27 Maine breweries on tap for September 15.

Maine Brew Fest Returns to Sunday River for September Session

NEWRY, ME (August 31, 2018)—Beer and cider lovers rejoice! The Maine Brew Fest September Session returns to the slopes of Sunday River Resort with over 100 beers available from 27 breweries across the state. Tickets for the event, which boasts activities from Friday, September 14 through Sunday, September 15, are on sale now at SundayRiver.com and MEBrewFest.com.

Breweries on tap include Allagash Brewing Company, Baxter Brewing Company, Bear Bones Beer, Bray's Brewery, Cushnoc Brewing Company, Dirigo Brewing Company, Definitive Brewing, Fore River Brewing Company, Foundation Brewing Company, Funky Bow Brewing Company, Geaghan Brothers, Geary's, Grateful Grain Brewing Co., Lone Pine Brewing Company, Marsh Island Brewing, Mason's Brewing Company, Mast Landing Brewing Company, Nonesuch River Brewing, Norumbega Cidery, Norway Brewing Company, Orono Brewing Company, Ricker Hill Orchards, Rising Tide Brewing Company, Sebago Brewing Company, Shipyard Brewing Company, Steam Mill Brewing Company, Sunday River Brewing Company and the potential for more to sign on ahead of the event.

The weekend schedule is as follows:

All Weekend

Mountain Adventure Park (10 A.M. - 4 P.M.) - Take advantage of scenic chairlift rides, zipline tours, a climbing wall, mountain biking, or disc golf. Pricing varies by activity.

Friday, September 14

Beer Dinner at the Peak Lodge (6:45 P.M.) - A six-course meal with beer pairings from Shipyard Brewing Company at our mid-mountain Peak Lodge. Advanced reservations required. $69 per person.

Saturday, September 15

Brew Fest Connoisseur's Hour (1-2 P.M.) - An hour of early access to the sampling tent with the purchase of the proper ticket. $59 per person.

General Tasting (2-5 P.M.) - Sample beers from 25 breweries with purchase of the proper ticket. $45 per person.

Maine Oyster Brew (1-5 P.M.) - Experts from Glidden Point Oysters, Mooks Sea Farm and others will serve up fresh oysters with purchase of 5 or 10 oyster tickets. Starting at $10 per person.

Live Music (2-4:30 P.M.) - Enjoy live music from a Lewiston, ME favorite with rock and country stylings.

Sunday, September 16

Kegs 'n' Eggs Brunch (10 A.M.) - Head to Sunday River Brewing Company for delicious food and beer. 

Tickets to the Maine Brew Fest are available to pre-purchase online or day-of the event. Each Maine Brew Fest ticket includes unlimited beer samples for adults ages 21 and older with an event tasting glass. Designated driver tickets are also available for $15, and tickets to Sunday River's Mountain Park are also available to purchase day-of.  

For more information on the Maine Brew Fest, visit SundayRiver.com and MEBrewFest.com. For media inquiries, contact Karolyn Castaldo, Director of Communications at karolyn.castaldo@sundayriver.com or 207-824-5218. To sign-up as a brewery, contact events@sundayriver.com.

About Sunday River Resort: A four-season destination, Sunday River Resort is home to eight interconnected mountain peaks of world-class skiing and snowboarding in the winter months, and in the summer is home to 20 miles of lift-serviced downhill mountain biking, scenic chairlift rides, zipline tours and more. With the most slopeside lodging in the East, including two Resort Hotels, the Snow Cap Inn, Ski Dorm, and hundreds of nearby condominiums, Sunday River is a popular destination for vacationers, meetings and conferences, and weddings. Sunday River is a member of the Boyne Resorts family of resorts and attractions and is located in Newry, Maine, amidst the scenic Mahoosuc Range.


Media Contact: Karolyn Castaldo, Director of Communications