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Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Co.

293 JT Connell Rd, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-849-5232
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Packed

Went on a Saturday and the place was absolutely packed. Parking lot was jammed and The Tasting Room... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Heidi J
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Rhode Island
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Seriously good beer

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
wingnut457
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Ripon, California
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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 (Additional tour at 1 pm Jun.1-Sept.30) We don't have food or seating all year-round but during the warmer months offer seating and soft pretzels on our pavilion. Sorry for the inconvenience but we are brewing and packaging facility.
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“beer tasting” (32 reviews)
“brewery tour” (5 reviews)
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293 JT Connell Rd, Newport, RI 02840
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank wingnut457
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Reviewed 19 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

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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

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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
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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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Reviewed 9 January 2018

On the recommendation of the people working at Newport Vineyards, my husband and I decided to visit this brewery. The smell as soon as we walked into the establishment was heavenly...it smelled like baking molasses! This brewery is also a distillery, and the rum waste...More

Thank Ashton S
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Stopped by here last week while visiting Newport. We did only the beer tasting not the rum tasting. We had tried two when we went on the tour which lasted about 30 minutes and was free. The tour guide was animated and funny while telling...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Inside you can only buy tastings that include the glass but in the back there is a covered patio bar with a larger selection of beer. They also offer tasty homemade non-alcoholic root beer and big soft pretzels. For dog lovers you can buy dog...More

Thank Leslie C
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Stopped in for a tasting and worth the $10. It included 4 tastings and a pint glass. Beer was good and we really enjoyed the tour. They also have a rum distillery at the brewery.

Thank Mary F
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David G
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tour is free, samplings are $7 and 9 for beer and rum, each gets you a sampling glass.
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