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Oktoberfest At Narragansett Brewery

Oktoberfest proper at Narragansett Brewery doesn’t begin until Friday, but we have to mention the free, kick-off party on Thursday ‘Dance Your Hasselhoff.’ We’ll have prizes for the best costumes of the night like taproom gift cards and Knight Rider DVD sets, so come dressed to the nines! I’m either going as Princess Therese von …

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Watch Rhody Beer Documentary Now

“The Craft: Rhode Island,” a behind-the-scenes look into Rhode Island’s booming craft beer industry, had its nationwide release today. This 2019 RI International Film Festival Grand Prize Winner can now be watched on demand on cable systems including Cox, Verizon and Xfinity. Directed by David L. Ricci of media and marketing firm, Eleven Design, the …

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401 Day Virtual Happy Hour — New Gansett Brewery

BYOB of course. Of the many, very worthy, 401 promotions, this one caught our eye. Tune in this afternoon at 5pm when Narragansett Beer owner, Mark Hellendrung, gives a virtual tour of the upcoming brewery at 271 Tockwotton Street, live-streamed at Facebook. From the people at Gansett: Mark will be live to show viewers a …

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Bucket Brewery Bids Foamy Farewell All Weekend

(3.18) There will be stout. And two days of special events. And stout. Saturday: 11am to 10pm: The Bucket celebrates St. Paddy’s with Kilkee Irish Stout. 8pm to 10pm: Roadhouse: The Musical. The gang from Roadhouse heard we were closing and wanted to get in for one last show. We are, of course, thrilled to …

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Beer And Brewing At The Haffenreffer Museum

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Haffenreffer family’s gift of Rudolf Haffenreffer’s private museum — now the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology — to Brown University. To celebrate, the Haffenreffer Museum Student Group has curated an exhibition devoted to beer in cultures around the world. “Brewed for Thought: A Cross-Cultural Exploration of Beer and …

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New West End Brewery Opens

(1.9) A new entry to the brewery scene — Long Live Beerworks will hold its opening reception this Saturday. (Facebook) We believe you should be able to have good draught beer anywhere – not just your favorite pub. Come back often to taste our regularly rotating selection, including special run cask-conditioned ales and seasonal tasting …

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‘Mericans Play Bucket Brewery

(11.20) Great write-up by Gail Ciampa in today’s ProJo about touring and tasting local breweries. A few are right over the line in Pawtucket — the Bucket Brewery for one. You’ll find Pawtucket Pail Ale and beers including Hive Mind Honey amber ale and BOG Cranberry-Prange Farmhouse Belgian saison at Bucket, near the Hope Artiste …

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RI Brew Fest

(1.31) Tickets are selling fast for the third annual Rhode Island Brew Fest — ‘Session One’ is already sold out. Here are the vital statistics: 200 beers; 55 breweries; 0 kids; 0 babies; 0 pets. Just a few hours of sudsy, hoppy, grownup fun. Gail Ciampa notes that Rhode Island will be fronting fourteen breweries …

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Contract Brewer On Tap For Kinsley Street

Attention homebrewers, time to put your money where your mouth is. Those with dreams of taking their recipe to market can start designing that label. Isle Brewers Guild is finalizing the purchase of an old warehouse at 498 Kinsley Street for a proposed brew-by-contract operation. According to the ProJo, The partners aim to help what …

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‘Brew At The Zoo’ — Grown-Ups Only

(9.6) And the zoo closes at noon — see below.* Sample over 100 craft beers from over 50 of the regions’ finest brewers at Rhode Island’s most popular outdoor venue. At this 21+ event, guests will also enjoy animal encounters and live music, and everyone will receive a commemorative “Brew at the Zoo” glass. $50 …

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Burnside Park

Downtown Music And Beer Garden Thursdays

(6.26) This Thursday marks the return of the Trinity Brewhouse beer garden and live music in Burnside Park, brought to you by the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy. From the Facebook event page, Every Thursday this summer, Burnside Park will be transformed into your favorite restaurant, your family outing, your afternoon date, and your patio bar. …

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R.I. Seafood Festival This Weekend

Head over to India Point Park for the 3rd annual Rhode Island Seafood Festival. Rhode Island’s premiere seafood festival hosting the best seafood in all of Rhode Island and southern New England. Restaurants, food distributors, breweries, wineries, local companies, artists and non-profit organizations will be present at the event to promote their products, service or …

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Cinco De Mayo — Americans Celebrate The Battle Of Puebla

Because somebody’s got to do it. On May 5, 1862 the Mexican army prevailed in an unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla. This made Americans thirsty. Thus we have Cinco de Mayo. Head downtown today for the In Downcity Cinco de Mayo block party. There will be food trucks including Poco …

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Local Craft Breweries

Following last weekend’s craft brew expo, ProJo staff reporter Zachary Malinowski wrote up the state’s burgeoning craft beer industry “Brewing up local in R.I.” One Pawtucket brewer has taken the name Bucket Brewery; located in the Lorraine Mills, their tap handles feature a small tin pail. Their Rhode Scholar is a “lighter-bodied easy drinking beer …

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