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Shipyard Brewing Company

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Address: 86 Newbury Street, Portland, ME 04101
Phone Number: +1 207-761-0807
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09:00 - 19:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Wed 09:00 - 18:00
Thu - Sat 09:00 - 19:00
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Popular brewpub in Portland.

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The tour was okay. It was loud throughout the hour, couldn't hear the guide very well. The tasting room had plenty of great choices, my favorite was the sea dog, which is owned by... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Nathaniel M

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour was okay. It was loud throughout the hour, couldn't hear the guide very well. The tasting room had plenty of great choices, my favorite was the sea dog, which is owned by Shipyard. If you want some gifts they have tons of merchandise if interested.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Shipyard Brewery was a recommended stop on our Foodie tour of Portland. From the moment we stepped into the building I could tell this was a very creative group of people. Believe it or not, Pumpkin beer was one of my favorites! If you're into craft beers try this place out.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Unique tasting experience with 4 glasses and a chalkboard:) you get to write in which beers you want to taste. Tastings are $4 for 4 beers. Reasonably priced. Knowledgeable bartenders. Good selection. Ample seating. They also have a store where you can buy beer to take back to where you are staying if you like something. A good place to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I really loved this place, the staff was super helpful and as a solo traveler I felt really comfortable there. The beer was fantastic

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Lewiston, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We visited on a Saturday afternoon and the place was packed. They had lots of seating so we didn't wait long for a seat. My husband enjoyed a flight, and I enjoyed a Pumpkinhead on draft!

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Salem MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Although the brewery tours are only on Tuesday's, we still decided to drop in and check out the gift shop ( I needed to stock up on Pumpkinhead!) and taste a few of Shipyard's selections. We purchased 2 flights, tasted 10 different beers and it was a nice way to try them on for size. Great atmosphere as well and... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Great brewery where wife and I tried 2 flights (4 glasses) each. They had 15 brews to try. Given our taste preferences we tried 8 total! We weren't disappointed. Only the Stout tasted a little weak. There's a nice gift shop where we bought some shirts and glasses with different logos of the brewery on them. They also had a... More 

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Georgetown, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Ducked in during a brief rainstorm. Good location. Good atmosphere. Best of all, good beer. Have a 4 glass sampling offering that allows you to try about 1/3 of what they have on tap. Then you can get more of what you liked best. Nice folks working there. While there are a HUGE number of brewers in Portland, this is... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Wondered in after walking the Eastern Promenade. Really enjoyed choosing from about 14 different o. Site brewed beers. Found some great craft beers that I would definitely look to buy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Had an day in Portland on our cruise. Shipyard Brewery is an easy walk from port. They have a retail store and an area for beer tasting. Extensive tasting menu. You can pick 4 different beers (flight), they are 4 ounces each. Total $4. Plenty of tables and chairs to sit any enjoy. Tours have to be arranged in advance... More 

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