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Baxter Brewing Ceases Dine-In and Bar Service Due to the Coronavirus

Baxter Brewing Ceases Dine-In and Bar Service Due to the Coronavirus

Baxter Brewing Co. in Lewiston, Maine has ceased its dine-in and bar service at the brewery, allowing only to-go orders for a short window. Full details from the brewery on this decision are below.


We make this next announcement with an extremely heavy heart; after much deliberation and with the safety of our staff and patrons being our top priority, we have decided to cease all dine-in and bar service at The Pub, effective immediately. This was not a conclusion that we arrived at easily, but based on Federal and Local guidelines, we will no longer be open for regular service.

We used yesterday, a day usually spent enjoying great beer with friends and family, to allow the team time to construct the best method for offering beer to go in a safe and efficient manner. We will launch daily specials and some great pricing on take-home crowlers from our speciality lines and move forward with our scheduled release of Window Seat in 12 ounce 6 packs today.

Beginning today, Wednesday, March 18th the Pub will be open for “To-Go” beer sales only, between 4 PM-7 PM. This is an ever-evolving situation so please understand that this may change as we are responding to this situation as proactively and responsibly as possible.

As of now, we plan to offer take-home options from the Pub for food as well as beer which will begin on Monday, March 23rd. These orders will be possible via phone and online with a system that we are currently constructing.

Please stay tuned as we reassess this situation on an ongoing basis. In this turbulent time, we ask that you have patience as everyone adapts to this fluid situation. Most importantly though, please have compassion for those at risk and understand that all businesses that have made this decision, do so in order to help move us through this crisis in the safest and most expedient manner possible.

Wash your hands, stay home if you feel sick, and help each other stay safe and positive. And remember through all of this that no matter if you’re from here, or you’re from away when you’re holding a Baxter, you’re one of us - and we will get through this together.

Wishing you safety and health in these unchartered times.

Thank you, your Baxter Brewing Family.