Cervezas, Big Game, and Lou's: Top Booze Events in August

August is officially Miami's month for drinking hard, and it's no surprise. This midsummer month is really boring. So we're encouraging drinking. You already know about the Cigar City Dinner at Sustain Restaurant + Bar, but what else is there to do during the rest of the month?

Make sure you hit up these boozy events to kill the long, dog days of summer.

Tap Takeover at Cervezas
Date & Time: Wednesday, August 24; 8 p.m.
Price: Varies by beer price

Competing with Sustain's big beer dinner, Cervezas in South Miami will also host a Cigar City Brewery blowout. Offering the largest selection under one roof, the place offers you the chance to try Minarett ESB, Misseur Zhukv's Biere De Stout, Big

Dummy, Caramel Graham Cracker Brown Ale, Jose Marti, White Oak Jai

Alai, Table Saison, Peach IPA, Puppy's Breath Porter, Oatmeal Raisin

Cookie, and Xenu Honey Cream Ale. And, of course, there'll be tons of specials too. Cervezas, 5835 Sunset Dr., South Miami; 305-397-8125

Miami Rum Club Rum Tasting Event at Big Game Liquors in Coral Gables

Date & Time: Thursday, August 25; 7 to 9 p.m.

Price: $20 per person

Try some of the rarest rums from the most exceptional family reserves in the world. If you go, you'll taste Brugal 1888, Abuelo Centuria, and Mount Gay 1703. The Burrs (Miami's leading rum experts) will lead the tasting, so you're bound to get a bit rum smarter and a bit funnier. You can buy tickets here or call 305-443-7973 for more information. Big Game Liquors, 930 S. Le Jeune Rd., Coral Gables; 305-443-7973

Second Annual Micro-Brew Beer Cook-Off at Lou's Beer Garden
Date & Time: Saturday, August 28; 5 p.m.
Price: Varies by consumption

Attend as a contestant or a guest and you'll eat well and drink plenty at this cooking competition. The only rule: Every dish submitted must include a microbrewed beer as an ingredient. Three winners will be chosen, but the first-prize winner will be the only one to receive two

tickets to the Craft Brew Fest in Key West plus two nights at a B&B on

Duval Street. Contestants can enter here or for more information call 305-704-7879. Lou's Beer Garden, 7337 Harding Ave., Miami Beach; 305-704-7879

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