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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