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The New Shipyard Tasting Room

Friday, April 29, 2016

We are excited to be opening our newly renovated tasting room this May. Located in the Shipyard Brewery, at 86 Newbury Street in Portland, Maine, our new tasting room is more than 3 times the size it used to be!

After knocking down some walls and opening up the bar area just beyond our gift store, we are now able to accommodate more craft beer lovers in this 1,700 square foot space.

The tasting room will host a rotating lineup of 14 beers and 6 craft sodas on draft. We will feature our core Shipyard and Sea Dog beers as well as new pilots brews, and our full portfolio of Capt’n Eli’s sodas.

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Capt'n Eli's Soda Adds Two New Flavors

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Capt’n Eli’s Soda announces the addition of two new sodas to its premium line:  Cream Soda and Black Cherry.  These two flavors join Capt’n Eli’s Root Beer, Ginger Beer, Blueberry Pop, Orange Pop, Strawberry Pop and Parrot Punch.

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Capt'n Eli's Root Beer Wins Silver Award

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Caps off to Capt'n Eli's Root Beer!  

The Capt'n took home a Silver medal in the non-alcoholic division of the 2013 US Open Beer Championship devoted to good old fashioned root beer. 

Hoist a frosty mug with us to say cheers to our Capt'n Eli's Crew!

Hand-crafted at Shipyard Brewing Company in Portland, Maine.  Discover more about Capt'n Eli's Soda at this link.

Shipyard Brewing Company's Export Ale also received a Bronze in the Blonde/Golden Ale category.  Cheers for Maine soda and beer!  

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Mainely Grillin' & Chillin' State BBQ Competition To Be Held August 7th & 8th.

Friday, July 9, 2010

For the fourth year in a row Shipyard Brewing Company is proud to be a sponsor of the Celebrate MAINE Festival, featuring the Grillin' & Chillin' State BBQ Competition.

The Shipyard Brew Pub in Eliot will host a Beer Garden, serving our Summer Ale, Export Ale, and selling tee shirts. The Beer Garden will be open to those 21 and older throughout the duration of the festival. The Capt'n Eli's Soda Van will also make an appearance with its impressive selection of Caffeine free sodas.

Scott Doyle, Capt'n Eli's Brand Manager is quoted as saying," Our sodas are made in Maine and are proud to support events that highlight the many fantastic products our state has to offer. "

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Capt'n Eli Soda: Love at first Fizz!

Thursday, May 20, 2010

The writer at the blog AMARANTHIAN has found a "new friend" in Capt'n Eli's Soda. She did a great write up about the soda line produced by Shipyard Brewing Company and the comic book series created by Jay Piscopo!

Check it out HERE!

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Capt'n Eli's Blueberry Pop Selected One of New England's Five Best Sodas

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Scott Doyle, brand manager of Maine-made Capt’n Eli’s Soda was recently interviewed by Doug "VB" Goudie for Boston's Fox25 TV’s “The Very Best of New England.”

Capt’n Eli’s Blueberry Pop was selected as one of New England’s five best sodas.

Click HERE to watch the video segment.

See the rest of the photos from the shoot HERE.

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Capt'n Eli's Soda Draft Truck--A Really Cool Summer Job

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

This weeks edition of Capital Weekly showcased the Capt'n Eli's Soda Draft Truck in an article written by Judy Yeaton. The draft truck features taps of all seven flavors of soda off the side of the truck and travels New England all Summer long handing out samples of the delicious soda. Capt'n Eli's Soda is brewed and bottled by Shipyard Brewing Company in Portland, Maine.

"Augusta — Folks walking along Water Street late in the afternoon of Aug. 13 may have experienced a little draft; but it wasn't the kind that blows through the air and sends a chill up the spine.

Rather, it was the kind that 18-year-old Brandon Bagley was serving from the spigots on the side of his "draft truck," a bright red van parked in front of Downtown Gifts and Crafts at 319 Water St.

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Food & Wine Magazine: Capt'n Eli's Root Beer

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Larry Bain’s Let’s Be Frank caters hot dog parties in L.A. and San Francisco and is proud to serve Maine-made Capt'n Eli's Soda. This soda is hand-crafted in small batches at Shipyard Brewing Company in Portland, Maine and is made with natural cane sugar and contains no caffeine.

“We love Capt’n Eli’s Root Beer because it uses cane sugar, not corn syrup.” ~ Larry Bain, Food & Wine Magazine - September 2009

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Capt'n Eli's Soda

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Did you know Shipyard Brewing Company produces a line of soda? That's right, Shipyard hand-crafts 7 flavors of Capt'n Eli's Soda at its brewery in Portland, Maine. This gourmet soda is made with natural cane sugar and contains no caffeine. You're in for a treat!

"By the time fall rolls around, the blueberry barrens have been picked near bare. But Capt'n Eli's pop, which is sold across the state, comes in seven flavors, and its blueberry variety is one of the best. Fresh, fizzy blueberry taste in a bottle - the perfect way to wash down Maine munchies." ~ Down East Magazine, September 2009 

If you can't make it to Maine, you can order this premium hand-crafted soda at this link. For distribution information, click here.

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Capt'n Eli Soda at the 2009 Beach to Beacon Road Race

Monday, August 3, 2009

On Saturday August 1, the Capt'n Eli's Soda Crew was out in full force for the annual Beach to Beacon Road Race in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. This year they handed out both Capt'n Eli's Root Beer as well as Capt'n Eli's Lemon Lime. Overall, there were nearly 1500 bottles of soda handed out. Also on hand was the Capt'n Eli's Soda Van giving out free samples of all seven flavors of soda. Congratulations to all the runners!

See the rest of the photos HERE!

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