• 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 >>

  • Calendar

    May 1, 2014
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    February 12, 2014

    Charm Your Valentine With a Tasting of Goose Island's Bourbon County Beer at Lokal February 13

    Craft beer fans in Miami are becoming spoiled with all of the amazing home-brewers and craft breweries in the city, but they can still impress their Valentines with a tasting of Goose Island's Bourbon County line of beers at Lokal in Coconut Grove. The craft connoisseurs at Lokal understand that s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2013

    Stone Brewing's Greg Koch Coming to LoKal Burgers and Beer on November 17

    Heads up, Miami beer scene: Stone Brewing Company co-founder and brewer Greg Koch will be at LoKal Burgers and Beer in Coconut Grove on November 17. He will tap the special release keg of "Enjoy By 12/12/13" IPA. Koch will make his appearance at 7:30 p.m. and will sign autographs and answer questi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2013

    Brewskis: "Hook Up and Trade Up" Exclusive Bottle Trade and Tasting This Sunday

    An important part of the craft beer culture is trading bottles with fellow collectors and Brewskis in South Miami recognizes this which is why they are hosting Nightlife Brewing Company's "Hook Up and Trade Up" bottle trade event on August 18. Bottle trading is serious business. These are gatherin ... 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

    November 29, 2012

    Inaugural Miami Beer Festival to Take Over Marlins Park January 19

    The City of Miami loves its suds. Beer festivals take place all year long and are usually well attended. Just in the past 12 months we've had the Brickell Beer Fest; Grovetoberfest; Burger, Beer and Balls Bash; and New Times Brew at the Zoo, to name a few. The Miami Beer Festival plans to throw its ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2012

    Free Beer: Home Brewers Bash at LoKal Burgers and Beer Thursday and Friday

    Miami homebrewers are back, and this Thursday and Friday they'll converge on LoKal Burgers and Beer in Coconut Grove to celebrate Oktoberfest with the first annual Home Brewers Bash. The event is a leadup to this year's Grovetoberfest on October 13. Besides tasting some homebrewed suds that you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2012

    Michael's Genuine Home Brew: Draft vs. Bottle

    When Michael Schwartz announced he would be putting his name to a brew, I was excited to be the first kid on the block to try some. After all, Schwartz is at his best when working with simple, honest flavors and ingredients, and what's simpler or more honest (and satisfying) than a good beer?The cla ... More >>

  • 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 23, 2012

    B.R.E.W. FIU: Not Just For Students

    Florida International University has plans to build a research brewery, with many thanks to the student homebrewing club, B.R.E.W. FIU, which has wielded a considerable amount of influence since their inception last Spring. The acronym stands for Biscayne Renowned Engineers of Wort. This are not jus ... 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 17, 2012

    Untappd App: Social Networking for Hops Heads

    For the beer lover who shuns Facebook but feels the need to connect with his or her kind, there is a solution: Untappd app for mobile devices. It's like sharing a virtual pint with your friends. The app for iOS and Android devices connects beer fiends worldwide, allowing users to share and post ... 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

    March 6, 2012

    Microbrewing in Miami: FIU's New Research Brewery Built With Your SoBeWFF Dollars

    ​Mike Hampton, dean of the Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Florida International University, confirmed that a new research microbrewery will be built at FIU's Biscayne Bay campus in North Miami Beach. The new facility will replace the current classroom and laboratory used f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    World of Beer Opening in Kendall: 500 Bottles, 50 Beers on Tap

    World of BeerWorld of Beer is opening in Kendall.​World of Beer is opening its first Miami-Dade location on Tuesday, March 6 at Downtown Dadeland shopping center in Kendall.What's World of Beer? The name pretty much tells the story. It's a small chain of bars in the south  with headquarters i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    Florida Beer Company Says Bud Light Stole Their Blue Bottle Idea

    ​Now that craft beer has firmly established itself as more than a market niche, beer giants are looking to microbreweries for their next edge. To wit:Anheuser-Busch Inbev is going bottle to bottle with South Florida's Florida Beer Company and FBC is not too excited about it.Next month the bee ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 29, 2011
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    August 2, 2011

    Celebrate International IPA Day Tomorrow at Cervezas

    Cervezas will serve special infusions of IPA's along with their large beer selection.​This week, we're whipping out our craft brews and celebrating beer snobbery by clearing our calendars on August 4 for International Indian Pale Ale Day -- a tribute to the bitter, hops flavored beer we all preten ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Get $40 Worth of Food and Drinks for $20 at Central Beer Garden with Today's Daily Deal

