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. Giveaways, fun, and (everyone's favorite) -- lots of promotional beer girls will be on hand to make your evening as fun as a barrel of monkeys (zoo pun intended).
More than 50 brews have been announced,
with plenty more to come. Drink and eat while enjoying tunes from Alien
Ant Farm, The Spazmatics, and The Bushmen under the stars.
The beer scene in Florida is rapidly growing, and Brew at the Zoo will highlight some fine local beers. We invite you to sample the following Florida brews and support the brew culture in our own great state:
Florida Beer Company
Based in Melbourne, the Florida Beer Company
is a boutique brewery that produces over two dozen Florida-friendly
craft beers. With names like Alligator Drool and Conchtoberfest, these
guys may be tongue-in-cheek, but they take their brewing seriously. The
brewery was founded in 1996 as Indian River Brewing Company, and is the
largest craft brewery in the state. Florida Beer is bringing several
brews to the zoo on Saturday, including Florida Lager, Key West Sunset
Ale, and Florida Swamp Ape.
Schnebly Redlands Beer
Once just a winery, Schnebly started making beer just last fall. Schnebly's Redlands
brews are infused with tropical fruits like mango, carambola, guava,
and passion fruit. Currently the brewery offers four different brews,
including Big Rod (golden ale with coconut notes), Passion Fruit IPA (an
IPA with bold fruitiness), Beach Blonde (a light ale with a citrus
finish), and Gator Tail (a stout rich in coffee flavors).
Misfit Home Brewers
These home brewers from south Florida took the top honors at our sister publication's New Times Beerfest earlier this month for their Buddha's Sweat American Stout. What's their secret? Apparently watermelons and kiwis! Misfit Home Brewers
are busy fermenting brews in large jugs even as we speak for the big
day. If you like your beers local and in small batches -- these are the
guys you've gotta check out.
General admission tickets for Brew at the Zoo are only $30 in advance,
$40 at the door. VIP tickets are already sold out and quantities of GA tickets are going fast. Visit newtimesbrewatthezoo.com to purchase tickets.
Want more zoo after your brew? Present
your Brew at the Zoo ticket and get into Zoo Miami for FREE from April
30 thru May 4 or get 50 percent off admission to Zoo Miami through
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September 30, 2012. You also have the option of redeeming your tickets
for up to a $30 credit on the Annual Pass. None of these offers are
valid with other discounts or coupons.