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Home Brewers Jamboree 2014

By | September 9, 2014

It is hard to imagine the anticipation of driving three and a half hours to New Hampshire, unless you are a home brewer on your way to the Home Brewers Jamboree. Those who are not familiar with the Home Brewers Jamboree, it is an event that has been put on every year for the past… Read More »

Meeting Postponed

By | February 13, 2014

We are going to be postponing this week’s meeting due to weather. We have been getting reports of snow, freezing rain, slush and gloom of night (in some areas). In lieu of such perils we are going to postpone the meeting till next week February 20th. Drive safe everyone!  

Happy Holidays

By | December 22, 2013

It has been another fun year and RIBS has had a blast; we look forward to another year of adventures in brewing! We ended the year on a high note with the return of Dog Fish Head to RI. RIBS members were able to have a rare opportunity to meet with Sam Calagione at the… Read More »

80th Anniversary of the Prohibition Repeal

By | December 5, 2013

80 years ago today the US Government repealed the 18th amendment. Before Prohibition small local breweries were a way of life. Most towns and cites had their own breweries and you could get a fill by bringing a bucket down to them. Unfortunately, the 13 years that Prohibition was in effect decimated these local breweries… Read More »