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The Maine Brew Bus

Open Now: 10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
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Welcome to The Maine Brew Bus. Maine's Original Brew Bus proudly offering Brewery Tours in Portland, Maine and beyond! Whether you're an amateur or a connoisseur, you'll want to join us on The Maine Brew Bus for a unique experience discovering...more
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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79 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4719
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went on the brew bus with friends and we had a great tour of breweries and saw a lot of Portland and the surrounding area. Voted #1 in my book!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on this trip on 2/17. We had a small group of 8 and it was informative and a great time! Our guide/host was very welcoming and funny. The two breweries and Cellar Door were all happy to have the tour bus at their...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Adam D, Manager at The Maine Brew Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for sharing your experience! Glad to hear everyone was so welcoming and you had a good time. Cheers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the Beerunch! tour with Maine Brew Bus. So much fun, well-organized, awesome stops, and fun guide and driver.

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Adam D, Manager at The Maine Brew Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for joining us for some breakfast beers! Glad you enjoyed yourselves and the stops. Cheers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We received 2 tickets as gifts from my son and we are so happy we did. Nate and Kris were wonderful tour guides and we met some wonderful people. The Friday Night Flight was fantastic and can't wait to go again. Maybe we'll try a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Adam D, Manager at The Maine Brew Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey Jacqui! Really appreciate you taking the time to share your good times. Glad you enjoyed the experience and we look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very enjoyable time on Saturday the 16th in Portland on the Brew bus. We were a group of eight that joined another couple of couples for a fun afternoon with a couple of great hosts, we did two breweries and one winery....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Adam D, Manager at The Maine Brew Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So glad to hear you had a good time and thanks for joining us for a special occasion. We love bringing people together to drink beer and learn a bit about it and the people who make it. Cheers! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the Maine Brew Bus tour with Nate the guide, Will the driver and Percy the bus. We visited Fore River, Bunker and CellarDoor on our 3 hour trip. The two breweries gave us a few beers of different styles to taste and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Adam D, Manager at The Maine Brew Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Kelley! We would love to have you ride the Bus again and are very happy to hear our staff took great care of you.

Reviewed February 13, 2019

My husband and I did the Southern Crawl a few years ago and loved it. We tried Beerunch this past weekend and had a blast. There were actually 2 couples on our tour who booked a 2nd, afternoon tour that same day! The morning tour...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Adam D, Manager at The Maine Brew Bus, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2019

Love to hear good things from a repeat customer, glad to hear Major Tom took great care of you! Thanks so much, and we heard about the two-fer group. We like their style. Cheers, looking forward to seeing you a third time!

Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

It was a snowy night in January 2019. My Friend and I booked the brew bus tour on my first visit to Portland. The tour guide and driver were super fun and funny and informative. We drove to three Portland breweries, with many samples included....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Adam D, Manager at The Maine Brew Bus, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2019

Thanks for your very kind words John. Sounds like we checked most of the boxes for a good time. Looking forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed February 5, 2019

The tour was fun, informative, and delicious! The tour guides were very knowledgeable and had a great relationship with the brewers we met along the tour.

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Adam D, Manager at The Maine Brew Bus, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2019

Thanks for joining us on the Bus! Sounds like we checked all of the boxes on this tour, hope to see you again.

Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Excellent time. Our tour guide “Major Tom” was fabulous.The breweries were fun and informative. This was a great experience for me since I am new to the love of craft beer. We will definitely do more tours and will bring lots of friends. If you...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Adam D, Manager at The Maine Brew Bus, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2019

Hey Jenni, really appreciate your kind words, and very happy to hear you are enjoying your introduction to craft beer. Major Tom IS fabulous and always delivers a top notch tour! Thanks for joining us and we look forward to seeing you on the Bus...More

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bobio5
March 20, 2018|
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Response from fourfang | Reviewed this property |
All of the tours go 3+ hours since you see 3 breweries and there's some drive time. Their website says 5 to 8:15 which makes sense.
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730ernesta
May 6, 2017|
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Response from pzambrano841 | Reviewed this property |
It's right down Commercial Street near the dock area. Unless you have some physical limitations it should be within easy walking distance.
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ashank1228
April 29, 2015|
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Response from Don L | Property representative |
Howdy, sorry for the delay in responding. I didn't see this question until today. Our tours are run aboard small 15 passenger buses that have three steps to enter. We do have one of our fleet that has a wheelchair ramp if... More
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