The Beer

Yes, the beer. It’s what gets us out of bed in the morning, keeps us engaged all day, and lulls us to sleep at night. Beer is our pursuit and our passion, and we’re thrilled at the opportunity to explore and improvise on classic styles — leveraging innovation and imagination to create world-class beers that are uniquely Foundation.

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 brown ale. Layered with roasted notes of coffee, burnt sugar, and chocolate, but balanced by a touch of malty sweetness and Maine-grown oats for body, it finishes smooth and easy. Learn More »

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 »

Riverton Flyer

Inspired by the great lager beers of central Europe, and named after one of the first roller coasters in Maine, Riverton Flyer is a Pilsner that strikes the perfect balance of grassy and bready malts combined with spicy and herbal hops. Crack open a can and enjoy the ride. Learn More »

Bedrock

Bedrock is our favorite kind of porter – rich, bold, and dark. This is the beer we want to drink with friends on cooler days and nights with hearty fare. Roasted flavors of coffee and chocolate are tempered by subtle hints of caramel. Finishing rich but balanced, Bedrock will bring… Learn More »

Chai Swizzle

Swizzle is our nod to time-honored drinks as seen through a brewer’s lens. Chai Swizzle uses black tea, and a blend of spices and citrus, to create a beer both exotic and familiar. Learn More »

Citrabot

Citrabot Triple IPA joins the Foundation Family as the arch-nemesis to Galacticon. Pouring a hazy light gold, flavors of tropical fruit, citrus and resin explode across your palate. Deceptively smooth with little bitterness, this 9.4% Triple IPA is heavily hopped with Citra and Vic Secret hops. The flavors and aromas… Learn More »

Coffee Burnside

For Coffee Burnside, we start with Burnside, our traditional brown ale. We add locally roasted coffee which amps up the roasted notes of coffee, burnt sugar, and chocolate already present in the base beer. Each batch of Coffee Burnside uses a different variety of coffee from one of the area’s… Learn More »

Cosmic Bloom

Soft in body, straw gold in color, with a rich, heavenly hoppiness, Cosmic Bloom expands across the senses. A galactic dose of American and Australian hops combine to create a citrus and berry forward hop profile worthy of exploration. Learn More »

Cran-Orange Jam

Cran-Orange Jam is a kettle soured ale brewed with lactose and fermented with cranberries and oranges. The wonderful cranberry and orange tartness is balanced with enough sweetness to make it a pleasure to drink. Learn More »

Ember

Ember is a Red IPA, a beer we have been brewing annually in celebration of fall since 2014.  The recipe changes from year to year to match Joel’s ongoing vision for a Red IPA. In 2018, Ember was brewed in the tradition of a West Coast IPA, with flavors of… Learn More »

Forge

Jet black, potent, and brimming with roasted malt and chocolate flavors, Forge is everything a big stout should be. Forge highlights deep chocolate, coffee and malt flavors with round, citrusy hops in the background. Drink now, or cellar for later, we hope you enjoy this bear of a beer. Learn More »

Galacticon

Galacticon Triple IPA pours a hazy gold color, showcasing the beautiful flavors of papaya, melon, mango and white grape layered over an underlying dankness that is the hallmark of Australian Galaxy hops. Exclusively and aggressively hopped with Galaxy and Citra both in the whirlpool and the dry hop, Galacticon unleashes… Learn More »

Gemütlichkeit

Gemütlichkeit (ɡəˈmo͞otlikˌkīt) is a German word that roughly translates to a feeling of friendliness, warmth and belonging. In this spirit, we humbly offer our Helles Lager, the perfect beer to share and toast good times and friends. Prost! Learn More »

B.A. Forge (Aged in Bourbon Barrels)

We aged Forge, our Imperial Stout, in bourbon barrels hailing from a distillery in Kentucky. The roasted and chocolate malt flavors of Forge meld with the vanilla, spice and caramel notes from the American oak, creating a beer to sip and savor to the last drop. Learn More »

B.A. Forge (Aged in Scotch Barrels)

We aged Forge, our Imperial Stout, in single malt Scotch casks hailing from a distillery on the island of Islay. The roasted and chocolate malt flavors of Forge meld with whispers of peat, ocean mist, and oak from the barrels, creating a beer to sip and savor to the last… Learn More »

Briar

Briar is a sour ale fermented with blackberries and raspberries, and aged in oak barrels with Brettanomyces. Pouring an intensely bright red, Briar has an aroma and taste that is reminiscent of raspberry jam with a delicious tart finish. 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 »

Fury

We aged Forge, our Imperial Stout, in both bourbon barrels and rum barrels. Inspired by a Mexican hot chocolate, we blended these barrels further on cacao nibs, smoked chili peppers, and cinnamon. Spicy, rich and delicious. Learn More »

Magnus

Inspired by the great ales of Flanders, we embraced a modern approach to create Magnus, our vision of a sour, red ale. Initially soured and fermented in stainless, we then matured the beer in oak barrels. Wild yeasts produce rich notes of berries and fruit that cascade over flavors of… 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 »

Panoptic

Panoptic is a golden farmhouse ale aged in wine barrels with a mixed culture of wild yeast and bacteria. Notes of lemon, berries, and funk from the culture meld with hints of vanilla from the barrels. Finishing tart and dry with a touch of hoppiness, we invite you to come… Learn More »

Pomology: Apricot

Pomology is a series of beers that explore the interplay of fruit and beer. Apricots are added to a base of barrel-aged golden sour ale and allowed to ferment a second time with the fruit, before being naturally carbonated in the bottles.  Bright aromas and flavors from the fruit blend… Learn More »

Pomology: Blueberry

Pomology is a series of beers that explore the interplay of fruit and beer. Created by aging a pale, sour ale on wild Maine Blueberries, the beer pours a dark purple with a tart, fruity finish. Learn More »