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Brewers seek another round of increases to Rhode Island taproom beer sale limits

Rhode Island breweries continue to fight for the ability to sell more beer from their taprooms for offsite consumption with two new pieces of legislation making their way through the chambers of the State House.

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Mass News RI

Don’t forget to plan your summer’s most important beer run

Independence Day is the biggest beer drinking holiday of the year but, much like most other holidays, I tend to wait until the last minute to stock up on supplies.

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News RI

Local documentarians expose ‘The Craft’ of Rhode Island’s craft brewers

Nearly two years ago, three siblings set out to document the booming craft beer industry in their home state of Rhode Island. Now their full-length documentary will soon premier on the silver screen.

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RI Thoughts on Tap

Making the case for alcohol law reform in the Ocean State

Last month, a bill proposing a slight increase to the amount of cans of beer that can be sold to-go from taprooms was passed by the Rhode Island Senate and now sits in the House.

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Festival RI

Homebrew Con 2019 pours into Providence: A brief visitor’s guide

It’s pretty tough to throw a stone in any direction and not hit a brewery in the Ocean State, especially within the Greater Providence area. If you’re one of the thousands of homebrewers attending Homebrew Con 2019, you’d better come prepared.

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Events Festival RI

‘Untitled Beer Event’ coming to the East Bay

Don’t let the name fool you. Grapes & Grains, Barrington’s premier purveyor of craft beverages, is teaming up with Hope & Main to host a full slate of local and regional craft beer offerings.

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Update: RI General Assembly passes bill to increase to-go can limits

Update 3/3/21: Two new bills have recently been introduced to further increase can limits. Recap here.
Update 7/15/19: On July 15, Gov. Gina Raimondo signed 2019-S 0620 into law.

Visitors to Rhode Island breweries may soon be in for a bigger haul. Earlier this month, the Senate passed a bill to increase the limit of off-premise beer sold out of taprooms and it’s now headed to the House of Representatives.

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Narragansett wants to buy every Rhode Islander a beer in 2019

Narragansett Beer is visiting every town in the Ocean State, and they’ve got a beer with your name on it.

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Brewery News RI

Raise a glass to Brutopia: Cranston brewpub closing its doors

“Rhode Island’s largest brewpub” is closing its doors at the end of the year, according to a Facebook post shared Wednesday afternoon.

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Thanksgiving taproom tour: RI edition

The holiday season is upon us and one of the biggest drinking days of the year is knocking on the door. Each year, bars and taprooms are filled with friends and family on the Wednesday evening before Thanksgiving. Everyone’s returned home for a celebration, so what better place to hang than your local watering hole?