September 2019 News & Events

Everyone’s childhood nightmare, Pennywise the Clown, returns to theaters this Friday,  and we’re celebrating in Portland! Come to our Portland pub this Thursday, September 5, for Horror Movie Night where we’ll watch the first IT and enjoy some Dancing Clown Double IPAs! We’ll have limited-edition t-shirts and hoodies available with Dancing Clown artwork on them that everyone is already raving about! The movie begins around 7pm. It might be scary, but you CAN’T miss this!

Monday Night Football is BACK in Freeport! Exclusively in our taproom from pre-game to close, enjoy football every Monday night with specials Tom Brady wish he could get his MVP hands on: $2 pints, $2 mugs, and half-off nachos!

The Dempsey Challenge will be cruising through Auburn again, and we’ll be there! On Saturday & Sunday, September 28 & 29, Gritty’s will be serving beers for all you Dempsey Challenge participants! Swing by the beer tent, say hello and enjoy all the Gritty’s beer you can get!

The balls will be flying again at the Great Golf Ball Drop 2019! But don’t worry, it’s not as dirty as it sounds. Come to the annual Great Golf Ball Drop at Gritty’s Freeport on Friday, September 13 and enter to win $2,500 from Kennebec Savings Bank! While we won’t have the hot air balloon this year, you can watch golf balls fly from the Freeport fire truck ladder!  The ball closest to the target wins! Tickets available online at