The Seacoast of New Hampshire and Maine is brimming with locally-owned breweries, distilleries, cideries, wineries, kombucheries, and more, and we feel grateful to have such a wonderful variety to enjoy in our own neighborhoods! From Lyman to York, and Portsmouth to Dover, browse our curated list of local places in which to enjoy adult beverages—in person and on-the-fly!

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Funky Bow Beer Company

Deep in the woods of Lyman, Maine you’ll find one of the most unique and beloved breweries in Maine—Funky Bow Beer Company! Launched by organic farmer Paul Lorrain and his son, Abraham, a chemist, in 2013, Funky Bow Brewery & Beer Company is known both for its high-quality, easy-drinking beers, but also for its wonderfully unusual tasting room, which opened in 2014 on the family farm. Thursday through Sunday, year round, a happy crowd gathers for live music, wood-fired pizza and other comfort foods, bonfires in season, and a family- and dog-friendly environment that includes entertainment like Frisbee golf, ice skating, even pickleball!

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Tributary Brewing Company

Founded in 2014, by Tod Mott, legendary New England brewer, and his wife, Galen, Tributary Brewing Co. brews diverse and traditional styles of American and Continental beers. The Kittery, Maine tasting room is large with a calming décor that evokes a cool pool of water. Sit at a long communal table with your friends or family, or meet your neighbors from near or far. Tributary Brewing Co.’s bar overlooks the bright stainless tanks of the brew house, and the deck is available for outdoor seating. The Tributary staff is friendly and knowledgeable about the beer and the beer-making process. Locally made snacks are available, as well as wine, cider and NA brews. Enjoy live music every Saturday afternoon!

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Earth Eagle Brewings

Established in 2012, Earth Eagle Brewings is an award-winning craft brewery with two locations — Portsmouth and Somersworth. Enjoy the wide range of beer styles, including IPAs, lagers, Belgians, herbals, and sours to name just a few! A short walk from Market Square, the original Portsmouth location also offers cocktails and food in the private beer garden and pub that now spans 2 floors. Earth Eagle North (@eartheagle_north) in Somersworth houses the main brewing facility and a spacious pub with plenty of parking. Also on site in Somersworth is the Earth Eagle Homebrew Supply shop. 

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SoMe Brewing Company

SoMe Brewing Co. is a small brewery that offers a variety of solid, tasty beers. From Lagers to Milk Stouts to IPAs, this York, Maine brewery offers something for everyone! The team focuses on improving standard styles by using the best ingredients and taking the time to craft a beer that truly is better, not just good. In addition to the beer offering, SoMe Brewing Co. also serves a variety of local hard cider, hard seltzer, canned cocktails, and more. Visit this beloved local hangout for live music every Friday, monthly Saturday Blues Jams, and a variety of other events throughout the year. Family owned and operated since 2013!

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York Beach Beer Co.

York Beach Beer Co. opened in 2019 as the “sister brewery” of SoMe Brewing Company. YBBC offers a variety of beers including Lagers, Session Ales, Sours, and more! Located on Short Sands Beach in beautiful York Beach, Maine, YBBC has an open-air concept with its brew house and large outdoor patio. Plus, it’s open YEAR ROUND for on-site enjoyment and 4-packs to go! York Beach Beer Co. hosts live music every Saturday, monthly Trivia Night & Karaoke Night, crafting nights, and a variety of other events (check out the calendar of fun!). YBBC also serves a variety of local hard cider, hard seltzer, canned cocktails, and make their own “Beer Cocktails!”

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Stoneface Brewing Company

Stoneface Brewing Co. is a production craft brewery and tasting room with an ever-changing beer lineup. Sixteen taps, stocked coolers of bottles, cans to-go, and a craft kitchen, can be found just minutes from downtown Portsmouth. A “stone’s” throw away, if you will. Have a beer with the Stoneface crew—Wednesday-Sunday, 11AM-9PM!

