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Allagash Brewery

50 Industrial Way, Portland, ME
2078785385
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Ranked #6 of 46 Activities in Portland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Breweries
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Worcester, Pennsylvania
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101 reviews 101 reviews
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

We stopped here on our way to Bar Harbor, ME. It wasn't very crowded and we were served samples by friendly staff. Very cool design of the bar and interior. Great bear selection and opportunity to try some different varieties.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

What more could one ask for from one of the top Craft Brewers in the country. The 4 beers we tasted we each unique and near the top of beers in their individual style. The young folks who work the bar and gift shop were friendly, welcoming and quite knowledgeable. Although you have to drive through a few of the... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I'm from one of the biggest brew cities in the US (Milwaukee), so my standards are pretty high. Having said that, take the time to check out Allagash. Good tour and great beers. We don't get Allagash in Milwaukee, but the next time I'm down in Chicago I'm going to make sure to grab some to bring back. Well played... More

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Hanover, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Did the brewery tour since it was free and we love Allagash. Very informative and you get a great sense for the passion and love that goes into this wonderful beer. Lots of swag to purchase as well as beers that are not sold anywhere else in NE. Well worth the time. No food available so bring a snack to... More

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Great little brewery tour. They provide headsets so you can hear over the machinery. Lots of beer tasting and cool items for sale. I highly recommend it.

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Waterville, Maine, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Full disclosure: I am writing a book about New England craft breweries and brewpubs and I visited Allagash to interview its owner/brewer Rob Tod. I know Rob from my last book, but it's been at least 15 years since I've seen him. My husband and I had never done the Allagash tour, so I combined my interview with Rob with... More

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Auburn, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We went to the brewery for a tasting only as the tours were full (book early if you want a tour on a Saturday!). We sat at the bar, and sampler boards of 4 beers were brought out with a tasting card describing each beer. There was no rush, so it was a comfortable time chatting and tasting beer. Great... More

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Plainsboro, New Jersey
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This was a great brewery tour with everything you'd want. It's a little outside of downtown, so nice and easy (and free) parking. The brewery is big (constantly expanding), the drinking area/store is nice, the outside is spacious and fun, and everything feels very professional and great. You can reserve your spot online in advance so there are no surprises.... More

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This was the perfect place to visit on a rainy afternoon (actually anytime). I enjoyed the tour. The guide was terrific and amusing. We saw how the beer was made and were given explanations about how it was made and what made the beer special. The 4 tastings were generous and good! I'd highly recommend this tour.

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Glen Allen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Allagash Brewery is about 20 minutes out of Portland downtown. The cab trip was $20 each way. If you had a car, it is off I-95 and would be easy to access. You need to book your tour of the brewery at least a month in advance on the Allagash website if you are going in the summer. The tours... More

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