Upcoming Events

 

Oxbow/Allagash Saison Day Celebration and Rivulet Beer Release

We will be releasing, Rivulet, our collaboration grisette at this Saison Day event taking place on Saturday, April 8th at Oxbow Blending & Bottling in Portland.
 

On The One

Kick off the first weekend in April with another round of dj sets with Fava Le Chic and Hi-Duke! 9 PM - 1 AM at Oxbow Blending & Bottling.
 

Fruited Friday at Oxbow Blending & Bottling in Portland

On Friday, March 31st we will be featuring the 2015 harvest of First Fruits and Professor Plum on tap and the debut of two new fruit beers: Low Bush (blended farmhouse ale with blueberries) and Supa Momo (an amped-up extra-aged version of Momoko)! Guest taps include Lil Sal from Allagash, Alexander from Rodenbach and Scarenbecca and Oudbeitje from Hanssens Artisanaal.
 

Morning Dew Farm CSA Pick Up

Sign up to receive fresh, organic produce each week from Morning Dew Farm and pick it up at the Tasting Room at our farmhouse brewery in Newcastle.
 

ALGORHYTHMS - JURNE & MWM

From March 2nd until April 30th, Gallery 49 at Oxbow Blending & Bottling in Portland, ME will feature a collaborative painting series by JURNE and MWM celebrating the interplay and symmetries found through juxtaposing abstract compositions with modern calligraphy. Cross sections of dialogue, catalogued thoughts, and discussions on content and context. A year-long discourse, in the paint form, between two prolific artists working in adjacent disciplines. Opening reception on March 2nd from 5 to 9 PM.





Past Events

 

Hip Hops Round 2

Join us on March 18th at Oxbow Blending & Bottling for another evening of hoppy beers and hip hop music hosted by Ben Shorr and DJ Myth. Doors open at 7:30 PM. $10 cover. 21+.
 

Endless Summer Release Party

On Saturday March 11th, we are headed on a party wave/bar crawl with our friends at Bunker Brewing Company to celebrate the release of our collaboration - Endless Summer. The wave starts at Oxbow Blending & Bottling at 3 PM then heads to Novare Res Bier Cafe, Slab, Local 188 and Salvage BBQ before crashing into the Bunker tasting room around 7 PM. Come ride the wave!
 

Life On Bottle Release

Friday, March 3rd at both Tasting Rooms in Portland and Newcastle. Join us for the bottle release of Life On, our Biere de Mars.
 

Eat/Give-Give/Eat - a Benefit for Planned Parenthood

On Sunday, February 26th we'll be hosting a get together with some of the Portland area's most talented bakers in support of Planned Parenthood. Starting at 4 PM, we'll have some amazing baked goods for sale from the Ladies of Tandem, Night Moves Breads, Tall Trees Snack Shop, Sea Biscuit Bakery, Swallow Tail & more. Come out and indulge your sweet tooth while supporting a good cause!
 

Let It Snow - A Fundraiser for Protect Our Winters

On Saturday February 25th from 12 - 11 PM, we will donate a percentage of all sales as well as proceeds from a gift basket raffle to Protect Our Winters. Embracing all that this winter has thrown at us, we will be showing ski & snowboard movies all day long, and will have representatives on hand from Protect Our Winters as well as Wild Northeast Magazine and a few others who are supporting the event.
 

Oxbow/Tao Yuan Dinner

Enjoy a special pairings menu with 7 of our farmhouse ales on Thursday, February 23rd at Tao Yuan. Call the restaurant for reservations - 725-9002.
 

Maine Brewers Cup - Pond Hockey Invitational

Saturday Feb. 11th, 11am - 7pm. The Rink @ Thompson's Point. $5 entry.
Beer, hockey, DJ's, food trucks, & a fire pit. Proceeds go to the Maine Brewers' Guild. Participating breweries are: Allagash, Maine Beer Co. Orono Brewing Co., Oxbow, and Shipyard.
 

Sasuga Release

Farmhouse ale brewed with rice and aged in stainless steel tanks. 5.5% abv.
Bottle release Friday February 10th at Oxbow Blending & Bottling and the Brewery in Newcastle. To celebrate we are throwing a karaoke party in Portland! Mami food truck will be out front serving their delicious Izakaya cuisine.
 

