The Great Lost Bear is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Portland.

1. The Great Lost Bear

8.9
540 Forest Ave (at Ashmont St), Portland, ME
Pub · 98 tips and reviews

Kai A.Kai Adams: Maine's best Craft Beer selection of draft. If you love beer, this is an absolute must. Otherwise, you already know.

Beerlady T.Beerlady Tullys: An icon in Portland for a couple of decades. Craft beer and great burgers is their thing. Many, many taps, if your into craft brew on draught, it's worth the trip to Portland to experience TGLB.

Joe R.Joe Reynolds: A Portland and Maine institution. Great wings... tons of local beers to try.

Portland Lobster Company is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Portland.

2. Portland Lobster Company

8.7
180 Commercial St, Portland, ME
Seafood Restaurant · Downtown Portland · 104 tips and reviews

JessicaJessica: Awesome Lobster Rolls, delicious local beers, and live music! Nothing beats it

Kirill S.Kirill S: great spot in Old Port, enjoyed the lobster rolls and local beer.

Todd R.Todd Radano: Lobster roll, fried shrimp, local beers

Little Tap House is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Portland.

3. Little Tap House

8.6
106 High St (Spring St.), Portland, ME
Bar · Downtown Portland · 26 tips and reviews

Sara A.Sara Axel: Lots of great local beers on tap

Donal B.Donal Boyle: Excellent selection of local beers.

Tyler L.Tyler Lund: The Little Tap House seems like a pretty good bar with a decent local craft beer on tap, but unfortunately I can only comment on the bad service. We sat outside because the few tables outside are dog

Novare Res Bier Cafe is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Portland.

4. Novare Res Bier Cafe

9.2
4 Canal Plz (at Exchange St), Portland, ME
Bar · Downtown Portland · 116 tips and reviews

Abdul H.Abdul Hakkim: It’s a rustic, brick-walled beer hall with 25 rotating taps, two hand pumps, and over 500 bottled beers. Offering range from popular American craft brews. - © 2013 BuzzFeed, Inc

Chris B.Chris Bracco: Tons of awesome, local craft beer on tap.

Devin R.Devin Reams: This is one of the few bars in Portland where I recommend NOT trying a local beer but instead learning about some of the amazing ones they have from around the world.

Rising Tide Brewing Company is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Portland.

5. Rising Tide Brewing Company

9.3
103 Fox St, Portland, ME
Brewery · 29 tips and reviews

David C.David Carr: Excellent craft beer and friendly people!

Greg G.Greg G: Great brewery to visit. Can get a flight and drink inside or outside. Try the Gose if they have it. Slightly sour, very good. Cutter does not taste as strong as it is.

Carla J.Carla Jean: Every Saturday this summer they are hosting a food truck from 12-5. A fabulous place for a quick lunch and brew.

Allagash Brewing Company is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Portland.

6. Allagash Brewing Company

9.5
50 Industrial Way, Portland, ME
Brewery · Riverton · 93 tips and reviews

Al S.Al S: Check to see whatever limited release bottles they have, and then buy as many as they'll let you. Most will age well. Also pick up a crate of House Beer and save the crate; it's refillable.

Andrew D.Andrew DuBeau: House beer is unbelievable!

Warren L.Warren Lain: FREE tastings! 'Nuff said! The food truck outside and the spacious seating options makes this the best weekend idea. Random, but my Allagash t-shirt now happens to be my favorite shirt. So soft...

Salvage BBQ is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Portland.

7. Salvage BBQ

9.2
919 Congress St, Portland, ME
BBQ Joint · 32 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Jay Villani's latest spot brings legit Southern barbecue to Portland in a spacious, casual atmosphere. There's also a huge selection of local draft beer available by the pint, half gallon and gallon.

Brittany O.Brittany Oakes: Really. Good. I had ribs and the potatoes. Good selection of local beers on tap!

Steve P.Steve Patch: Ordered Cow + Pig with collards and Mac n cheese. Local brews on draft. Love it!

Craft Beer Cellar Portland is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Portland.

8. Craft Beer Cellar Portland

8.5
320 Fore St, Portland, ME
Beer Store · Downtown Portland · 8 tips and reviews

Greg G.Greg G: Great (and huge) selection of local craft beers.

