Our mission at Shortway Brewing Company is to provide a unique environment where family, friends, and neighbors can gather together and enjoy our hand crafted beverages.
We specialize in American Ales brewed on site in our 5bbl taproom brewery as well as in our Trenton production facility. It is our mission to provide fresh, easy drinking, great tasting beer boasting locally sourced ingredients. You can find our beer on tap and in cans in our Newport taproom as well as throughout Eastern North Carolina.
NOW POURING IN OUR TAPROOM
LOOKOUT BLONDE | 4.9% ABV
Light bodied, crisp & refreshing, this easy drinking beer is a great introduction for craft beer newbies.
CHATHAM STREET WHEAT | 6.0% ABV
This award winning American wheat is pale colored and refreshing with classic American hops and a sweet cracker-like aroma.
FIRE TOWER RED | 5.5% ABV
This medium bodied red ale is malty with sweet caramel notes.
DOWN EAST IPA | 6.3% ABV
This American IPA was brewed with NC Triticale, a hybrid of wheat and rye giving it a spicy character which melds well with the citrus flavor brought forth by the hops.
NEWPORT STRONG | 9.6%
This imperial red is smooth and malty with caramel notes.
MERRY CRANBERRY | 6% ABV
We've added a little holiday cheer to this seasonal wheat ale. Let your taste buds be merry with this deliciously refreshing blend of cranberries & raspberries.
ANGRY ELF | 5.4% ABV
Indulge in this Mexican hot chocolate porter brewed with cinnamon, nutmeg and chili peppers to add just a hint of spice.
LEMON LUSH | 6% ABV
Savor the sweet & tangy lemon cream flavor of this classic American wheat with notes of vanilla and shortbread.
FRENCH TOAST BROWN | 5.4% ABV
Indulge in the perfect "breakfast" beer. This french toast brown ale is smooth and malty with notes of maple & cinnamon.
ON THE ROCKS | 7.5% ABV
This mint julep inspired brew takes bourbon & mint and levels up with a black cherry twist.
STRAIGHT UP IPA | 7.5% ABV
Light bodied white IPA with spice aroma and notes of apricot with a dry finish.
BELLINI IPA | 7.5% ABV
Light bodied white IPA with notes of strawberry and peach.
CRAFT SODA House soda available. Flavors vary.
HARD CIDER Rotating guest tap.
Six Packs - 12 oz Cans
Chatham St. Wheat
Down East IPA
Fire Tower Red
Sound of Freedom
Four Packs - 16 oz Cans
32 oz & 64 oz Fills
We offer fills of all the beers on tap. You can purchase a Crowler or growler in the taproom or bring your own. Some exclusions may apply.
Find Our Beer
AT A LOCATION NEAR YOU
Mason Jar Mondays $4 Pint Special
Running Club 5:30
Food Truck 4-8
Homebrew Club (2nd Tuesday)
Running Club 5:30
$6 Flight Special
Cigar Club 6-8
Food Truck Fri-Yay 5-8 PM
Food Truck (See Schedule)
Bread & Barley 10:30
$15 Growler Fills
For more information on these and other upcoming events visit our Facebook events page.
*Food Truck schedule may change without notice.
Who We Are
Shortway Brewing Co. is a veteran-family owned taproom & brewery located in downtown Newport, NC. Established in 2017, with a vision to provide a community gathering place that felt like the neighborhood backyard. Here friends, families, & neighbors can come together while enjoying our hand crafted beverages. Our taproom & beer garden are kid, dog, & outside food friendly. We also offer a variety of NC made snacks & have food trucks on site several nights a week. Fun events are always brewing so be sure to check out our weekly schedule and stay tuned for other upcoming events. We look forward to welcoming you & pouring you a pint real soon, cheers!