Category Archives: New Release

Craft beer for the holidays!

Looking for some local craft beer for the holiday? We have a very limited selection of Tree Tugger Barleywine left in growlers, as well as the regular favorite Voodoo Porter. Both are great for the coming cold weather, and pair well with holiday foods. Cheers!
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Liquid Sunshine Release Event

July 1, 2011, from 4-7pm 19 Mill St #4 , Orono Black Bear Brewery would like to invite you to the brewery for a tasting of a new beer we made called Liquid Sunshine. Liquid Sunshine is a Bavarian style Hefewiezen. We made every effort to create a genuine example of this style with this…
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Harvest IPA is here again

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 finish from twenty-five pounds of locally grown organic cascade hops added. This massive dose of finishing…
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Black Bear Microbrew Video

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!
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Fresh Hop Ale

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 and will always be unique.  It is best when fresh.  Harvest Ale will…
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