Lou Papineau

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Celebrating One Year of Better Beer Laws
June 14, 2017 No Commentby

Celebrating One Year of Better Beer Laws

The time, it flies! On June 28, 2016, Governor Gina Raimondo signed House Bill 8100 Substitute B and Senate Bill ...

Hop Fun in the Summertime
May 31, 2017 No Commentby

Hop Fun in the Summertime

Summer and suds are a perfect match (well, fall and spring and winter and suds are also a perfect match, ...

401 DIY-ing, #BIF-ing, and More! 
May 17, 2017 No Commentby

401 DIY-ing, #BIF-ing, and More! 

In the spirit of Motif‘s DIY issue, we asked 401 beer pros to share the most DIY aspects of their ...

Got Beer? New cans! New tap room!! New licenses!!!
May 3, 2017 No Commentby

Got Beer? New cans! New tap room!! New licenses!!!

You thirsty? You’ve come to the right page … • Revival Brewing Company’s first batch of 16-ounce cans shipped this ...

Got Beer? The $12 Six-Pack and Odes to Brews
April 19, 2017 No Commentby

Got Beer? The $12 Six-Pack and Odes to Brews

In the previous issue of Motif, my esteemed colleague Pete Larrivee riffed on the fact that “good beer isn’t cheap” ...

Got Beer? Newport Craft Beer Festival
April 4, 2017 No Commentby

Got Beer? Newport Craft Beer Festival

It’s been a looooong winter, so you’re likely itching to take it outside. Here’s a great way to put cabin ...

Got Beer? Pawtucket Welcomes its New Brewing Neighbors
March 15, 2017 No Commentby

Got Beer? Pawtucket Welcomes its New Brewing Neighbors

A fermenter full of hopes and dreams and beer-making business plans is finally becoming a reality at 461 Main St in ...

Rhody Welcomes Wormtown, and More Big Brew News
March 1, 2017 No Commentby

Rhody Welcomes Wormtown, and More Big Brew News

Before we get to the locals, we have a scooplette from across the border: Wormtown Brewery, straight outta Worcester, Massachusetts, ...

Got Beer? Got Ink? Brew Crews Talk Tattoos
February 15, 2017 No Commentby

Got Beer? Got Ink? Brew Crews Talk Tattoos

To play along with the fun of the Motif Tattoo Issue, we asked local beer professionals to tell us about ...

Got Beer? For the Love of Beer
February 1, 2017 No Commentby

Got Beer? For the Love of Beer

Here’s a Whitman’s sampler of news to set your brew-loving heart aflutter! The folks at Crooked Current Brewery are all-in ...