On the One

02.03.2017. 9pm-1am Oxbow Blending & Bottling. Beers, lasers, and dancing. DJ sets by Fava Le Chic & Hi-Duke
 

Oxbowl 2017

Oxbow & Big Tree present Oxbowl 2017. Sunday, FEB. 5th, 5pm. Pig roast, nachos, wings, beer, and football on the big screen. Oxbow Blocking & Blitzing - 49 Washington Ave. Tickets get you entrance and all the food you can eat! Click to buy tickets
 

Catalyst Release

Barrel-aged farmhouse ale with estate honey. 6.5% abv.
Bottle release Saturday January 7th at Oxbow Brewing Co. Newcastle and Oxbow Blending & Bottling Portland. $1 of each bottle sold through 1/15/17 donated to Midcoast Conservancy
 

Gallery 49 presents: Maternity Leave... New Works by Ryan and Rachel Gloria Adams

January 5th - February 26th
Opening reception: January 5th, 5-9pm
 

New Years Eve Sparkle Party

Mr. Sparkle on the taps and on the turntables. Oxbow Blending & Bottling 49 Washington ave. Portland, ME
 

Holidaze

Bunker & Oxbow Present: Holidaze with a performance from Thee Icepicks at Salvage BBQ from 9-11pm
 

Holiday Pop-up Market

Get your holiday shopping done without the stress! Dec. 10th from noon-5pm we will have local artisans, artists, and makers selling their goods at our Portland location. Products will range from clothing, to furniture, to artwork, to tasty consumables and more. Come support local, and have a few beers while you check off your to-do list.
 

Rare Bottle tasting

November 26th, Noon to 7pm at Oxbow Brewing Co. 274 Joneswoods Rd. Newcastle, Maine
 

Tom and Mariah's going away party

Nov. 28th, 5:00pm to 9:00pm at Oxbow Blending & Bottling, come enjoy one last meal before they hit the road. Celebrate with a selection of delicious foods and lots of beer!
 

Hip Hops

Oxbow Blending & Bottling presents: Hip Hops; an evening of hoppy beers + hip hop music
hosted by Ben Shorr, featuring performances by: DJ El Shupacabra w/ Ock Cousteau, Eyenine, Lady Essence, Ill by Instinct, JJ King, Gvtter, Stay on Mars + Smoke Eye, and Ben Shorr. Dec. 10th 8pm. $5 cover. 21+
 

Liquid Swords Release

11/16 Bottles Drop at 11:00am at Oxbow Blending & Bottling.
Liquid swords inspired menu & bottles at honey paw at 5:00pm
 

Bowie Tribute Night at Atwood's Tavern

Wed 11/2, 8:15p
Atwood's Tavern
877 Cambridge St, Cambridge MA

DJ Panda spins at 8:15p and after the band plays
The Daily Pravda plays Bowie and Talking Heads at 9:15p
 

Oxbowzakaya 2016

November 7th at Pai Men Miyake
 

Oxbow Rare Bottle Tasting

November 9th at Novare Res. 12+ rare bottles, drafts, food & a gift. Tickets available at Novare Res Bier Cafe.
 

Poltergeist beer release/dance party

November 10th at Oxbow Blending & Bottling.
 

Barrel-Aged Beer Fest

November 11th/12th at Oxbow Blending & Bottling. Radical Barrel-Aged Beers. Chills, thrills, test your skills donkey kong tournament.
 

Night of the Living Beers 2016

October 29th at Oxbow Bleeding & Biting, Night of the Living Beer kicks off! Local casks & Halloween dance party. Casks come alive at 2pm, undead dancing at 9pm
 

Janine Grant Art Opening

Gallery 49 at oxbow Blending & Bottling presents new works by Janine Grant. November 9th 2016, - January 8th, 2017. Opening reception November 9th, 5pm-9m.
 

The Meat Hook comes to Portland

Brooklyn's own "The Meat Hook" comes to Portland. Come enjoy Beers and Sausages prepared by Ben Jackson of Drifter's Wife. October 10th at 5pm.
 

Disposable Exposure Art Opening

"Disposable Exposure" photoshow + auction:
a fundraiser for Cultivating Community presented by Maine Project and Fan Si Pan Outdoors features double exposed, black and white prints from 20 artists. Come check out the opening on October 2nd! There will be prints for sale as well as donations from Grain Surfboards, Redd Bar, Speckled Ax Coffee, Timber Quality Goods, Fan Si Pan Outdoors, Maine Project, and Oxbow Brewing Co. Show will be up till the 6th of November.
 

Keith Shore Art Opening

Gallery 49 presents artwork from Keith Shore, the Art Director of Mikkeller. the show runs from August 20th- September 30th. Opening reception will be August 20th,5pm-9pm at Oxbow Blending & Bottling. Keith will be there hanging out and selling limited edition prints and Oxbow will have some Mikkeller beers on draft.
 

