Our New Tasting Room

We are excited to be opening our newly renovated tasting room this May. Located in the Shipyard Brewery, at 86 Newbury Street in Portland, Maine, our new tasting room is more than 3 times the size it used to be! After knocking down some walls and opening the bar area just beyond our gift store,… Read More »

2nd Annual Raise Your Glass Campaign

Shipyard in partnership with the Migis Hotel Group, Fess Parker Winery, and Ice Pik Vodka are excited to announce the 2nd annual Raise Your Glass campaign benefitting Maine Audubon. During the month of July, $1.00 from every glass of Shipyard Beer, Fess Parker Wine, and Ice-Pik Vodka sold at the Migis Group Maine properties will be donated to… Read More »

Inspiring Outdoor Desire

We are psyched to be a part of John Connelly’s latest adventure, an Expedition to Inspire Outdoor Desire. Check out the details below and show your support any way you can. Cheer him on, donate to his adventure, or join the Launch Party at Sea Dog in South Portland on April 5th. ———— PaddleQuest 1500, an “expedition to inspire… Read More »

East End Breweries Collaboration

We recently spent the day at Rising Tide Brewing Company brewing a new beer with our fellow East End Breweries in honor of Portland Tails’ 25th anniversary. Shipyard and Portland Trails have been long-time partners who over the last 17 years have grown Portland’s annual Trail to Ale 10K Run/Walk to over 1,500 participants. The collaboration includes Rising Tide, Oxbow, Urban… Read More »

Beer with Bruce: The Beloved Hop

Let’s hop to it! It’s impossible to discuss craft beer without paying homage to the hop. Although that was not the case just a short time ago when our only choices were those light or even lighter lagers (you know the ones) made by multi-national, mega-brewers (you know the ones). By and large, those beers… Read More »

Beer with Bruce: The Dark Side

Welcome to the dark side! This winter, Darth Vader has nothing on us at Shipyard. We plan to lure you to the dark side with a diabolical assortment of devilishly dark malty beers available in our new 12 pack seasonal collection. The starring roles to be played by 3 bottles each of our winter seasonal, Prelude… Read More »

1st Annual Raise Your Glass Campaign

During the month of July Shipyard Brewing Company and Fess Parker Winery partnered with the Migis Hotel Group to raise funds for the Autism Society of Maine. During the entire month, patrons of the Black Point Inn in Scarborough and the Migis Lodge on Sebago Lake who purchased Shipyard beer or Fess Parker wine helped support… Read More »

Join My Bike MS Team

Fred Forsley here. You might know me as the co-founder and president of Shipyard Brewing Company. What you might not know is, I’m someone who has been affected by the disease multiple sclerosis. I grew up watching my mother live with MS and let me tell you, she NEVER let it hold her back. Agnes… Read More »

Beer with Bruce: Let us Drink Stouts

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)… Read More »

Beer with Bruce: Holiday Beer

The holidays are upon us, the clock is ticking, and the shopping frenzy is fierce. But this is a time of celebration and sharing with family and friends, and to take the time to draw a deep calming breath and reflect on the truly important things in our lives.  Sounds like a healthy, even rewarding… Read More »