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 ST. 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.
BRIDGES BLEND STOUT | 5.1% ABV
Awaken your senses with this rich dark roasted coffee stout brewed with Crystal Coast Coffee Roaster's very own Bridges Blend
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.
SWEET TATER ALE| 5.6% ABV
Brewed with sweet potatoes from Garner Farms, pumpkin spice & vanilla, this amber based ale is the perfect companion to your holiday dinner.
COUNTRY STRONG | 6% ABV
Collaboration brew with Epiphany Craft Malt & Shortway Brewing Co. This ruby ale is brewed with all NC grain including Ruby Malt, a roasted amber malt with notes of toffee, almond, & dried fig. Careful attention to the roast process ensures you won’t impart any charred or drying flavors, just a beautiful ruby color. Carolina Gold, an heirloom rice grown in Oriental, NC was also added to provide a nutty, nuanced flavor with a hint of sweetness. Proceeds will benefit the Newport Fire Dept.
SOUND OF FREEDOM | 7.1% ABV
This west coast style, American IPA is jam packed with loads of modern American hops.
THE NEWPORTER | 5.4% ABV
Brewed in celebration of our 3rd anniversary, tThis medium bodied porter has a smooth mouthfeel with chocolaty, nutty flavors & aroma.
BACKSTREET BOURBON | 5.4% ABV
This medium bodied, vanilla bourbon porter is smooth and chocolaty.
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.