    VOICE Daily Deals​While the rain is keeping us cool (and entirely too wet) today, we need something slightly more potent for the rest of summer's 80-90 degree weather. One solution? Today's Miami Deal on the VOICE Daily Deals site offers $40 worth of drinks and food at Coc ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 2, 2011
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    May 24, 2011

    Beer Snobs Rejoice! Wynwood Brewing Company Soon to Open

    cursedthing via Flickr​Miami is not known for being a "beer town." We're not in the mountains of Colorado, but in the tropics. Visitors and locals are so hot and sweaty that we prefer frozen drinks with tiny umbrellas by the pool, right? Thankfully, for those of us who like taste options, not anym ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011
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    April 15, 2011

    Yo Beer Guys Deliver To Your Door and Serve Sunday at United Way

    Photo by DDB​Mike Gonzalez is a self-proclaimed beer geek who's spent most of his spare time -- in his adult life that is -- drinking in everything he can about beer. A business analyst by day, he's a beer peddler at night. His year old business, Yo Beer Guys, is an online beer retailer servicing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    Brew at The Zoo: Meet Your Beer

    Photo by JipsyRemember last year's Brew at the Zoo? Probably not.​Miami New Times and Zoo Miami's Brew at the Zoo takes place April 30. Before then, we'll showcase a few of the breweries pouring for your drinking pleasure. All in all, over two dozen beers are scheduled to be poured, with more ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Tonight: $5 Craft Beers at Books & Books Café in Coral Gables

    ​The Café at Books & Books is holding a happy hour tonight featuring its new menu of craft beers. Starting at 4 p.m., Heineken and Amstel Light types will cost $3, while craft beers such as Magic Hat # 9, Holy Mackerel Panic Attack, Lagunitas Pale Ale and Brooklyn Brewery Winter Ale, will sel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    The Floridian Beer Evolution

    Beer used to be a sea of ​sameness. It was a choice between regular or light, bottle or draft. Let's be honest, a Corona tastes like a Budweiser tastes like a Coors.But these days, the American beer world is undergoing a revolution. Even Florida is making some pretty killer brews. Fresh Beer ... More >>

  • Music

    May 20, 2010
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    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

    April 14, 2009

    Interview with Beer Wars' Director Anat Baron

    Anat Baron poses with brew.It's going to be a beer-filled kind of week, folks. First, New Times' Original Beerfest is only five days away. If you haven't grabbed your tickets yet to the four-hour celebration of import and craft brews, you can pick them up here. Second, this Thursday is the opening o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2009

    Beer of the Week: Avery Reverend, Quadrupel Belgian Ale

    In my beer travels, I've come across two types of beer drinkers. The first want a smooth, easy-going beer - something that they can drink without pushing their palate too much or leaving much of a flavor in their mouths. The later want a beer that's going to kick their ass by way of their G.I. track ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2009

    Beer of the Week: Rogue Morimoto Hazelnut

    Unrepentant beer drinkers, rejoice! Each week, Short Order will select one craft or import beer and give you the lowdown on it: How does it taste? What should you drink it with? Where can you find it? But mostly, it's all about the love of the brew. If you have a beer you'd like featured in Beer of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    Over the Weekend: Homebrew Fest at BX Beer Depot

    It was an afternoon filled with beer, beer, and more beer as Lake Worth's BX Beer Depot hosted its first Homebrew Fest, an intimate gathering where members of BX's Lagerhead Brewers Club shared their handcrafted creations with the public. There were nearly a dozen homebrew beers on tap at the tiled- ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 5, 2008

    Beneficial Brewskis

    Chug-a-lug for charity at this Gables block party.

  • Dining

    March 15, 2007

    Schnitzel and Quiche

    Can’t we all just get along? Now, on South Beach, we can

  • News

    July 6, 2006

    Beer Bash

    They came, they drank, they collapsed

  • Calendar

    April 6, 2006
  • Finest Foods

    May 12, 2005


    Titanic Restaurant & Brewery

  • Finest Foods

    May 15, 2003


    Titanic Brewery and Restaurant

  • Finest Foods

    May 15, 2003


    Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

  • Calendar

    January 30, 2003

    Hopped Up

    Beer tasting is an art form, it really is!

  • Dining

    October 31, 2002

    Heavy Hop Fest

    How the Germans do keg parties

  • Dining

    October 12, 2000

    All Hopped Up

    Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

  • Finest Foods

    May 11, 2000

    Best Microbrewed Beer

    Titanic Brewery

  • News

    March 5, 1998

    No Cheer for This Beer

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

  • Dining

    December 26, 1996
  • News

    May 25, 1995

    Do You Detect a Draft?

    Undeterred by Miami's history of hops flops, local microbreweries unleash a new round of beer pressure

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