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The Great Lost Bear

The Great Lost BearThe Great Lost Bear

Taps: 69 / Bottles: -
Cask: Y / Beer-to-Go: N
BA SCORE
94
outstanding

115 Ratings
Ratings: 115
Reviews: 100
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 8.77%
$$ - reasonable


[ 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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Todd

Colorado

4.33/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

The "Great Lost Bear." Just the name alone peaks the interest enough for a visit to this fine beer bar.

The atomosphere is my style. Warm, inviting, dimly lit and sectioned off into little cozy areas. You truly get the feeling that you're in a bear cave. Service wise, everyone seemed attentive and quite friendly, with some beer knowlege thrown in.

Food goes a bit beyond your typical pub menu, and then into overkill in some cases. My favourite is the "Super Burger" ... a big ass burger topped with chili, 4 cheese sauce, mushroom sauce, bacon and a fried egg. Also comes with fixings and a side of their fried chips. Just pick-up your fork and knife and attack it.

Now as far as the beer goes, there must be around 60 +/- beers available. Bottle to tap to cask, and most of them are native to Maine. Hampshire Ale on cask? I'm sold! Most impressive and the quality of the beer and pours is superb.

Great Lost Bear is an absolute must if you are in the area, and by far one of the greatest beer bars in New England ... Tell them BeerAdvocate.com sent you.

11-04-2002 05:27:19 | More by Todd
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The Great Lost Bear in Portland, ME
94 out of 100 based on 115 ratings.