Craft Beer Pour

Festival Brewers

2017 FESTIVAL BREWERS

Check out all the 30+ breweries that are pouring at the 2nd Annual NH Bacon & Beer Festival!

603 Brewery
603 Brewery
The 603 Brewery is located in Londonderry New Hampshire and was founded in 2012 by three long time college friends. Our mutual love of craft beer, engineering, chemistry, and community fueled our desire to establish a true local New Hampshire brewery. With a focus on freshness and quality we hand craft ales on a 15 barrel steam fired system.

 

Bad Lab
Bad Lab Beer
Bad Lab offers a variety of year-round beers and rotational small batch offerings. Chuck’s methods are not mainstream. Whether he’s playing music to his brews (he claims it helps), or innovating new techniques, he uses only top quality ingredients…He’s picky like that. Currently available on draft and in bottles, every one of Chuck’s beers are sparked from an idea, and formulated in the Lab.

 

Ballast Point
Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits
It begins with the search for flavor. The perfect balance of taste and aroma. An obsession with ingredients. An exploration of techniques. And while we savor the result, we’re just as fascinated by the process to get there. What started as a small group of home brewers, who simply wanted to make a better beer, evolved into the adventurers known today as Ballast Point.

 

Bantam Cider
Bantam Cider
Bantam Cider was born from a proud family tradition of winemaking and a desire to be part of a creative process rooted in the local community. We were inspired to do something special, to create a truly unique and modern line of products that would reshape the way people experience cider. We use the best quality local fruit and ingredients we can find and work from our new cidery in Somerville, Massachusetts.

 

Beara Irish Brewing
Beara Irish Brewing Co.
Beara Irish Brewing Co. is an Irish brewery located in Portsmouth, NH. We are producing fine craft brews with genuine imported Irish Barley Malt for the discerning public. Other ingredients are locally sourced as much as possible: Water, grains, hops and yeast – no junk.

 

Samuel Adams

The Boston Beer Company
The Boston Beer Company began in 1984 with a generations-old family recipe that Founder and Brewer Jim Koch uncovered in his father’s attic and brought to life in his kitchen. That beer was aptly named Samuel Adams Boston Lager, in recognition of one of our nation’s great founding fathers, a man of independent mind and spirit. Little did Jim know at the time, Samuel Adams Boston Lager would soon become a catalyst of the American craft beer revolution.

 

Brooklyn Brewery

Brooklyn Brewery
Like our namesake borough, the Brooklyn Brewery is made up of a rich collection of characters from all over the world. In our Williamsburg home, these characters are dedicated to brewing and selling great beer and enriching the communities we serve. Together, these Brooklyners have assembled the skills needed to transform a home brewing hobby into an independent brewery with a brand that has become an international beacon for good beer.

 

Craft Brew Alliance

Craft Brew Alliance
As the fifth largest craft brewing company in the U.S., Craft Brew Alliance is a leader in brewing, branding, and bringing to market some of the world’s best-loved American craft beers. The company was originally formed in 2008 with the merger of two pioneering Pacific Northwest craft brewers — Redhook Brewery, established in Seattle in 1981, and Widmer Brothers Brewing, established in Portland, OR in 1984. The merger, the first of its kind, represented an innovative union between two fast-growing craft brewers that wanted to grow and meet the demand from an ever-expanding consumer base.

 

Great North Aleworks

Great North Aleworks
Great North Aleworks is a 20 barrel production brewery located in Manchester, NH. Founded by Rob and Lisa North, the brewery’s goal is simple – to craft flavorful, food friendly beers, while maintaining a fanatical devotion to quality.

 

Henniker Brewing

Henniker Brewing
Henniker Brewing Company is located in rural central New Hampshire 15 miles from the state capital of Concord. Our 15-barrel brew house was designed and manufactured by Metalcraft Fabrication of Portland, Oregon. The system includes 3 15-barrel fermenters, 5 30-barrel fermenters and 2 30-barrel bright tanks.

 

IncrediBREW

IncrediBREW
IncrediBREW, in Nashua, New Hampshire, is a brewery and winery where customers use proven recipes, fresh ingredients, professional brewing equipment and our expertise to brew world class beer, make quality wine, or great old fashioned soda right at our store.

 

Jack's Abby Craft Lagers

Jack’s Abby Craft Lagers
Jack’s Abby brews lagers, and only lagers, to give Americans the opportunity to love a beer that is loved the world over. We want to bring lager back—with quality, locally sourced ingredients and mindful brewing practices—we want to make lagers the beer lover’s first choice once again.

 

Lord Hobo Brewing

Lord Hobo Brewing Co

 

Magic Hat

Magic Hat Brewery
The Magic Hat Brewery has been putting a performance into every bottle of beer since 1994. Today, the South Burlington, VT-based brewery puts out upwards of 175,000 barrels each year, and the brewing process, in all its strange and satisfying glory, has never been more accessible.

 

Martha's Exchange Restaurant & Brewing

Martha’s Exchange Restaurant & Brewing
Martha’s Exchange began brewing operations in September of 1993 making it the second oldest brewpub in the state. For over twenty years, we have had fresh beer crafted onsite and served mere feet from where it was made. Current brewer Greg Ouellette has been with us since 2001. He brews an ever changing array of beers from the lightest easy drinking brew to the darkest richest stout.

 

Millyard Brewery

Millyard Brewery
Each of our beer recipes uses only the finest hops, wheat, barley, and other natural ingredients to combine for a fine tasting brew. The smoothness of each swallow is unsurpassed. Experience our quality and freshness for yourself.

