Every Thursday The Great Lost Bear Showcases a craft brewery, a style of beer or hosts a battle between rivals. Breweries that have introduced their beers at the Bear include Allagash, Rising Tide, Sheepscot, Marshall Wharf, Foundation, Banded Horn, Baxter Brewing, Lone Pine, Blank Canvas, Bear Bones, Foulmouthed, Mast Landing, Saco River One Eye Open and the Maine Beer Company.
Beside David Geary, Guest Bartenders have included Ed Stebbins and Richard Pfeffer from Gritty McDuffs, Shipyard's Alan Pugsley, Tim Adams of Oxbow Brewing, Garrett Oliver from Brooklyn Brewing, Kai Adams from Sebago Brewing, Dan & Dave Kleban from Maine Beer Company, Andy Hazen from Andrews Brewing, Jon Cadoux of Peak Organic, Nathan Sanborn from Rising Tide, Sam Calagione from Dogfish Head, Steve Gorrill from Sheepscot Valley, Chresten Sorensen from Bunker Brewing, Geoff Houghton from Run of the Mill, Luke Livingston of Baxter Brewing, Paul and Abe Lorrain from Funky Bow, The Bissell Brothers and everyone's favorite former Boy Brewer, Rob Tod from Allagash.
Annual Showcase highlights include the Annual BREW PUB CUP (LIQUID RIOT 2017 cup holder) and the INDUSTRIAL PARK CHALLENGE (FOUNDATION BREWING COMPANY 2017 champion) held in January. ALLAGASH BREWING COMPANY (the FIRST PINT OF ALLAGASH WHITE EVER POURED IN THE USA was at the GLB!) is in the house on a regular basis with unusual selections always available on ALLAGASH ALLEY tap lines. THE WHEEL OF DESTINY happens throughout the year....get on our mailing list!!! GRITTY McDUFF'S HALLOWEEN ALE PARTY and OCTOBERFESTin the Fall and the WEDNESDAY before Thanksgiving sees Rod Tod and the Allagash Gang with more fun. Our new regular feature is BLACK THURSDAY when we feature all the beers from the Dark Side meaning a bunch of Stouts, Porters and Black IPAs some very strong! The year ends with the TWELVE BEERS OF CHRISTMAS in December featuring the best of local and International Winter Brews...... During the Thursday Showcase, all Pints or appropriate glasses are available for $2.99 or More between 5 and 9 PM and there are lot's and lot's of Brewery and Great Lost Bear Prize Giveaways.
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Upcoming Showcases and Special Events... SAISON & ROCKY COAST SUMMER WHEAT!
Wednesday 8/16 TECATE 16 Ounce Cans with lots of El Swag!
Thursday 8/17 HEAVY SEAS BREWING COMPANY, Baltimore, MD Our friends from Baltimore will be featuring LOOSE CANNON, TROPICANNON and HEAVY SEAS COLLABORATION WITH CIGAR CITY: PARTNER SHIPS IPL
Wednesday 8/23 ITHACA FLOWER POWER HOUR 5-7 PM Enjoy specials on ITHACA BEER COMPANY FLOWER POWER IPA
Thursday 8/24 FOUNDATION BREWING COMPAY, Portland, ME Can't wait for the Foundation Crew to be pouring favorites EPIPHANY, RIVERTON FLYER, BURNSIDE, ZUURZING and AFTERGLOW
Wednesday 8/30 NEW BELGIUM BREWING will have specials on 24 OUNCE DAYBLAZER cans 5-7 PM
Thursday 8/31 BALLAST POINT BREWING COMPANY, San Diego, CA Too early to pin down the exact line up, but look for SCULPIN, GRAPFRUIT SCULPIN, BONITO, and UNFILTERED SCULPIN
Wednesday 9/6 PBR BUCKET NIGHT Buy a bucket of PBR Pounders and keep the Bucket! Starts at 5 PM
Thursday 9/7 BANDED HORN BREWING COMPANY, Biddeford, ME Great beers including PEPPERELL PILSENER, VERIDIAN IPA, WICKED BUENO, GREEN WARDEN and NORWEALD
Wednesday 9/13 MAINE MEAD WORKS, Portland, ME Enjoy or curious about some locally made Mead? Tonight's the night to sample some of the best from Maine Mead Works! 5-7
Wednesday 9/20 BRAY'S BREWING COMPANY, Naples, ME Michael Bray will be pouring some of his legendary brews from the Lake Country
Thursday 9/21 YES BREWING COMPANY, Westbrook, ME Westbrook's Second Brewery will feature LIL DBL, JALAPENO PALE ALE, and PINEAPPLE MOSAIC BERLINER WEISSE
MONDAYS AND TUESDAYS ARE
"SHORT" BEER NIGHTS
SERVING 24 OUNCE BEERS For the Price of a Pint!