January 12th, 2012

Video: How Beer Saved The World

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December 5th, 2011

Prohibition Ends

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Here’s a day we can all celebrate. December 5 marks the end of Prohibition in America since that’s the day the 36th needed state ratified the 21st Amendment to the Constitution and repealed the 18th Amendment. Rhode Island was actually the third state to ratify this. We’ve mentioned before that Narragansett was able to survive [...]

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 [...]

Gansett At The Great American Beer Festival In Denver
September 29th, 2011

Gansett At The Great American Beer Festival In Denver

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It’s the festival that started it all. The biggest beer festival in the world kicks off today in Denver, CO and Gansett will be there. This is the first time in 30 years that Gansett’s beer will be present. Narragansett porter was at the first ever Great American Beer Festival back in 1982. Check out [...]

New England Heritage: Battleship Cove
May 27th, 2011

New England Heritage: Battleship Cove

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Hi Neighbor! We at Narragansett beer wanted to take this moment to remember all of the brave men and women who sacrificed their lives for the freedom of this fine nation. And right in our own backyard is one the greatest war memorials in New England. We’ve all seen it driving over the Braga Bridge [...]

Rhode Island Independence Day!
May 4th, 2011

Rhode Island Independence Day!

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The fourth day of May in each and every year is established, in this state, as a day for celebration of Rhode Island independence, being a just tribute to the memory of the members of our general assembly, who, on the fourth day of May, 1776, in the State House at Providence, passed an act [...]

New England Heritage: Sullivan Ballou And The Civil War
April 12th, 2011

New England Heritage: Sullivan Ballou And The Civil War

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The American Civil War began on April 12, 1861 which was 150 years ago today. It’s not really a celebratory date, but definitely one to remember as it is a part of American history. So we searched through some Rhode Island influence in The Civil War and found Sullivan Ballou’s “Letter To Sarah.” Sullivan Ballou [...]

Bock Reviews: Portland Press Takes A Look Back!
March 23rd, 2011

Bock Reviews: Portland Press Takes A Look Back!

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In the What Ales You column from the Portland Press Herald, staff writer Tom Atwell takes a look back at Gansett Bock and his memories of the beer over the years.  Beginning with his first introduction to Bock in the 60s, Atwell talks about how it inspired him to look for more unique beer experiences, [...]