Tag Archives : Portland


rumriot_feature
Unrest in Portland, ME, turns to protests. A mob forms in front of city hall. The mayor calls for the police, and they fire into the crowd. One man is dead, and seven others are wounded. Neither the mayor, nor the police are ever convicted. This happened because of rum. […]

Rum Riot!


novareint
This is Part Six of an ongoing series chronicling the Maine Beercation of late July, 2011. To start at Part One, click here. The Old Port section of Portland is great and all, but I grew up in a coastal New England town. I get it. I’ve seen it. It’s […]

Upta Potlind, Paht 6: Novare Res Bier Cafe


sebagobeers
This is Part Five of an ongoing series chronicling the Maine Beercation of late July, 2011. To start at Part One, click here. I say See-bay-go, you say See-bah-go I had stopped by Sebago Brewpub a couple years ago while interviewing for a job in Portland. It was on the […]

Upta Potlind, Paht 5: Sebago Brewpub



glbbear
This is Part Four of an ongoing series chronicling the Maine Beercation of late July, 2011. To start at Part One, click here. This is where I’m supposed to tell you how awesome the tour of Rising Tide Brewing Company was. The Lady Friend had been in contact with the […]

Upta Potlind, Paht 4: Rising Tide Fail and Great Lost Bear


mainebeertanks
This is Part Three of an ongoing series chronicling the Maine Beercation of late July, 2011. To start at Part One, click here. Zounds! What epic fa├žade be this? Why, verily, ’tis The Maine Beer Company! Oh yeah. It’s all Taj Mahals and Versailleseses over here. Brewers truly lead lives […]

Upta Potlind, Paht 3: Maine Beer Company


allagashbottleopeners
This is Part Two of an ongoing series chronicling the Maine Beercation of late July, 2011. To start at Part One, click here. Aaaaaaaaallagash-y where the wind comes sweepin’ down the plain And the wavin’ wheat can sure smell sweet When the beer isn’t made from barley graaaaaain Yikes. Enough […]

Upta Potlind, Paht 2: Allagash



grittysbar
This is Part One of an ongoing series chronicling the Maine Beercation of late July, 2011. It’s summah time up dere in Maine, ayuh. The ol’ Lady Friend and I ventured north to the City of Portland, ME (Pot-lind) for another round of dastardly drinkable destinations. Apparently you CAN get […]

Upta Potlind, Paht 1: Gritty McDuff’s