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Ales For Tails
August 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland for Maine’s only dog-friendly (and dog-centric) beer festival, Ales for Tails! Ales for Tails is an afternoon of Maine-brewed beers, food truck deliciousness, and summer fun with your human and canine best friends.
Our 2019 breweries include (16 already, more to come!): Allagash Brewing Company, Austin Street Brewery, Banded Brewing Co., Black Pug Brewing, Brickyard Hollow, Definitive Brewing Company, Fore River Brewing Company, Foulmouthed Brewing, Foundation Brewing Company, Geary Brewing Company, Goodfire Brewing Co., Island Dog Brewing, Mason’s Brewing Company, Nuts & Bolts Brewing, Oxbow Blending & Bottling, Shipyard Brewing Company, and Waterville Brewing Company. Local, delicious non-alcoholic beverages will be provided by Capt’n Eli’s Soda.
Plus, visit dog-loving vendors for lots of freebies as well as a paw-some lineup of food trucks/carts: The Muthah Truckah, Maine-ly Meatballs, Totally Awesome Vegan Food Truck, poke.maine, PB&ME, Pinky D’s Poutine Factory, The Lost Wombat Food Truck
NEWS CENTER Maine’s Jess Gagne and Chris Costa will join as our 2019 emcees.
Each admission includes tasting tickets for the brewery booths. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome (and encouraged!) to attend at no additional cost. Pre-purchased tickets are $35 per person, $50 at the door. Tickets for non-drinkers (attendees under 21) are $15 per person. All funds raised directly support the nearly 6,000 pets that depend on our life-saving work every year. Thank you for joining Ales for Tails and supporting pets in need!
PLEASE NOTE: our Ales for Tails historically SELLS-OUT in advance. Pre-purchasing your ticket is strongly encouraged. Only a small number of $50 at-the-door tickets will be available on August 24th.
ABOUT PARKING AT THOMPSON’S POINT:
Thompson’s Point charges $5 per car for parking, please be prepared for this additional fee.
Join us in thanking our 2019 Ales for Tails sponsors:
TOP DOG SPONSOR: IDEXX
BEST FRIEND SPONSORS: The Fish & Bone – Portland, Roscoe’s Bed + Bark
MEDIA PARTNER: NEWS CENTER Maine
CAT’S MEOW SPONSORS: Atlantic Federal Credit Union, Baker Newman Noyes, Charlie’s Friends Doggie Day Care, Cross Insurance, Drummond & Drummond, Kyocera Copiers and Office Technology Solutions, The Marc Gup Real Estate Group at Keller Williams Realty, Norway Savings Bank, Saco and Biddeford Savings Institution, Town & Country Federal Credit Union Maine, Yelp Maine