Andrew C.Andrew Casper: SO MANY OPTIONS!!!!! If you love beer or want to try new beers, this is the place for you... although the space is small, it seems like there's endless amounts of (mostly local) craft beer!!

Julieta F.Julieta Fung: Huge selection of beers enough to make beer lover friends happy!

The Thirsty Pig is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Portland.

9. The Thirsty Pig

8.8
37 Exchange St, Portland, ME
Pub · Downtown Portland · 31 tips and reviews

Stephen C.Stephen Crowley: Local links on butter toasted New England style rolls (not to mention some local brew on tap). Try the BBQ Banger with the Blue Fin Stout.

Tyler L.Tyler Lund: The Thirsty Pig doesn't have the most friendly bartenders in the world, but the dog friendly outdoor patio is great and the local craft beer selection on tap is pretty great.

Cole T.Cole T: Sausages were varied and tasty. Beer list was incredible. Bissell Bros got their start here!

Foundation Brewing Company is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Portland.

10. Foundation Brewing Company

8.8
1 Industrial Way Ste 5, Portland, ME
Brewery · Riverton · 14 tips and reviews

Lindsay L.Lindsay Lehman: Fun little find! Small micro brewery so it was fun to support them. Staff was friendly.

Niku A.Niku Azam: Love that the tasting room is also in the brew house. Their beers are good!

Ryan K.Ryan K: Visit the tasting room: Thursday from 3-6pm, Friday and Saturday from 12-6pm & Sunday from 12-4pm

Duckfat is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Portland.

11. Duckfat

9.3
43 Middle St, Portland, ME
New American Restaurant · 204 tips and reviews

GuyGuy: Don't be intimidated by small layout, as this place has huge flavor. The truffle ketchup is worth the trip alone, so grab some duck fat fries & get to dippin'. Great staff & local beer selection too.

Greg G.Greg G: Worth the wait. Get the poutine. Then get the duck confit panini. Doughnut holes (cooked in duck fat, of course) with cinnamon sugar were great. Original Milkshake. Local beers.

Mikko E.Mikko Eerola: Recommended! One of the best meals I had in NE. Poutine, duckfat fries, meatloaf panino, beer & cheese soup... Everything was spectacular! Also very good craft beers and excellent, friendly service.

Liquid Riot Bottling Company is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Portland.

12. Liquid Riot Bottling Company

8.1
250 Commercial St, Portland, ME
Brewery · Downtown Portland · 52 tips and reviews

Bill M.Bill Minkowitz: As you would expect the house beer is awesome. Even if you don't think you will like it try it.

Chris K.Chris Keenan: Not very impressed. 3 house beers all tasted identical. Fish & Chips, more like batter and shoe string fries. Don't ask for malt vinegar either ..don't have it and mock you for asking. Poor experience

Chris K.Chris Kea: The Belgium Amber was awesome. Great pub menu, the mussels were fantastic. 🍺

Hadlock Field is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Portland.

13. Hadlock Field

8.8
271 Park Ave, Portland, ME
Baseball Stadium · 27 tips and reviews

Jim F.Jim Fossel: Be sure to check out the microbrew stations on left & right field sides.

Don D.Don Diamant: Best selection of craft brews are to the right as you leave the building.

Steve P.Steve Patch: Fav. Portland activity. Geary's for the grown ups. Sea biscuits for all ages. Love games here!

Lone Pine Brewing is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Portland.

14. Lone Pine Brewing

8.5
219 Anderson St, Portland, ME
Brewery · 1 tip

Tim H.Tim Hettler: Hip microbrewery focusing mostly on pale ales and stouts. Our favorites were the Portland Pale Ale and the Summer Stout. Plenty of indoor and outdoor seating.

Public Market House is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Portland.

15. Public Market House

8.8
28 Monument Sq, Portland, ME
Food Court · Downtown Portland · 24 tips and reviews

Bonnie C.Bonnie Chu: Great snack selection, mix n match microbrews, juice bar, and spacious seating.

Madeline R.Madeline R: Great supply of craft brews from the area, better-priced than the craft beer store on Commercial

Morgan H.Morgan Holland: Awesome smoothie, soup, and salad options with lots of seating upstairs. Great beer selection.