This past Saturday, thousands of beer fans enjoyed live music and cold brews at Sprung, Miami's spring beer festival.
For the first time, the event was held in Wynwood, moving from its Coconut Grove home in Peacock Park. And although the cool grass under guests feet and bay breezes were missed, the new location at the RC Cola Plant gave the event more space and easy accessibility from almost anywhere in South Florida.
More than 300 beers were available for the
The takeaway? Miami's beer scene is alive and well and growing every day.
Wynwood Brewing Company headquarters were just across the street, making it the unofficial
Beers with fruit notes were highlighted at Sprung. Miami Brewing Company's Orange Is the New Sour proved to be a fantastic beer to drink when the heat index rises.
Legacy Caribbean Craft Brewery is finally planning a taproom in Hallandale Beach. The brewers served their Humble Noble IPA, the guava ale Dona Rosa, and Bob Weiser, a light yet flavorful American ale.
Descarga Brewing Company is also eyeing Hallandale Beach for a permanent brewery and taproom. The brewers served a spiced fruit ale with mamey, milk sugar, and agave nectar. The result is a refreshing, boozy version of a
MIA Brewing's Eddie Leon said progress on the Doral brewery's expansion is going well. When finished, MIA will become a full-service facility offering food, beer cocktails, and a full bar.
Biscayne Bay Brewing is nearing completion on its taproom, which is set to open in the next few months.
Pompano Beach-based 26 Degrees Brewing Company offered a refreshing grapefruit IPA, along with a Captain Ron Hefeweizen.
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J. Wakefield served a smooth, creamy El Jefe coconut Hefeweizen and a tart Stush Berliner Weisse to its fans. Both beers were favorites, drawing long lines for a taste of Wakefield's signature fruit-laced brews.