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Maine Beer Company

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BEER AVG
4.18/5
Based on:
20 Beers
22,665 Hads
Place Score: 93
Reviews: 35
Visits: 261
Avg: 4.19
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

525 US Route 1
Freeport, Maine, 04032-7009
United States
phone: (207) 221-5711 | map
www.mainebeercompany.com

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Place added by: ToasterChef on 07-30-2009

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Reviews: 35 | Visits: 261
Reviews by Abilow33:
Photo of Abilow33
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

The atmosphere was neat. It looks like an old style New England Barn on the outside. When you go in it is more of a modern feel. You can watch the beer making process through the window. I was a little disappointed that they did not have Lunch in the bottle (sold out). But they did have it on tap. The prices were kind of high.

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Photo of gustavmahler-09
4.78/5  rDev +14.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of -Rick
4.32/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Went here for one of the Dinner releases, and it ran quite smoothly. Its a nice looking brewery, small, but a fine place to grab a pint. No food on site to speak of, but a solid selection of MBC beers

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Photo of hopley
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of ScaryEd
4.24/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Shaymus
3.93/5  rDev -6.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of chefdave37
4.75/5  rDev +13.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of LeeeMare
4.38/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

First road trip beer release I've been too, their set up was solid, from what I hear much improved for previous releases. Weave the line to the brewery entrance, food truck on site through the night to keep you busy. Once we got moving they were waiting for you with a case as you made your way inside, straight ahead and up the stairs right into the draft room to check out. Icing was the full flight of every beer they have on tap that day! Just not nearly enough room in there...

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Photo of grahuba
4.72/5  rDev +12.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of gonzo000
4.35/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Friendly people and a laid back attitude drive the Maine Brewing Company. Stood in line for Dinner in Dec. 2015 - Day started at 4:30 AM where I was ~225 in line. Ticket process was smooth and they moved the line at a steady pace. Returned to the tap room which opens at 11. The service was exceptional even though there were a lot of people in the space. The tap room could be larger, but I think it was a particularly busy day given the release.

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Photo of NelCet
4.68/5  rDev +11.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of MikeLaw
5/5  rDev +19.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Best brewery in the world.

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Photo of Nomis
4.37/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Back_in_the_Saddle
4/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Used to live in Yarmouth a while ago, moved away two months after this place opened up in Freeport. Met the BA user Blue_Rogue here and both of us really enjoyed a clean vibe here. Staff is super easy to talk with. Every beer I've ever had by these guys has been really good. Definitely go back if I'm in the area.

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Photo of pollocwr
4.23/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Was there for a release of dinner 2015. Cool place and would love to visit again.

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Photo of ErrandWolfe
4.36/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of MaureenOF
4.31/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of BillRoth
4.07/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Nice, friendly, clean and earth friendly solar powered freestanding building just off I-295 in Freeport about 20 minutes north of Portland. Modern clean and comfortable facilities. Good people and happy to help. A bit of food, german style soft pretzels, etc. Beer selection is good because Maine beers are good, and they have about 5-6 of them of tap. A bit disappointing that there was only one tap for anything different than their mainline beers. Also, they had an additional guest tap for Stone Arrogant Bastard. Glad I went but could have had essentially all these beers just checking out the bars in Portland. And down in Maryland where I live as well.

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Photo of MainelyBeerDrinker
4.75/5  rDev +13.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of blisscent
4.21/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of KristopherWKing
4.16/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of indianabeerman
4.77/5  rDev +13.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of LeRose
3.63/5  rDev -13.4%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4

Stopped in several times. Nice tasting room with a view of the operation. The selection is always good, very high quality beers. Price is not bad for what you get. The vibe...sometimes you walk I and feel welcome, sometimes you don't. Service has varied from outstanding, pleasant, and friendly to downright rude. The vibe and service aren't related...vibe is more due to the patrons. I would normally blow that off, but the last visit it was mentioned by the people I was traveling with. Erodes the enjoyment when you don't feel welcome.

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Photo of Coxy14
5/5  rDev +19.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

My favorite brewery right now. Mo, Another One, Lunch, Dinner, Peeper and Mean Old Tom are all World Class beers.

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Photo of dwoolley1
4.51/5  rDev +7.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

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Maine Beer Company in Freeport, ME
93 out of 100 based on 35 ratings.