Magic Hat Brewing Company

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

    The Inside Track on Wynwood's Concrete Beach Brewery

    Miami's latest about-to-open brewery, Concrete Beach Brewery, is finally closer to opening after some delays. Short Order was invited for a rare behind-the-scenes look at the construction underway in Wynwood, and a chat with president and craft veteran Alan Newman. We meet under the slim shade outs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2014

    Ten Best Happy Hours in Miami

    What are the two best words in the English language? No, it's not "free money" (although we'll take that). It's "happy hour." For us workers of the world, happy hour is the one thing we have to look forward to. It's a chance to take a break after work and toss back a few with friends. But, although ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2014

    Brew at the Zoo Pours Over Zoo Miami This Saturday

    Beer: that frothy, refreshing drink with the power to turn your mediocre existence into an exciting, exhilarating experience. It's a drink that should be celebrated -- nay, honored. That's why at New Times, we put on events like Brew at the Zoo. In its fifth year, Brew at the Zoo (or BATZ, as it's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    Hooters: Go for the Wings, Stay for the Double-D Entendres

    Stepping foot into a man cave can feel intimidating. This is not a place where one can be watered down. Sports play on large flat-screens, wood paneling covers the walls, and beer pitchers contain floating ice-filled Ziploc bags. This is Hooters, and it is as bold as the orange short shorts riding u ... More >>

  • News

    January 9, 2014
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    November 28, 2013
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    October 16, 2013

    Concrete Beach Brewery: Alchemy & Science Brewing Moves Into Wynwood

    It's finally official. Concrete Beach Brewery is coming to Miami. The Alchemy & Science Brewing Collaborative project headed by Alan Newman and Stacy Steinmetz formally announced yesterday it will arrive in the Wynwood Arts District. Construction for the new brewery began earlier this month. It wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    Concrete Beach Brewery: Miami To Get Another New Beer Maker

    Another new brewery could be coming to Miami. Alchemy and Science Brewing Collaborative, the Vermont-based company with a growing brood of craft breweries, filed a trademark application for Concrete Beach Brewery in August. Even more telling, a basic search for the aforementioned name yields three ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2013

    Lester's Offers New Menu and Cocktails That Are Totally Affordable

    When Lester's opened in Wynwood two years ago, the coffee shop and wine bar was a welcome addition, selling a carefully curated selection of art magazines and journals and offering Wi-Fi along with a limited (but also carefully curated) selection of beer, wine, coffee, and light fare. Soon, Lester' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    Boston Beer Company Coming to Miami? UPDATED

    The Magic City might be getting some high-profile attention from the largest craft brewery in the United States, the Boston Beer Company, brewer of Sam Adams beer. Is it true? If so, then this would be a huge boost to the craft beer scene in Miami, which is already on the cusp of seeing the openi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    World of Beer Opens in Midtown Monday: Lots of Events Planned

    Sure, it's a chain. But it's also the home of over 500 bottles and 50 rotating drafts of craft beer, making World of Beer a welcome addition to the neighborhood (and a place to add to your happy hour bar rotation). Located in the Shops at Midtown, this Tampa-based chain also features live music, ta ... More >>

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    April 4, 2013
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    March 8, 2013

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks this Weekend

    We can bitch and complain all we want about our laborious weekdays at work, but when it comes to the weekend, the bitching needs to stop. Ain't nobody got time fo' anything besides chocolate festivals, beer festivals, and Calle Ocho. So quit your complaining and start planning your sure-to-be-awes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    Dining, Drinking, And Dunking: How Miami Does the NBA Finals (Video)

    Locals know that getting a table at a sports bar during the NBA Finals is like trying to get backstage passes to a Justin Beiber concert -- only much more difficult. But there are other, less "typical" places to get your game on as well.I decided to turn the last game of the NBA season into a dining ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    St. Patrick's Day in Miami: Bike Crawls, Block Parties, and U2 Wannabes

    ​Saturday, March 17 is Saint Patrick's Day, the annual celebration of Patrick, a fifth century Welsh slave who's legendary feats included driving all the snakes out of Ireland, talking about shamrocks, and making a stick into a living tree. And so, because of that, on the anniversary of his death ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 23, 2012
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    December 7, 2011

    Sakaya Kitchen Downtown to Open December 12

    Sakaya KitchenSakaya Kitchen is open when the pig is lit.​Sakaya Kitchen's second location, in downtown Miami, is set to open Monday, December 12.Chef/owner Richard Hales has been carefully monitoring downtown, looking for the right place and time to expand Sakaya Kitchen. He told Short Order he's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    UM Students Speak Up! Top Five Places to Chow Down

    via Eyeofthehurricane.netI said it's great, to be, a Miami Hurricane!​You're a college student, you're not much of a cook, and your budget is often stretched thin. So where do you go to chow down?Short Order decided to find out what students of University of Miami had to say about their favorite f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    Cauliflower Pizza at Anthony's Coal Fired

    Photo by Riki AltmanHere's one way to get 'em to eat their veggiesLet's just get this out of the way: We despise cauliflower. We've hated it since we were kids. It's hard and crumbly and ghostly and everything a vegetable shouldn't be. But boy did we get a surprise when we were pushed to eat 'em ato ... 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

    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 >>

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    April 22, 2010
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    February 12, 2010

    Garage Tapes: Otto Von Schirach at Artopia

    Last night's New Times banger got off to a lukewarm start. But by 10:30 p.m., the crowd was finally ready to fucking party. With unknown quantities of free Barefoot pinot grigio and a couple hundred pisscups of Magic Hat #9 turning their brains to sponges, people shed their inhibitions and slipped o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    Get 'Em While They're Hot: Artopia Tickets!

    Arted-up Ladies from Artopia 2009​We all had that rich friend growing up, the one with an elevator in his house, a pet tiger, and the parents who rented a Ferris wheel for his birthday parties. Well, that spoiled brat is all grown up, and he keeps throwing outrageous soirees. This year, he's hired ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2009

    Super Secret Craft Beer at Barracuda's

    ​Only a half-minute's drunken stumble from the touristy bummerfest of CocoWalk, there remains a relic of the old Grove. It's called Barracuda's. Long an after-dark hideout where shrimpers, college kids, aging college kids, and dropouts of all kinds could play a few free games of bar pool and& ... More >>