Black Bear is pleased to announce the addition of a 4th, brand new 10 barrel fermenter. This should help us to keep up with demand a little better, to make sure that pint of locally made...Read more
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When I arrived at Black Bear Brewery in Orono, Maine, Tim Gallon - founder, brewer, and owner of the business - was just finishing a thorough cleaning of his fermentation tanks. A fresh batch of brew had just gone into the refrigeration room for the final step of carbonation and...
It's that time of year again, the time when hops are ready to harvest, and brewers get to make beer with fresh hops instead of dried hops. This year's Harvest IPA is smooth and malty, with a fresh hop...Read more
Black Bear Microbrew attended Bangor Greendrinks last night at Hampden Natural Foods. From Maine Buzz:Read more
Greendrinkers were tempted with food by Ann Marie's Kitchen and locally produced Cupelo wine and Black Bear Brewery beer. It was a great turnout and I for one look forward to attending more of these fun events. If you love the environment...
As promised, here's a peek at our new fermenters. These will greatly increase our capacity to brew more beer, so we're obviously very excited. ...Read more
Chris Bagley, a student at the University of Maine's New Media program, recently finished a video he made about Black Bear Microbrew. We are privileged to share this video with you. Please enjoy it, and let us know what you think! Cheers!...Read more
If you haven't had any yet, stop by your local Black Bear retailer and pick up a growler of our popular winter seasonal, Black Demon Stout. This dark and roasty ale is sure to keep you company on these cold winter nights. If you've already seen Black Demon Stout in the store, make sure you pick...Read more
Just brewed a fresh hop ale with organic, locally grown Cascade hops. 15 pounds of hops were picked and delivered on brew day and then went straight into the beer. This beer can only be brewed once a year during harvest...Read more
Are you planning on attending the American Folk Festival in Bangor this year? Come by our tent, we'll be pouring our Pail Ale and Gearhead Ale at the festival, ready to quench your thirst with some locally brewed fresh ales....Read more
Interested in Maine's microbrews? Like music? Come to BangorMetro's first Annual Blues & Brews in West Market Square Saturday, August 22nd. Sample Maine's microbrews, rank your favorites and see the results in BangorMetro. Black Bear Microbrew will be representing Orono by bringing some of our fresh ales to the competition. Come out and support us! For...Read more
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