Attention beer lovers; Rhode Island Brewers Guild is crafting up a schedule of events at your favorite breweries, bars and restaurants around the state to celebrate the 3rd RI Craft Beer Week, happening March 1st - 10th. There will be events happening all week long at taprooms and breweries, along with special featured events, like open mic nights and nightly specials at Six Pack Brewing, food trucks and eats at Ragged Island Brewing Co., and a blind beer tasting to test your brewery knowledge all week at Taproot Brewing Co. to name a few. 

Find all of the scheduled fun in and around Newport below—all information and events provided by RI Craft Beer Week.


Six Pack Brewing

Six Pack Brewing is in Bristol RI. We are brewing our unique beers in a little nano brewery. We also…

Taproot Brewing Co.

FRESH. LOCAL. BEER. Straight from our farm brewery to your glass. Taproot Brewing Company at Newport…

Pour Judgement

Check out this local hangout in the heart of Newport. Cheap bites, amazing craft beer selection and…

Fastnet Irish Pub

This authentic Irish pub is located at 1 Broadway, just off Newport's historic Washington Square.

Rejects Beer Co.

Local Brewery in Middletown RI. Located next door to Diego's Barrio Cantina facing the Newport…

Tavern On Broadway

Located in Newport's historic district, The Tavern on Broadway is an American Grill-style restaurant…


Brew events happening all week, always with the help of a designated driver. 

1 Rhode Map Challenge

Breweries Across RI
March 1 - 10

Up for a challenge? Visit every RI brewery during the week of March 3rd - 12th (craft beer week), with a designated driver of course, to be entered into a contest through the RIBG Passport App.

How to participate? Download the Rhode Island Brewery Passport, found in your app store, visit and "check-in", to every brewery (or all that you can) during Craft Beer Week. Prizes will be given to the top five fans, prizes include a RI Brewers Guild puzzle, tickets to some of the best beer festivals and events in the state and more. Every ten stamps on your passport app, makes you eligible for a prize! 

Note: *Checking-in" is different from getting your passport stamped- make sure to also get your passport digitally stamped if you visit a brewery where you have not received one yet. 

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2 Blind Beer Tasting at Taproot Brewing Co.

Taproot Brewing Co., Middletown
Taproot opening hours March 1 - 10

Are you a beer sommelier in training? Think you could identify which 4 beers in a flight? Come try a mystery flight at Taproot Brewing Co. and test your knowledge with a clue-inspired worksheet.

It might be harder than you think – but if you name the 4 correct beers there will be a prize! 





With the help of a designated driver, these special events celebrate local brews all week.

Ragged Island Brewing Co.

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📍 54 Bristol Ferry Rd, Portsmouth
Friday, March 1st

Listen to live music in the Greenhouse from 5:30 - 8:30 PM with Dave Alves and enjoy eats from Teddie’s Food Truck.


Saturday, March 2nd

Eats from Bun Buds Food Truck from 4:00 - 8:00 PM and experience “The Side Cars, a Tribute to the Cars” a ticketed event in the Barn Brewery space.


Sunday, March 3rd

Eats from Teddies Food Truck from 1:00 - 6:00 PM


Monday, March 4th

Experience a paint night with Katie Gray


Tuesday, March 5th

Enjoy a tap takeover at Pour Judgement—4 draft lines from 6:00 - 10:00 PM


Wednesday, March 6th

Listen to live music with Andre Arsenault 5:30-8:30 in the Greenhouse 


Thursday, March 7th

RI Trivia Night with Jamie from 6:00 - 8:30 PM in the Greenhouse


Friday, March 8th

Listen to live music in the Greenhouse 5:30 - 8:30 PM with Kate Virginia and eats from Teddies Food Truck


Six Pack Brewing Co.

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📍 87 Gooding Ave, Bristol
Friday, March 1st

Experience a Limited Release Cask, Tapping at 4:15 PM.


Saturday, March 2nd

Listen to live music in the taproom with DCGracie, 3:00 - 6:00 PM; and sip Brew-tails (beer cocktails) available all day.


Wednesday, March 6th

Mug Club Pizza Night, from 5:30-8:00 PM; Homebrew Club Meeting, from 6:00 - 8:00 PM


Thursday, March 7th

Sip $4 12oz pours from 4:00 - 8:00 PM


Friday, March 8th

Open Mic Night, from 6:00 - 8:00 PM


Saturday, March 9th

Listen to live music in the taproom with Pat Barone, from 3:00 - 6:00 PM; eats from GG’s Pretzels on site from 3:00 - 6:00 PM; and sip on Brew-tails (beer cocktails) available all day


Taporoot Brewing Co.

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📍 909 E Main Rd, Middletown
Wednesday, March 6th

Enjoy half-price pizzas from 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM


Friday, March 8th

Experience Mini Golf through the winery from 5:00 - 8:00 PM


Saturday, March 9th

Listen to live music in the taproom with Pat Barone, from 3:00 - 6:00 PM; eats from GG’s Pretzels on site from 3:00 - 6:00 PM; and sip on Brew-tails (beer cocktails) available all day

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