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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…

Your Guide to Cooking with Beer

As much as you like to drink beer on its own, it is not actually just for washing down chips, pretzels, and hotdogs on game day.  It can actually be used for cooking, similar to how you would cook with wine. Cooking with beer gives your food a deeper and earthier flavor. It is perfect…

Vestigo Travel Group acquires Brews Cruise, Inc.

MAINE BREW BUS JOINS WITH AUSTRALIAN TOUR COMPANY TO FORM VESTIGO TRAVEL GROUP – ANNOUNCES THE ACQUISITION OF BREWS CRUISE, INC.   PORTLAND, Maine, February 3, 2020 – A new Maine-based travel group has been developed by two experienced tour operators from the U.S. and Australia. Vestigo Travel Group is owned by Zach Poole, the founder…

Sips and Sea Dogs Tour Dates For The Baseball Season Are Now On Sale!

There may still be football games on the schedule, but we have been busy filling out the lineup for the upcoming Portland Sea Dogs baseball season. We have put together a great roster – now with two dozen dates – where we are offering our popular Sips and Sea Dogs tour during the 2020 season. 

Surprising Health Benefits of Beer

Many people look forward to a refreshing cold beer after a hard day’s work. Unfortunately, while a bottle of beer is relaxing and refreshing, too much beer causes various health problems. So, should you still drink beer? Does it offer any health benefits? Is Beer Good For You? When taken in moderation, this favorite drink…

Here’s the Lineup for our 2020 Birds On Tap–Roadtrip!

For 2020, The Maine Brew Bus and Freeport Wild Bird Supply have scheduled 10 different outings of our popular Birds On Tap – Roadtrip! tour series. These unique, relaxed birding and beer-ing adventures combine great local birding at seasonal hotspots with visits to sample the delicious creations of some of our favorite local producers. And this year…

Craft Beer for Beginners: How to Enjoy Your Beer Better in Raleigh NC

If you’re new to craft beers, then this guide will surely help you in choosing the right beer style that suits your palate. Craft beers are exciting. Breweries are always innovating and beer-lovers look forward to the latest styles that they can offer. Let’s start by learning a bit more about craft beers. What are…

Brew Bus Holiday Gift Ideas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, the time in which we all struggle to find just the right gifts for family, friends, and co-workers. To make this time a little easier, here are some holiday gift ideas from us! Tour Gift Cards   Gift cards really are the perfect gift. They are available…

Insiders Experience: Iceland – Day Four “The Golden Circle”

Our Insiders Experience: Iceland group trip with Longer Vacations is coming towards a close. But we cannot leave without visiting the Golden Circle to observe some truly amazing geological features. In today’s post, find out more about what they saw. The group was up early for breakfast and ready to go for a 9:30 am…

Insiders Experience: Iceland – Day Three “Sips, Sights, and Northern Lights”

The highly anticipated third day on our Insiders Experience: Iceland group trip with Longer Vacations brought us a little bit of everything: Icelandic whisky, beer, hot dogs, and a quest to find the elusive Aurora Borealis. Our travelers had a very memorable day, learn more about it in today’s post. Darkness gave way to light…

Insiders Experience: Iceland – Day Two “Cheers around Reykjavik”

The second day on our Insiders Experience: Iceland group trip with Longer Vacations brought us to many different places around the capital city of Reykjavik. We even managed to find our way into a pop-up bar filled with local beer industry people. Read about the continuing adventures of our lucky 13 travelers in today’s post….

Insiders Experience: Iceland – Day One “Welcome to Iceland”

Our Insiders Experience: Iceland trip with Longer Vacations is underway. 13 travelers from all over the United States have arrived in the country that is famous for tremendous geological features, warm and friendly people, and even craft beer! Learn more about the first day of their journey. After our intrepid travelers got off their overnight…

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