Sarah Fimple is the Beverage Manager at The Wharf Pub on Bowen’s Wharf in Newport, RI.

Fimp’s Fave Five is back, Fimp’s Fave Five is here to tip you off on five new and/or great craft beers that are worth picking up at the liquor store, searching for around the city or stopping into The Wharf Pub and giving a try over the next week!

1 – Ballast Point Barmy Ale ABV: 12.0% – Brand new to the pub and only available here is Ballast Point’s Barmy ale. A strong golden ale with apricots and orange blossom honey. “Barmy” is slang for crazy so come get crazy and have a barmy with us!

2 – Champlain Original Cider ABV: 5.0% – Fresh from Vermont is Champlain Cider. A farmhouse blended cider fermented with fresh apples straight from the cidery.

3 – Brooklyn American Ale ABV: 4.5% – Brooklyn’s newest American pale ale made with 3 hops and 3 malts with a super refreshing finish for those hot summer days.

4 – Bad Martha Vineyard Summer Ale ABV: 4.8% – Summer ale brewed with Saaz hops giving it a full bodied pilsner flavor finishing with pear notes.

5 – Foolproof Queen of the Yahd ABV: 5.2% – Foolproof’s newest spring seasonal Queen of the Yahd is a refreshing Raspberry IPA with subtle fruit notes. Come enjoy a pint at the pub this weekend!

Come try our featured flight of the week this week “The Coastal Flight” featuring: Stone Mocha IPA, Boulevard Tropical Pale Ale
and Heretic Evil Twin Hoppy Amber! $12 and while supplies last.

The Podensac Spritzer

Try one of our Libation drinks this weekend! This weekend we are featuring:

The 1891 – Looking for a Manhattan? We have something similar, the 1891 is made with Cocchi Vermouth di Torino and Americano on the rocks with Lillet and Woodford’s spiced cherry bitters $9 

The Podensac Spritzer – Love lemonade? Then you’ll love the Podensac Spritzer made with fresh squeezed lemon juice. Canti Prosecco and Lillet Blanc $9 

Work in the restaurant Industry? Join me on the Porch every Monday from 11:30-4:30 for a discounted lunch menu!


Friday: Live music with J Krak & Cairo from 9pm to 12am. No cover.
Saturday: Live music with The Z-Boys from 9pm to 12am. No cover.
Sunday: Live music  from 7pm to 10pm. No cover.
Tuesday: Open Mic Night at 8pm-Sing a song and get a complimentary burger or sandwich

The Wharf Pub is located at 37 Bowen’s Wharf and online at

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