Our top five is back! With so many to choose from how do you choose just one? At the Wharf Pub we try to nail it down to our favorites of the week. This week here are our top five picks that are currently pouring from our draft lines:

  1. Founders Breakfast Stout (Gran Rapids, MI) ABV: 8.3% – Brewed with a  massive amount of flaked oats with fresh roasted java, This beer will wake you right up!

2. Two Roads Pilot Batch #5: Passion Fruit Gose (Stratford, CT) ABV: 5.2% – Two Roads limited release sour ale fermented with passion fruit puree.

3. Grey Sail Captains Daughter (Westerly, RI) ABV: 8.0% – One of the most popular IPA’s in RI, Captains Daughter is their year round double IPA brewed with mosaic hops giving a huge citrus backbone.

4 . Black Hog THC Denali (Oxford, CT) ABV: 5.5% – Black Hog’s The Hop Collective Series is back! This time around we have Denali that is single-hopped with Denali hops from Yakima Valley in Washington. Denali gives this pale ale tropical and pineapple fruit notes.

5. Clown Shoes Pecan Pie Porter (Ipswich, MA) ABV: 8.0% – Clown Shoes’ year-round Imperial porter in collaboration this year with Atomic Café’s coffee beans out of Beverly, MA. Has sweet roast and rich nutty flavor.

The Wharf Pub can be found at 37 Bowen’s Wharf and online at www.thewharfpubnewport.com.

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Ryan Belmore is the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp, LLC. Belmore has led What's Up Newp since December 2012. Belmore also serves as the Sr. Editor - North America for Mountain News - publisher of OnTheSnow. In his spare time, Belmore serves as the Vice President for the Board of Directors at Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors at Lucy's Hearth. Belmore is also a member and supporter of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers. Send questions, tips, and story ideas to Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.