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...
Wednesday 10/11 MAINE MEAD WORKS, Portland, ME Join the Maine Mead Works crew and try some drink specials with Maine's premier Meadery
Thursday 10/12 BISSELL BROTHERS, Portland, ME and VEIL BREWING, Richmond, VA Introducing VEIL BREWING with six taps from each brewery!!
Wednesday 10/18 WINE WEDNESDAY Specials on Selections of wine with cheese with $15. Bottles of MONTEPULCIANO D'ABRUZZO.
Thursday 10/19 21st AMENDMENT BREWERY, San Francisco, CA Hope to have BREW FREE OR DIE IPA, DOWN TO EARTH, TASTY and HELL OR HIGH WATERMELON!
Wednesday 1/25 JAMESON NIGHT PAIR UP YOUR FAVORITE BEER WITH JAMESON CASKMATES- STOUT EDITION! JAMESON REPRESENTATIVES WILL BE IN THE HOUSE WITH SPECIAL DRINKS & SWAG
Thursday 10/26 GRITTY MCDUFF'S TWENTY SECOND ANNUAL HALLOWEEN ALE PARTY! BOO! Can't wait to welcome the Gritty's crew as we pour HALLOWEEN ALE, MONSTER MASH, BLACK FLY STOUT and more!
Wednesday 11/1 BOSTON BEER COMPANY, Jamaica Plain, MA Specials on SAM ADAMS REBEL IPA 5-7 PM
Thursday 11/2 NONESUCH RIVER BREWING COMPANY, Scarborough, ME We welcome Scarborough's First Brew Pub! We look forward to pouring their BLONDE ALE, ENGLISH BITTER, IRISH RED ALE and IPA
Sunday 11/5 - Saturday 11/11 PORTLAND BEER WEEK
MONDAYS AND TUESDAYS ARE
"SHORT" BEER NIGHTS
SERVING 24 OUNCE BEERS For the Price of a Pint!