Foundation Brewing Company uses classic styles as the inspiration for brewing exciting beers that push conventional boundaries. Founded in 2012 and opening in 2014, Foundation is located at 1 Industrial Way in Portland, which has been a breeding ground of World Class Maine beers.

Current offerings

Epiphany

We indulged in our desire to create an IPA that personifies the vivid flavors that can be coaxed from the hop cone, painted on a canvas of soft malt that allows the flavors to shine through. Extensively hopped in the kettle and in the fermentor, we spared nothing in making… Learn More »

Afterglow

Afterglow is an American IPA, rich in West Coast and South Pacific hop flavors and aroma. The juicy malt base enhances the notes of tangerine, pine, and berries from the hops. It finishes with a pleasingly dank and firm bitterness. Learn More »

Burnside

Burnside is our traditional brown ale. It is layered with roasted notes of coffee, burnt sugar, and chocolate, but balanced by a touch of malty sweetness and Maine-grown oats for a smooth finish. Learn More »

Venture

Venture is a Maine IPA created to revel in the breadth of flavors and aromas that can be coaxed from hops. The blend of hops in this beer provide rich flavors of berries, tropical fruit, citrus and pine without lingering bitterness. Learn More »

Moveable Type

Moveable Type is a farmhouse ale created in the tradition of an old world saison. We began by brewing a provision strength ale, which we then cellared for over a year with Brettanomyces. During the months of cellaring, our saison yeast and the Brettanomyces worked together to create a beer… Learn More »

Dark Side Corruption

Dark Side Corruption is a barrel-aged dark ale brewed with roasted malts and sugars, providing flavors of rich stone fruit, chocolate, and caramel, tempered by the rich flavors of oak. This ale shows what is possible when you turn from the light, and embrace the seductive power of the dark. Learn More »

Pomology: Cherry

Pomology is a series of beers that explore the interplay of fruit and beer. We added both sour and sweet cherries to a base of golden, sour ale and allowed the beer to ferment a second time and age in oak barrels. Pouring a brilliant red, bright cherry aromas and… Learn More »

Find a location near you

Here’s are a few places you’ll find us:

Bars / Restaurants

  • Arcadia National Bar (Portland)
  • Baharat (Portland)
  • Bath Brewing Company (Bath)
  • Bayside Bowl (Portland)
  • Black Birch (Kittery)
  • Binga’s (Windham)
  • Black Birch (Kittery)
  • Bull Feeney’s (Portland)
  • Central Provisions (Portland)
  • Cornerstone (Ogunquit)
  • Deck House (Windham)
  • Drouthy Bear (Camden)
  • Eventide (Portland)
  • Feile (Wells)
  • Finn’s Irish Pub (Ellsworth)
  • Fore Street (Portland)
  • Great Lost Bear (Portland)
  • Little Tap House (Portland)
  • Mash Tun (Portland)
  • Nocturnem (Bangor)
  • Portland Pie (Portland)
  • Ri-Ra (Portland)
  • Thirsty Pig (Portland)
  • Tuck’s Ale House (Farmington)

Retail Stores

  • 7-Eleven (Kittery)
  • Belfast Co-op (Belfast)
  • Bier Cellar (Portland)
  • Bootleggers (Topsham)
  • Bow Street Market (Portland and Freeport)
  • Craft Beer Cellar (Gardiner)
  • Damon’s (Bangor)
  • Global Discount (Ellsworth)
  • Good Food Store (Bethel)
  • Nature’s Way Market (South Berwick)
  • Oak Hill Beverage (Scarborough)
  • Roopers (Auburn and Oxford)
  • RSVP (Portland)
  • Spruce Creek Provisions (Kittery)
  • Vault (Lewiston)
  • Village Variety (Camden)
  • Whole Foods (Portland)