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.

COVID-19 NOTE:

When you're ready, we can't wait to welcome you back to The Classic Coast. Rest assured, the safety and well-being of both visitors and locals remains our top priority. The mask mandate requiring face coverings in Rhode Island has been lifted, however local businesses may ask you to wear a mask when visiting their establishments. Please be prepared for individual business mask policies. Additionally, shops, attractions and tours are monitoring the number of guests at any given time and may ask you to socially distance to enter. 

All we ask when you land on these shores is that you play your part in keeping everyone safe. Please be kind, adhere to guidelines and maintain social distancing. 

LOCAL BREWERES & BREWPUBS

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…

Norey's

Established on Broadway in June of 2000 by Norey Cullen, Norey's has evolved into a Newport, Rhode…

Twelve Guns Brewing

Twelve Guns Brewing is an open to the public tap room and brewery, operating in the beautiful city…

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…

Stoneacre Brasserie

Stoneacre Brasserie opened with the dream of becoming the neighborhood restaurant Newport was…

Tavern On Broadway

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

HAPPENING ALL WEEK

1 Rhode Map Challenge

Where:
Breweries Across RI
When:
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. 

 

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2 Pour Judgement, Newport

Where:
Pour Judgement, Newport
When:
March 5th-13th

Head to Pour Judgement on Broadway, who will be featuring seven RI breweries all week long, including; Proclamation, Hive, Buttownwoods, Apponaug, Shaidzon, Union Station, and Origin Beer Project.

 

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SPECIAL EVENTS

1 GIRL SCOUT COOKIE & BEER/COCKTAIL PAIRING

Where:
NEWPORT CRAFT BREWING & DISTILLING CO.
When:
MARCH 4TH, 5TH AND 6TH
Cost:
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. 

 

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2 Ish Irish Food Truck at Six Pack Brewing

Where:
Six Pack Brewing, Bristol
When:
MARCH 5th from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Believe it or not, some of the best restaurants can be found roaming the streets on four wheels, and Ish Irish Food Truck is one you definitely do not want to miss. Catch them at Six Pack Brewing from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Saturday, March 5th. 

 

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3 Broadway Dough Co. at The General’s Crossing Brewhouse

Where:
The General’s Crossing Brewhouse, Jamestown
When:
MARCH 7th from 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Come in and grab some pizza and beer to go, or stay and enjoy some good vibes with great beer at The General’s Crossing Brewhouse.  Yes, food available on a Monday in Jamestown!

 

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4 Whalers Brewing Company Pint Night at Fastnet Pub

Where:
Fastnet Pub, Newport
When:
MARCH 7th from 10:00 PM to 12:30 AM

Enjoy some local brews at Whalers Brewing Company Pint Night, happening at Fastnet Pub from 10:00 PM to 12:30 AM on Monday, March 7th. 

 

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5 Trivia Night at The Guild Warren

Where:
The Guild, Warren
When:
MARCH 8th at 6:15 PM

Think you know our state and classic Rhode Island facts? Test your knowledge at trivia night, hosted by The Guild in Warren. Grab a bite to eat and a local brew and get ready to be quizzed on Rhody Trivia. 

 

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6 Trivia Night at Newport Craft Brewing Co.

Where:
Newport Craft Brewing Co., Newport
When:
MARCH 8th from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Make your way to Newport Craft Brewing Co. and test your knowledge at trivia night from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

 

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7 Narragansett Tap Takeover at Pour Judgement

Where:
Pour Judgement, Newport
When:
MARCH 9th

Head to Pour Judgement on Broadway for a Narragansett tap takeover. Grab a bite to eat, we recommend a burger and the gouda fries, and a 'gansett draft to complete your night at this local pub.

 

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8 Ragged Island Tap Takeover at Tremblay’s

Where:
Tremblay’s, Portsmouth
When:
MARCH 9th from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Make your way to Tremblay’s in Portsmouth for a Ragged Island tap takeover. Grab a bite to eat, we recommend the jumbo wings, and a draft to complete your night at this local pub.

 

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9 Stoneacre Brassiere, Newport

Where:
Stoneacre Brassiere, Newport
When:
MARCH 10th

Head to Stoneacre Brassiere in Newport, who will be featuring three RI breweries all day long; including Buttonwoods, Proclamation and Shaidzon.

 

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People inside Stoneacre Brasserie Restaurant in Newport Rhode Island

10 Pasta Making Workshop with Newport Pasta Co.

Where:
The General’s Crossing Brewhouse, Jamestown
When:
MARCH 10th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cost:
30

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.

 

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11 Thames Waterside, Bristol

Where:
Thames Waterside, Bristol
When:
MARCH 10th

Make your way to Thames Waterside in Bristol for a Proclamation and Shaidzon pint night. Grab a bite to eat, we recommend the Wagyu beef sliders, and a draft while you enjoy live music to complete your night at this local pub.

 

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12 The Perfect Empanada at The General’s Crossing Brewhouse

Where:
The General’s Crossing Brewhouse, Jamestown
When:
MARCH 11th from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Come in and grab some empanadas and beer to go, or stay and enjoy some good vibes with great beer at The General’s Crossing Brewhouse

 

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13 Tavern on Broadway, Newport

Where:
Tavern on Broadway, Newport
When:
MARCH 11th

Head to Tavern on Broadway Newport, who will be featuring two RI breweries all day long; including Proclamation and Shaidzon.

 

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14 Proclamation Ale Co Tasting at Brickyard Wine & Spirits

Where:
Brickyard Wine & Spirits, Barrington
When:
MARCH 11th

Enjoy a tasting of Proclamation Ale Co. at Brickyard Wine & Spirits in Barrington. 

 

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15 Beer Hall Night at Taproot Brewing Co.

Where:
Taproot Brewing Co., Middletown
When:
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.

 

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13 The Perfect Empanada at Six Pack Brewing

Where:
Six Pack Brewing, Bristol
When:
MARCH 12th from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Come in and grab some empanadas and beer to go, or stay and enjoy some good vibes with great beer at The General’s Crossing Brewhouse

 

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