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.
BLUEBERRY SURF | 6% ABV
Catch a wave of sweet blueberry flavor & aroma in this refreshing classic American wheat ale.
NEUSIOK IPA | 6.3% ABV
Huge on the hop flavor of Cascade and Centennial hops with a strong malty backbone to balance the bitterness of an American IPA.
STRAWBERRY SHORTWAY| 4.9% ABV
This strawberry blonde ale is light, fruity & refreshing. It's the perfect pairing for sunny days in the beer garden with friends.
ENCOURAGE MINT | 6% ABV
This limited release wheat ale is cool & refreshing. Brewed with mint & a twist of lime.
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.
NACHO ORDINARY BLONDE | 4.9% ABV
Brewed with roasted green chili peppers, this light summer ale brings the pepper flavor but finishes crisp and refreshing.
DROP ME A LIME | 5.3% ABV
This key lime gose is tart & creamy with a pinch of salt and sweetness like a slice of key lime pie.
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
Black Cherry Bam-Ba-Lam
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
Food Truck 4-8
Food Truck 4-8
Homebrew Club (2nd Tuesday)
Hot Dog Cart 4-8
Cigar Club 6-8
Food Truck Fri-Yay 5-9 PM
Food Truck 5-9 PM
Bread & Barley 10:30
$15 Growler Fills
For more information on these and other upcoming events visit our Facebook events page.
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 every Friday & Saturday night. 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!