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PAWTUCKET â€” For the craft beer lover, nothing brews interest like a gathering of some 40 local vendors, all under one roof. According to event organizer Matt Gray, over 600 people attended the Rhode Island Brew Fest winter event at the Pawtucket Armory on Saturday, which was a record crowd for its second year.
Three of the Blackstone Valleyâ€™s own beer makers, Foolproof Brewing Company and Bucket Brewery in Pawtucket, and Ravenous Brewing of Woonsocket, participated on Saturday, offering samples of their sudsy specialties. Last yearâ€™s inaugural Rhode Island Beer Fest saw the three companies made their debuts.
Full story appears on page A1 of Tuesday's Times.