Goods From the Woods 2016

October 22nd. Oxbow Brewing Co. Newcastle, Maine.
 

Oxbow 5 Year Anniversary Party

August 16th @ Oxbow Blending & Bottling, Portland /Oxbow Brewing, Newcastle.
- Stacked draft list
-Bottle pours of vintage beers
-Portland food from High Roller and Mami
-Newcastle food from Fahrenheit 225 BBQ
 

Dub Sessions

Professah & Geofferson present raiders of the lost dub.
 

Wu-Tang Wednesdays

Every Wednesday at Blending & Bottling. Wu-Tang, Mami Food Truck & Kung Fu Movies.
 

Philly Beer Week 2016

June 5th - 2pm-7pm Martha
June 5th - 7pm-10pm Bottle Bar East
June 6th - 12pm-3pm Jose Pistolas
June 6th - 10pm-2am Alla Spina
June 7th - 4pm-7pm Brü Craft & Wurst
June 7th - 7pm-9pm Tria Taproom
 

L'Hommage - a celebration of European farmhouse ales

featuring a selection of Oxbow European style farmhouse ales along side the traditional European beers that inspired them.

Draft Line Up:

Oxbow Continental
Oxbow Loretta
Oxbow Saison de Kuaska
Oxbow Lobretta
Blaugies Saison D’Epeautre
De Ranke Saison De Dottignies
Dupont Saison Vieille Provision
Hof Ten Dormaal Saison
La Choulette Lafayette
Thiriez La Blonde d’Esquelbecq

Plus a selection of European farmhouse cheeses & Hand pies from Little Bigs!!!
 

Philly CBC 2016

Tuesday 5/3 - 10pm - Alla Spina
Wednesday 5/4 - 5pm - Coeur
Wednesday 5/4 - 9pm-1pm - Martha
Thursday 5/5 - 5pm - Tria Taproom
Saturday 5/7 - 11:30am - Monk's Cafe
 

Farmhouse Funkadelic

Oxbow Farmhouse Funkadelic @ Novare Res, April 23rd 2016.
Doin' it to you in 3-d with a selection of oxbow beers, a groovy menu from Browne Trading Co., live art, and DJ HiDuke doin' it to ya in the earhole. The desired effect if what you get!
 

Dub Sessions

Professah & No Wolfpack; heavyweight dub champions spinning dub at Oxbow Blending & Bottling May 29th, 2016 4:00pm
 

Cavern Release; Phish Brunch

Phish Brunch w/ Browne Trading Co. - April 24th, 2016. 12pm at Oxbow Blending & Bottling featuring the release of Cavern and Browne Trading Co. Citrus cured arctic char bagels.
 

Uproot Pie Co. at Oxbow Brewing Co.

Who doesn't love
PIZZA AND BEER

Uproot Pizza Co.
mobile wood fired pizza oven
at
Oxbow Brewing Company
274 Jones Woods Rd, Newcastle

The last Wednesday of every month
Starting 25 May, 2016

4PM until close
 

To Spring: a local cheese & beer tasting

Join three local cheesemakers to taste an assortment of their cheeses with samples of Oxbow beer.

$30
Includes:
-Brief presentations from each cheesemaker about their farms and cheeses
-Cheese plates featuring a variety of cow, goat, and sheep cheeses from Imagine Dairy, Fuzzy Udder, and Hahn's End
-5 5oz. samples of Oxbow fresh draft beer
-Samples of Oxbow specialty aged bottle beers

Saturday, April 30th from 7-8:30PM
Space is extremely limited.
RSVP required.
Please call our Newcastle Tasting room at 207-315-5962 to reserve your spot.

Additional food and picnic fare welcome. Cheese, beer, and other snacks will be available for sale before and after the event.
 

Oxbow / Bread + Butter Present: A Maple Celebration

OXBOW & BREAD + BUTTER CATERING CO.
invite you to join us for a celebration of the maple season!!!
APRIL 3rd, VIP SESSION 12-2pm

Pre-purchased VIP tickets GUARANTEE you EACH of the season’s samplings
prepared by B+B’s own
JOSH POTOCKI
with guest chefs

ROB EVAN’S (Duckfat)
NATE NADEAU (Fore Sreet)
&
RENEE LOHREY (Landry’s Confections)

AS WELL AS

A glass of the limited release
OXBOW MAPLE FREESTYLE 34!
 

