Taste the North! Today at the Forum, Presque Isle! April 21st!
Taste the North will have over 100 different beers, wines and ciders to taste! VIP from 4 - 5 p.m. General admission from 5 - 8 p.m.
Today, April 21st, the Forum, Presque Isle. A Townsquare Media Live Event. Buy your VIP tickets!
What to Bring to Taste the North:
ID: Make sure you have your ID with you. It’s a beer fest and you’ll need it at the door.
MONEY: Bring cash to buy great food and souvenirs. There’s an ATM at the forum.
NO DRINKS: Don’t bring any beverages inside. Water and other drinks are available for sale at the Forum. And, of course, there’s beer.
NO FOOD: Taste the North is a food fest too and delicious dishes are offered. VIP tickets get you a free hour of tasting from 4 – 5 p.m.
PRETZEL NECKLACES: A big part of a beer fests is the pretzel necklace. It can be worn around the neck as a way to show status and clear the palate.
Click here to buy VIP tickets now! Eat free for the extra hour from 4 - 5 p.m. Get a free T-shirt too! Your VIP access gives you an extra hour to drink beer and enjoy samples from our each of the featured restaurants. Get a group together with family and friends and make it an awesome time. Only $55 each!
Taste the North is bigger and better than a beer fest with great drinks and amazing food!
Taste the North Featured Restaurants:
THE ELM TREE DINER: They’ve been serving home style food in Houlton since 1947. With a long tradition in Northern Maine, they make delectable food and fresh baked pastries, squares and cakes.
GOVERNOR'S RESTAURANT & BAKERY: A tradition in Presque Isle for family & friends all over Aroostook County, Maine. Try their entrees and baked goods at Taste The North.
IGA: Your local grocery store with friendly service, fresh groceries and convenient locations in Star City, Hillside and Mars Hill. Try their burgers at Taste The North.
WINNIE'S RESTAURANT & DAIRY BAR: Visit them on Parsons Street in Presque Isle with family & friends. Sample their fried clams at Taste the North.
MAINELY MEXICAN: Presque Isle's local mexican food restaurant is open for your family and friends. Visit them on State Street and see them at Taste the North.
Taste The North Featured Brewers & Wineries:
FLIGHT DECK BREWING: Featuring their award winning craft beer! Try it in Presque Isle and visit the Brewery & Tasting Room on Brunswick's Landing
FIRST MILE BREWING CO.: Brewing a wide range of beers with "something for everyone." Visit their tasting room and hang out in the tap room on Route 1 in Fort Kent.
BAXTER BREWING COMPANY: Located in Lewiston, Baxter Brewing Company was the first brewery in New England to can all its beer. Plus, they make a beer for every season!
BIGELOW BREWING COMPANY: Using local ingredients to make the best local beer. Meet the crew at Taste the North and visit them in Skowhegan.
HIDDEN SPRING WINERY: Spend time with them at Taste the North and try their unique wines. Make sure you visit them in Hodgdon.
YOUNITY WINERY & VINEYARDS: Check them out at the their tasting room in Unity, Maine & enjoy their Maine wines at Taste the North.
Live Art Battle:
In the center of the Forum from 6-7 pm at Taste the North, today, April 21st, Presque Isle Forum.
Here’s how it works: 8-10 local artists will create their best work with a Maine theme. People can feel free to move around the easels and watch different techniques and the creative process.
Wintergreen Arts Center will sell $1 tickets for people to vote for the people’s choice award.
There is a live auction after the art battle. Take home your favorite piece for the right price. Proceeds from the tickets and auction go to support the Wintergreen Arts Center.
COMMON CROSSING will be jamming all day!
Thanks to our Sponsors:
Safe Driving sponsored by Ryan Madore State Farm
VIP sponsored by Dunn Furniture
Beer Glasses sponsored by Impact Auto Body & Rathbun Lumber
Photo Booth sponsored by Richardson's
Presenting sponsor: Wireless Zone of Maine
Presenting sponsor: Northern Maine Brewing Company
Live Art Battle sponsor: North Country Auto