Episode 3 | Funky Bow Brewing

In episode 3 of Local Brew, Matt heads to Walpole, Maine, to visit the guys from the popular Maine podcast, Drink’n Think’n. He talks beer with friends Ben Lizzotte, Ryan Poland and Tony C. and reviews a growler of Funky Bow Brewing’s So Folkin’ Hoppy IPA. Then he heads to Lyman, Maine, to check out Funky Bow Brewing. There he meets co-owner and brewmaster Abraham Lorrain and helps him brew a batch of their vanilla milk stout. After that Matt heads outside to meet Abraham’s father and co-owner of Funky Bow, Paul Lorrain, who shows him around their 23 acre organic salad greens farm. Next they head to the tasting room to sample some delicious Funky Bow beer, including a keg conditioned version of their So Folkin’ Hoppy IPA and their porter. After the tasting is done, Matt comes back to Funky Bow to check “Growler Night”, where Paul and Abraham make a big announcement. Then he’s off to the Little Tap House in Portland, to sample some delicious, locally sourced, organic food and drink some Funky Bow beers. While there he grabs a beer with the owner, Lee Goyette and her daughter Brianna, and learns about their commitment to the farm to table movement and the local craft beer scene. Yes it’s a about drinking funky beer in the woods of Maine in this episode of Local Brew!




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Special thanks to Ben Lizzotte, Ryan Poland and Tony C. of Drink’n Think’n for letting us hang out and be a part of their podcast. To Abraham & Paul Lorrain, Donovan Lane, and the entire crew at Funky Bow Brewing for their time, knowledge, and putting up with a film crew for an entire day. To Lee Goyette, her daughter Brianna and the entire staff at Little Tap House for feeding the crew and allowing us to film at their location. We greatly appreciate it!


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One Response to “Episode 3 | Funky Bow Brewing”

  1. Erica Berry says:

    You must have the coolest job ever… growlers and salad greens? Count me in.

    The Little Tap House is right down the street, I never thought of going there! Thanks for sharing :)