The 6th 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 28, 2017 through Saturday, April 29, 2017. The festival, which continues to support the RI Brewers Guild and Newport Historical Society features carefully crafted brews from 35 of the nation’s top breweries with more than 200 beers, including local favorites like Newport Storm Brewery.
Presented by Newport Storm Brewery and Pour Judgement.
VIB SESSION: VERY IMPORTANT BEERS EVENT
When: Friday, April 28, 2017, 8:00 - 10:00 PM
Location: Newport Storm Brewery
Details: Friday evening’s session serves as a smaller, more intimate setting, featuring beers from festival brewers not available on Saturday.
SESSION 1 & 2
When: Saturday, April 29, 2017, 12:00 - 3:00 PM & 4:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: Lawn of Great Friends Meeting House, Newport
Details: 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.
Featured Breweries: Check back for a complete list of participating breweries.
Guests will have the opportunity to sample beers from all the breweries present, keep the commemorative tasting glass, and get a taste of the ‘local flavor’ from Newport restaurants offering their best plates while listening to live bands at each session.
As is the case with most alcohol-related events, the festival is a 21+ event. Tickets include admission, unlimited beer samples, live music and a souvenir glass. Don’t forget to share your photos with #ncbf2017