If you’re looking for a great beer, Providence is the place to be. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at some of the best breweries in Providence and what makes them stand out from the rest. Whether you’re a beer lover or just looking for something to do on a weekend, these breweries are sure to please you!
- Moniker Brewery
- Long Live Beerworks
- The Guild Brewing Company: PVD Beer Garden
- Providence Brewing Company
- Bayberry Beer Hall
- Beer On Earth
- Trinity Brewhouse
- Union Station Brewery
- Narragansett Brewery
- Lost Valley Pizza and Brewery
- The Malted Barley
From award-winning beers to eclectic staff this brewery is sure to excite. They offer a relaxing atmosphere and great beer options to enjoy with company.
One of the favorites on the menu is G-Dang It. This IPA is bright and citrusy. The menu rotates seasonally so be sure to stop in before it is gone.
Long Live Beerworks
This place is all about beer. They focus mainly on the types of hops to create many different styles of beer. The taproom provides a chill space for gathering and enjoying what is available.
While at Long Live Beerworks you should try Through These Eyes. It is a hazy, imperial, double New England IPA. It is hopped with Galaxy, Citra lupulin powder, and Rakau. The menu at Long Live Beerworks is ever-changing so stop in before it is gone.
The Guild Brewing Company: PVD Beer Garden
This is a great outdoor beer garden that allows you to see the city skyline as well as the river. The PVD Beer Garden is only open from May through October so make sure you enjoy it while it is open! They have food trucks and live music as well as other artisans weekly.
At the PVD Beer Garden, you should try Guild’s Slater. It is a premium lager that is low in bitterness but still fresh.
Providence Brewing Company
Providence Brewing Company prides itself on creating a different taproom experience. In their taproom, you can talk to the brewers, see how the beer is made, and enjoy local eats and music. This creates a welcome and whole experience for any customer.
If you are stopping by you should try Pound Town NEIIPA. This is an imperial, hazy, double New England IPA. It has flavors such as guava, mango, tropical fruit, and citrusy aromas.
Bayberry Beer Hall
Bayberry Beer Hall offers beer and food. Their unique dining experience allows you to sit anywhere and order anytime. They serve made-from-scratch food to pair with tons of beer options.
Their selection of drafts is constantly rotating but stops in for a pint of Mastermind. Mastermind is a double IPA with flavors of pineapple and cantaloupe. It ends with a slight tartness and part of the proceeds from this beer go to charity.
Beer On Earth
Unique to Beer on Earth is a mural by local artist, Paul Endres Jr., in the taproom. Check out his work on their can labels too. The taproom offers a funky, art-centered space for a diverse group of beer drinkers to get together.
One of their beers on tap is Empress Maeve. Try this beer next time you are out there if you like tropical and citrusy notes in your beer. This beer also has coconut cream notes with a soft mouthfeel.
This brewery stands apart because Trinity Brewhouse was one of the first brewpub restaurants in New England. They offer lunch, dinner, and a late-night menu to pair with their in-house brewed beers.
If you are in the mood for an IPA try their RI IPA. This beer has been brewed on-site since 1994 and is a long-standing favorite. It has a malty flavor, fruity aroma, and bitter finish.
Union Station Brewery
Opened in 1993, Union Station Brewery is hailed as Rhode Island’s first brew pub. This location is also unique as it was a former train station. It offers character and ambiance for you to enjoy house-brewed and off-site beers.
While the selection is revolving, try Cranston Thug Life today. It is a New England IPA with oaty and fruity notes.
Narragansett Brewery has been around since 1890 and less than a decade later it was the largest-selling beer in New England. In May 2021 they opened this Providence location and now they have brought Narragansett Beer brewing back to Rhode Island.
If you stop by, try the Narragansett Fresh Catch. This is one of their flagship beers. It is a fruity blonde ale. It is not too bitter and overall mild on the palate. This beer pairs nicely with whitefish or shellfish.
Lost Valley Pizza and Brewery
Lost Valley Brewery is powered by the same folks of Revival Brewing Company. They create a wood-fired pizza that pairs great with their selection of beers.
When you stop in next you should try the HAMR Oceanic State Pale Ale. This offshore-inspired pale ale has a bit of a bite to it. It has a warm color and bold aroma that are sure to delight.
The Malted Barley
The Malted Barley is another brewpub located in Providence. They offer craft beer, craft food, and craft people. The food, namely the pretzels, is gourmet. And the beers are pretty good too.
When you stop by next try the Dangerine. This is a traditional gose. It is noted to be a sour beer, but reviews have come in saying it is not too sweet or too sour. There are overwhelming notes of tangerine that give this beer a unique citrusy flavor.