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Address: 51 Washington Avenue, Portland, ME 04101
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Free Tours Available: 11:30 am & 3:00 pm, Monday - Saurday

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US$ 65.00*
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Portland Maine Brewery and Winery Tour
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Portland Brewery and Meadery Tour
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Craft Drink Tour in Portland's East Bayside

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Great for a quick stop-in

We visited Maine Mead Works while in Portland on a cruise (we walked there and it wasn't too far, but wear comfy shoes!). We went right when it opened and were the only ones... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 July 2015
Gina C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

We visited Maine Mead Works while in Portland on a cruise (we walked there and it wasn't too far, but wear comfy shoes!). We went right when it opened and were the only ones there. The woman doing the tasting was friendly and it was very relaxed. The tasting fee got us samples of 5 or 6 different drinks and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Even if you think you don't like mead, go here. The meads are delicious, diverse, and much dryer than you'd expect.

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Thank Victoria W
Warwick, Rhode Island, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2015

We stopped on a whim here in between breweries...It was a cool experience as we had never had Mead before. The gal was super nice and explained everything about each of the samples. The Mead was very sweet, but I am glad we tried. If you are in Portland, check it out

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Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2014 via mobile

I am a heavy wine drinker and love wine tasting. Naturally when we decided to go mead tasting I was a bit dubious. So, mead is NOTHING like wine, but the experience at the meadery was on par with the best wine tastings I have had. They have a very large variety and the lady doing the tasting was very... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2014

We had a fantastic tasting and tour here. The mead is really interesting. Some is delicious, some not my taste. The lady doing our tasting was super friendly and knowledgeable, and really made it an enjoyable experience. Highly recommend this as a must-do in Portland! Tasting is $5 per person but very worth it as there are many flavors to... More 

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Thank Julie A
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2014

I'm not a huge fan a mead as it tends to give me a quick headache, that said, these Honey Makers are gifted and are putting some great effort into they're products. We tasted everything - loved the Ram Island tea tea. Also liked the cool logos gifts and t-shirts to take home.

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Thank kelly s
Schenectady, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014

Tasting room is nicely done. Owner was working the counter when we were there and was quite nice. He seemed very excited about what he does and that makes the experience better. The different varieties were quite nice and we were pleasantly surprised that many were not overly sweet. We were most surprised by how much we liked the lavender.... More 

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Thank wraar
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2014

I love mead, and this place just made me love it more. The bartender knew all about the meads was just all around wonderful. She had a great sense of humor, she was friendly and fun to hang out with while we tried some awesome mead. I've never had carbonated mead before, but I will have it again. And of... More 

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Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

I'm not a big mead fan, but they've got some tasty flavors, it was very busy so the girl doing the pouring seemed rushed, but I will definitely look for this in my local wine shop

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Thank Lydia S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2014 via mobile

Very personable, the owner spent time with us explained each and every mead and let us taste each one then refused a tip! We bought several bottles and will go back if ever in town again! Recommend the iced tea and spiced mead very good! Prices are very reasonable as well.

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