Portland, Maine, has a hopping culinary scene. Its beer scene isn’t too shabby both, in response to USA As we speak readers.
USA As we speak readers decided that Portland’s Allagash Brewing Firm has the the eighth-best brewery tour within the nation in a listing of the highest 10 brewery excursions within the US, launched on Friday. That was the highest-ranked brewery tour of any New England spot on the checklist.
“Free hour-long excursions of Allagash Brewing Firm in Portland take guests via the brewing and bottling amenities for a behind-the-scenes take a look at how the beer is made (with samples alongside the way in which),” 10Finest editors wrote. “A extra in-depth Grand Cru Tour invitations a small group of beer lovers to participate within the course of whereas studying extra about high quality management, tasting and packaging. Allagash’s tasting room pours brewery-only releases.”
One other New England vacation spot, Samuel Adams Brewery in Boston, ranked No. 9.
“Samuel Adams has lengthy been an enormous within the Boston beer scene, and guests are invited to be taught extra concerning the historical past of the corporate and its well-known Boston Lager throughout free 60-minute excursions of the brewery,” 10Finest editors wrote. “There are additionally specialty excursions early within the morning or for followers of bitter, wild or barrel-aged beers.”
The No. 1 brewery tour in America — for the second 12 months in a row — was New Belgium Brewing Firm, situated in Fort Collins, Colo. and Asheville, N.C. You possibly can view all the checklist of finest brewery excursions right here.
For the 10Finest Readers’ Alternative Awards lists, USA As we speak journey consultants choose 20 nominees in matters that vary from meals to lodging, locations to issues to do, after which ask readers to solid votes to find out the highest 10.
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