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    October 17, 2014

    Use This Code and Save $10 On New Times' Beerfest Tickets, On Sale Now

    The 17th Annual New Times' Original Beerfest, presented by Isle Casino, is setting up to be a truly epic local beer event, returning to Fort Lauderdale's Esplanade Park this year with more beer -- and more fun -- than ever before. Beer brewers from all over the state and the country come to show lo ... More >>

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    October 15, 2014

    Third-Annual Homebrewers Bash at Lokal Begins Tonight

    The real Oktoberfest ended several days ago, but in Miami the spirit lives on in the third-annual Homebrewers Bash at Lokal this Wednesday and Thursday. It will be the third year in a row that local homebrewers gather in Coconut Grove and offer free samples of some of the finest brews in town. Eac ... More >>

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    October 13, 2014

    Barley Works Wins Grovetoberfest Home Brewers' Competition

    As part of a ramp up to Grovetoberfest, the beer-centric festival to be held at Coconut Grove's Peacock Park this Saturday, October 18, held its third annual Miami's Best Homebrew competition. After a panel of judges that included local Miami brewers, restaurateurs, and journalists (myself included) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2014

    New Times Beerfest Introduces Brewmaster Ticket: Exclusive Beers, Early Entry

    The 17th-annual New Times' "Original" Beerfest, presented by Isle Casino, returns to Fort Lauderdale's Esplanade Park Saturday, October 25, and it promises to be one amazing evening filled with music, fun, and beer. More than 100 brews will be on hand for your sampling enjoyment, including beers f ... More >>

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    October 2, 2014

    Homebrewers Wanted for New Times' Beerfest Competition

    The South Florida beer scene is really kicking up. From Funky Buddha in Fort Lauderdale to Wynwood Brewing Company in Wynwood, small craft breweries are making Miami a beer city. What's most exciting is that many of these brewery owners started out as home brewers. Wynwood Brewing's Luis G. Brignon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2014

    Sud Swap Returns Saturday at Gramps with Cigar City Brewing

    Last month we took a drive down to Wynwood to check out the monthly Sud Swap, an outdoor beer bazaar featuring local homebrewers, beer traders, artists, musicians, and anyone creative who loves a good craft beer. This month, it will be blowing all previous ones out of the water. See also: Biscayne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2014

    Miami Brew Bus Tour Fulfills Ale Appetites and Craft Beer Queries

    We were invited to take a ride on the Miami Brew Bus for the Hopping to Hops Tour Saturday and got a behind-the-scenes look at two South Florida breweries. The tour, geared towards tourists and locals alike, starts and ends at Lokal Burgers & Beer in Coconut Grove. Attendees meet up around 11 a.m., ... More >>

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    January 16, 2014
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    November 4, 2013

    M.A.S.H. Members Earn Professional Beer Judge Certification

    When the term 'beer geek' is said, it's more than likely referring to people like Robert Billany and Danny Argudin of the Miami Area Society of Homebrewers. Argudin, who's also a part of Sexy Llama Brewing start-up, and Billany are now also professional beer judges. They earned their new credential ... 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 14, 2013

    Grovetoberfest Winner: 4th Age Brewing

    Grovetoberfest is this Saturday, October 19, at Peacock Park in Coconut Grove, giving beer lovers an opportunity to sample over 200 different brews in many categories. But, out of all the craft porters and IPA's available to sample, the most intriguing beers are always the ones produced by local br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2013

    DaddyBrews Homebrew Supply Store Grand Opening Saturday

    With all of the breweries popping up around town lately, it's surprising to know that Miami has only two homebrew supply stores. Now comes DaddyBrews Homebrew Supply store, which holds its grand opening party on September 28. Amazingly, this is the middle of Oktoberfest. So if you're not looking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    4th Age Brewing: Chris Campos and Danny Morales Hang a Shingle

    The craft beer industry starts with the act of brewing your own, at least in part, and like many homebrewers, the guys of 4th Age Brewing are taking their skills to the next level by launching a company. Chris Campos and Danny Morales are the brewmasters behind the fellowship of 4th Age. And they a ... More >>

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    May 3, 2013

    Homebrew Day in Miami: AHA Big Brew Toast Tomorrow

    Local homebrew club Miami Area Society of Homebrewers and will participate in a local gathering of the 16th Annual American Homebrewers Association Big Brew on Saturday, May 4, at Miami Beer and Wine Makers Warehouse in HIaleah to celebrate National Homebrew Day. Big Brew will be held from 10 a.m. ... More >>

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    May 2, 2013
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    March 21, 2013

    New Times Brew at the Zoo Homebrew Alley: We Want You

    There's no doubt the biggest beer trend in Miami is homebrew. Everywhere you look -- from clubs such as Misfit Home Brewers to individuals brewing batches in their kitchens -- the make-your-own beer craze is here in full force. And why not?Beginning homebrewers simply need a kitchen, a small storage ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    Most Wanted Brewery's Eddie Leon Talks Brewery Startups

    So you're a homebrewer in Miami and you want to start a brewery. If population density is any indicator, the market is ripe compared to Asheville, North Carolina, a city of 83,000 people that has at least a dozen breweries (including brewpubs) and counting. Eddie Leon, 44, founder of Most Wanted Bre ... More >>

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    August 23, 2012

    Help Brewers Obtain The White House Beer Recipe, Sign the Petition

    Last week, while campaigning for re-election, President Barack Obama confirmed that the White House does indeed brew its own beer called White House Honey Ale, and on Tuesday it was revealed there are at least three instances of the general public making public records requests to obtain the recipe. ... More >>

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    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.

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    May 30, 2012

    M.A.S.H.: The Original Miami Homebrewers

    Over the last year, Miami has seen the birth of many new homebrewing clubs, But there is one that has been here the longest: Miami Area Society of Homebrewers, or M.A.S.H.The club started in 1994 when a small but dedicated band of Miami home brewers gathered at what used to be the South Pointe Brewe ... More >>

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    May 17, 2012
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    April 26, 2012

    New Times Brew at the Zoo: Local Beers and Music This Saturday

    Miami New Times and Zoo Miami are teaming together once more to bring you beer and music right next to jungle cats, giant primates, and cute creatures of the forest - at the third annual New Times Brew at the Zoo. This Saturday, April 28 from 7 to 10 p.m, enjoy plenty of beer, food, and live music ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    October 6, 2011
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    April 28, 2011