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Alcoholic Beverage Manufacturing

  • 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

    June 30, 2014

    Biscayne Home Brew & Carry Out Opens in MiMo District

    Big plans are being made for Biscayne Avenue just north of where the MiMo district "officially" ends. A shopping center is being refurbished with hopes of attracting shops and restaurants, and an antiques mall is being built. Right now, however, Biscayne Home Brew & Carry Out has just opened. Partn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Daddy Brews: Get Schooled in the Art of Beer Making

    Miami's craft beer scene is very much alive and growing. It seems locals are realizing beer was made for more than just frat parties or $10 buckets. We now see it should be appreciated with the same respect as a fine red wine. No, really. Jacob Lindsay, owner of Daddy Brews, is not shy to tell you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Oak Tavern Hosts David Bracha, Wynwood Brewing Company Beer Pairing Dinner Wednesday

    Executive chef and oystermind David Bracha has teamed up with the Brignonis of Wynwood Brewing Company for a special dinner tomorrow night that will be served family style at Oak Tavern's communal table. The dinner is a follow up to a beer dinner the restaurant and beer columnist Evan Benn hosted ... 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

    May 16, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Beer, Brunch, and Boobs (For a Cause)

    Weekend's here, guys, and this time it's all about beer, brunch, boobs...and being a nice person. Let us explain. Of course, we're still in the midst of that wonderful celebration known as American Craft Beer Week, so if you're into hoppy IPA's, a good chocolaty porter, or a refreshing lager, there ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2014

    American Craft Beer Week 2014 in Miami: Special Releases Galore

    The sirens of craft beer are heard loud and clear in Miami but the best part is when you feel the cold sudsy goodness pour down the back of your throat. And there will be much of that during American Craft Beer Week in Miami, where several breweries and bars are celebrating with copious amounts of ... 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 >>

  • 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

    November 1, 2013

    J. Wakefield Brewing Company to Open in Wynwood

    J. Wakefield Brewing announced yesterday that it now has a place to call home. The brewery will be located in Wynwood. This is the third brewery confirmed in the district in less than two months. Wynwood will soon be a concrete jungle of vibrant graffiti art with a river of beer flowing through it ... 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

    June 20, 2013

    MIA Brewing Company Ramps Up for Fall Opening

    If you've been to a beer festival lately, you've probably already tasted MIA Brewing Company's honey wheat beer or IPA under the brand Most Wanted. The brewery, which recently changed its name to MIA Brewing Company, is hoping all that good word of mouth and multiple tastings will get paid back when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    Conjunto Beer: Miami Brewers Team Up For Ultimate Collaboration

    Commercial brewers from across the county are teaming up to create the ultimate Miami collaboration beer: Conjunto, which literally means "group." The idea was Tony Albelo's, the man behind Grovetoberfest and Sprung beer festivals. The collaboration includes both Miami breweries and brewpubs: Wynw ... 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

    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 >>

  • 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 21, 2012

    NOLA Brewing Company in New Orleans: A Photo Tour

    When it comes to local beer in New Orleans, two brands that come to mind are Dixie and Abita. Neither is brewed in the city, with Dixie contract-brewed out of Wisconsin and Abita brewed on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain. But there is one beer in New Orleans that is made in the city: NOLA.The ... More >>

  • 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
  • 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 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

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    April 14, 2011
  • 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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    Eleven Brown Ale by the Native Brewing Company

    ​Each and every worker drone dreams of escaping the gray, soul-crushing confines of the office for the warm, womb-like safety of his very own microbrewery. You, me, and your boss have all had the exact same 4 p.m. fantasy: "Make beer, get rich!" And yet, here we sit in our cubicles, no closer to t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2009

    Drink Deals, Pizza Joints, and Bottle Signings

    The filet at Maya Tapas & GrillBaire's Argentinian Grille, the popular South Beach restaurant which gave way to I Corsini this year, is coming back with a Lincoln Road location -- next door to the Colony Theater.Also in South Beach, Maya Tapas & Grill has launched a Local Appreciation Progra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Battles of the Bulge: "Beer Wars Live" at AMC Near You

    Run clean out of political causes to get fired up about, since the election of Barack Obama? Here's a burning issue that ought to scare the bejeesus out of us all: The plight of struggling US independent beer brewers. Tickets are on sale now for the one-night-only engagement of Beer Wars Live, Anat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2008

    Planning ahead: VinItaly Miami

    Baby wants Amarone Always planning ahead, I am, and this year you can skip the chocolate-covered chocolates on Valentine's Day and buy me tickets to Vinitaly instead. I know it seems like our favorite romantic occasion is months and months away, to say nothing of the MAJOR PRESENT HOLIDAY we have c ... More >>

  • Shops and Wares

    May 12, 2005

    BEST WINE STORE

    Wolfe's Wine Shoppe

  • City Life

    May 11, 2000

    Best Festival

    The Biltmore Great South Florida Wine Festival

  • News

    March 5, 1998

    No Cheer for This Beer

    Dade's homebrewers get whupped by Broward in the first annual suds competition

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