Portland is a goldmine of breweries and distilleries.
What better way to enjoy the Maine beer experience than custom private brewery tours. You and your guests can plan a trip to a variety of tastings, take various brewery tours and perhaps stop for a meal. Atlantic Limousine can provide you and your guests door to door service in a variety of comfortable vehicles. We have our luxurious limousines in a range of sizes and styles, our Limo Party Bus and our budget passenger bus. Any vehicle you choose is “air conditioned” and comes with a sharp dressed professional Chauffeur, bottled ice water and you can bring the “beverage of your choice”. Atlantic Limousine can tailor these brewery tours for a corporate outing, a family celebration or just some friends, whatever the occasion may be. We also have handicapped accessible vehicles.
Below is a list of breweries and distilleries that offer tasting & tours. Their are many more in the area but these are a few of our favorites that we think you will enjoy
Rising Tide Brewing (Tasting & Tours)
Rising Tide Brewing Company is a family-owned craft brewery located in Portland, Maine. We specialize in artisanal, hand-crafted ales brewed in small batches
We invite you to visit the tasting room at our brewery in Portland, Maine. We sell samples, growler fills, and bottles of our beer, as well as pint glasses, hats, t-shirts, and other gifts in our tasting room.
Tasting Room Hours Monday – Saturday 12:00-7:00pm, Sunday 12:00-5:00pm
Monday – Thursday 3:00pm; Friday and Saturday at 1:00, 3:00 & 5:00pm; Sunday 1:00 & 3:00pm. Closed toed shoes and safety glasses must be worn during the tour. We can accommodate up to 12 guests per tour time. Children are welcome on our public tours. If they are under the age of six they must be carried throughout the tour, if they are over six years of age their hands must be held at all times.
As a production brewery rather than a brewpub, we focus solely on making beer. We leave it to our friends in Portland’s food truck fleet to feed our visitors. We host a rotating line-up of food trucks in front of our tasting room year round. Please check their Home page to find out which food truck will be here when you’re visiting!
DL Geary Brewery Co (Tasting & Tours)
Guided brewery tours take place at 3pm daily and on Saturdays at 1, 3, and 5pm.
Final tasting poured 15 minutes prior to closing.
- Monday 12-7
- Tuesday closed
- Wednesday closed
- Thursday 12-7
- Friday 12-7
- Saturday 12-7
- Sunday 12-7
Allagash Brewery (Tasting & Tours)
Allagash Brewery tours are 7 days a week with multiple tours per day. For the Ultimate brewery tour you can opt for the Tour Grand Tour.($100 per person)21 years after Rob Tod first began brewing Allagash White in a corner of a warehouse at 100 Industrial Way, we are excited to introduce the Allagash Grand Cru Tour—the ultimate experience at Allagash Brewing Company. Over three hours, a small group of guests get to see the brewery from the inside: taking part in brewing and/or blending a beer, going in-depth with quality control and sensory programs, tasting beers directly from the barrels, and getting up-close and personal with the packaging department. Before it’s done, they will have chatted with brewers, noshed on some of our favorite local fare in our private bar, and ,when possible, even had a beer with our founder, Rob Tod. The best part of this unique, epic adventure is that 100% of the proceeds go to an Allagash charity partner.
Shipyard Brewery (Tasting & Tours)
Shipyard Brewing Company is a family owned brewery – rooted in tradition and brimming with innovation. Full brewery tours with a guided tasting are offered on Tuesday evenings starting in mid-March. We wrap up the full Shipyard experience back in the Tasting Room with a guided tasting. Each guest will receive a flight of (4) 4 oz samples and a 10 oz pour of the beer of their choice. A maximum of 25 people are allowed on a brewery tour in order to make it a fun, safe, customized experience for all. Space is limited
Brewery Store Hours:
9:00 am to 5:00 pm (Mon-Thurs)
9:00 am to 7:00 pm (Fri-Sat)
11:00 am to 5:00 pm (Sun)
Tasting Room Hours:
11:00 am to 5:00 pm (Mon-Thurs)
11:00 am to 6:00 pm (Fri-Sat)
11:00 am to 4:00 pm (Sun)
Maine Mead Works (Tasting & Tours)
Maine Mead Works was founded in 2007 with the goal of re-introducing the world to the oldest of all fermented beverages. Using wildflower honey, water and our own proprietary yeast strain, we blend ancient tradition and modern science to produce a highly distinctive product at our Meadery in downtown Portland, Maine.
