Maine's Beer Industry: How Making Beer Intertwines with Other Industries and Boosts Our Economy

Jan 11, 2019

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The Maine Brewers Guild counts more than 120 craft brewers in Maine … up more than 30 percent in one year. It’s one of the fastest-growing sectors of Maine's economy. You can even now buy Maine beers sourced with all Maine-made ingredients, as Aroostook County farms are growing hops and barley. We’ll learn more about Maine's growing beer business and how it is intertwined with other local industries.

Guests

Pam James-Powers, co-founder, Bigelow Brewing Co.; member, Maine Brewer's Guild

Kai Adams, co-founder and vice president, Sebago Brewing Co.; president, Maine Brewer's Guild

Abe Furth, co-founder, Orono Brewing Co.; vice president, Maine Brewer's Guild

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