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Thirsty Travelers Are Finding Their Way to Portland This Year For Beer

After resuming limited tour operations in mid-July, The Maine Brew Bus shared that over 800 guests safely enjoyed their small-capacity historic walking tours this year to visit locally-owned businesses in Portland.  The company, which marked its eighth anniversary on Labor Day, made a decision to leave all of their buses parked for the time being….

Brewery Tours Are In The Air This Fall In Portland, Maine

Our open-air offerings have proven to be very popular over the past couple of months with nearly 400 guests joining us in traveling nearly 800 miles on our walking tours alone. Several hundred additional guests have also been connected directly to our partners who are offering biking tours as well as boat-based activities. Now that…

Our Bus Is Back For The Birds

We had planned 10 different outings of our popular Birds On Tap – Roadtrip! tour series for 2020. So far we have conducted just one of them. For the first time in over five months, we will have a bus on the road this Sunday for our most popular itinerary of this combination tour, and…

Make A Run For Craft Beer With Port City Running Brew Tours

It may sound odd to have a combination running-and-brewery tour, and we understand that it’s not for everyone. The truth is that many visitors to Portland enjoy running on our streets and paths to see even more of the city. Some of those routes could take you right to some great producers of craft alcohol…

Power Around Casco Bay With Our New Brews Cruise Options

With the waters of Portland Harbor and Casco Bay all around you—and with the wind in your hair—you take a sip from another amazing Maine craft beer and drink in the amazing sights that are everywhere. We have three new options this summer for open-air activities on comfortable and safe powered boats. Check out our…

Health and Safety Is Leading Every Tour And Activity

Are you able to come to Portland, Maine, this year to visit? While you are here, would you consider taking a guided tour or experience with us? If you are concerned about how these are happening right now, here is an outline of our Health and Safety policies that are in place to protect our…

Safely Ride With Us To Portland’s Breweries On A Bike And Brews Tour

Join us for an afternoon of biking, discovery, and craft beer on our Bike and Brews tour in partnership with our bicycle-loving friends at Summer Feet Cycling. Now featuring two departures and itineraries available nearly every day through November! Portland is a great city for biking, and for craft beer. And with so many craft…

Walk, Talk, and Taste Your Way Around Historic Portland, Maine

The expert guides of The Maine Brew Bus are able to show you around Portland on foot. And there is no better way to drink in the rich history of Maine’s largest city than to also visit and taste beer from three legendary breweries in the city. First founded in 1632, Portland’s location along the…

Buy Craft Beers from Local Breweries During COVID-19 Quarantine

With lockdowns and quarantines, many small businesses are feeling the effect. The future for businesses is uncertain. It is not clear when they will be able to reopen their doors or how they can continue to support their staff. Not surprisingly, millions are experiencing massive layoffs in the country today. This is the same for…

Let’s Go On A Virtual Tour!

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced mandates in the State of Maine that currently prevent our brewery, winery, and distillery partners from hosting any guests on their premises. This means our buses are suddenly parked indefinitely. We do not know how long this will last, but we know that you are thirsty for information about these…

Wine vs Beer: Which is Better?

The world has always been spectacularly divided when it comes to beer or wine. Which do you prefer? There’s no accounting for taste, but these drinks offer subtle differences that can affect your body and healthSo, wine vs. beer – which is better? Which one do you prefer? Is beer more fattening? How does…

We Just Slid In Some New Monthly Curling and Brew Tour Dates!

Based on popular demand, we have added brand new dates through October for our popular Curling and Brew tour in partnership with the Pine Tree Curling Club. Our first Curling and Brew tour was in November 2017 as a special event during Portland Beer Week. We knew that curling was an easy-to-learn sport for people…

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