American Homebrewers Association Rally for American Craft Beer Week

May 20 AHA membership event features VIP brewery tour, tastings, education, homebrewer prizes (Portland, Maine) – On Saturday, May 20 from 7-9 PM, Shipyard Brewing Company will host a membership rally for the American Homebrewers Association (AHA). The event will take place at the Shipyard brewery (86 Newbury Street) and highlights the final weekend of… Read More »

Super Bowl Wager

In advance of the upcoming Super Bowl between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots, Scofflaw Brewing Company (Atlanta, Ga.) and Shipyard Brewing Company (Portland, Me.) are making a wager regarding their respective NFL teams. The wager features high stakes for the breweries and their fans. The losing brewery will have to brew a… Read More »

Now Served on Elite Airways

Shipyard Brewing is announcing a new partnership that gets its famed Pumpkinhead seasonal beer on an airline for the first time. Cans of Pumpkinhead — along with cans of Shipyard’s flagship Export Ale, Island Time Session IPA and two beers (Blueberry and Sunfish) from Shipyard’s sister Sea Dog brewery — are now offered on all… Read More »

Shipyard Chef on Cutthroat Kitchen

We are proud to announce that general manager and chef of the Shipyard Brew Pub, Shipyard Commissary Kitchen, and Regatta Room, David Squillante, will be one of four guest chefs competing on the next episode of Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen. Cutthroat Kitchen is not your typical cooking show – each contestant must not only outcook their opponents but also… Read More »

New Session IPA Takes You to Your Island Time

Our new session IPA is now available! Island Time Session IPA is a new, easy drinking year-round beer built with a variety of Northwest hops which contribute to the grapefruit and pine nose and spicy hop finish. Our vice president of sales and marketing, Bruce Forsley says “while there is still a place for highly-hopped, strong… Read More »

Florida Brewed Blood Orange Belgian Wit

Clearwater’s own Sea Dog Brewing Co. today announced the release of its new beer under its sister company’s label – Shipyard’s Florida Brewed Blood Orange – a Belgian style Wit created by Brewer Bobby Baker. The brewery will be holding a release party Thursday, April 7 from 3 p.m – 10 p.m., for those beer… Read More »

Alan Pugsley Sits Down with Beer Business Radio

Shipyard co-founder and original master brewer, Alan Pugsley, sat down with Todd Officer of Beer Business Radio to chat about beer, business and everything in between. Here’s a sneak peak at Todd’s interview with Alan: Worst Business Moment: It’s the mid 90’s, you ink a partnership deal with Miller Brewing Company only to watch your barrel production drop… Read More »

Smashed Pumpkin Takes 2nd at the Great International Beer & Cider Competition

Our fall seasonal, Signature Series Smashed Pumpkin, received an award at the prestigious 19th Annual Great International Beer & Cider Competition held on Friday, October 23, 2015, in Providence, Rhode Island. Smashed Pumpkin placed 2nd in the Strong Ale Category. Our sister brewery, Sea Dog Brewing Company, received a 3rd place award in the Fruit/Spice… Read More »

Now Available: Little Horror of Hops

If you were in Portland, Maine during Portland Beer Week last year you may have stumbled across a variety of Bill Murray themed beers, including Shipyard Little Horror of Hops. Due to demand for this beer after Portland Beer Week, we decided to launch this Rye IPA as our new fall seasonal. The name pays homage to… Read More »

New Distribution Network in Illinois

Shipyard and Sea Dog Brewing Companies have made an exciting distribution change in the state of Illinois. As of August 15th, Shipyard and Sea Dog partnered with the Chicago MillerCoors Distributor Cluster to distribute their award-winning handcrafted ales. “We are excited about the opportunity for growth in Illinois,” says Fred Chapman, Shipyard and Sea Dog… Read More »