Hi Neighbor Girl Of The Week: Anita Merriam, 1962
April 24th, 2012

Hi Neighbor Girl Of The Week: Anita Merriam, 1962

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Narragansett Brewing Company Honors 1962 Hi Neighbor Girl On Wednesday, December 5th, representatives of the press, radio and TV; Narragansett distributors; trade association representatives; and special guests attended the 1962 Hi Neighbor Festival Banquet at the Sheraton-Kimball in Springfield.

New England Heritage: Fenway Park’s 100th Anniversary
April 20th, 2012

New England Heritage: Fenway Park’s 100th Anniversary

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“Hot dogs, peanuts, and of course delicious thirst quenching lager beer all help make baseball more enjoy.” Curt Gowdy said it best during broadcasts in the 1950s. Today, Fenway Park turns 100. Since Narragansett was the official sponsor of Red Sox Baseball from 1944-1975, let’s all toast a Gansett to 100 years of baseball history. [...]

National Beer Day Thanks To FDR
April 6th, 2012

National Beer Day Thanks To FDR

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Tomorrow is National Beer Day. 79 years ago the Narragansett brewery re-opened and was allowed by law to brew, bottle, and sell beer that was no more than 3.2% alcohol by weight, which comes to about 4% by volume. This was the first time in over 30 years the brewery was allowed to sell beer [...]

New England Heritage: 56th Annual Newport St. Patrick’s Day Parade
March 15th, 2012

New England Heritage: 56th Annual Newport St. Patrick’s Day Parade

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Rain or shine we’ll all be celebrating Irish heritage in good spirits this Saturday. It’s the 56th Annual Newport St. Patrick’s Day parade. This year it falls right on St. Patrick’s Day itself. You better believe we have a float.

Bar Of The Week: Fraunces Tavern
February 22nd, 2012

Bar Of The Week: Fraunces Tavern

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Today is George Washington’s 280th birthday. To celebrate we are making the Fraunces Tavern in New York the Bar Of The Week. The tavern was once a meeting spot for General Washington and his officers during the Revolutionary War. In fact, the above image is from the famous painting Washington’s farewell to his officers by [...]

February 17th, 2012

New England Heritage: Rhode Island Brewery History

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Rhode Island Brewery History Here’s a great slideshow covering the entire history of brewing in Rhode Island including the Famous Narragansett Brewery. This may take a while so you might want to grab a cold one. Thanks to Greg Theberge for sending this to us. Click the right arrow to the bottom right to scroll [...]

Rhode Island Heritage: Former Governor J. Joseph Garrahy
January 25th, 2012

Rhode Island Heritage: Former Governor J. Joseph Garrahy

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Former Rhode Island Governor, J. Joseph Garrahy passed away late yesterday at 81. Some of you may not know that he was a Narragansett Goodwill Man before his days in office. Today we remember him and honor the great things he accomplished while in office.

In The News: One New England On The History Of Gansett And Porter
November 28th, 2011

In The News: One New England On The History Of Gansett And Porter

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ONE New England recently learned that Narragansett was given permission by the government to brew porter for “Medicinal Purposes” during prohibition. This along with selling ice and soda helped the brewery make it through that era. Now with the release of our porter for the winter, they ran this great piece on the beer and [...]



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