In collaboration with South African scholar Dr. Garth Cambray, Maine Mead Works developed a state-of-the-art continuous fermentation system, bringing mead making into the 21st century. HoneyMaker, a decidedly modern mead — crisp, dry and refreshing — is the result. For more info on Maine Mead Works click here
Tasting Room Hours
- Monday – Saturday: 11:00am – 7:00pm // Sunday: 12:00pm – 5:00pm
- Tastings: We offer various sized tasting flights everyday from open to close.
- Brewery Tours: Mon-Sat at 11:30am and 3pm.
Mast Landing Brewing Company (Tasting)
It all began in 2013 with a simple homebrew kit. It wasn’t long before we found ourselves in the garage mashing, boiling, and fermenting beer after work and every weekend. After two years of experimenting with different beer varieties and recipes, we felt it was time to take our passion of brewing and drinking craft beer to the next level. In the summer of 2015, Mast Landing Brewing Company was officially formed. We are extremely proud of our new home in Westbrook, Maine and we are excited to share our hard work and passion with the people of this great city. We hope you enjoy drinking our beer as much as we enjoyed brewing it for you.
- Thursday 4:00p–8:00p
- Friday 12:00p–8:00p
- Saturday 12:00p–8:00
- Sunday 12:00p-5:00p
Dirigo Brewing (Tasting)
We like to say that Dirigo Brewing Company gives Maine craft beer a new set of tires. Dirigo Brewing came to life in 2014 when Molly Bull met Mark Paulin at his Forest Avenue shop in Portland. They got to talking, and Mark was interested in Molly’s husband, Tom Bull’s, lifetime dream of building a brewery focused on his delicious interpretations of traditional German and Eastern European lagers and seasonals. Molly introduced Mark and Tom, and Mark, in turn, introduced Tom and Molly to his wife, Meesha and their four sons. Soon after, the two families joined forces and formed Dirigo Brewing Company. Dirigo has been serving new “old school” beers to one and all since August 2016!
- Wednesday: 12pm – 8pm
- Thursday: 12pm – 8pm
- Friday: 12pm – 12am
- Saturday: 12pm – 12am
- Sunday: 12pm – 8pm
Foundation Brewery (Tasting)
Foundation Brewing Company uses classic styles as the inspiration for brewing exciting beers that push conventional boundaries. Founded in 2012 and opening in 2014, Foundation is located at 1 Industrial Way in Portland, which has been a breeding ground of World Class Maine beers.
- Wednesday – Saturday 12-7pm
- Sunday 12-5pm
- Monday 12-7pm
- Closed Tuesday
Liquid Riot Brewery (Tasting and Pub)
The Liquid Riot Bottling Company was established on the waterfront in Portland’s Old Port, just blocks from City Hall and the location of the Portland Rum Riot, in homage to those that fought for their beverage of choice. As Maine’s first Brewery/Distillery/Resto-Bar, we take all the passion and energy of these past riots and put it into our own liquids, bottled or on tap, made fresh locally for your enjoyment. When it comes to our food we develop our dishes with quality and care to reflect both traditional comforts and new interpretations. We are fortunate in being able to source the majority of our high quality meat, produce, dairy and seafood fresh from Maine farms and fisheries. We take time and energy to produce sauces, charcuterie and breads from scratch in our own kitchen and work to create flavors that pair well with our house beers and signature cocktails. We also follow nature’s lead and utilize foods seasonally in our regular menu as well as showcase them in our daily special
- Sun-Thurs 12-11
- Fri & Sat 12-1
- Happy Hour M-F 2-6
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