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The Maine Brew Bus

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Welcome to The Maine Brew Bus. Maine's Original Brew Bus proudly offering Brewery Tours in Portland, Maine and beyond! Whether you're an amateur or a connoisseur, you'll want to join us on The Maine Brew Bus for a unique experience discovering...more
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Hours Today: 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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79 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4719
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 April 2015

We did a private tour on the Maine Brew Bus as one of the activities for my friend's bachelorette party. It was a really fun way to spend the afternoon - tasting several different local beers at 3 micro/nano breweries around the Portland area. Adam...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 18 July 2015

My husband and I chose to do the "Best of Portland" tour on a Wednesday with the Maine Brew Bus. We should have explored other options, since we did not receive the tour we had in mind. Though the driver and guide were entertaining and...More

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dwlittle, Owner at The Maine Brew Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2015

Thank you both for choosing our Best of Portland tour during your time visiting Portland. We appreciate that you came aboard our tour as guests, and are quite concerned that you did not have the experience that you expected. Our company currently provides at least...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had a great time on this trip. I was in Maine for a week with work and decided to do this tour on the Sunday during my stay. Needless to say I was not disappointed! Nate and Christian were fantastic, they were great fun...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I are locals and had family visiting from out of state. The Pour Tour was a great way to introduce them to the amazing local brews we are so lucky to have in the Portland area. Julie our tour guide and Nate...More

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Adam D, Manager at The Maine Brew Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hey Alisa, couldn't agree more about how lucky we are! Always love to see the locals hopping on board and enjoying this area with friends and family. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My friends and I decided to do a day in Portland and we found the Maine Brew Bus! We all love breweries and wineries and this had the best of both worlds! We went to Gearys and Rising Tide and also Cellardoor Winery. We spent...More

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Adam D, Manager at The Maine Brew Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I couldn't have described our experience any better myself! Thanks so much for your kind words and we are very happy to hear you were satisfied. Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We worked with them to create a tour for our staff outing. So much fun. Drinking was not necessary for everyone to have a good time! We saw a brewery, a winery, a place that makes gin--had tours, samples and generally had a great time....More

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Adam D, Manager at The Maine Brew Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind words. We love organizing corporate outings and doing unique tour schedules to give companies awesome team building and drinking experiences. Looking forward to seeing you guys on the Bus again! Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Julie and Sting were great!!! They were very knowledgable about the breweries and had great recomendations! Loved the 3 breweries we went too! Can’t wait to recomend the bus to friends!!!

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Adam D, Manager at The Maine Brew Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

You guys had Sting on your bus?!? No way! Thanks for joining us on the bus. We loved having you and look forward to meeting your friends! Cheers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did this tour while on a stop from our Royal Caribbean Cruise. It was a Fantastic time! Definitely learned about Portland Breweries and had some much fun with the other people on the tour. We would do the tour again next time we are...More

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Adam D, Manager at The Maine Brew Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Matt and Chad! Thanks for choosing us for your time on dry land and glad to hear you learned a bit about Portland and it's breweries. Can't wait to see you guys again, cheers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great tour, great time and great beer! My friend was in town visiting from AZ and we drove down to Maine for just one day. This was a great way to spend our time and see some of Maine at the sameness time! Did the...More

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Adam D, Manager at The Maine Brew Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Nothing better than friends and beer and we have plenty of that in Portland. Thanks for bringing your friends to meet ours! Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our guides Nate and Josh were awesome and they had an excellent understanding of the local beer scene. These two made it a great experience. We visited the Maine Brewing Company, Moderation Brewing and Flight Deck. All three were different and gave us a great...More

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Adam D, Manager at The Maine Brew Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey David! Awesome to hear that the tour had a nice selection of breweries and showed you some different setups. Thanks for the kind words!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun, informative--learned about beer, brewers, the city of Portland etc. Staff was engaging and had a good sense of humor

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Adam D, Manager at The Maine Brew Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad to hear you had a great time with our staff and learned a bit about this neck of the woods! Thanks for joining us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was lucky enough to take the Beerunch Tour this past Saturday with my “Brew Crew” as a part of my bachelorette weekend! My girls could not have picked a more perfect tour! It was right up my alley! Both “Major Tom” and “Zeus” were...More

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Adam D, Manager at The Maine Brew Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Congratulations and thanks for sharing a part of your special weekend with us. Unique, entertaining experiences are what we aim for and it's always great to see we are delivering! PS: Great use of "plethora"

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bobio5
21 March 2018|
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Response from fourfang | Reviewed this property |
All of the tours go 3+ hours since you see 3 breweries and there's some drive time. Their website says 5 to 8:15 which makes sense.
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730ernesta
6 May 2017|
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Response from pzambrano841 | Reviewed this property |
It's right down Commercial Street near the dock area. Unless you have some physical limitations it should be within easy walking distance.
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ashank1228
30 April 2015|
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Response from Don L | Property representative |
Howdy, sorry for the delay in responding. I didn't see this question until today. Our tours are run aboard small 15 passenger buses that have three steps to enter. We do have one of our fleet that has a wheelchair ramp if... More
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