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Shipyard Brewing Company

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Address: 86 Newbury Street, Portland, ME 04101
Phone Number: (207) 761-0807
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Popular brewpub in Portland.

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Fun and busy

Tastings are free! And the bartender Will is fun, knowledgeable (both about beer and Portland), and friendly. There isn't really anywhere to sit while tasting and I wouldn't visit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Stamford, Connecticut
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Needham, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This place is mostly a store. There's a video about their process you can watch as well as information about their beers and awards. They have free beer tastings, and the man working the counter when I was there was knowledgeable and kind.

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Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Stopped by and had a sampling of their beers. You could try all that you liked for free no less. They had a story and a good explanation for everything you tried. There were root beers to try for the kiddos (or adults). You can also pick up some merchandise if you please!!

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Oklahoma
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This is an excellent attraction for anyone who likes beer. The tasting consisted of a total of eight different beers ranging from mild to stout. It was very hard to decide what I liked best, so I got several...

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Manchester, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We visited the Shipyard Brewing Company on a Sunday when they were having a free tasting. We got to sample every beer on tap and take home a growler of our favorite (Sun Fish). Will was very knowledgeable about all of the different beers and definitely engaged the crowd while we were there. They also have a small shop out... More 

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Warrensburg, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

If you enjoy craft beers this is the place for you. Shipyard Brewery is one of Maine's finest and offers a wide selection of craft beers for you to try. After your sampling the shop offers Shipyard shirts, hats, t shirts and of course your favorite beer.

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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We were told there was a video to watch and then free tasting, however the video wasn't running. We looked at the pictures on the wall (in some semblance of presentation order) and browsed the shop. We are fans of Shipyard beer so were looking to learn more about the company, but we could have probably learned just as much... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We wanted something interesting to do on a rainy day and we decided on a visit to this brewery. The beer sampling was fun and the variety of beers was great. We saw their movie of the brewing process and found it most intetesting. We missed the tour day. Their shop was full of interesting gifts that were reasonably priced.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We enjoyed looking around at the gift shop, and picking out beers. We really enjoyed the barrel aged selections from Shipyard, but all the beer we picked out was delicious!

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Stamford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Tastings are free! And the bartender Will is fun, knowledgeable (both about beer and Portland), and friendly. There isn't really anywhere to sit while tasting and I wouldn't visit on a hot day! We were sweating. But the beer is great and it's a social place!

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East Granby, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

When I went to the Shipyard in 2014 I was a little let down. It seems their tours have gotten smaller and I am not sure why. They have great beer and great group of people working there. I do stop in every year so hopefully with new hotels being added and downtown changing they will go back to the... More 

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Additional Information about Shipyard Brewing Company

Address: 86 Newbury Street, Portland, ME 04101
Phone Number: (207) 761-0807
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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