Liquid Riot Bottling Company

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BA SCORE
3.81/5
Very Good
698 Ratings
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PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

250 Commercial St
Portland, Maine, 04101-4617
United States

(207) 221-8889 | map
liquidriot.com

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Added by morebeergood on 05-08-2013

BEER STATS
Beers:
87
Reviews:
115
Ratings:
698
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
3.97/5
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
88
pDev:
15.11%
 
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Ratings: 88 |  Reviews: 25
Photo of chiefbender
4/5  rDev +0.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.25

Photo of Davepoolesque
4.09/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Feels like a night club. We went after a late dinner and the place was dead at 11pm. Beers were hit or miss, but pretty solid overall. Real dark interior.

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Photo of Boto
2.85/5  rDev -28.2%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 1 | selection: 3.75

I just had the worst service of my life in this place. Sitting at the bar having a beer while my wife was shopping. She came in and sat down. They were busy, but not overly so. The bartender went by many times over the next ten minutes ignoring her while she tried to order a beer. When he finally brought her one she commented on the slowness of the service. He proceeded to pick up the beer and take it away. There are too many other good places in Portland to go instead of this place. It's a shame because my beer was quite good.

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Photo of Erockss
3.16/5  rDev -20.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 2.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 2.75

Photo of stevem1206
4.06/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of TTripp725
3.43/5  rDev -13.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.25

Photo of scxcrunner
3.35/5  rDev -15.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.25

Photo of rjp217
4.18/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 5

Photo of RhinoBrew
4.74/5  rDev +19.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Sound_Explorer
4.18/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Gavage
4.23/5  rDev +6.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

This is a large bar / restaurant that has a nice patio out back. Glass behind the bar shows some of the brewing and distillery equipment. About 10 beers on draft including some sours, triple IPA, and brett beers. The beers were good and well crafted. Service was very knowledgeable but it was a bit slow because this place was packed on my two visits. Overall this was a great stop and would visit again on a future trip.

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Photo of WillieNelson
4.36/5  rDev +9.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of NYR-Zuuuuc
3.93/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Big, loud place, feels more like a nightclub than a brew pub. Had a solid selection , beers were OK. Not great, not bad. Bartender was very friendly and service was great. Probably wouldn't go back, but glad I stopped to check it out.

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Photo of schroeder1200
3.58/5  rDev -9.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of A-Bull
5/5  rDev +25.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Awesome place. Friendly staff. Fun atmosphere

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Photo of BEERMILER12
4.23/5  rDev +6.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of jhavs
4.14/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Have been here multiple times before the name change, had apps and beer yesterday at a high top table before a concert. Place was very crowded. The atmosphere is nice, kind of industrial and hip. They went with a style and it works. Service does a nice job making sure you get what you need even when crowded. The beer is good to so-so overall but I really enjoyed the Cannonball pale ale. Bright and easy drinking. Food has been well made and the menu has many interesting choices. Their cocktails are also top-notch and made with care and precision. I recommend the Garden Party. Distill their own spirits, which are available for purchase retail.

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Photo of Nomis
3.83/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of blisscent
4.19/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of parris
4.38/5  rDev +10.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of paulish
4.05/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of bostonbeans
3.99/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of atimari
2/5  rDev -49.6%
vibe: 2.25 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 4.5 | food: 1

Horrible service and food. Beer only thing worth going for.

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Photo of fastestmanalive
4.28/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of jlindros
3.43/5  rDev -13.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2 | selection: 4.5

This is an interesting place in the middle of downtown Portland with many great places with a few block. Def worth a stop in. Beers are OK, some good and some bad, some experiments and some I feel weren't what they should have been. The beer selection was nice, all their own, but quite a few of them. (although they do have a few cans and bottles from other places).

You can see the whole brewery and bottling/barreling area, as well as the distillery in there. The bar area was a little dark but decent looking, pretty clean, the patio was really nice overlooking the harbor. Waiter was a little iffy as he forgot things multiple times and was very slow at getting drinks or coming back to our table after we said we needed another second on a beer selection.

It's def a neat place to checkout and grab a beer or two, but def don't plan to spend the afternoon there when there are so many great places nearby.

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Liquid Riot Bottling Company in Portland, ME
Brewery rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 698 ratings