Originally Posted by ChugachBrewing
shipyard = diacetyl barf
as are Geary's and Gritty's as well as all the other Shipyard off-shoots (Seadog, etc.).
Don't get me wrong, a Geary's HSA is a standard for me, but honestly the English-style Ale category is definitely over-done in the Portland area...with the exception of Allagash and Sebago, only recently has the Portland beer scene gotten more depth (Maine beer co., Rising Tide, In'finiti)