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Alcoholic Beverage Manufacturing

  • Calendar

    November 20, 2014
  • Blogs

    November 5, 2014

    South Florida's Gold Coast Beverage Distributors To Be Acquired by Reyes Beverage Group

    In what could be a pivotal move in the worldwide beverage arena, Chicago-based Reyes Beverage Group has reached an agreement to acquire Gold Coast Beverage Distributors, Inc. Terms of the acquisition, scheduled to close in January, have not been disclosed, but the transaction stands to place Reyes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2014

    Wynwood Brewing Wins Gold Medal at Great American Beer Festival

    Barely a year after celebrating a year on the job, Wynwood Brewing Company brings home a gold medal from the Great American Beer Festival, the country's largest beerfest, which was held from October 2-4 this year. Wynwood Brewing's flagship beer, Pop's Porter, took first place in the Robust Porter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2014

    Wynwood Brewing to Host Oktoberfest Beer Garden at Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove

    Miami's own Wynwood Brewing Company is teaming up with the Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove in what promises to be the classiest Oktoberfest celebration in South Florida. The brewery's Brignoni family have collaborated with the Coconut Grove tony resort's chef Ramesh Kaduru to create the Beer Garden, loc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2014

    Daddy Brews Home Brew Supply Celebrates One Year With Party on This Saturday

    Daddy Brews home brew supply store turns one-year-old this month and on September 27, owner Jacob Lindsay is throwing a party to celebrate. Everyone is invited, of course. But the birthday bash is more a celebration of the local home brew scene than anything else. With at least 20 kegs of the stuf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2014

    Sneak Peek of Concrete Beach Brewery in Wynwood, Opening Later This Fall

    Recently, the New Times got a sneak peak into Wynwood's latest microbrewery. I know what you're thinking: another artisanal beer company setting up shop in Miami's graffiti-covered arts district? Yes, located steps away from Wynwood Brewery, Concrete Beach is the latest but hopefully not the last cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2014

    Biscayne Bay Brewing Company Releases First Distribution List

    Now that Biscayne Bay Brewing Company opened its doors for business, the goal now is to push it to retail locations across the city. The new brewing company signed with Gold Coast Beverage Distributors, which covers Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe counties. See also: Biscayne Bay Br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2014

    Biscayne Bay Brewing Company Open for Production: Inaugural Tappings Today at Select Locations

    Biscayne Bay Brewing Company is officially open for production and its first kegs are shipping out today to three locations throughout Miami-Dade County. The inaugural kegs will be delivered to Rok:Brgr, the Butcher Shop, and Taurus. The tappings will begin at each location at noon, 5, and 9 p.m., ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2014

    J. Wakefield Tap Room to Open Next Month: "It's About Growing the Community"

    J. Wakefield Brewing Company is finally set to open in the coming weeks. According to founder Jonathan Wakefield, the brewery will start production at the end of September in anticipation of an October opening of the tap room. "We are in our last leg of the completion process," Wakefield says. "W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2014

    Biscayne Bay Brewing Company to Hold First Public Tasting at Key West Brewfest

    Another Miami brewery is poised to open in the coming months, yet for the past year the general public has not had a chance to taste any beer from Biscayne Bay Brewing Company. That will change, however, when the brewery is handing out samples of its beer at the Key West Brewfest this weekend. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2014

    South Florida Brew Bus Delivers South Florida's Craft Beer Craze

    "Drive slow!" shouted several of the more than 20 passengers on a minicoach as it rolled south on I-95 past the sprawling suburbia of southern Palm Beach County. The driver looked back, smiled, and set the cruise control to 55, allowing traffic to pass unabated. Why the leisurely pace when most peo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2014

    Craft Bar and Q: Three Friends Create Edgewater's Newest Craft Beer Bar

    What happens when three guys walk into a closed-down restaurant in Edgewater? You get a new craft beer bar called Craft Bar and Q with a kitchen serving grub prepared by Passion BBQ. The three guys are Steve Lantz, Rusty Johnson and Eric Wacks, who are all friends. The old bar was formerly known ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2014

