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A Special Local Brew at Fed Jack's

Monday, September 26, 2016

There’s always fresh new beer at Federal Jacks in Kennebunk, but the newest brew is proudly made with hops and malts from our very own neighbors in Kennebunk and Lisbon Falls Maine.

Shipyard Head Brewer at Kennebunkport Brewing Company, Mike Haley, has just finished his first batch of Winnow Hill Fresh Hop Ale. Brewed on site at Federal Jacks in Kennebunk Maine, Haley has good reason to be proud of this new brew.

Twenty pounds of Centennial leaf hops, picked just this week at Winnow Hill Farm in West Kennebunk were used along with over 300 lbs of pale and wheat malts from Blue Ox Malthouse in Lisbon Falls.

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Sea Dog is Proud to Be Coming Home to Camden

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Sea Dog Brewing Company is returning to its roots in the heart of downtown Camden. This June, Cappy’s Chowder House will reopen as a Sea Dog Brew Pub, bringing new life to the iconic building.

The space will undergo improvements, but retain the original charm and character of Cappy’s. “We’re looking forward to being a part of the Camden community,” said owner Fred Forsley, “and making the locals proud of the beer that was born there.” Sea Dog Brew Pub will continue to pay homage to Cappy Quinn, a man who loved the bay, boats, and life.

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New Shipyard Pub at Twin River Casino

Monday, December 22, 2014

Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island is now home to an all new Shipyard Pub -- providing patrons with the opportunity to enjoy a variety of Shipyard’s award-winning, hand-crafted beer in a dynamic, casino setting.

The Shipyard Pub opened in November and is located on the second level, which is an entirely non-smoking gaming floor. 

“We’re excited about the arrival of craft beer in general and Shipyard, in particular,” said Craig Sculos, Vice President and General Manager of Twin River Casino.  

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Shipyard Restaurant & Brew Pub Announces New Executive Chef and General Manager

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Shipyard Restaurant & Brew Pub Announces New Executive Chef and General Manager, David Squillante:  Fresh Menu and Renovated Restaurant 

ELIOT, MAINE – (November 5, 2014) – The Shipyard Restaurant & Brew Pub announces its new executive chef and general manager, David Squillante. David will oversee the operations of the restaurant as well as the adjoining Regatta Banquet & Conference Center. 

David brings a diverse mix of culinary experience to the team.  Having worked in such positions as chef for the World Cup in Germany, the Grand Prix in Manama Bahrain, the Castle Hill Inn in Newport, Rhode Island and executive chef for the Sea Dog Brew Pub in Clearwater, Florida, he understands what it takes to create a top notch dining experience for customers.

The Shipyard Restaurant & Brew Pub has a new menu along with an expanded kitchen and a fresh look for the restaurant, pub and patio. 

“I’m extremely excited about the expanded menu,” says Chef Squlillante. “Our customers are going to love it.  We have added more than a dozen new choices of pasta, signature salads and hearty sandwiches.”

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Monday, November 3, 2014

With our first snow fall of the season, we are officially preparing for winter here in Maine and Ski Maine is offering a pretty sweet deal with their 2014/2015 Ski Maine Mountain Pass. For $399* you can lock a season of riding and skiing that gives you the flexibility to use them all yourself or be nice and share them with your friends and family.

The Ski Maine Mountain Pass contains lift ticket vouchers:

Two tickets to each of our 11 destination areas, including: Sunday River, Sugarloaf, Shawnee Peak, Saddleback, Mt Abram, Lost Valley, Camden Snow Bowl, Black Mountain, Bigrock, Hermon Mt, Titcomb Mountain

Two tickets to each of 3 regional group areas including:

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April 10: Brewery to Open at Sea Dog in Clearwater, Florida

Monday, March 24, 2014

Sea Dog Brewing Company has announced its grand opening date of Thursday, April 10th for its new 20-barrel brewing system.  This 20-barrel system hails from the Shipyard Brewport which used to operate at the Orlando International Airport as the world’s first airport microbrewery.  

“Demand for Shipyard and Sea Dog beer here in Florida has been very strong and the craft beer movement continues to grow,” said owner Fred Forsley.  “We are very excited to be part of that growth and to be brewing in Florida again.”

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Sea Dog Brewing Company Opens Second Restaurant in Florida: New Orlando Location Joins Clearwater as the Newest Pub in the Pack

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Maine-based Sea Dog Brewing Company will open its second brew pub in Florida on Thursday, April 25. Its first location opened in Clearwater earlier this year. 

Sea Dog is the sister brewery to Shipyard Brewing Company, which opened the world's first airport microbrewery in the Orlando International Airport in 1997. 

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Shipyard Brew Haus Adventures at Sugarloaf and Sunday River

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

If you are looking for a way to enjoy time at one of Maine renowned ski mountains this winter, look no further! The Shipyard Brew Haus at Sugarloaf and Sunday River has several adventure packages that will make your trip one to remember. You can choose from a selection of prearranged packages, including a corporate team building workshop, or build your own adventure.

An adventure at the mountain is a sure way to entertain your group or re-energize your corporate team. With packages starting as low as $65 per person, what are you waiting for? Follow this link to learn more about the adventure packages.

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Mystic Seaport Pumpkinhead Release

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

The Shipyard Tavern at Latitude 41º Restaurant in Mystic, CT will be celebrating the release of Pumpkinhead and Smashed Pumpkin next Thursday, October 11th.

From 5:30 to 8 all Shipyard drafts are $3 and there will be chances to win three awesome prizes.

First Prize is a weekend getaway for two to The Inn on Peaks Island in Portland, ME

Second Prize 2 tickets to see Journey

Third Prize 2 tickets to see The Smashing Pumpkins

To learn more about the event and the benefits of becoming a Mystic Mug Club Member visit The Shipyard Tavern at Latitude 41º Restaurant website here or call (860) 572-5303.

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Guest Brew at Shipyard Emporium in Winter Park, Florida

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Last month, University of Central Florida, Rosen College of Hospitality Management Beer class’ Professor Edmund F. Measom III won Best of Show at the Sunshine Challenge beer competition. His brew was chosen as the best out of 600 beers.

As one of his rewards, Professor Measom brewed his winning recipe with Ron Raike, Brewmaster at the Shipyard Emporium last week. The Shipyard Emporium is Florida’s first nano-brewery and is located in Winter Park, Florida.

The name of the brew is Mr. Ed's Baltic Porter. That's the name David Doble, Brewmaster of Tampa Bay Brewing Co. gave to Professor Measom’s beer when they (Dave and Ed) first brewed it in 2007 as a prize for Professor Measom’s winning Best of Show in the Best Florida Beer Competition.

Ron Raike is also a Guest Speaker in Professor Measom’s Quality Brewing and Fine Beer – HFT4864 class. He presents twice a semester on the Belgian beer styles to help the students learn to become a certified Cicerone. In the Fall 2011 semester over 90% of the students passed the exam and received this lifetime certification. Cheers!

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