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The Great Lost Bear

Not Rated.
The Great Lost BearThe Great Lost Bear
BA SCORE
95
world-class

151 Ratings
Ratings: 151
Reviews: 104
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 8.49%
Taps: 69
Bottles: 0
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

540 Forest Ave
Portland, Maine, 04101-1507
United States
phone: (207) 772-0300

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @greatlostbear

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Reviews by StaveHooks:
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4.72/5  rDev +11.3%

The Great Lost Bear was recommended to me by a bar tender in Boothbay Harbor. It's a great bar/restaurant in Portland Maine. It's on a main street and very easy to find. I cannot say enough about the beer selection. It was stellar. Four beers on cask including Allagash Black, which was very tasty. Plenty of good quality Belgain's, American, and local beers to choose from on tap. It was more of a "quality over quantity" type of selection. The waitress seemed to know information about the beers. I had 3 different styles of beer and all were served in the proper glassware. We ordered the Jalapeno poppers and were pretty good as well. Highly recommended if you're in Portland, ME.

StaveHooks, Oct 08, 2010
More User Reviews:
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Reds76, Yesterday at 06:00 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

BEERMILER12, Friday at 07:00 AM
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

A must-go-to on the Maine beer trail. Dozens of Maine beers on tap. Great staff and tasty food, too.

illpass78, Wednesday at 02:20 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Mikecap, Nov 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

meb3476, Nov 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

ferillo, Oct 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

etmur007, Oct 27, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +12%

meehandennis, Oct 18, 2014
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RichD, Oct 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

Trashcat, Oct 11, 2014
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3.72/5  rDev -12.3%

asherchase, Oct 04, 2014
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CAMay, Oct 04, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev -0.9%

dexterk1, Sep 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

westcoastbeerlvr, Sep 15, 2014
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4.35/5  rDev +2.6%

mdaschaf, Sep 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

EyePeeAyBryan, Sep 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

My first exposure to the craft beer scene (many years ago). This place will always be something special for me. Always an interesting tap list, and their sandwiches are awesome!

hudsonheat, Sep 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

Gatordaddy, Aug 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

good food good beer good service what else can you expect.. maybe more parking

aking32753, Aug 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

It was great to finally get in a visit. Funky ass place, great vibe and character. Beer list was impressive and balanced. Service was friendly, knowledgable and prompt. My food was rather disappointing, steak fajita with four huge chunks of very tough 'tips'. But, overall a nice experience and a great spot for a beer geeky couple with three kids in tow.

bosshop, Aug 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

Kevincredible, Aug 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Tidesox28, Aug 06, 2014
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abrodsky, Aug 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

billab914, Aug 03, 2014
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The Great Lost Bear in Portland, ME
95 out of 100 based on 151 ratings.