Beer with Bruce: A Lesson On Stouts

Monday, March 2, 2015

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.

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Imperial Stout Brownies

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

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.

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New England Boating TV Docks at Shipyard Brewing Company

Monday, February 2, 2015

NESN featured Shipyard Brewing Company on a special one-hour episode of New England Boating TV shot this summer in Portland, Maine. 

Click here to watch the show.

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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.

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Catch us on NESN's New England Boating

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

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. 

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5th Annual Orlando Getaway

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Join Shipyard Brewing Company & 96.3 The Big Jab for the 5th Annual Orlando Getaway

April 30 – May 3, 2015

Cost:  $500 (double occupancy)  or $750 (single occupancy)

Package includes:
- 3 Nights accommodations at the Marriott World Center in Orlando
- Shipyard Gift Pack

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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Check out this deliciously spicy way to kick off your Super Bowl party.

The citrusy hop notes of XXXX IPA pull through and compliment the spicy kick of these wings.

These will be a crowd pleaser during your Super Bowl festivities.

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Shipyard Brewery Store - Winter Hours

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Happy 2015!   Winter is upon us in Portland, Maine.  January through March, the Shipyard Brewery Store will be open everyday, but we've changed our hours slightly for the winter:

Mon - Thu:  9am-5pm (Tours 11am-4pm)
Fri - Sat:      9am-6pm (Tours 11am-5pm)
Sun:            11am-5pm (Tours 11am-4pm)


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Beer With Bruce: The History of Export Ale

Monday, December 29, 2014

Ah!... Maine, the way life should be…. Maine, worth a visit, worth a lifetime. While this is undoubtedly true, not everyone can visit or stay a lifetime, so why not export some of Maine’s goodness across the state, the country, even around the globe? That’s exactly what Shipyard Brewing Company has done with Export Ale.

So what exactly is an export style ale?  The answer is a little unclear.

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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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