8.5% - The one that started it all! Our flagship brew turned our garage dream into a reality in 2021 when we decided to open our taproom. This hazy and juicy double New England IPA is double-dry hopped and packed with an intense hop flavor. We generously hop it with Citra, Centennial and Amarillo, which gives way to its hop-forward aroma. It has perfectly balanced citrus notes, with just the right amount of bitterness.
7.1% - This double-dry hopped New England IPA is packed with Citra, Centennial and Motueka hops. This flavorful brew is hazy and juicy – everything you want from the quintessential New England style IPA! It has a distinct citrus aroma, that leads to a fruity and balanced flavor.
6.5% - This is our lighter version of a New England IPA. It’s hopped with Riwaka and Azacca hops, which give this brew its bright, citrus-forward flavor profile.
5.5% - Our latest release! This traditional red ale was brewed to benefit the courageous men and women of the Dreadnaught Hook, Ladder & Hose Co. #1-Bristol FD. This beer is a beautiful, deep red color and has a toasty, robust aroma. It’s slightly sweet, with a hint of caramel on the back end. Moderately malty, with a ton of flavor.
5.4% - This beer holds a special place in our hearts, and we were honored to brew it in support of our fallen hometown hero 1SG P. Andrew McKenna, Jr. who tragically lost his life in Afghanistan in 2015. This classic American Ale is light, easy-to-drink and was brewed specifically to Andrew’s palate! The best part? We’re donating a portion of the proceeds from the sale of this beer to the 1SG P. Andrew McKenna, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund to benefit graduating high school seniors.
5.0% - Our crushable golden ale is light, easy to drink and still absolutely packed with flavor! It’s perfectly balanced malt profile gives it a slight sweetness, with zero bitterness. It pours a beautiful light yellow and has a familiar citrus aroma. Clean, crisp, and delicious!
5.5% - Kanpai means ‘cheers’ in Japanese! This brew is clean, crisp and light with a great malt backbone. It has a strong floral aroma with a hint of lemon, that gives way to a bright and tasty finish.
8.0% - This spiced ale has subtle notes of gingerbread, oatmeal cookies and vanilla. Not overly sweet, this brew has a creamy, full-bodied mouthfeel with just the right amount of seasonal spices. It’s as tasty as it sounds, and is exactly what you need to warm you up this winter!
4% - This classic brew is light, easy to drink and delicious! It pours a straw-like yellow, and has a slightly hoppy aroma and flavor.
5.6% - This tasty sour ale is heavily fruited with cherry, mango, pineapple, raspberry and guava. It’s slightly tart, with a yummy, fruity finish. [Contains Lactose]
5.4% - This dark, black beer has a strong roasted barley flavor that gives way to notes of toasted coffee. It’s perfectly balanced hop bitterness, lend to a smooth and creamy mouthfeel.
5.7% - This classic English porter has notes of unsweetened dark chocolate and hints of coffee. It has a balanced malt profile with just the right amount of flavor. Sweet, but not overbearing.
We always have at least two seltzer offerings available. Our seltzers are brewed in small batches so we can constantly rotate our selection. P.S. - they're gluten-free and vegan!
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Vigilant Brewing I 44 Ballou Blvd. Bristol, RI