American Craft Beer Week is here and we are ready to celebrate the growing interest and excitement for craft beer! We have various events scheduled around the country, so find one near you and stop by to say hello and grab a pint.
Shipyard Brewing Company is honored to join friends and family to celebrate the life of Shanna Pulkinene at a Family Benefit hosted at the Regatta Room in Eliot, Maine on Friday, May 15. From 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. on May 15, family and friends will gather in remembrance of the late Shanna Pulkinene who lost her battle to cancer this past February at 33 years of age. The evening celebration will consist of a spaghetti dinner, super silent auction, a beer and wine pull raffle and face painting.
Shanna is survived by her three children, Jazmine (17), Kemuel (11) and Jamee (7). The benefit will honor Shanna's devotion as a single mother to provide for her children, and help create a supportive resource for her children’s current and future needs. We hope that your support and participation will help start the three of them off with something. Join us at the Regatta Room on Friday, May 15th for dinner, dancing and live music. Do something terrific for a family in need.
Gary's House Honors Fred Forsley with Forsley Award
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Our fearless leader, Fred Forsley, was recently honored with the first annual Forsley Award, recognizing his philanthropic efforts and support for Gary's House over the years.
Gary's House is a safe, comfortable, and affordable home-away-from-home for families and individuals with loved ones receiving medical treatment in any greater Portland area hospital and is a service that is near and dear to Fred's heart.
Shipyard Observes the 150th Anniversary of Appomattox
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Shipyard’s contribution to the classic English-style Pale Ale category, Chamberlain Pale Ale, made the trip down to Virginia last week with members of Co.B, 20th Maine Volunteer Infantry from Aroostook county to attend the 150th Anniversary of Appomattox, the place were the American Civil War ended on April 9th 1865.
Sea Dog Brewing Company’s popular Sea Dog Sunfish beer was awarded first place in the People’s Choice category at The Downtown Brew in Orlando, Florida. Held on March 14 in downtown Orlando, Sea Dog Sunfish was selected from nearly 40 beers offered by more than 20 breweries.
Sea Dog Sunfish is a delicate wheat beer with hints of peach and grapefruit. This beer is currently available in bottles and on draft and will be released in cans this summer. At 4.6% alcohol, Sea Dog Sunfish is a refreshing session beer that can be enjoyed all year long
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.”