Chowder and Chili Cook Off for Brewer Winterfest 

Folks enjoying the Brewer Winterfest festivities could fill their stomachs with tasty chowder or chili.Schooners, formerly the Muddy Rudder, held the annual chowder-chili cook off.About seven different eateries took part in the competition.the prize, just good ole, bragging rights.” It’s fun. You get a lot of different talents out there in the Bangor and Brewer area. It’s just straight up fun. It gets my guys amped up, all their creative juices flowing,” said Schooner Executive Chef, Scott McKenzie.The Red Barn Diner received the top chili honor and Schooners took the chowder grand prize.