Local Grain

By 2021, we pledged to use 1 million pounds of locally grown and processed grain, per year.

Green Team

The Allagash Green Team is constantly looking to improve our sustainability.


All of the brewery’s lights are motion-sensing LEDs.

Spent Grain

Norm, a local farmer, picks up our spent grain to use as cattle feed.


Our solar array was installed on top of the brewery in 2015.


Finding new homes for used material helps us keep 99% of our waste out of the landfill.


From using less water per barrel of beer to keeping more waste out of the landfill, we look at all of our brewing practices with an eye for sustainability. We view it as another way to be a positive member of our community, both local and global.

Sustainability at the brewery:

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March 12, 2020

What is in Organic Beer?

USDA Organic is a label that carries a whole host of meanings. When talking about organic beer, the idea is that every ingredient that went into the beer, from grain to yeast to hops, abides by USDA organic standards. So what are those standards? (more…)
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October 21, 2019

Preserving Clean Water by the Barrel

Long story short: because of our belief in the importance of clean water, we're donating 10 cents from every barrel of beer we brew to Sebago Clean Waters, to help preserve clean water in our local community. In 2019, that'll amount to around $10,000. (more…)
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September 19, 2019

Allagash is Now a B Corp

Allagash Brewing Company is now a Certified B Corp—strengthening our dedication to use beer as a force for good. We're also the first company to achieve benefit corporation status in the state of Maine. (more…)

Help Us Help You Recycle.

There are quite a few common items that shouldn’t just go right into single-sort recycling. Here’s a list of items that we’ll take right here at the brewery, or that you can contact your local recycling center about how to properly dispose of.

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We collect corks at the brewery and ship them to ReCORK, who turns them into items like yoga blocks and sandals.

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We collect wire cages from our 375mL and 750mL bottles at the brewery to be specially recycled.

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Our shipping team re-uses all packaging material they receive—from air pillows to bubble wrap to packing peanuts.

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We’re a founding member of the Glass Recycling Coalition—a group of companies dedicated to improving the recycling and sustainability of all kinds of glass.

Our Partners

Just a few of the excellent organizations that we work with. Every single partner helps us improve our sustainability as a brewery.