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A guide to Rhode Island breweries, brewpubs, and taprooms

Ahh, the Ocean State. Rhode Island probably has as many beaches as breweries.

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Love live beer. And, Love Live Beerworks. Whether it's East Greenwich growlers, or, Downtown Providence pours at Union Station Brewery, Rhode Island has some great craft beer for you to sample.

We're all waiting for Narragansett to open a taproom on the Fox Point waterfront, right? If it were us, we'd rather take a trip to South Kingstown and enjoy the Sons of Liberty, Whalers, or West Kingston's Shaidzon's craft beer. Or, wait until the next Beervana.

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Regions of Rhode Island

Blackstone Valley

Lops Brewing in Woonsocket and Ravenous Brewing in Cumberland can be found in the more traveled parts of the Blackstone Valley region of RI. In Pascoag to the West, you can find Bravo Brewing Company, a 2 bbl veteran owned brewery that is open on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Block Island

The one, the only, Mohegan Cafe & Brewery. Be honest, you could do way worse than enjoying a Mohegan Cafe Summer Wheat in June. On the downside, if you're simply trying to check every Rhode Island brewery off your list, this one is a bit more hassle.

Bristol County

Twelve Guns and a Six Pack. Need we say more?

Suppose we should. Twelve Guns Brewing and Six Pack Brewing are a 5 minute drive through Bristol from 5,000 Roger Williams students. Well, half that if you account for being of proper age.

Newport County

Sailing. Golf. Al fresco dining. Cobblestone streets. And drinking. Sums up Newport, right?

Also, ferry trips to Block Island. You know, if you wanted, you could roll a multi-state brewery crawl using the ferry. Hit up Coddington Brewing and Newport Craft before riding the ferry up to Troy City and Canned Heat Craft Beer Co. in Fall River.

Plus, Ragged Island is North up Rt. 114 in Portsmouth. And, don't forget about the Newport Craft Beer Fest.

Providence

How can you not love a brewery named Long Live Beerworks? You can find them on Sprague, just one street over from Knead Doughnuts on the Southwest side of the city. Other than LLB, you can find taprooms like Beer on Earth, which cooks up the sweet, tropical Hundo, and brewpubs such as the Trinity Brewhouse near the downtown skatepark. And, the eponymously named, Providence Brewing Company in North Providence.

Because it's Providence, there are countless food options available should you not want brewpub grub.

Two other things to check out in PVD is the historic American Brewing Company Plant and the new Narragansett Brewing Company site on the Fox Point waterfront.

South County

Sound County is home to the University of Rhode Island, and, as we all know, college kids love beer. Shaidzon Beer Company is around the corner from the school, and Whalers Brewing is a short drive down Rt 108 to South Kingstown.

Grey Sail in Westerly sneaks in right at the Connecticut state line. In fact, that's why they call it Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island, so you remember what side of the line it's on. We are fans of their Captain's Daughter as well as their Little Sister IPA.

Warwick & West Bay

There are a handful of microbreweries in the Warwick/West Bay region, including Apponaug Brewing, Proclamation Ale Company, and the now-closed Community Bruin. Speaking of New England sports teams, LineSider Brewing out of East Greenwich was started by ex-Patriots o-lineman, Dan Koppen. LineSider brews an imperial blonde ale appropriately named, Blonde Jovi. That's just spectacular. Well done on the beer name, LineSider. Well done.

Linesider also brings in food trucks from the local area and PVD. Something to strongly consider when choosing your next RI brew stop.

Other New England State Brewery lists

A List of Craft Beer Breweries in Rhode Island

Each listing includes their street address and/or contact information. Some breweries include both. For the ones that we have patronized, we have listed a write-up review with some thoughts on their beer, food, menu, tasting room, etc.

Feel free to reach out to us if the information is inaccurate, or the brewery closed, or, if you really just wanna talk about beer - we are here for you.

Rhode Island Breweries

All 31 breweries, taprooms, and brewpubs in RI. Now go visit them.

  1. Brewpub | 334 Knight Street, Warwick, RI 02886 | (401) 384-0512
  2. Taproom | 425 W Fountain Street Ste 104, Providence, RI 02903 | (508) 330-5937
  3. Taproom | 75 Pascoag Main Street, Pascoag, RI 02859 | (401) 338-4217
  4. Taproom | 530 Wellington Ave Ste 22, Cranston, RI 02910 | (401) 461-2337
  5. Brewpub | 210 Coddington Hwy, Middletown, RI 02842 | (401) 847-6690
  6. Taproom | 74 Nooseneck Hill Rd, West Greenwich, RI 02817 | (401) 385-3627
  7. Taproom | 34 Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown, RI 02835 | (401) 524-9359
  8. Taproom | 560 Mineral Spring Ave Ste 2-112, Pawtucket, RI 02860 | (401) 473-8312
  9. Microbrewery | 241 Grotto Ave, Pawtucket, RI 02860 | (401) 721-5970
  10. Microbrewery | 63 Canal St, Westerly, RI 02891 | (410) 212-7592
  11. Taproom | 461 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860 | (401) 263-4435
  12. Taproom | 1485 South County Trail Ste 201, East Greenwich, RI 02818 | (401) 398-7700
  13. Taproom | 40R Sprague St, Providence, RI 02907 | null
  14. Taproom | 122 N Main St, Woonsocket, RI 02895 | (774) 219-0538
  15. Brewpub | 213 Water St, Block Island, RI 02807 | (401) 466-5911
  16. Microbrewery | 2432 West Fountain Street, Providence, RI 02908 | null
  17. Microbrewery | 293 JT Connell Hwy, Newport, RI 02840 | (401) 849-5232
  18. Microbrewery | 156 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840 | (401) 847-4971
  19. Microbrewery | 530 Wellington Avenue, Cranston, RI 02910 | (401) 307-3236
  20. Microbrewery | 298 Kilvert Street, Warwick, RI 02886 | (401) 787-6450
  21. Taproom | 1920 Mineral Spring Avenue, Providence, RI 02904 | (401) 787-3632
  22. Microbrewery | 200 High Point Ave Unit B6, Portsmouth, RI 02871 | (401) 318-2991
  23. Taproom | 840 Cumberland Hill Rd, Woonsocket, RI 02895 | (401) 216-5331
  24. Microbrewery | 505 Atwood Ave, Cranston, RI 02920 | (401) 372-7009
  25. Taproom | 141 Fairgrounds Rd., West Kingston, RI 02892 | (401) 829-3147
  26. Taproom | 100 Carver Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860 | (401) 642-5701
  27. Taproom | 1425 Kingstown Road, Wakefield, RI 02879 | (401) 284-4006
  28. Microbrewery | 909 E Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842 | (401) 848-5161
  29. Taproom | 34 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, RI 02835 | (401) 524-9359
  30. Taproom | 1 Helmsley Place, Exeter, RI 02822 | (401) 829-6088
  31. Brewpub | 186 Fountain St, Providence, RI 02903 | (401) 453-2337
  32. Taproom | 549 Metacom Ave, Bristol, RI 02809 | (401) 396-9009
  33. Brewpub | 36 Exchange Terrace, Providence, RI 02903 | (401) 274-2739
  34. Microbrewery | 1174 Kingston Road Unit 1, Wakefield, RI 02879 | (401) 552-0002
  35. Microbrewery | 461 Main St, Pawtucket, RI 02143 | (617) 515-0383