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Maine Beer Tours

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Address: 180 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4615
Phone Number:
+1 207 200 9111
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat 10:30 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Maine is a haven for craft beer, and what better way to enjoy the Maine...

Maine is a haven for craft beer, and what better way to enjoy the Maine beer experience than to have us bring you to where the magic happens!

Have you ever wondered how a beer gets bottled or canned? What the difference between an Ale and a Lager is? Why some beers are darker than others and what exactly is a hop? Wonder no more!

Maine Beer Tours offers an ALL INCLUSIVE brewery tour experience. While on the bus we will be sure to give you some of the rich beer history in Maine, and even toss some goodies at you, by way of some trivia. At Maine Beer Tours, we feel the appreciation for Maine craft beverages brings strangers together who quickly realize and appreciate all of Maine's offerings as well as the other patrons they engage with on board. That being said, it is not uncommon to see folks on our tours start as strangers and end up grabbing food and drink together after the tour has ended.

Maine Beer Tours has been connecting beer enthusiasts to the source since August 2012 (though inception began nine years prior to that) when no other Maine business was offering the same service. It has been a wild ride and we've met a lot of great people along the way. So what are you waiting for? Hop on board Maine's original, homegrown, beer tour bus and lets us do the driving for you!

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Great time!

We really enjoyed our tour. The hosts, Steve and Katie were laid back, personable, fun and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend this for either novel beer drinkers or... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our tour. The hosts, Steve and Katie were laid back, personable, fun and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend this for either novel beer drinkers or connoisseurs.

Thank H6848XMsarahl
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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We flew into Portland earlier in the day. We met the tour at the wharf. Our driver and tour guide, Jessica and Luke, were very friendly and made the tour fun! We visited three local breweries. Each was unique and had great beers to try. Everyone on the bus seemed to have a really good time. By the end of... More 

Thank fiddlegal1
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Had lots of fun even though I don't like beer. There were other things to drink on the tour besides beer which made it fun for me. But about the tour. The beer drinkers were in heaven!!! Tour very informative about the process of making beer and the pours were generous. My husband was buzzing like s bee when tour... More 

1 Thank Ann M
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

We took the Sunday Brunch Tour a few weeks ago. The bus was late, it came around 11:15, so we weren't sure if we were in the right spot. It would be nice to have a sign or something signifying where we should have met. The tour overall was great. The owner was driving the bus and very personable. Our... More 

Thank Stef S
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

I went up to Portland with my girlfriend and 2 other couples to see what the city had to offer for a weekend and like many other people we were not disappointed. Full disclosure we are around 30 years old. Anyways we did the Beerunch tour on Sat morning and enjoyed every second of it. Our tour guide Kelly and... More 

Thank RichieP902
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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

An excellent way to spend a Sunday! We visited 4 small, hand crafted breweries in a about 3.5 hours. All of the stops were impressive and the sampling ample. We tasted a minimum of 3 beers at each location. No one on this tour can say that beer is boring! For some reason I had understood or envisioned thus tour... More 

1 Thank Larry R
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Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

A group of 12 of my friends did the Saturday Hoppy Hour for a bachelor party. The tours were great, and the beer was good, but I felt like the staff was annoyed with us from the very beginning. They were friendly and accommodating, but certainly didn't seem like they enjoyed having our group. I've read many great reviews raving... More 

1 Thank Ktm87
Portland, Maine
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Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Great way to check out the ever growing microbrew scene in Portland! Super fun tour, knowledgeable tour guide, great beer!!

Thank hieger6
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Super tour. We did the brunch tour and visited four brewery's. Each was interesting and unique. We had a great time.

Thank Mike M
Londonderry, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Katie and Bill were a wealth of knowledge of the craft beer scene in Portland. Learned a lot about different types of beer. Highly recommend!

Thank penskis12

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