Dub Sessions 3 March 27th, 4PM

Professah and Upfull Psound strike back!
 

CSA Pickup

Come pick up your Morning Dew Farm CSA at Oxbow, Newcastle. Fridays from 12-7pm. For more info on their CSA program check out www.morningdeworganic.com/csasignup
 

Sam Gilbert art opening

Shatter/Stitch
new works by Sam Gilbert
opening reception: Feb. 12th 5pm-9pm
exhibition runs Feb 12th-March 31st, 2016
 

Dub Sessions 1 - Sunday Jan. 31st, 4PM

Professah with special guest Lukaduke get Irie
 

SUNDAY FEB 7th. OXBOWL III

Oxbow and Big Tree Hospitality present Oxbow III

$20 at the door gets you all the delicious food you can eat from the chefs at Hugo's, Eventide & The Honey Paw! Plus Oxbow beers on draft! & the big game on the big screen!
 

Kurosawa Movie Nights

1/13 - DRUNKEN ANGEL
1/20 - STRAY DOG
1/27 - RASHÔMON
2/3 - IKIRU
2/10 - SEVEN SAMURAI
2/17 - THRONE OF BLOOD
2/24 - THE HIDDEN FORTRESS
3/2 - YOJIMBO
3/9 - HIGH AND LOW
3/16 - RED BEARD
3/23 - RAN
3/30 - DREAMS
 

Drifters Wife at Oxbow

Come welcome Drifters Wife to the neighborhood.
 

Tessa G. O'Brien Art Opening

New works by Tessa G. O'brien will be on display at Oxbow Blending & Bottling. Opening reception is Thursday Nov. 12th, from 5-9 PM. There will be $2 oyster shucks from Otter Cove Farms.
 

Italian Beer Week!

Italian wines, snacks & guest beers all week long.

Kick off dinner at Piccolo on Sunday Nov. 15th. 4 courses featuring antipasti, hand made pasta, New England pork & Ms. Lopez's desserts. Email info@piccolomaine for reservations
 

Dark Friday

November 27th, 2015. Dark Beers, Dark Music, Dark Movies.
 

Duckfat Dinner at Blending & Bottling

4 course dinner presented by chef Rob Evans paired with Oxbow beer. Click the post to purchase tickets.
 

5th Annual Goods from the Woods

October 24, 2015. Beer, Music, Food. This years ticket includes 2 very special bottles of beer to go. Click the title post to purchase tickets.
 

Night of the Living Beers!!!

Portland brewery cask night! Featuring a cask from Allagash, Austin St., Banded Horn, Bissell Brothers, Bunker, Foundation, Liquid Riot & Rising Tide, as well as one of our own! Casks come alive at 5pm, costume dance party gets down at 9pm! Costumes stronglly encouraged.
 

Portland Beer Week - Monday Night Raw!

Featuring raw oysters from Otter Creek Farm & raw wheat beers!
 

Portland Beer Week - Sasuga Release Party!

Come celebrate Godzilla's Birthday with the release of Sasuga. Available on draft and in the bottle to go! Mami food truck will be in house providing killer Japanese street food to feed your monster appetite.
 

Portland Beer Week - Fruited Friday!

We have been busy producing fruit beers all summer long. Come check out the fruits of our labor. Oxbow fruit beers available on draft along side a few of our favorite guest fruit beers.
 

Blended Oxtoberfest bottle release

October 2nd, Available at the Brewery and Blending and Bottling.
 

NOSHBOW - Block Party

Sunday, September 20, 2015. Beer, Food, Music. 11AM - 6PM. 21+
 

Oysters

Fresh raw oysters by Otter Cove Farms - every Thursday at 5:00 pm at Oxbow Blending & Bottling
 

Throwback Thursdays & Funky Fridays

Each week this summer we will feature Throwback Thursdays and Funky Fridays at our Blending & Bottling location!!!

Throwback Thursdays:
Each Thursday at 6pm we will crack into a case or tap a keg of beer from the vaults. Beer is available for purchase by the glass & prices will vary depending on the beer. We will announce which beer we will be pouring Thursday mornings via our Instagram feed "Oxbowportland"

Funky Fridays:
Each Friday this summer we will be tapping a barrel-aged or mixed fermentation beer at opening. Beer is available for purchase by the glass & prices will vary depending on the beer. We will announce which beer we will be pouring Friday mornings via our Instagram feed "Oxbowportland"
 

Saturation: New Work by Tom Ryan

Opening Reception Friday, September 11, 2015. 5-8PM
 

Disposable Exposure ; Auction & Photoshow

Thursday Sept. 3rd 5pm at Oxbow Blending & Bottling - Come out and support the Maine Surfrider Foundation. Maine Project and Fan Si Pan Outdoors have put together a great photoshow of 18 photographers double-exposing shots which will be up for auction, in addition to other donations from Black Point Surf Shop, Allspeed Cyclery & Snow, Coalatree Organics, Grade Select, Oxbow Beer, and Redd Bar.
 

