Hello Homebrewers! Exciting happenings are happening this spring at the RI Brewing Society. This weekend we will have a booth at the Newport Craft Beer Fest so if you are attending make sure to stop by and say hi. We had a tremendously well attended April meeting hosted by Morgan at Buttonwoods Brewery a few weeks ago.… Read More »
This has been a long time in the making and we are absolutely thrilled we can finally announce the fruition of a crazy plan. Starting today we are opening the doors of our brand new RI-based brewery, Goat Taco Brewing Co.! This brewery will be unlike any other brewery that has come before because it… Read More »
When soon to be President and Brewmaster of Proclamation Ale Company, Dave Witham, first introduced himself to us and told us about his plans for a nanobrewery in West Kingston, RI we were excited. With several barrels on the way, we were looking forward to some barrel aged beer and before we knew it the… Read More »
Beervana has come and gone and as always RIBS was glad to partake in the beers of the season. Beervana is usually a good indicator of what styles have been gaining popularity throughout the year. This year we saw a large surge in Sour and Bourbon barrel aged beers. We also had the pleasure of… Read More »
Summer is just around the corner and what a better way to greet it than with craft beer. Celebrate local business with local beer! All week long the RI breweries will be visiting local bars with some of their more rare products to tantalize your taste buds. It’s also the perfect opportunity to talk to… Read More »
This tour has been a year in the making, between talks and reschedules we finally have been able to make it to the Ravenous Brewery. Brew master and owner Dorian Rave was able to open the doors of his Woonsocket brewery for us to have a tour of his nano operation, and were able to… Read More »
This past weekend was the Newport Storm Parti-gyle. For those that are not familiar with Parti-gyle, this technique involved drawing off the first part of the mash and using it to make strong ale or barley wine. Then remashing the grain and drawing off the second runnings for a more ordinary, weak and watery concoction… Read More »
RI Brew Fest was yesterday, and it was a great time! We want to take a moment and thank everyone for their time; this was the first big event, along side local breweries, for RIBS. We learned so much and met some awesome people. Where would this event be without attendants? A special thank you… Read More »
Today is the big day, RI Brew Fest! Tickets have completely sold out, and we are gearing up to serve (limited) quantities of our home brew. Hope to see you there, and enjoy the great beer, music, and enjoy the festivities!
It has been some time since our last brewery tour, we had enjoyed the BlueHills brews at a Johnson and Wales beer tasting several moths back. So we thought we would head up to the brewery and check’em out here.