An update from the restaurant, along with a new Facebook page, introduces it as the Whiskey River Smokehouse and will feature barbecue, music, local beer and spirits.

The post reads:

WHISKEY RIVER Smokehouse will be your locally owned, go-to barbecue restaurant, specializing in smoked foods and steaks!  Follow along here for updates and news as we bring vision of a community staple to 95 S. Main St Brewer, ME.

Brought to you by the Shanos and Bazmpas families, WHISKEY RIVER will be a lively, welcoming spot with something for everyone.  Beyond our wallet-friendly barbecue, guests will also enjoy live music, local beer, craft cocktails, and picturesque views of the Penobscot River.

There's still a ways to go on this journey, but we invite you and your friends to like this page to stay up-to-date with our progress.

We look forward to serving you in the near future!

Brewer's waterfront continues to develop other local businesses opening like Mason's Brewing as well as the waterfront walk revitalization.

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