PORTLAND, MAINE (March 13, 2015) – Shipyard Brewing Company announces the release of its first lager, Imperial Pilsner. Available this spring in bottles and on tap, this pilsner is a unique blend of German pilsner and imperial IPA. This brew is bright gold and full-bodied with a hint of sweetness up-front and a round, dry finish. A pure American creation that balances malt and a big hop profile.
Imperial Pilsner was developed by Shipyard’s product development brewer, Pete Heggeman.
Sea Dog Brewing Company Expands to North Conway, New Hampshire
Thursday, March 12, 2015
NORTH CONWAY, NEW HAMPSHIRE (March 12, 2015) – On March 17, Sea Dog Brewing Company will open its newest brewpub. Located at the Red Barn in the heart of North Conway (1976 White Mountain Highway), the interior features post and beam décor with a fireplace and multi-level dining with a spacious dining room.
The large, horseshoe shaped bar serves 14 beers on tap, including special cask conditioned ales that will be brewed on the premises in Sea Dog’s first nano-brewery.
“We’ll be featuring special brews that can only be found at this location,” noted general manager Robert Labbe.
Chef Greg Bernier’s menu focuses on fresh seafood and creative pub fare, with new specials each week.
Turtle Kraals Tower Bar & Restaurant is home to Key West’s newest Mug Club. The famous Tower Bar has made seaport-centric updates and now features a Shipyard Mug Club.
Members will receive a personalized beer mug for their own use whenever visiting Turtle Kraals, a Tower Bar t-shirt, monthly Mug Club parties, and weekly Mug Club socials. Mug Club Members will be able to earn points and special offerings through Southernmost Rewards.
“This is the only Mug Club we know of where members actually receive two mugs,” noted general manager Dave Thibault. “Our Shipyard Mug Club members will all have personalized ceramic mug downstairs as well as a freezer mug for use upstairs.”
It's time for another installment of Beer with Bruce. In honor of the great beer holiday that is St. Patrick's Day, let's focus on stouts.
Before we delve into the murky blackness that is stout, let’s dip our toes in a definition… STOUT, adj. 1. courageous; brave; undaunted. 2. a) strong in body; sturdy. b) strong in construction; firm; substantial. 3. powerful; forceful. 4. fat; thickset; fleshy; corpulent. n. 1. A stout person. 2. A garment for a stout person. 3. strong, dark-brown beer, ale, or porter.
Stout, as a style of beer, is a wonderful and surprising mixture of several adjectives in our definition above. As alluded to, stouts are born out of porter. The creation of porter dates back to mid-17th century England, in step with the dawn of the Industrial Revolution.
These rich, cake-like brownies are sure to get you through the rest of winter!
The roasted barley and coffee notes of our new Signature Series Imperial Stout are accentuated in this recipe by the bittersweet chocolate and complimented by a little kick of cayenne on the finish of these decadent treats.
Sugarloaf Summiteer Award Presented to Shipyard's Forsley Family
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
This weekend, the Candace Foundation and Shipyard's Forsley Family were honored with a Summiteer Award at the annual Suglarloaf Charity Summit. This award is presented each year in recognition of those who continuously give back to the cancer community in Maine. John Diller, Sugarloaf’s General Manager, presented the award which was accepted by Shipyard's VP of Sales and Marketing, Bruce Forsley, and his wife Jennifer.
The Candace Foundation was created in honor of Fred Forsley's sister, Candace Forsley, who died of breast cancer. Her gift for helping others lives on through the Foundation, Shipyard Brewing Company, and the entire Forsley Family.
NESN will be featuring Shipyard Brewing Company and The Inn on Peaks Island on an episode of New England Boating TV next week!
Tuesday, January 27 at 6:30 pm tune in to New England Boating TV: Portland, Maine for a special one-hour episode. New England Boating TV, co-hosts Parker Kelley and Tom Richardson visit the southern Maine city of Portland and surrounding Casco Bay. Along the way they check out Portland’s vibrant Old Port District, the Portland Harbor Hotel, the Shipyard Brewery, and the historic Portland Observatory.