Barrel-Aged Farmhouse Pale Ale bottle release

July 29th, Available at the Brewery and Blending and Bottling.
 

FOREandAFT works by Rickard Keen

This exhibition of new work by artist Richard Keen combines his mural work, paintings and sculpture.
Keen has earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and his Master of Arts degree. His work has been selected for solo and group exhibitions, most recently at Simon Gallery in Morristown, New Jersey, Leonard Craig Gallery in Unity, Maine, Bowery Gallery in New York City, the University of Rhode Island, and Elizabeth Moss Gallery in Falmouth. A guest artist, lecturer, and multiple grant recipient, Keen was also featured in the 2010 Art in Embassies Program. Based in Brunswick, Maine, Keen is represented by Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Cynthia Winings Gallery, and Simon Gallery.
For more on the artist visit his website:
www.richardkeenstudio.com
 

Liquid Swords 2015 Bottle Release

June 24th, Available at the Brewery and Blending and Bottling.
 

First Fruits Prom

Oxbow Blending & Bottling, June 19th. 8pm-close.

To celebrate the release of First Fruits we are throwing a prom!!! So put on your tuxedos/dresses and join us for the most magical night of your life. DJ Hiduke will be playing the hits all night long, Tandem Bakery is providing a fruit-pie bar and we will be providing the beer... Yes, now that you are an adult you can have beer at the prom!
Ticket buys you a guaranteed good time and a glass of First Fruits, a blend of barrel aged fruit beers.
$10 / 21+
 

Oxbow and Millstone Hoopla at Parts and Labor, Baltimore

Oxbow Draft! Millstone Ciders!
Plus our collaboration, Millhouse!

Day: Outdoor BBQ with special sausage pairings
Night: Special beer/cider Tasting menu
 

Oxbow Comes to SAVOR, Washington DC

June 3rd Oyster & Lobster Pairing at Hanks on the Hill
June 4th 7-course pairing at Little Serow
June 5th - Pre-SAVOR tap takeover and Farmhouse Pizza pairing at Pizzeria Paradiso Dupont Circle
 

Philadelphia Beer Week 2015

Saturday 5/30 - Brü Craft & Wurst - w/ Allagash & Maine Beer C0.
Saturday 5/30 - 7pm-midnight - Local 44 - tap takeover 
Sunday 5/31 - 3-6pm - Good Dog - 'Smooth Sailing' w/ Captain Lawrence & Coppertail
Sunday 5/31 - 7pm-midnight - U-Bahn - Oxbow VS Coppertail tap takeover 
Monday 6/1 - 6pm-9pm - Heritage - Maine food pairings
Monday 6/1 - 10pm-1am - Alla Spina - Industry Night  
Tuesday 6/2 - 11:30am-3pm - Jose Pistolas - Lunch
Tueday 6/2 - 5pm-7pm - Jerry's Bar - Happy Hour
Tuesday 6/2 -  7pm-11pm- Sancho Pistolas - Beer Dinner
 

beerDNA art opening

beerDNA Visualizing Yeast Strains
fine art prints by Dash Masland
capturing the DNA of 20 Maine beers through molecular art
May 8th-June 29th 2015

Opening reception: May 8th 5-11PM

Selection of Oxbow beers on tap showcasing a variety of yeasts
Saccharo/ Brett/ Lacto/ Pecila/ Wild

Oxbow Blending & Bottling - 49 Washington Ave. Portland, ME 04101
 

Saison Dell'Aragosta Beer Release

Bottles for sale starting at noon
Saison Dell'Aragosta on draft
Welcoming Birrificio del Ducato Brewers from Italy
May 5th 12pm-9pm
 

Farmhouse Funkadelic

April 25th at Novare Res
 

Oxbow hits up New York

3/11 - Lower Manhattan Pub Crawl - Good Beer, Coopers, Rabbit Club, Proletariat (Death Match with Other Half)
3/12 - Owl Farm
3/13 - Brooklyn Bar Crawl - Brouwerij lane, Torst, Spuyten Duyvil, Barcade
3/14 - Beer Brunch at Murray's Cheese Bar