Narragansett Beer Recognizes Stout Season with Return of Autocrat Coffee Milk Stout

AutocraftCoffeeMilkStoutCanNarragansett Beer (Providence, Rhode Island) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Autocrat Coffee Milk Stout, a special collaboration with Autocrat Coffee (Lincoln, Rhode Island), in early November 2019.

Back just in time to celebrate National Stout Day on November 7, Autocrat Coffee Milk Stout (5.3% ABV) “brings together Narragansett’s bittersweet Milk Stout with dark, delicious Autocrat Coffee.”  This wonderful union produces “an alluring coffee aroma and hints of chocolate malt” alongside flavorful “notes of roasted barley, dark chocolate and toffee . . . complemented by milk sugar that give it a creamy and delectable body.”

Autocrat Coffee Milk Stout is hitting shelves now and will be available for a limited time.  You can expect to find this Limited Release available in 6-packs of 16 oz. cans at select craft beer-friendly establishments located in Florida, Georgia, Rhode Island and throughout the rest of Narragansett’s distribution footprint.  Prost!

Vital Information for Autocrat Coffee Milk Stout from Narragansett Beer & Autocrat Coffee

Release – Limited; returning November 2019
Style – Milk Stout
ABV – 5.3%
IBUs – 30
Added Ingredients – Autocrat Coffee
Fun Fact – “The History Lesson: This beer is a unique collaboration between two iconic Rhode Island companies. A custom blend of Narragansett’s bittersweet milk Stout with dark, delicious Autocrat Coffee makes for a delightful beer that is more Rhode Island than Roger Williams himself. Since the 1890’s, Narragansett Beer and Autocrat Coffee have been home-grown Rhode Island favorites.”
Suggested Food Pairings – “Naturally pairs with rich and sweet desserts like chocolate cake. Also try with robust braised meats like brisket.”
Availability – 6-packs of 16 oz. cans
Distribution – Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, North Carolina, Tennessee & Oregon

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Narragansett Beer Launches Del’s Watermelon Shandy as New Summer Seasonal

NarragansettDWS2Narragansett Beer (Pawtucket, Rhode Island) has officially announced that it is once again teaming up with Del’s Frozen Lemonade to tackle summer thirsts with the Seasonal Release of Del’s Watermelon Shandy.

Arriving as the latest installment in Narragansett’s “Hi Neighbor Mash Up” series, Del’s Watermelon Shandy is a refreshing blend of “natural watermelon flavor” from Del’s Frozen Lemonade and Narragansett Lager.  Loaded with “sweet and tart watermelon flavors”, Del’s Watermelon Shandy (4.7% ABV) is sure to be “the perfect companion for your cooler this summer.”

“If you ever want a quick way to start a heated debate with your neighbor here in Rhode Island, and I know you do, just ask what their favorite Del’s flavor is,” says Mark Hellendrung, President of Narragansett Beer. “While Del’s has made a ton of great flavors in the last 70+ years, around here it’s the Lemon and Watermelon that we argue over the most. So we figured, ‘why not fuel the fire’? I suspect our Nobel Peace Prize is in the mail.”

Del’s Watermelon Shandy is rolling out now and is scheduled to hang around throughout the summer months.  You can expect to find this Seasonal Release available in 6-packs of 16 oz. cans, 12-packs of 12 oz. cans and on draft at craft beer-friendly establishments located in Florida, Rhode Island and throughout the rest of Narragansett’s distribution area.  Prost!

Vital Information for Del’s Watermelon Shandy from Narragansett Beer

Release – Seasonal; launching mid-April 2019
Style – Shandy/Radler
ABV – 4.7%
Blend – Natural watermelon flavor from Del’s Frozen Lemonade, Narragansett Lager and “a touch of sugar”
Fun Fact – On Del’s Frozen Lemonade: “Dating all the way back to 1840 in Naples, Italy, Del’s Frozen Lemonade began when great–grandfather Delucia carried snow into nearby caves, insulating it with a straw and then combining it with sugar and fresh lemon juice for a delectable frozen drink. Nearly a century later, DeLucia’s great–grandson Angelo brought the recipe to Cranston, Rhode Island, where locals got a first taste of the now beloved summer beverage. Today, Del’s Frozen Lemonade is symbol of summertime, revered by New Englanders as a go–to hot weather treat and available statewide in several varieties.”
Suggested Food Pairings – “The perfect refresher to complement standard American cookout fare like a hamburger or hot dog right off the grill, or try it with a garden salad.”

Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans, 12-packs of 12 oz. cans & draft

Narragansett Upgrades It’s About Time IPA to 16 oz. Cans Just in Time for IPA Day

AboutTimeIPANarragansett Beer (Pawtucket, Rhode Island) has officially announced that it will now package It’s About Time IPA exclusively in 16 oz. cans.

Developed with the intent to bring “the old-school malt character of pioneering IPAs together with the modern hop profile of today’s IPAs”, It’s About Time IPA is brewed with Cascade and Citra hops to add “an abundance of fresh floral and tropical aromas and flavors” to the more malty “notes of coffee, raisin and bread.” Both nostalgic and forward-thinking, It’s About Time IPA (6% ABV) is easy-drinking, beautifully balanced, and now available in the convenience of a 16 oz. can.

16 oz. cans of It’s About Time IPA are rolling out now and will completely phase out the 12 oz. cans that were previously offered.  You can expect to find this Year-Round offering at beer-friendly establishments located in Florida, Rhode Island and throughout the rest of Narragansett’s distribution footprint.  Prost!

Vital Information for It’s About Time IPA from Narragansett Beer

Release – Year-Round, 16 oz. cans arrive late July/early August 2018
Style – American India Pale Ale
ABV – 6%
IBUs – 50
Featured Hops – Cascade & Citra
Fun Fact – On this beer’s name: “This beer marks a watershed moment for Narragansett.  Thanks to the endless support of our Neighbors around the country, the It’s About Time IPA celebrates the building of the long-awaited new brewery in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.  We are finally re-establishing Narragansett’s brewing in Rhode Island for the first time in over three decades, and It’s About Time!”
Suggested Food Pairings – “Pairs well with a hearty grilled lamb chop or prime rib with a side of caramelized onions.  Sets up nicely with sharp and pungent cheeses like an aged cheddar or gorgonzola.”
Availability – 16 oz. cans & draft