Limited Edition

Mo’ Yeah – Fruity Brut IPA

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It was just last year that the Brut IPA hit the scene, thanks to Kim Sturdavant, Brewmaster at Social Kitchen & Brewery in San Francisco. His goal was to make the driest, lightest IPA possible, hence the name “brut” like a dry champagne.   The secret is to add amyloglucosidase (a common enzyme) to help the yeast to consume more of the sugars during fermentation, usually used in a high-gravity …Read More

Sours: Barrel vs. Kettle

Sour beers are unpredictable. They can take a long time to mature too, most sours taking more than a year before they can even be considered for blending or serving. Our brewers are proud to present their latest labors of love, one a barrel-aged Brett beer and the other a kettle sour. Both are fruity and delicious.   Racking My Brain took about 18 months to complete. Brewers took Saddleback …Read More

Hefeweizen

What’s both cloudy and light? The answer, friends, is Hefeweizen and we just brewed 40 barrels of it!   Hefeweizen is a German beer (pronounced HAY-fuh-vites-in if you want to get technical). “Hefe” means yeast, which gives the beer its cloudy appearance, and “weizen” refers to wheat. Typically, Hefeweizen has a low-hop character and with phenolic (clove) and fruity (banana) aromas and flavors.   This isn’t the first time we’ve …Read More

“Hoppy Friends” brew up new double rye IPA

Humlevenner. Loosely translated, the Norwegian word means “hoppy friends,” the perfect moniker for a beer made by brewers who live around the way from each other.   Kevin Robichaud, a brewer at Sebago, and Charlie Melhus, co-founder of Norway Brewing Company, both live in Norway.  Since Charlie opened Norway Brewing in 2015, Kevin has helped out from time to time, but this is the first official collaboration brew between the …Read More

Take Our Quiz and Find Your Dog-Friendly Adventure

We recently brewed up a new beer to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Maine-based dog favorite Planet Dog and asked our fans to help name it. The beer—now named Waggin’ Tail Pale Ale—is a pale ale, bright copper in color with notes of pine and citrus. It has been released in limited edition in our Sebago Brewpubs and will be available on tap and for growler fills with a portion …Read More

Start The Celebratory Season With Recent Releases

Maine saw its first snowfall of the season recently, and here at Sebago Brewing we think that’s something to celebrate. Luckily we have some new releases on draft and hitting store shelves in time for gathering with friends, be it watching games or over gourmet meals.   Demanding your taste buds’ attention is Barleywine 2016 (13% ABV 54.1 IBU). First Brewed in 2008 and aged in Bourbon Barrels for fourteen months, …Read More

First Ever Local Beer “Whiskey” Available in Limited Supply

Folks in the Maine beer industry often get asked, “How can there be so many breweries and distilleries in one state?” At Sebago, we’re not baffled – we’re pumped. The cornucopia of like-minded beer freaks and passionate spirit-makers actually makes our job more fun. We’re challenged, inspired and motivated every single day. Yeah, there’s insane competition, but we also get to collaborate with people who really understand what fuels us: …Read More

That Next Great Hop — Limited Release Single Hop Pale Ale Series — Idaho 7

At the brewery and the brewpubs, we know that part of getting through Maine winters is keeping things fun and new. Like the joy of discovering fresh powder for a Saturday ski, as brewers, we’re always searching for that next hop — that great new aroma and hop complexity — to experience something new and unique. Idaho 7 hop is one of those hops.   Little is known about Idaho …Read More