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.
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.
BLACK CHERRY BAM-BA-LAM | 6% ABV
This classic American wheat ale brings a punch of black cherry with notes of apricot.
BEERISTA PEPPERMINT | 4.9% ABV
We have taken our beloved Beerista coffee blonde and added a festive peppermint twist.
RACKHOUSE STOUT | 6% ABV
The chocolaty roasted malt flavors blend in the brew after ageing over StaVin toasted oak with bourbon. Hints of vanilla and maple sugar are just a few of the nostalgic aromas you'll find in this complexity layered limited release beer.
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.
SHARPSHOOTER IPA | 6.2% ABV
This dark and toasty Black IPA was brewed with fellow Vets using the Veterans Hop Blend. Proceeds will benefit the Semper Fi Fund.
CAJUN STEAMPOT | 4.3% ABV
This American Pale Ale was brewed with Cajun spices straight from Louisiana. We dry hopped it with Ekuanot hops & topped it with fresh squeezed lemons.
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
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.