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Jump Into June: Four Maine Craft Beers for Sunny Days

Four Cans of Maine Crafft Beer on the lawn of Boothby Square

Now that we’re into June, it’s officially summer in Maine. Restaurants have opened their patios, our parks have returned to life with laughing children, and the reasons to celebrate increase with the temperature.

If you’re as excited as we are about backyard BBQ’s, local festivities, and sun-drenched beach days – we’ve handpicked four exceptional beers from the Portland Beer Hub that are sure to elevate any summer day.

Let’s dive into this month’s eclectic selection of craft beers, ideal for any occasion under the sun—or the stars!

Beers in Boothby Square Portland, Maine

Austin Street | 10 Year Anniversary Double IPA | 9% ABV

Starting strong, we celebrate a milestone with Austin Street’s 10 Year Anniversary Double IPA. This special brew, a collaboration with Denver’s Cerebral Brewing, is an innovative marvel, showcasing the use of thiolized yeast to enhance tropical fruit flavors and a mash hopping technique that makes it irresistibly juicy. Its robust, bold flavors are perfect for those moments when you want to make a toast that’s as impactful as the achievements you’re celebrating. Picture this at your next backyard BBQ, a standout tribute to both craft and creativity.

Cushnoc | Peasant Pilsner, Italian-style Pilsner | 5.5% ABV

Next, let’s lighten the mood with Cushnoc’s Peasant Pilsner. This Italian-style pilsner, brewed in honor of the classic pizza companion—beer—is as crisp as they come. With its bready maltiness countered by earthy, spicy hops and a floral, grassy aroma, it’s a refreshing choice for any festive table.

Allagash | Allagash White, Belgian-style Wheat Beer | 5.2% ABV

For a touch of worldly sophistication, turn to the award-winning Allagash White. This Belgian-style wheat beer is crafted with a special blend of spices, including coriander and Curaçao orange peel, creating a harmonious balance of citrus and spice. Its refreshing and complex character makes it a favorite for sipping during lively summer celebrations or while simply enjoying a serene sunset on the porch.

The Portland Zoo | Mesa Cerveza, Mexican-style Lager | 4% ABV

Finally, embrace the laid-back vibes of summer with The Portland Zoo’s Mesa Cerveza. This Mexican-style lager is the epitome of easy drinking. Light, crisp, and begging to be enjoyed with a wedge of lime or alongside tacos on a warm June evening, it’s the quintessential beer for any relaxed gathering or a festive party.

June brings with it a plethora of reasons to celebrate, and what better way to enhance your celebrations than with a specially curated four-pack from the Portland Beer Hub? Each beer selected offers a unique taste of summer, promising both refreshment and delight.

Whether you’re a local, a visitor, or planning your next trip to Portland, stop by the Hub or join us on a Maine Brews Cruise to experience these flavors and more. 

Feeling tempted to taste these unique flavors? Swing by the Portland Beer Hub or hop on a Maine Brews Cruise to explore these and other exceptional local craft beverages in person.

If you’re up for an adventure or just want to chill with a good drink, we’ve got you covered with options for everyone, including non-alcoholic and gluten-free choices. 

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About Maine Brew’s Cruise Monthly Four-Pack Blog:

Each month, Zach Poole, owner of Maine Brews Cruise, selects a unique four-pack from the over 30 brewers included at Portland Beer Hub. Make sure to stop by, discover the latest selections, chat about beer recommendations, and savor these new flavors both at the bar and in the comfort of your own home.