    Rum Renaissance Festival 2014: Top Five Coolest Rum Backstories

    Sunday concluded the Miami Rum Renaissance Festival, a playground for wannabe pirates, booze-hungry businessmen, and diehard rum enthusiasts to geek out together in drunk bliss. But looking beyond the flashy booths and Tiki merch, I found distilleries with fascinating origins that can get lost amid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2014

    J. Wakefield Brewing To Begin Construction Today

    J. Wakefield Brewing Company received full approval to begin construction on its new facility and plans to start on Monday, according to a Facebook announcement made yesterday. Construction should take approximately 8-10 weeks, according to brewery. The 5,400 square foot facility is located in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2014

    Wynwood Brewing Company Wins ADDY Award

    When Wynwood Brewing Company opened late last year, the owners wanted to meld art and beer together. After all, the brewery is located in Wynwood, Miami's artistic heartbeat. Luis G. Brignoni, president of Wynwood Brewing Company, stayed true to his family's vision of incorporating art and the art ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2014

    OTC and Wynwood Brewing Company Three-Course Dinner Pairing and Special Release Beer Tomorrow Night

    Wynwood Brewing Company, Miami's first craft production microbrewery, has been years in the making. After two years of heavy anticipation, their taproom opened in October of last year. A grand opening was held in December, which means you have no excuse of why you've yet to sample any one of their b ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 30, 2014
  • Blogs

    January 8, 2014

    Miami Beer Festival Hits Sun Life Stadium February 1

    While most of the country will be under a foot of snow February 1, Miami will host a boozy way to cool down: the Miami Beer Festival. Last year's inaugural event introduced around 2,000 attendees to more than 150 beers under the retractable roof of Marlins Park, with 50 breweries featuring at least ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2013

    Miami Brew Bus to Bring Beer Tours to the Magic City

    When craft beer fans visit a city, they scope out the local brewing scene. Miami has a number of established breweries -- and several more on the way. We're ready for some beer tourism. Recognizing this potential, LoKal Burgers and Beer owner Matt Kuscher, his manager David Rodriguez, and Cecilia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2013

    Government Shutdown Screws MIA Brewing, Schnebly, and Others

    The government shutdown has put some Miami start-up breweries on hold, at least those who have applied for federal permits. Indeed, brewers and even wine and spirits makers, are being affected in some way. See also: Government Shutdown: Nine Ways It Affects Restaurants and Consumers

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2013

    Wynwood Brewing Company Opens Taproom This Saturday: Cheap Sampling and $5 Craft Beer Pints

    Beginning this Saturday at 5 p.m., everyone 21 or older is welcome to stop by Wynwood Brewing Company's taproom for a fresh-off-the keg taste of what Miami's first craft production brewery has to offer. The taproom, which overlooks the brewery, will offer pints starting at $5. They will also offer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2013

    New Times' Pairings: Ten Food & Wine Pairings to Look Out For

    New Times' Pairings is tonight, September 26 at the Broward County Convention Center. From 7 - 10 p.m., south Florida's best restaurants will pair with great wines and beers for your eating and drinking enjoyment. If you have tickets, we can't wait to meet you (you can't miss us -- we'll be the one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2013

    Free MIA Brewing Suds at World of Beer in Kendall Tomorrow (Photos)

    As MIA Brewing Company gets closer to its grand opening, the company needs to keep thirsty fans at bay. What's better than giving away some free beer? That's what will happen tomorrow night, September 17: the MIA Brewing spotlight at World of Beer in Kendall. Free beer -- free beer for all. See ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2013

    Biscayne Brewing Company Coming to Brickell/Little Havana

    Miami is in for a surprise very soon when Biscayne Brewing Company officially opens for production. The new brewery has two locations: a production facility located in Doral at 8000 NW 25th Street and a brewpub in Little Havana at 1010 SW Eighth Street. See also: Biscayne Bay Brewing Company Repo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2013

