The 9th Annual Newport Craft Beer Festival returns for two days of taste-testing, live music and local flavors from area breweries and restaurants starting Friday, April 24, 2020 through Saturday, April 25, 2020. The festival, which continues to support the RI Brewers Guild features locally crafted brews from some of the nation’s top breweries, including local favorites like Newport Craft Brewing Co.
Presented by Newport Craft Brewing Co. and Pour Judgement.
NEW THIS YEAR: Get your passports ready! Newport Craft Beer Festival is going ‘Around the World!’ Brewers will feature beers whose styles originated across the globe.
FRIDAY, APRIL 24
VIB SESSION: VERY IMPORTANT BEERS EVENT
Friday evening’s session serves as a smaller, more intimate setting, featuring beers from festival brewers not available on Saturday.
Time: 8:00 - 10:00 PM
Location: Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Co.
SATURDAY, APRIL 25
Time: 12:00 - 3:00 PM
Time: 4:00 - 7:00 PM
Saturday’s sessions will feature craft breweries from all over the country on the lawn of Great Friends Meeting House on Farewell Street. Each brewery is required to send their own staff members so that attendees have the opportunity to learn first-hand about each beer from people who help make, market, design and taste-test each brew.
Location: Lawn of Great Friends Meeting House, 21 Farewell Street, Newport
Tickets: $40 - $50
Breweries: Check back for a complete list of participating breweries.
LAT YEAR'S BREWERIES
- Trinity Brewhouse | Providence RI
- Crooked Current Brewery | Pawtucket RI
- Down the Road Beer Co. | Everett MA
- Shaidzon Beer Company | West Kingston RI
- Lord Hobo Brewing Co. | Woburn MA
- Hidden Cove Brewing Co. | Wells ME
- Apponaug Brewing Company | Warwick RI
- von Trapp Brewing | Stowe VT
- Woodstock Inn Brewery | North Woodstock NH
- Wachusett Brewing Company | Westminster MA
- Wormtown Brewery | Worcester MA
- Sons of Liberty Beer & Spirits Co. | South Kingstown RI
- Spencer Brewery | Spencer MA
- Black Hog Brewing Co. | Oxford CT
- Coddington Brewing Co. | Middletown RI
- Buttonwoods Brewery | Cranston RI
- Tilted Barn Brewery | Exeter RI
- Smug Brewery | Pawtucket RI
- 84 Aleworks | Westerly RI
- Buzzards Bay Brewing | Westport MA
- Brooklyn Brewery | Brooklyn NY
- Linesider Brewing Company | East Greenwich RI
- Long Live Beer Works | Providence RI
Guests will have the opportunity to sample beers from all the breweries present and get a taste of the ‘local flavor’ from Newport restaurants offering their best plates while listening to live bands at each session.
The festival is a 21+ event. Tickets include admission, unlimited beer samples and live music.
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