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THE BEERS

The beers brewed at Northern Maine Brewing Company are more than just beverages; they are a heartfelt tribute to the rich tapestry of Aroostook County's cultural and natural heritage. Each brew crafted by the brewery pays homage to the hardworking individuals in the agricultural, forestry, and outdoor industries that have played a pivotal role in shaping the identity of the region.
By incorporating locally sourced ingredients, such as Aroostook Hops, Maine Malt House and other regional flavors, these beers aim to capture the essence of the local terroir. The brewery's commitment to using county-grown hops and other agricultural products not only lends a unique and authentic flavor to the beers but also fosters a deep connection to the community and the land.
Through careful brewing techniques and a dedication to quality, Northern Maine Brewing Company creates beers that reflect the spirit of Aroostook County. Whether it's a Farmers IPA celebrating local agriculture or a Campfire Kölsch capturing the essence of outdoor life, each beer tells a story of the people and industries that have shaped this vibrant and resilient corner of Maine. It's a testament to the brewery's commitment to preserving and celebrating the traditions, flavors, and character of Aroostook County in every sip.
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Buck Light

 

This light-bodied, American pale ale, offers a refreshing experience with a delicate balance of flavors. It features a subtle hop aroma that adds a touch of complexity to the overall profile. The beer's malt sweetness is gentle, providing a nuanced sweetness without overpowering the palate. The finish is crisp, leaving a clean and satisfying impression. Overall, Buck Light is a well-crafted brew that combines lightness with subtle hop and malt notes for a thoroughly enjoyable drinking experience.

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ABV 3.74%

Hops Used- Hallerteau

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Windrower Wheat

Is a refreshing ale, brewed with 50 % wheat grain, that promises a delightful drinking experience. This brew boasts a bright golden color that catches the eye. The flavor profile is characterized by distinctive notes of cardamom and clove, adding a unique and aromatic dimension to the beer. The ale is designed to be crisp and invigorating, making it a perfect choice for those seeking a refreshing option. The smooth floral finish rounds off the taste, leaving a pleasant and lingering impression. Windrower Wheat is a well-balanced craft brew that combines a vibrant appearance with a flavorful and aromatic profile.

Details

ABV 6.8% 

Hops Used- Mount Hood and Nugget
 

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River Driver Red

A true craft brew that delivers a smooth and satisfying experience. This amber-colored beer features a well-balanced flavor profile with a noticeable malt backbone. The maltiness imparts a solid foundation to the brew, providing depth and richness. The beer is characterized by a sweet finish, adding a touch of sweetness to enhance the overall drinking experience. River Driver Red offers a harmonious combination of smoothness, amber hues, and a sweet malt finish, making it a delightful choice for those who appreciate a well-crafted red ale.

Details

ABV 6.6%

Hops Used- Centennial, Cascade, and Willamette
 

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Skidder Grease

 

A signature creation by Northern Maine Brewing Company, is a luscious nitro stout that captures the essence of indulgence. This craft brew features a dark molasses color made from roasted grains - barley and rye,  setting the stage for a rich and velvety experience. Infused with delightful notes of coffee and chocolate, Skidder Grease delivers a harmonious blend of flavors, creating a decadent and satisfying palate. The use of nitrogen adds a creamy texture, enhancing the overall smoothness of this stout. Skidder Grease is a testament to the art of brewing, offering a robust and flavorful journey for enthusiasts who appreciate the depth and complexity of a well-crafted nitro stout.

Details

ABV 5.46% 

Hops Used- Nugget and Willamette
 

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Bears Den

 

A winter seasonal craft brew by Northern Maine Brewing Company, is a Dunkel-style German Lager that promises a cozy and flavorful experience. This beer features a smooth and malty flavor profile, delivering a comforting richness that is characteristic of Dunkel lagers. The addition of notes of chocolate and toffee enhances the complexity, providing a delightful interplay of sweetness and subtle roasted undertones. As a winter seasonal, Bear's Den is crafted to complement the colder months, making it a perfect choice for those seeking a warming and flavorful brew during the winter season. Embrace the season with the comforting and nuanced flavors of Bear's Den.

Details

ABV 5.91% 

Hops Used- Mount Hood and Hallertau
 

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ITS - 83

 

A slightly sweet IPA crafted by Northern Maine Brewing Company, featuring a unique twist with a combination of locally grown hops. This India Pale Ale offers a balanced and approachable taste with a touch of sweetness that complements the hop bitterness. The use of county-grown hops adds a distinct regional flavor, creating a connection to the local terroir. ITS 83 strikes a harmonious blend, making it an inviting choice for those who appreciate the interplay of sweetness and bitterness in a well-crafted IPA.

Details

ABV 6.56%

Hops Used- Centennial, Cascade, and Citra
 

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Peanut Butter Brown

A medium-bodied brown ale that promises a decadent and indulgent experience. This craft brew features a delightful combination of flavors, with pronounced notes of toffee and creamy peanut butter. The medium body adds to the smoothness of the ale, creating a satisfying mouthfeel. The interplay between the toffee sweetness and the rich creaminess of peanut butter gives this brown ale a unique and delicious character. For those seeking a flavorful and comforting beer with a touch of nutty sweetness, the Peanut Butter Brown is a treat for the taste buds.

Details

ABV 5.25%
 

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Farmers IPA

 

A stronger and hoppy version of an ale, bittered with Aroostook Hops, this IPA carries a unique regional character that adds depth to its flavor profile. The brewing process includes dry hopping with Cascade hops, resulting in a burst of citrus aroma and flavor. This IPA is a true celebration of local agriculture, with the Aroostook Hops providing a distinct bitterness and the Cascade hops contributing to the bright citrus notes. The Farmers IPA is a flavorful and aromatic tribute to the farming community, offering a refreshing and vibrant drinking experience.

Details

ABV 6.6%

Hops Used- Centennial, Nugget, Cascade, Mount Hood, and Willamette
 

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Campfire Kolsch

This Kölsch-style beer is characterized by its smooth and soft malt flavor, brewed with a hybrid technique that uses ale yeast, creating a gentle sweetness that doesn't overwhelm the palate. The beer maintains a clean and crisp overall profile, making it highly drinkable. This combination of clean maltiness and slight hop bitterness makes it an excellent choice for those seeking a light and refreshing beer with just the right amount of character. Whether enjoyed around a campfire or in any setting, this Kölsch is crafted to deliver a satisfying and easy-drinking experience.

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ABV 4.73%
 

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