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Tours and Tastings

Our Visitors Center is open for tours and tastings weekends and weekdays (closed to the public on Tuesdays). Please note that we have a ‘last pour’ policy in place. Tastings cannot be purchased 15 minutes before closing so plan your visits accordingly! For groups of 10 or more planning to attend, reservations are required. Please contact us at 401-849-5232 before your visit.

Newport Storm and Newport Distilling Visitors Center

Sunday, Monday, Wednesday: open 12-5 PM

Thursday, Friday, Saturday: open 12-6 PM

The Brewery & Distillery Pavilion

Wednesday, Thursday: open 5-8 PM

Saturday, Sunday: open 12-8 PM

During opening hours, visitors may enjoy a tasting of Newport Storm Beer and Thomas Tew Single Barrel Rum. Self-guided tours are available anytime we are open and include views of production from our observation deck. Guided tours leave once daily at 3 pm (and at 1 pm from June 1-September 30).

Beer tastings are $9 plus tax ($9.63) and include:

  • Four Newport Storm Beer samples of year-round, seasonal, or limited release brews

  • a souvenir tasting glass

  • self-guided or guided tour depending on availability

Rum tastings are $10 plus tax ($10.70), and include:

  • Three samples of our Thomas Tew Rum at the different stages of the distilling process

  • a souvenir tasting glass

  • self-guided or guided tour depending on availability

If your group is larger than ten, it is possible to set up a private tour in advance by emailing information@ThomasTewRums.com. Subject “Private Tour”. Private tours can take place at noon, 1 pm, 2 pm, and 4 pm, depending on availability.

Last but not least, our Visitors Center has a great gift shop so you can pick up your vacation ‘must haves.’ Glassware, apparel and Newport Storm and Thomas Tew Rum gear are available for purchase both at the Visitors Center and at our online gear store.

Can’t get to our brewery and distillery just yet? Then check out our Dirty Jobs episode on Youtube!