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Taproom opens tonight

Come down to the brewery for the opening night of our taproom. Open 4-8PM, Wednesday-Friday, our taproom will feature the regular lineup, our current seasonal beer, and just maybe something else every once in a while. We hope to see you there!
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Bangor Greendrinks in Orono

We'll be hosting the January Bangor Greendrinks tonight at Black Bear Microbrew. Bring your pint glass and come down to learn more about your local microbrew!
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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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Tap Takeover at Nocturnem This Thursday

Come and join us as we unveil the best beer made close to home. Black Bear Brewing (Orono), Penobscot Bay (Winterport) and Marshall Wharf (Belfast) are coming to Nocturnem Draft Haus for a night of local beers & the Blues. The brewmasters will be here Thursday night. Eric Green playin the Blues.
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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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Black Bear Adds a 4th conical fermenter

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 beer is available at your favorite bar or restaurant. Cheers!
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Craft Beer by the Gallon: Bangor Examiner

From Craft Beer by the Gallon: 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…
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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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Bangor Greendrinks at Hampden Natural Foods

Black Bear Microbrew attended Bangor Greendrinks last night at Hampden Natural Foods. From Maine Buzz: 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…
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