If you’ve never attended a Brewery Throwdown event at Barrel of Monks Brewing in Boca Raton before, you’ve missed out on quite a few unique experiences. I’ve been privileged to cover previous showdowns between local breweries; like Monks vs. 26 Degree Brewing Company, or Monks vs. M.I.A. Brewing Co., or Monks vs. Cigar City Brewing… the list goes on. The…

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Beer Dinner

This past weekend, I was privileged to be invited back to Shooters Waterfront in Fort Lauderdale (after a previous review of their house beer) for a beer dinner paired with beers from Biscayne Bay Brewing Company of Doral. This five course paired event took place in the open May air dockside, a unique feature that Shooters has to offer guests.…

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Beer Dinner

The Bruery, a relatively small brewery with a devoted fan base, will see its beers return to South Florida shelves beginning June 1 as they sign up with Cavalier Distributing Florida. The Placentia, California brewing facility was founded in 2008, and is known for its large format 750ml bottles of malt-heavy beers and sours, with beers in the 12%-17% alcohol by…

Read More The Bruery Is Returning To South Florida June 1 With Relaunch Events

Commercial Beer Distribution

Saison Brett is the latest in Boulevard Brewing Co.’s line of aggressively flavorful beers under the Smokestack Series, and have been bringing their beers to Florida since October of 2014. Here, we’re greeted by a bottle conditioned and dry hopped saison that’s based on the ever popular Tank 7, being conditioned with Brettanomyces. According to the Boulevard sales sheet, it’s…

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Commercial Beer Tasting

Once the haven of Fort Lauderdale spring break shenanigans, Shooters Waterfront has updated itself to a modern and sophisticated establishment that’s created its own house brand of beer with Biscayne Bay Brewing Company. This coming Friday, they’ll be hosting their partner brewery for a five course beer paired dinner. The relationship began with the creation of Shooters Ale, a red…

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Beer Dinner

Twisted Trunk Brewing, the second in a now consortium-like level of breweries by Fran Andrewlevich and Matt Webster, will be celebrating their second anniversary this coming Saturday February 11. The event will begin with a dual can release at noon with Hoppelbock (what looks like a hoppy doppelbock) and IPGA (their India pale ale) being sold. Then they will highlight what…

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Commercial Beer

If you’re at all familiar with Barrel of Monks Brewing in Boca Raton, you’re aware that the Belgian-oriented brewery has been selling beer in primarily 750ml large format bottles. That is, until now. Revealed on Twitter, the brewery has taken stock of a lovely piece of Italian hardware, a GAI MLE 661. The machine can bottle with an output of…

Read More Barrel of Monks Brewing Adds Bottling Line

Commercial Beer

Saturday was harvest day for the Florida Hops Consortium. In total, four pounds of hops were picked of Neo1, Columbus and Chinook hops. Described as a “collaborative group of scientists, producers, horticulturists, and premium craft brewers developing high quality locally-grown Florida hops,” the Consortium is looking to increase the production of hops in the Sunshine State. Since Florida is not the ideal place…

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Beer Organizations

Take a look through the feeds of beer hunters across Instagram and you’ll find kitchen counters full of bottles of hard to find and limited release beers. It’s a cool part of the journey through craft beer, one that I also was a part of some years ago. The thrill of a tip-off to learn that a case of Cantillon…

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For most people, December is the month of holidays. For Saltwater Brewery, it’s the month of their birthday. This Saturday December 17, the Delray Beach brewery will be celebrating their third birthday with a 10 hour block party featuring food trucks, beer releases, and live music. With an opening date of late December 2013, Saltwater Brewery has grown to become…

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