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Breweries

  • 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

    August 25, 2014

    MIA Brewing Begins Distribution September 1: Kush and Lokal Get Headstart

    MIA Brewing Company opened for production last month, and beginning September 1, Miami-Dade's newest brewery will begin pushing kegs across the county. However, a couple of select bars will receive kegs before official distribution. Lokal in Coconut Grove and Kush in Wynwood will both receive MIA' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2014

    OTC Restaurant, Abbey Brewing Company Introduce Growlers

    Growler fever is catching on in Miami. The Abbey Brewing Company will soon receive its own branded growler and OTC Restaurant started using them August 12. At OTC, a one-time fee of $10 (not including the cost of the beer) buys a OTC growler filled with beer, plus unlimited cleanings at the restau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2014

    MIA Brewing Company Opens for Production

    MIA Brewing Company, Miami-Dade County's newest brewery, is officially open for production in Doral. Owner Eddie Leon received the temporary certificate of occupancy from the City of Doral last week, allowing him to legally use the building as a brewery. The permit lets the brewery produce beer us ... 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 25, 2014

    Miami's Monthly Sud Swap Is Craft Beer Nirvana

    Gramps in Wynwood is a staple of Miami's bar scene. That's not news. However, for one day a month, Gramps transforms into a mini beer festival and becomes the epicenter for the city's craft beer movement. Since March, the bar has served as the home to the monthly Sud Swap, a gathering of craft beer ... 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 >>

  • Calendar

    June 12, 2014
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    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

    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

    December 5, 2013

    Abraxas Lounge to Close on New Year's Eve

    It's closing time for Abraxas Lounge in South Beach and this time, it's for good. The lounge will close on New Year's Eve. Abraxas' property owners have sold the build and the new proprietors plan to build a boutique hotel at that location. Not much is known about the developers except that they ar ... 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 16, 2013

    Free Beer at LoKal's Home Brewers Bash Tonight and Tomorrow!

    Miami and Broward home brewers are back at the second annual Home Brewers Bash at LoKal -- and this year, the event is so big, it spans two evenings. Tonight and Thursday, October 17, from 6 to 10 p.m., the Coconut Grove beer and burger joint will allow home brewers to take over the taps. This i ... More >>

  • 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 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

    September 13, 2013

    Wynwood Brewing Company Soft Launches at Wood Tavern Tomorrow

    Wynwood Brewing Company officially launches its beers on September 23 at Gramps, but you can get a taste of their brews tomorrow night at Wood Tavern. The neighborhood bar is hosting a soft launch for the brewery during Art Walk.

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2013

    Miami Brewing Company Hires Andrew Guthrie as Brewmaster

    The Miami beer scene grew a little stronger as Miami Brewing Company brought in Andrew Guthrie to be its new brewmaster. Guthrie will come on board as the creative talent behind all of the brewery's recipes. Guthrie will be MBC's (also known as Schnebly Redland's Winery) first proper brewmaster sin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2013

    Craft Brewjas and Bruery Taking Over Abraxas This Friday

    If women and beer are a match made in heaven, the Craft Brewjas are angels here to spread the gospel. This South Florida faction is all about craft beer appreciation, and their latest event is bringing post-work week suds sipping to Miami Beach. This Friday night, the fierce females are hitting Mia ... 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

    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 6, 2012
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    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
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    May 17, 2012
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    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 15, 2012

    Top Five South Florida Beer Blogs

    This week, our feature story takes a closer look at Miami's quickly rising craft beer scene. But besides the homebrew clubs and restaurants, there are the writers who are blogging about craft beer in South Florida.We want to recognize the following blogs in honor of American Craft Beer Week. Some co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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

    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

    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

    March 26, 2009

    Beer of the Week: Lagunitas Hop Stoopid

    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 >>

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    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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