 

Moat Mountain Brewing

Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing
Open since 2000, Moat Mountain Smoke House is a 174-seat brewpub, restaurant, and inn located in one of North Conway’s most historic buildings. In addition to our flagship location, we recently restored the Limmer Barn in Intervale, NH, opening the Moat Mountain Brewing Company Brewery Barn and Cannery in 2013.

 

New Belgium Brewing

New Belgium Brewing
Partnering with non-profit organizations and community involvement have always been a part of New Belgium. In 1995 when the philanthropy program was conceived, $1 for every barrel of beer sold was donated to non-profit organizations in the communities where we sold our beers. This effort spurred the establishment of a philanthropy committee that, to this day, remains the backbone of the program. Since its inception, New Belgium Brewing has donated more than $8 million through our grant programs and in 2016 co-workers donated over 4,220 hours of volunteer time to their community.

 

Newburyport Brewing

Newburyport Brewing
We brew great beer, play in an 8-piece funk band and love adventure. A few years ago while watching the Bruins win the Stanley Cup we decided to share our passions with the world by creating the Newburyport Brewing Company. Our brand is based on three things… Using the best ingredients in the world to brew amazing beer, sharing Newburyport and its rich seaport history (the Coast Guard was founded here), and going on adventures with great beer in a can.

 

North Country Hard Cider Company

North Country Hard Cider Company
Our perfectly balanced cider, sweet with a bite of tart, highlights the taste of pure apples in every glass, without additives or preservatives. We are a local company and we are dedicated to bringing you the most amazing hard cider you’ve ever tasted.

 

Oddball Brewing

Oddball Brewing
Oddball Brewing Company is an amalgam of ideas from two not quite right guys. The physical brewery is situated in an 1890’s brick building that spent its last year of life going through a complete renovation inside and a good cleaning and dressing up on the outside. Mark and Bill have literally poured their blood and sweat into the build, tackling both the demolition and construction with a plucky team of volunteers. The brewers approach beer from two different ends of the spectrum. While one brews to style, finding the best presentation of that style, the other feels style is just another box to think outside of.

 

Peak Organic Brewing Company

Peak Organic Brewing Company
Peak is a craft brewing company, dedicated to making delicious beer using local, artisan and organic ingredients. With roots in home brewing back in the 90s, brewer Jon Cadoux set about combining his love for beer with an ethic for sustainability. Whenever possible, he would go out and find ingredients from local organic farmers for his homebrews. It was a defining day when Jon discovered that you don’t need to sacrifice flavor for sustainability, but that better ingredients actually made the beer more delicious.

 

Pipe Dream Brewing

Pipe Dream Brewing

 

Rising Tide Brewing Company

Rising Tide Brewing Company
Rising Tide Brewing Company is a family-owned craft brewery located in Portland, Maine. We specialize in artisanal, hand-crafted ales brewed in small batches. Our beers are available in cans and on draft in our tasting room in Portland’s East Bayside neighborhood and at select locations in Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire.

 

Rockingham Brewing Company

Rockingham Brewing Company

 

Sebago Brewing Company
Sebago Brewing Company
Sebago has remained a small, locally owned and operated company since our first pint in 1998. We are active members of each community our brewpubs serve – Portland, Scarborough, Gorham and Kennebunk. We continue to support local farms, fishermen, and produce vendors. Sebago Brewing Company actively supports local charities, volunteer and fundraising efforts throughout the year. We are lucky to call Maine home.

 

Shipyard Brewing
Shipyard Brewing Company
Shipyard Brewing Company is a family owned brewery – rooted in tradition and brimming with innovation. Our award-winning beer is handcrafted by our team of brewers who learned their art from world-renowned master brewer, Alan Pugsley. Our mission is simple: We’re committed to brewing the freshest, most flavorful, full-bodied ales available using only the finest, all natural ingredients.

 

Stoneface Brewing
Stoneface Brewing Co

 

Two Roads Brewing Company

Two Roads Brewing Company
Two Roads isn’t just the logo on our brewery building, it’s our philosophy. Life always seems to offer up two ways to go. It just so happens, we prefer the one less taken and having some fun along the way – in our lives, our careers and especially for our beers! Now our “road less traveled” philosophy is being brought to life in the beers that we create and how we create them.

 

von Trapp Brewing

von Trapp Brewing
It was more than a decade ago when Johannes von Trapp started thinking about starting a brewery at his family’s lodge in Stowe, Vermont. He had a dream to brew an American version of the tasty lagers he enjoyed so much during trips to the countryside near his ancestral Austrian home.

 

Wachusett Brewing Company

Wachusett Brewing Company
Wachusett Brewery founders Ned, Kevin and Peter developed a significant appreciation for beer while attending Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Adventures in biking, canoeing and hiking that led the trio to the Northern New England states allowed them to visit some of the first operating craft breweries. Armed with a “we can do this” attitude the three cast off from their careers in engineering and biology to found the Wachusett Brewing Co. in 1993.

 

Woodstock Inn Brewery

Woodstock Inn Brewery
Nestled in the beautiful White Mountains, the Woodstock Brewery embodies the true essence of New Hampshire. Meticulously handcrafted right here at our own brewery, our ales are made from only the highest quality ingredients. Our traditional seven-barrel system employs premium hops from around the world blended with imported English grains and brewed with pure, deep-well water to produce a superior selection of seasonal ales.

2016 NH Bacon & Beer Festival Brewers

Photographs by Studio Mark Emile