In 1972 the plant was pumping out 1.7 million barrels of beer annually for Narragansett, plus several other labels.
Photos courtesy of Narragansett Brewing Company
The whole brand is a reclaiming of the past. Photos courtesy of Narragansett Brewing Company
The new cans take their cues from this old packaging, and special edition throwback cans are periodically released.
Main buildings at the former state-of-the-art brewery were completed between 1890 and 1914.
At its peak in the mid-’60s Narragansett controlled almost 70% of the New England beer market.