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Corner Point Brewing Company

Corner Point Brewing Company offers a wide selection of craft beers with 12 rotating options on tap. This Berwick, Maine brewery also offers cider, hard seltzer, wine, and non-alcoholic options, as well as paninis, pizza, nachos, and chicken tenders that headline a pub-style food menu, offering appetizers and meal options for everyone. Corner Point Brewing Company hosts live music every Friday, an extremely popular Blues Jam the first Saturday of every month, Yoga the first Sunday of the month, and other live music acts on some weekends. They also have the newly awarded “Seacoast’s Best Trivia Night” every Tuesday from 3-6pm. We also have an outside patio right on the Salmon Falls River! Check our website for all things Corner Point!

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Loaded Question Brewing

Loaded Question Brewing is a Portsmouth West End craft brewery that was founded on the notion that beer should mimic life, and that every beer has its place. The Loaded Question team brews a wide range of beers because their favorite beer is not one single style of beer or a specific beer, but it in fact changes with environments and who they are spending time with. The beer is flowing seven days a week at Loaded Question—share a beer with your friends on the spacious, private patio or inside the tap room.

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Distilleries & Cideries!

Wiggly Bridge Distillery

Wiggly Bridge Distillery was founded by a father and son team in their hometown of York, Maine. With a distillery located on Route One and a tasting room at York Beach, Wiggly Bridge Distillery serves unique spirits that are all made in small batches, with the highest standards, to ensure the finest products (winning this local father/son duo many awards)! We can order online and enjoy shipping to most states! Shop locally online here.

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Bird Dog Cidery

Bird Dog Cider is a farm-based, family-run cidery in Greenland, New Hampshire. The team specializes in making dry ciders from traditional methods and the highest quality apples! Shop Bird Dog Ciders at a variety of Seacoast shops and markets!

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Wineries, Kombucher-ies, Seltzer-ies!

Zorvino Vineyards

Zorvino Vineyards lies on 80 beautiful acres in Sandown, New Hampshire. Founded in 2004, Zorvino Vineyards award-winning winery produces over 70 different types of wine, and is one of the largest wineries in the Granite State. Zorvino’s full-service bistro features a relaxed and casual environment with gorgeous views of the vineyard. The menu offers seasonally inspired items, paired with an extensive drink menu of wine flights, wine by the bottle, hard seltzer, wine slushies, and other unique seasonal specials. The Tasting Room is open daily for locally produced goods and, we can find all Zorvino Vineyards’ wines available for purchase at the shop. Complete your visit with a walk on the property’s marked tails, a game of bocce, or find a spot by the pond to relax and take in the views!

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Auspicious Brew

Welcome to Auspicious Brew—New Hampshire’s first kombucha brewery located in downtown Dover, New Hampshire! Visit this exciting Seacoast kombucha destination—Tuesday through Sunday—for seasonal flavors of classic and hard kombucha on draft, and cafe style drinks like Lavender Lemonade, Golden Milk, and Elderberry Elixir. Build your own 4-packs of kombucha to go, or buy in bulk with a refillable growler! Auspicious Brew regularly hosts inclusive and all-ages open mics, drag nights, live music events, and educational and hands-on workshops. Let this be your stomping ground for your favorite group’s gatherings; book clubs, game nights, knitting circles, mom’s meetups, or your next baby or bridal shower, birthday party, or corporate event! In Auspicious Brew’s restored millspace by the river, you’ll find good vibes, bright colors, big windows, and lots of plants! Gather here and join an amazing community. You can also find Auspicious Brew at the Seacoast Eat Local Summer and Winter Farmers Markets, and at over 60 restaurants, breweries, and local goods markets throughout the state!

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Seacoast Seltzer

Seacoast Seltzer is a canned hard seltzer beverage that uses all natural flavors and crisp New Hampshire water to create a gluten free, 5.6% hard seltzer, with zero grams of sugar A.K.A. the perfect beach (lake, mountain, forest, trail) friend. This delicious beverage is crafted by your friends at Stoneface Brewing Co. in Newington, and is available exclusively in New Hampshire!

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