Category Archives: Beer General

April 2019 Club Events

By | April 15, 2019

So far RIBS has had an eventful month!  The 9th Annual Ocean State Homebrew Competition was an amazing success once again! There was a total 563 judged entries in 36 separate judging categories. It took two nights of pre-judging and three judging sessions during the competition weekend to get through it all. OSHC represented all BJCP… Read More »

Belgian Strong Beers Competition (Inner Club)

By | March 4, 2019

The RIBS had their Belgian Strong Beers Competition during the February 2019 meeting featuring the following categories:  Belgian Dubbel (26B) , Belgian Tripel (26C), and Belgian Quad (26D) The winner of the competition was Dan Clark with his Trappist Monkē Fükr Belgian Tripel Ale (9% ABV) The event was filled with great Belgian style ales… Read More »

Brews for the Bay 2018

By | October 7, 2018

Brews for the Bay Saturday October 20, 2018 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM 100 Save the Bay Dr Providence, RI 02905 The Rhode Island Brewing Society is hosting its second annual charity event. This year we will be supporting Save the Bay! Admission is a $10 suggested donation at the door, which will give you… Read More »

Member Spotlight – Rich Spoehr

By | October 6, 2018

My story of how I got into homebrewing coincides with my development as a craft beer drinker.  When I was in college, I never cared for light domestic lagers (I only drank them out of necessity)- I was the guy in the room drinking Sam Adams or Long Trail (fancy beer).  I didn’t really understand… Read More »

Member Spotlight – Dave Rufino

By | July 11, 2018

I am originally from New Jersey, but my mom is a Cranston native, so I have been coming to RI. Before settling in RI I spent 4 years in Philadelphia and 4 years in Boston where I studied French Horn. I moved to Providence in 2007 and began brewing a few months later.  I had… Read More »

Big Brew for National Homebrew Day 2018

By | April 9, 2018

Join RIBS as we celebrate National Homebrew Day! AHA Big Brew with RIBS Saturday May 5, 2018 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM Green Acres Farm 51 Farm Street North Smithfield, RI 02896 We will be hosting our second Big Brew at Green Acres Farm in North Smithfield on Saturday, May 5, 2018. The kegs will be tapped… Read More »

Pints for PKD Update #2

By | November 3, 2017

Pints for PKD was a true success exceeding all that we had envisioned. The event was the first charity event the club put on and also the first of its soon to be “Brew and Hope” charity program. This new program will be a series of charity events that we put on routinely for different… Read More »

Learn to Homebrew Day 2017

By | October 18, 2017

Learn to Homebrew Day Saturday November 4th, 2017 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM Tessier’s Hardware & Homebrew 837 Central Ave Pawtucket, RI 02861 Join the Rhode Island Brewing Society (RIBS) and Tessier’s Hardware & Homebrew on Saturday, November 4th from 8AM to 2PM for the AHA’s 19th Annual Learn to Homebrew Day! Learn to Homebrew… Read More »

Pints for PKD Update!

By | October 2, 2017

We are on track for our Pints for PKD fundraiser, which is just around the corner October 14th. We also had some new additions as the Mash Holes Homebrew Club will be joining us in serving up their brews! Come on down and check it out! If you are unable to make it but would… Read More »