The Bangor Daily News reports that Maine’s largest city, Portland, has just been recognized by the SmartAsset website as the top city in the United States for beer drinkers. http://hashtagmaine.bangordailynews.com/2015/12/28/reddit/portland-ranks-as-the-best-city-in-the-country-for-beer-drinkers-according-to-this-website/
And congratulations to the honorees of the “Maine’s Favorite Beers Poll”conducted by Beer This Week (TM symbol)
And all this is happening in and around the hometown of one Neal Dow, who must be rolling in his grave. Neal Dow was the Portland Mayor who in 1851 authored the Maine Law “An act for the suppression of drinking-houses and tippling shops” which served as the model for Prohibition statutes across the United States.