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May Meeting (5/21/2015) Notes

By | May 22, 2015

The Rhode Island Brewing Society held their May meeting (rescheduled from May 14th) last night at our latest meeting location, the MOTIF Magazine Headquarters. Turn out was low due to the rescheduled date, but we welcomed two new guests to the meeting; great to meet you Chris & Dave! Chris & Dave are experienced homebrewers… Read More »

Meeting Update

By | May 11, 2015

Meeting Update! This week’s meeting is going to be postponed till May21 (next Thursday). We have the Ocean State Home brew Competition in our sites and we are working feverishly to wrap up any loose ends. We look forward to seeing everyone next week and sorry for the inconvenience.

Another Meeting Location

By | April 9, 2015

Members of the RIBS are no stranger to being nomads, we have traveled from bar to bar in the past to have our early meetings, then we had the carpet factory for a while and finally Close Quarters Hack Space in Pawtucket. With the closure of Close Quarters we’ve had to move our meetings yet… Read More »

Ocean State Homebrew Competition

By | March 31, 2015

Break out those brewpots and get brewin! The 5th Annual Ocean State Homebrew Competition is almost upon us. Starting April 1st, you will have till May 1st to submit your entries to the OSHC. Drop off locations are spread all throughout southern New England. Head over to for registration information and details. All proceeds will… Read More »

[UPDATE] Home Brewing 101

By | March 2, 2015

[UPDATE] Due to poor weather conditions in the area the Home Brewing 101 class has been postponed, further details on the event will be posted when they are available. Come join us on March 5th 6:30PM at the Coventry Public Library for a Home Brewing 101 Class. We will talk about getting started with brewing,… Read More »

It’s what season?!

By | December 8, 2014

Where has the time gone? You can see from the website that we have been less than diligent at updating with the club shenanigans. Don’t think for a second that we have been sitting around twiddling our thumbs though! We are currently working with the other established RI based home brew clubs on a super… Read More »