    Florida's Growler Bills Officially Defeated

    Beer geeks across the state of Florida have tears in their beers as the bills legalizing 64-ounce growlers didn't make the final cut when the Florida legislature ended its session last Friday Senate Bill 1344 did not make it past the Commerce and Tourism committee and the House's version, HB 714, d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    Miami Brewing Company to Start Canning Big Rod Coconut Ale

    Miami Brewing Company, the beer side to Schnebly Redland's Winery, purchased a canning line and their signature Big Rod Coconut Ale (5.4 ABV) cans will begin to appear in local stores by late August, said Schnebly's Director of Sales and Marketing Joe Reyes. The canning line should arrive sometime ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    You Might Soon Be Able to Buy Craft Liquor at Distilleries in Florida (but Growlers Are Still Illegal)

    First, the good news for Florida booze-hounds: A bill that would help craft distilleries in the Sunshine State is headed to the House floor for a vote. If it passes, you'll be able to buy small-batch liquors straight from distilleries, ending a Prohibition-era ban that has prevented local rum and wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2013

    Top Five Recent Beer Inventions

    The brewing of beer is a technology as old as civilization itself. Since its inception, mankind has steered its innovative mind toward the betterment of this process, as well as making beer more pleasurable to drink. Many inventions have come down the line, from the beer tap to the beer hat, yet the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2013

    Spiegelau's Matt Rutkowski: Labels Lie, German Beers Mostly the Same

    As the craft-brew scene explodes across South Florida, how exactly do you learn about beer?(Besides drinking it in massive quantities.) Learn from the experts. Duh.We spoke with Matt Rutkowski, U.S. vice president of Spiegelau (the guru of beer glasses), about the biggest myths circulating ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2013

    Florida Legislator Trying To Legalize Growlers So You Can Drink More Good Beer

    Ever had a sinking feeling that something isn't quite right while surveying the beers at your grocery store? Sure, the selection is fine -- maybe not as many local craft beers as you'd like to see, but hey, this is Miami after all. But wait. Why are all the beers SO SMALL?Turns out there's a 45-year ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    Bougainvillea's to Take Over Cervezas in South Miami

    South Miami's popular craft beer outpost, Cervezas, is now under the ownership of another local drinking den - Bougainvillea's Old Florida Tavern. The acquisition announcement was made via the two bars' Facebook pages last night. Read also: - Best Bar for a Bender: Cerveza - 4/20 "Get Stone'd" Sto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    Schnebly Miami Brewing Company Signs With Gold Coast Distributors (Photos)

    Big things are happening at Schnebly Miami Brewing Company. First the beer appeared at LoKal Burgers and Beer, then a short time later at World of Beer-Dadeland. Now: across Florida. Late last month, Miami-Dade's first craft brewery signed a distribution contract with Doral-based Gold Coast Beverage ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 13, 2012
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    September 6, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 24, 2012

    Key West Brewfest Starts Next Week, B.R.E.W FIU Brings Back Apple Jack Ale

    Read Also CerveTech Brew Institute: You Got ServedKey West Brewfest starts its third year on Thursday, August 30, and will be the biggest ever, with over 60 beer companies, many of those from Florida.Among the Florida vendors on the list are Naples Beach Brewery, 7venth Sun, Swamp Head Brewery, Ciga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2012

    Brewvolucion at Crandon Park This Saturday: Meet Miami's Homebrew Crew

    America finished celebrating its biggest holiday two weeks ago, but Miami is having a revolution of its own. A beer revolution, or Brewvolucion.This Sunday at Crandon Park in Key Biscayne, beginning at 1 p.m., you can join the craft beer revolutionaries who are making it all go down.

