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Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Co.

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Great Small Little Spot

Stop by for the Taproom and the outdoor bar. Great beer and spirits. Beer great tasting and the... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Great tasting!

I've had their beer many times since about 10 years ago but never actually went to the brewery... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
Warwick, Rhode Island
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Visit Newport's Microbrewery and Distillery for tours and tastings. We make craft beer and spirits. Self-guided tours available during open hours and guided tours are available at 3 PM. We don't have food or seating all year-round but during the...more
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293 JT Connell Rd, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-849-5232
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

Stop by for the Taproom and the outdoor bar. Great beer and spirits. Beer great tasting and the options to sample are really varied. Unfortunately the root beer for the kids was not available during this visit. Outdoor has games and things for the kids...More

Thank bedot
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This stuff is up my alley. However, the guided tour was basically a stand in one spot speech. My wife was bored. With the whole brewery/distillery below us we barely saw much of it. They don't distill in the summer, so couldn't see that. The...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Another quality brewery started by “a bunch of guys” but determined to do it right! The location (fairly new) was easy to find and great to enjoy the outdoors if you choose. The tasting room offered the latest brews but not all of their line-up,...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

This was the best experience I have had while being in Rhode Island. They make an absolutely terrific New England IPA that will make you want to leave with an entire case. The customer service was excellent. They continued to go out of their way...More

Thank davidquinn441
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Went on a Saturday and the place was absolutely packed. Parking lot was jammed and The Tasting Room was full of girls celebrating their bachelorette party. It was extremely loud and with that many people to only have one bar open seemed not well thought-out....More

Thank Heidi J
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Been in New England for a week now these guys have the best beer so far that I found and I’ve been to several breweries.

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

I've had their beer many times since about 10 years ago but never actually went to the brewery. I'm glad I finally took the plunge. There is a Rum operation here as well so you can taste the rum and then move into the beer....More

Thank RhodyPhotographer
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in on our way to a weekend in Newport. We chose to do both the beer and rum tasting. The staff was just awesome. Incredibly friendly and knowledgeable about their products. For St Patrick's day, it wasn't as busy as...More

Thank JTrav83
Reviewed 22 January 2018

girls weekend, and we were starving. downtown had a long wait at every restaurant so we arrived here. pub style food, good drinks but definitely a family place in dining room and early bird special dinners. Our food was good, nothing grand and it hit...More

Thank D S
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Try both the Rum and the Beer samplers you will thank me! Very nice brewery and The girl at the sample bar is pretty cool and fun even thought she had just started there!

Thank JP33765
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Pat G
4 June 2018|
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Response from Cttraveler66 | Reviewed this property |
No they do not serve food
David G
2 August 2015|
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Response from Zyniker | Reviewed this property |
tour is free, samplings are $7 and 9 for beer and rum, each gets you a sampling glass.