Elevate Your Spirits With a Visit to an RI Distillery

Experience locally crafted whiskey, vodka, gin, and more in tasting rooms across the state


Rhode Island's local distilleries are becoming favorites among both avid spirit connoisseurs  and those with a casual interest. With their commitment to using locally sourced ingredients and time-honored techniques, it's no surprise that these establishments continue to gain popularity. Visit each online to find out taproom hours or how to purchase bottles around the state.

The Industrious Spirit Company

Located in the Valley neighborhood, The Industrious Spirit Company stands out as the city's pioneering distillery post-Prohibition. Crafting gin, vodka, and bourbon from local ingredients, they offer spirits that are not only rich in flavor but also environmentally conscious. Watch for special releases – like the Aquavit spirit, with limited bottles remaining. Providence,

Newport Craft Brewing and Distilling Co.

With roots stretching back to 1999, Newport Craft has emerged as a frontrunner in the New England brewing and distilling scene. Their portfolio boasts 16 craft beers and nine spirits, highlighted by the sought-after Thomas Tew rums and their signature White Squall dry gin. Newport,

O'Brien and Brough

O'Brien and Brough, situated in Bristol's Unity Park complex, breathes new life into the classic cocktail experience. Centering on blended rye whiskey and featuring a tasting room that transports guests back in time, they elevate the whiskey art form. Bristol,

Rhode Island Spirits

The brainchild of Cathy Plourde and Kara Larson, this long-standing distillery champions the use of botanicals and collaborates with local farms. Their flagship Rhodium line is complemented by distinctive creations like their Rhode Island Red vodka, infused with cherry and cranberry, and Forager’s Gin, a distinct botanical gin. Pawtucket,

Sons of Liberty Spirits Co.

Named after the secret society rebels of 1765, Sons of Liberty Spirits Co. specializes in American single malt whiskey. Their range extends to limited-edition flavors and flavored whiskey and vodka, capturing the essence of their historical namesake. South Kingstown,

South County Distillers

Born out of a collaboration between Ryan Gwozdz of Mayflower Brewing and Alan Brinton of Grey Sail Brewing, South County Distillers follows a "grain-to-glass" approach. Their lineup of spirits include vodka, gin, agave, rum, and bourbon. Westerly,

White Dog Distilling

Tucked away in the historic Lorraine Mills, White Dog Distilling is a micro-distillery with a big heart. Specializing in whiskey, rum, gin, limoncello, and even flavored moonshines, they are committed to crafting spirits that are as refined as they are innovative. Pawtucket,


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