What's a dive bar? To paraphrase a famous Supreme Court ruling on obscenity, you know it when you see it. Typical of the genre, though: dim lighting, cheap beer, strong mixed drinks, and entertainment like pool tables, darts, and a jukebox. You can usually expect an entrance obscured by a cloud of smoke, plus colorful characters on both sides of the bar. While there are plenty of these "locals only" spots around Maine, here are 13 particularly satisfying ones at which to order an Allen's Coffee Flavored Brandy with milk, whether or not you consider yourself a townie. RIP Sangillo's.
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