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Arwen Lehman Talks Craft Brewjas, and Local Beer (Video)

    Did you know women were the original brewmasters?Arwen Lehman and the Craft Brewjas crew she rolls with aren't just consumers, they're also secretly brewing up their own batches of fine suds.We caught up with her and friends at The Federal, The Bar, and The Local to see what she had to say about the ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 17, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    Craft Beer Weekend Starts Tonight at The Federal; Three Events Around Town

    American Craft Beer Week is a little half way over, and there are several more events around Miami worth checking out for the beer-loving warrior. Before the week is finished, make an effort to attend and sip, or chug, some fine and local hand-crafted beersRemember Brews & Bellies at The Federal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    American Craft Beer Week Just Ahead: Wagyu Beef, Tiger Prawns, and Discounts on Suds

    American Craft Beer Week in Miami begins Monday, May 14. What better excuse do you need to dress up like Gambrinus with beer stein in hand for seven days in a row?Brown Distributing is helping Miami shake its non-beer-loving image by driving all over the county to make sure there are enoug ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    Brews and Bites Wednesday: Fancy PBR and Truly Local Microbrews

    Local craft beer is here in Miami for all to try at the Brews n' Bites craft beer tasting event this Thursday at Mary Brickell Village. It kicks off the United Way Miami Wine and Food Festival. There will be over 100 craft beers to try. Among those with a tap list are local beer purveyors Luis Brign ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2012

    The Craft Brewjas: Meet the Women Who Love Beer

    Known to be a white liquor city, Miami is currently enjoying a craft beer explosion. With Schnebly Redland Winery and Brewery becoming the city's first to export its beer and Wynwood Brewing Company on the cusp of opening its doors, Magic City cicerones have a lot to look forward to. Between the com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2012

    Schnebly's: Miami's First Proper Brewery

    ​Schnebly's Redland Winery and Brewery has a fine reputation for making tropical fruit-flavored wines and beers, but now the owners are building  on-site brewing equipment. Having garnered a distribution license, the place is set to become Miami's first real brewery in one month, says Joe Rey ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2012

    SoBeWFF Grand Tasting Village: Where To Find The Good Booze

    Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival/Facebook​The "Winebow Wine Pavilion" requires a powerful lesson in self-directed navigation (okay, the whole "village" is sort of a booze and food maze of confusion, see more for help on that here), but you don't want to miss out on international a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    Wine Dinner Line-Up: DB, The Setai and Meat Market's Last Stand

    db Bistro ModerneChef Verbiak's "pressee" of poultry and foie gras.​There seems to be an abundance of wine pairing dinners happening both on and off the beach, providing a glorious opportunity to do a little high-end boozing. Sure, these prix-fixe gatherings can get a little expensive, but since t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    Dom Perignon Winemaker Vincent Chaperon Guarded Cork in the Military

    Laine Doss Vincent Chaperon, wine maker for Dom Perignon.​Even though Vincent Chaperon is only 34, he has about a dozen years of experience in the world of Champagne. He's also the winemaker for iconic brand Dom Perignon, which is located in the heart of France's Champagne region. The hands ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    Bombay Sapphire Lounge Opens October 19 in Former Sears Tower at the Arsht Center

    Courtesy of the Adrienne Arsht Center / Photos by Manny HernandezThe Bombay Sapphire Lounge located in the Art Deco Tower at the Adrienne Arsht Center.​If you are looking to grab a pre-theater drink or a sip during intermission, the Adrienne Arsht Center is making sure you don't have to leave the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    Get Your Memorial Day Drunk Going with Magic Hat's New Brews

    ​ If you want to be a jerk about it, summer is still 23 days away. But c'mon ... Are we really gonna wait till the sun hits its northernmost point before descending into a serious solstice drunk? Nope. And the Magic Hat Brewing Company isn't waiting either. The Vermont-based beer factory's been p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2009

    A Fresh Beer Inc. Interview With Chris Montelius

    via Fresh Beer on facebookDrink.​Beer good. Local better.We started telling you about Fresh Beer Inc. yesterday. They are a local marketing, and wholesale distribution company specializing in craft beer in the tri-county area.Craft beer is a term for limited production, high quality beer, also kno ... More >>

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