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Introducing…Maine Brews Cruise!

After nine years of being known as The Maine Brew Bus, we have aligned our craft beverage tour and activity operations with that of the national company we acquired last year. Please welcome Maine Brews Cruise! It is now official: our Portland-based companies are now truly recognized as part of the Brews Cruise brand. It signals…

Fresh Air and Craft Beverages Can Be Found On Our Bike And Brews Tours

Join us for a fun biking outing to discover great craft beverages in Portland on our Bike and Brews tours. Now featuring three different themed itineraries available nearly every day from May through November! With so many craft beverage producers located near safe biking paths, we have expanded our Bike and Brews bicycle tour program…

Discover the Unexpected on our Walk, Talk, and Taste Tours

Our walking brewery tours are nothing new. In fact, we have offered them for several years now. But you will probably not be surprised that they have never been so popular as they have been over the past year. Our Walk, Talk, and Taste tours hit the bricks of the Old Port starting this Saturday,…

Plan Your Visit To Maine Now And Join Us For A Local Drink

Recent changes in Maine’s policies now allow for guests from all New England states to visit Maine without any test or quarantine requirements. Guests from any state that have been fully vaccinated or have previously been infected are also exempt from those requirements, effective immediately. Great timing, as we have tours currently available for booking…

We Are All Turning ’21 Again!

We are looking ahead to next year and planning for our tours and activities. You can expect both traditional and new ways to connect to our local breweries, wineries, and distilleries. We know that it will be a great year to be Turning ’21 again! Our team at The Maine Brew Bus has taken the…

Support The Maine Brew Bus This Holiday Season

  Take a look at all of the gift card and merchandise options that we have available for sale right now!  Tour Gift Cards   Gift cards really are the perfect gift. They are available in any amount, they can be printed out or e-mailed to the recipient, redeemed for an available tour online right…

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…