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 Inaugural RI Craft Beer Week, happening March 5th - 13th. There will be events happening all week long at taprooms and breweries, along with special featured events, like a girl scout cookie and beer flight pairing at Newport Craft Brewing Co., pop-up food trucks at Six Pack Brewing, and a Beer Hall Night with live music and free admission at Taproot Brewing Co. to name a few.
Find all of the scheduled fun in and around Newport below.
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Six Pack Brewing is in Bristol RI. We are brewing our unique beers in a little nano brewery. We also…
Since 1999 Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Company has hand-crafted more than 100 distinctive…
A small batch brewery and beer hall located in awesome Warren, RI
FRESH. LOCAL. BEER. Straight from our farm brewery to your glass. Taproot Brewing Company at Newport…
Second smallest brewery in Rhode Island featuring the freshest beer available anywhere serving…
Rhode Island's Newest Brewery and Beer Garden
Established on Broadway in June of 2000 by Norey Cullen, Norey's has evolved into a Newport, Rhode…
Twelve Guns Brewing is an open to the public tap room and brewery, operating in the beautiful city…
Check out this local hangout in the heart of Newport. Cheap bites, amazing craft beer selection and…
This authentic Irish pub is located at 1 Broadway, just off Newport's historic Washington Square.
Local Brewery in Middletown RI. Located next door to Diego's Barrio Cantina facing the Newport…
Be as you are bar and restaurant
Stoneacre Brasserie opened with the dream of becoming the neighborhood restaurant Newport was…
Located in Newport's historic district, The Tavern on Broadway is an American Grill-style restaurant…
Founded in 1995, Coddington Brewing Company is committed to creating and serving the best beer…
One of the best places in Bristol to enjoy a beautiful sunset with a delicious cocktail.
HAPPENING ALL WEEK
1 Rhode Map Challenge
- Breweries Across RI
- March 5th-13th
Up for a challenge? Visit every RI brewery during the week of March 5th - 13th (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.
2 Pour Judgement, Newport
1 GIRL SCOUT COOKIE & BEER/COCKTAIL PAIRING
- NEWPORT CRAFT BREWING & DISTILLING CO.
- MARCH 4TH, 5TH AND 6TH
- A FLIGHT OF BEER WITH COOKIES IS $16 AND A FLIGHT OF SPIRITS WITH COOKIES IS $18
Yeah, you may have seen your local Girl Scouts selling cookies at the grocery store, or even on social media, but have you had the chance to pair those boxes of delicious goodies with a flight of beer or spirits yet? Now is your chance. Newport Craft has expertly paired a flight of cookies and beer for $16, and spirits and cookies for $18 in their second annual Girl Scout Cookie & beer tasting event. As Newport Craft says, "Cookies and beer, what can go wrong?!" Book your cookie tasting event now.
2 Ish Irish Food Truck at Six Pack Brewing
- Six Pack Brewing, Bristol
- MARCH 5th from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
3 Broadway Dough Co. at The General’s Crossing Brewhouse
4 Whalers Brewing Company Pint Night at Fastnet Pub
5 Trivia Night at The Guild Warren
6 Trivia Night at Newport Craft Brewing Co.
7 Narragansett Tap Takeover at Pour Judgement
8 Ragged Island Tap Takeover at Tremblay’s
9 Stoneacre Brassiere, Newport
10 Pasta Making Workshop with Newport Pasta Co.
- The General’s Crossing Brewhouse, Jamestown
- MARCH 10th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ever wanted to make your own pasta, but never knew how? Well, here is your chance to learn from some of the best! Head to The General's Crossing Brewhouse, on Thursday, March 10th, for a pasta making workshop with Newport Pasta Co. Learn hands-on how to make different pasta shapes with tools and machines, or by hand.
Tickets are $30 and includes one beer to help the creative juices flow. The class is limited, so reserve your spot before they fill up.
11 Thames Waterside, Bristol
12 The Perfect Empanada at The General’s Crossing Brewhouse
13 Tavern on Broadway, Newport
14 Proclamation Ale Co Tasting at Brickyard Wine & Spirits
15 Beer Hall Night at Taproot Brewing Co.
- Taproot Brewing Co., Middletown
- FRIDAY, MARCH 11 FROM 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Newport Vineyards is offering an evening featuring their lineup of fresh Taproot beers and bites, live music and good vibes. The Tasting Room will be transformed for one evening (only) into a bonafide beer hall; tasting and pint bars, themed brewery bites, live music from the Take it to the Bridge Trio and of course fresh Taproot beer.
13 The Perfect Empanada at Six Pack Brewing
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