The Business of RI Booze

Inside the state's booming alcohol industry


There’s something beautiful happening right now in the Ocean State. Breweries and distilleries are popping up faster than Kim Kardashian is uploading pictures of her huge derrière to Instagram. And with countless small businesses failing within their first year, it’s refreshing to see these boozy enterprises flourishing in all their sudsy glory. Well, one thing is for sure. They’ve picked the right place to open up shop: Rhode Island, where we all live off clam cakes... and intoxicants.

Revival Brewing Company

Sean Larkin: Rhode Island brewmaster at large

Bucket Brewery

The Pawtucket brewhouse serves up beer and local bands

Foolproof Brewing Company

Nick Garrison turns his homebrew hobby into a hopping business

Whaler's Brewing Company

Locally grown boys brew locally made beer in Wakefield

Proclamation Ale Company

Welcome to West Kingston's newest brewery

Sons of Liberty Spirits Company

South Kingstown's very own whiskey is pleasing palates the world over

Drink Local: 4 More Ways to Enjoy Rhody Booze

Support local business owners while exercising your right to drink

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