Narragansett Beer Releases Throwback Lager Cans

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. – For the fourth year in a row, Narragansett Beer is releasing its award-winning Lager in the 1975 throwback can famously crushed by Robert Shaw’s Captain Quint character in the film Jaws.

The 1975 cans are available just in time for Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week,” which is airing earlier than ever this summer from June 26-July 4, and for the 41st anniversary of the release of Jaws on June 20. ‘Gansett invites all Boston-area residents to attend the free Jaws screening on June 24 at The Lawn on D (420 D Street), and encourages all other beer drinkers, shark enthusiasts and film fans to share their best Captain Quint impression on social media by tagging #CrushItLikeQuint.

The 12-ounce limited-edition throwback can is available everywhere Narragansett Lager is sold in 12-packs ($9.88-$11.99), 18-packs ($12.99-$14.99) and 30-packs ($18.99-$20.99). Additionally, the 1975 cans are included in the new Narragansett Clam Shack Summer Variety Pack ($13.99-$15.99) alongside Narragansett Del’s Shandy and Summertime Citra Ale.


Narragansett Beer…Brewed since 1890. ‘Gansett is a straightforward, quality beer that has been a New England tradition for generations, producing a classic family of award-winning American lagers & ales. Today, ‘Gansett is produced at top-rated breweries in Rochester, N.Y., and Westport, Mass. and is one of America’s top 50 regional brewers and the fastest-growing in the Northeast. Narragansett is available for purchase in local restaurants, bars, and liquor stores throughout New England, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Portland, Ore. and Nashville and Chattanooga, Tenn.

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