Old Port Walk, Talk, and Taste Tours
- 79 Commercial St
- Portland, ME 04101
This leisurely walking tour allows you to visit and learn about notable Portland landmarks including numerous former brewery sites, the U.S. Custom House, the Workingmen’s Club, Mariners’ Church, the Seamen’s Club, and the working waterfront that was essential for importing many goods and the exporting of alcohol during times of prohibition.
Samples of craft beer, seltzer, and cider will be available at each stop and are included in the tour.
Snacks to be provided at one of the three stops.
Special Note: A minimum total of four guests are required to successfully operate this tour. A maximum of 7 guests is the limit to stay within state guidelines for organized groups.
- In April and May, tours will be available on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Based on demand, additional tour times from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. may also become available.
- As of June 1st, this tour will be available seven days a week at two times daily: from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., and from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Please plan to arrive 15 minutes before the tour start time for check-in and to ensure a timely departure.
As part of this historical journey, we will stop at three of these legendary Portland breweries for included samples (the schedule varies).
- Shipyard Brewing Company
- Sebago Brewing Company
- Gritty McDuff’s
- Liquid Riot Bottling Company
At the end of the tour, you can stay at our last stop or we will bring you back to Old Port Spirits and Cigars on Commercial Street where you can continue to explore the downtown area on foot!
Please note that tour stops may change without notice due to events and the availability of staff at each venue.
Walking Distance and Difficulty
1 mile to 1.5 miles of walking on brick and concrete sidewalks, with small inclines and limited stairs. There is also a short distance (200 yards) of walking on uneven cobblestones.