Friday, September 30, 2011

Last Day For Discount Grovetoberfest Tickets

Tomorrow, October 1st will be the last day to buy your reduced rate Grovetoberfest ticket for only $25 with all fees included.  Click here and enter the discount code SFBB11 to buy tickets now.  Don't miss out on what will be the best beer fest Miami has seen in a while.

And the good people from Grovertoberfest will be hosting their last free tasting next Tuesday, October 4th at Cervezas.  Not only will they have a ridiculous selection of IPA’s and Double IPA’s, but it will be professionally catered by one of thr Kitchen Lab chefs, Chef Pastor Sequera. Free beer, free food, great bar – what else could you want? This is the final free pre-tasting so do not miss it. There is one catch though, they are limiting it to the first 60 people who arrive at Cervezas. The tasting is from 6pm to 8pm on Tuesday October 4. Make sure you RSVP and be sure you arrive early.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Limited Edition Beer Tasting At Abraxas

Join Certified Cicerone Chris Montelius and the Abraxas staff for this event on September 28th, 2011.

8 pm sharp!

They'll pop open at least 12 different bottles from their Limited Edition list and pour 3 oz samples for everyone. Chris will explain what to expect from the beer style being poured and answer questions.

$20 per person

Why is it a "summit"? - They encourage participants to bring in bottles from their private "cellars" to share with other participants. Abraxas always keep some interesting bottles in the back that are not available for sale in FL. We will pull some out for this event. I know Chris M will bring some of his, etc. - sounds like fun and a great way to try some of limited edition beers without cleaning out your wallet!!!

Tentative Beer List:

Weyerbacher Sixteen (Braggot)
Baird Shizouka Natzumikan Ale (Fruit Infused Ale)
Jolly Pumpkin Calabaza Blanca (Belgian Wit)
Stone/Troegs Cherry Chocolate Stout (Milk Stout)
Steenbrugge Tripel (Belgian Tripel)
Avery The Reverend (Belgian Quad)
Dogfish Head Burton Baton (French Oak aged Imperial IPA)
Birra del Borgo Re Ale Extra (IPA)
Blue Point Old Howlin' Bastard (Barleywine)
Redhook Limited Eisbock (Eisbock)
Rodenbach Red (Flemish Red)
Southern Tier Oat (Imperial Oatmeal Stout)
Unibroue Terrible (Belgian Strong Dark Ale)

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Cigar City Weekend At Abraxas

It was only a few weeks ago that Cigar City made it's assault on South Florida with six events in three days.  But oh how fondly we look back on those great beers and wonder when will I be able to have such a wide array of great Florida made beers in one place at one time?  Well the answer is at Abraxas on South Beach this weekend.

At 5 pm on Friday, they will be tapping the following Cigar City kegs and putting them on special ALL weekend!

Minaret (Extra Special Bitter) $5
Florida Cracker (Belgian White Ale) $5
Table Saison (Belgian Farmhouse Ale) $5
Marshall Zukhov (Russian Imperial Stout) $8
Big Dummy (Belgian Strong Ale) $7

12 oz bottles $1 OFF
750 ml bottles $2 OFF

These are some of the lowest prices I've seen for these awesome beers.  Don't missout.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Stella Artois World Draft Master Competition Giveaway

Stella Artois will be holding their Draught Masters Regional Semi-Finals this Friday, September 9th from 8:00pm-12:00am at Brickell Irish Pub.  Come out and check out some of the best bartenders from the area pouring Stella's 9 step Pouring Ritual(their term, not mine).  The winner of the semi-finals will move on to the US Finals in Washington DC on October 7th and from there the winner will move on to the global competition on Buenos Aires.

If you are unable to make it to the Miami Regional on the 9th you can visit now through Noon CDT on Thursday, Sept. 15. The wild-card winner will be randomly chosen from the top national scorers in the virtual 9-Step Pouring Ritual game on the Stella Artois Facebook page.

I have two VIP passes for the Draught Masters Regional Semi-Finals to giveaway.  The first person to write to me at will get the two VIP tickets.  See you there.