Sarah Fimple is the Beverage Manager of The Wharf Pub on Bowen's Wharf in Newport, RI. The Wharf Pub was named "Best Craft Beer Bar in Rhode Island" by Craftbeer.com in 2017.

It’s no secret that Whalers Brewing has sky-rocketed in local bars and restaurants around Rhode Island this past year. Thanks to their Brewery Rep Greg Horton who got the beer into more than 300 bars and liquor stores between Newport and Massachusetts.

Founded in 2011, Wes, Josh, and the team have been pumping out their flagship beers such as East Coast IPA, The Rise, and Blockstar. It wasn’t long until they started expanding and then distributing in 2013 where we were able to carry a pretty wide variety of local beer from Whalers. Often when we get visitors to Newport, everyone wants something new and local.

Recently, Whalers was entered in the World Beer Awards taking home Best Pale Ale and Best Witbier, Congrats Guys! With over 10,000 breweries in the world, it was a huge win for a local brewery.

Here at the pub, we’ve watched this brand grow with exciting new beer and can’t wait to see what’s next. Come enjoy a pint of Whalers 365 days a year, 7 days a week!

Currently tapped and on our can list:

Whalers East Coast IPA ABV: 6.5%

A Dark Amber IPA with floral notes and a malt hop finish,

Whalers Blockstar ABV: 5.5%

Wheat ale brewed with ginger and orange peel with a tropical light finihs.

Whalers The Rise ABV: 5.5%

Whaler’s American pale ale with subtle hop notes.

Coming Soon: 

Orion (brewery only release) ABV: 5.0%

Berlinerweiss brewed with blue, black and raspberries with a tart finish.

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