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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This past Wednesday, May 25th, 26 Degree Brewing Company in Pompano Beach hosted a beer paired dinner with the always-fantastic local food truckers Rolling Chefs. Events like these are always great for curious foodies as they not only let you try new flavors (they are almost always in a chef’s choice prix fixe style menu — you get what you…

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This past Tuesday, December 15th, the Brass Tap in Boynton Beach hosted a Sam Adams brewery beer and cheese pairing event, which featured for its big finale a pour of the 2015 Utopias. Utopias this year was released last month, becoming┬áthe ninth batch Sam Adams has brewed since 2002. The 28% ABV beer is sold in a limited quantity, just…

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Pompano Beach’s Bangin’ Banjo Brewery is getting into the dark beer time of year with their Chocolate Covered Peanut Porter. I try to head down to the brewery when I can (it’s about a 30-40 minute drive from where I live) because the beers they put out are flavorful without being over the top. Their Hop of the Muffin IPA…

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Did you make it to downtown Delray Beach this past Monday (October 26th in case you’ve forgotten) for the amazing six course dinner created by The Office executive chef Kelley Randall and paired with New Belgium Brewing Company beers? No? Well here’s what you missed. Above, the amouse bouche. Really, it’s a first course, but let’s not split hairs. Brie…

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In the course of my work, I get invited to cover food events of all types, though namely ones that focus on beer. Like their counterpart the wine paired dinner, beer paired dinners are an opportunity to allow chefs the creative freedom to create dishes in an environment of creativity. It also helps that they are becoming more and more…

Read More A Night Out With Cigar City Brewing At 50 Ocean

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I’ve been drinking beer a while now. Not as long as many, nor as long as I could have been. See, back in high school I had my first Budweiser (sorry mom and dad) and thought that it tasted like something you’d find in a urinal. Disgusting. I couldn’t stand the stuff. Maybe it was my immature palate, but there…

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