Second Annual Bearded Brewfest in Portland Maine on March 19, 2016
Enjoy Beer, Beards and Excellent Vendors at USM’s Sullivan Complex

PORTLAND, ME (January 27, 2016) -- The 2016 Bearded Brewfest in Portland Maine will be an event to remember. Join over 30 world-class brewers like Allagash, Foundation, Tributary, and Baxter for craft beer tastings alongside vendors that include Stache Bomb Stache Wax, Calabash Cigar and Beard’s Nest Products. This year’s nonprofit partner is Til Duty is Done an organization aimed at reducing veteran homelessness, unemployment and assisting with successful reintegration.

The afternoon with be anchored by The CanAm Beard & Moustache Competition hosted by the Maine Facial Hair Club. For more information on the CanAm, competition rules and categories, visit thecanam.com.

EVENT DETAILS:
• DATE: Saturday, March 19, 2016
• TIME: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (VIP entry time is 12pm)
• LOCATION: Sullivan Complex - University of Southern Maine. 66 Falmouth Street. Portland, ME 04102
• TICKETS: Advance tickets are available on Eventbrite. A portion of the proceeds benefit Til Duty is Done, a nonprofit organization supporting veterans in Maine.
• For more information about the event and and regular updates of vendors and brewers, visit us online follow us on twitter or like us on Facebook.

BREWERIES:
Allagash Brewing Company * Andrew's Brewing Co * Angry Orchard Hard Cider * Atwater Brewery * Banded Horn * Baxter Brewing Co. * Blank Canvas Brewing * Coney Island Brewing Company * Foolproof Brewing Company * Foundation Brewing Company * Funky Bow Beer Company * Geaghan Brothers Brewing * Gneiss Brewing Co. * Gritty McDuff's Brewing Company * Henniker Brewing Company * Liquid Riot Bottling Company * Marsh Island Brewing Company * Orono Brewing Company * Penobscot Brewing * Rising Tide Brewing Company * Rock Harbor * Samuel Adams * Sebago Brewing Company * Shipyard Brewing Company * Smuttynose * Traveler Beer Company * Tributary Brewing Company * Two Roads Brewing Co * Urban Farm Fermentory * White Birch Brewing
ABOUT THE BEARDED BREWFEST
In Maine, the winters are long and cold. The Bearded Brewfest is a way to celebrate the end of winter by bringing together beer and beard lovers under one roof for an afternoon of beer sampling, a wide variety of product and food vendors, and facial hair competition. For the latest updates, subscribe to the “Beers and Beards” newsletter here.

ABOUT MAINE FACIAL HAIR CLUB
The Maine Facial Hair Club is the hosting and regulating club for the 2016 CanAm Beard Competition. MFHC is dedicated to promoting positive facial hair awareness through community involvement and various charitable organizations. The Maine Facial Hair Club is open to all men and women enthused by facial hair. The club does community organizing outreach in the areas of blood drives, anti-bullying campaigns, animal rights and facial hair competitions.
Visit the Maine Facial Hair Club on Facebook

ABOUT TIL DUTY IS DONE
The mission of Til Duty Is Done is to provide a safe and secure community for veterans through supportive housing, employment training, and employment opportunities. It is a non-profit organization aimed at reducing veteran homelessness, unemployment, and reintegration.www.tdid.org