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Shipyard Expands

Shipyard Brewing (Portland, ME) is expanding.  The brewery is undergoing a $1 million dollar expansion, adding more capacity & employees.

The Expansion By The Numbers:

– Capacity will add 40,000 barrel capacity (To 180,00 barrels)
– That’s an addition of just over 1.2 million gallons of beer (5.5 million gals annually)
– 3 fermentation tanks to be added (2/300 barrel capacity, 1/100 barrel)
– Additional grain silo
– Expansion adds an additional turn. Shipyard will be able to brew 5 times a day.
– Expansion adds 5 employees


Shipyard is the 19th largest U.S. craft brewer, 28th overall.