Monday, May 14, 2012

American Craft Beer Week


Welcome to the mother of all beer weeks.  This is the week that craft beer is most in your face then any other week of the year.  Cities all over the country put on a celebration of all things craft beer.  From tastings to dinners to tap takeovers to almost anything you can imagine with craft beer will be going on this week.  Take a look at a full list of events going on around South Florida this week below.

Specials All Week Long

8 Oz. Burger Bar
All week long
Celebrate ACBW with the following specials all week:
-20% off all craft bottles including Craft bombers and 750ml
- Deals on Southern Tier Hop Sun
- May 15 Tues, Left Hand Milk Stout Draft
- May 16 Wed, Dogfish Head 90 Draft
- May 17 Thur, Blue Point Toasted Lager Draft
- May 18 Fri, Stone Ruination Draft
- May 19 Sat, Stone Arrogant Bastard Draft

American Craft Beer Week Beer & Food Pairing, South Shores Tavern
All Week Long
Come in and try some of the food and beer pairings running all week long at South Shores, including Cigar City Jai Alai with seared tuna, Philly cheese steak with Blue Point RastafaRye, and Cubano Pulled Pork Pannini with Dale's Pale Ale.

Craft Beer Pairings, Hurricane Alley
All Week Long
Check out these food and beer pairings that include a 16oz. pint with each purchase, running all week! Such as Magic Hat Circus Boy and popcorn shrimp, Cigar City Florida Cracker and smoked marlin dip, and Monk in the Trunk with Asian calamari salad.

Celebrate American Craft Beer Week at BX Beer Depot
All Week Long
BX is busting out the big drafts, including Tequesta Brewery Brune Saison with local honey, Cigar City Jose Marti, Avery Maharaja, and a special draft from the newly opening Due South Brewing Co.BX will be offering package sales on everything Oskar Blues and Avery, including Deviant Dales and Maharaja, will be offering a free draft of Tequesta Brune Saison with the purchase of every homebrew recipe. While supplies last!

Craft Beer Happy Hour, Blue Piano
4600 NE 2nd Ave., Miami, 33137
All week long, 6-8pm
Blue Piano will have 50% off all drafts during ACBW during Happy Hour from 6 to 8 p.m.

Craft Can Specials, Native Taproom & Music Hall
2006 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 33020
All week long
The all-new Native Taproom will be doing a special on canned craft beers for ACBW. Pick up a can of Oskar Blues Old Chub or Dale's Pale Ale, Magic Hat #9, Avery's White Rascal, or Ellie's Brown Ale.

Celebrate Craft Beer Week at Anthony's Coal-Fired Pizza, Kendall
All week long
In honor of American Craft Beer Week, Anthony's Coal-Fired Pizza in Kendall is offering any of its craft beers for $4 each throughout the week. Stop in for a pint and a pie!

Seven Days of Craft Beer, Harry's Pizzeria
All Day
They will have a constant rotating drafts all week long for ACBW including, Avery Maharaja, Dogfish Head Saison du Buff, My Antonia Imperial Dry Hopped Pilsner, Cigar City Ligero, Ommegang Hennepin Farmhouse Ale, Blue Point RastafaRye, and Stone Arrogant Bastard.

IPA Happy House, Flip Burger Bar
4-7pm
They will have 2-4-1 deals on Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA, Breckenridge 471 IPA, Avery IPA, and Southern Tier 2x IPA all week long during ACBW!

Craft Beer Tastings, South Florida Total Wine Locations
During ACBW there will be over 40 different craft beer samplings throughout South Florida's Total Wine locations. Check with your local store for times and details.

Craft Beer Specials, Aficionado's Premium Cigars and Wine Coral Springs
They will be having special deals on all of their craft beer bottles all week long!

Craft Beer Specials, Barracuda Bar and Grill
This Grove staple is under new ownership and have an overhauled craft beer selection. They will have specials on their craft beer all week long!

Terrapin Specials, Little Moir's Leftovers Cafe
They will have specials on Terrapin Hopzilla and Big Hoppy Monster all week long.

Craft Beer and Food Pairings, Long Boards
They will have a special menu with unique craft beer and food pairings for the entire week.

Craft Beer and Food Pairings, Southshores Tavern
They will have a special menu with unqiue craft beer and food pairings for the entire week.

Broward County

May 14

Craft Beer Mondays, Salt Life Food Shack
All Day
Coral Springs' newest craft beer bar features $3 pints all day on Monday, including Cigar City Jai Alai, Avery White Rascal, Monk in the Trunk, Holy Mackerel, and much more!

May 15


Craft in Cans Night, World of Beer Coconut Creek
4437 Lyons Rd., Coconut Creek
7-10pm
Did you know that cans are actually the best container for great craft beer? It's true: cans are airtight, impervious to light, and environmentally friendly -- not to mention they travel well, whether it's on the boat, at the beach, or in the pool. You can try some of the outstanding craft beer available in cans at World of Beer Coconut Creek. Quaff canned brews from the likes of Oskar Blues, Avery, Blue Point, Cisco and more. Plus, celebrate the launch of Blue Point's newest canned brews, Toasted Lager and White IPA, a delicious combination of Belgian wheat and hoppy pale ale.

Meet the Brewer Class, Total Wine Pembroke Pines
6:30-8:30pm
Come meet the brewer of Holy Mackerel Beers and the local Shipyard Representative, while a head Shipyard Brewer skypes in live to chat with the class. Sample beers and more, $15.

May 16

Stone Tap Takeover, Tap 42
7pm-close
Enjoy a line-up of rare and unique beers from California's most arrogant brewery, Stone!

IPA Pint Night, Stage 84
7pm-close
Make sure you don't lapse into a hop induced coma after trying some of these great IPAs from Terrapin, Avery, Thomas Creek, Tequesta and Stone.

May 17

Hooray for IPA, All South Florida Total Wine Locations
6:30-8:30pm
Learn about the history and importance of the India Pale Ale and sample its various sub-styles during this series of classes at area Total Wines. Each class costs $15 and includes tastes of each substyle with snacks. Register in advance at totalwine.com.

Craft Sampling, Five Point Lounge
2608 S. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale, 33316
9-11pm
Join us as we sample seven craft beers while jamming out to live music from 9 to 11 p.m.

May 18

Three Cheers for American Beers, Beer Tasting at Seventh Street Wine Company
701 S. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale
6:30-8:30pm
Check out this beer and wine tasting at Seventh Street Wine Company. For $10 you can enjoy samples of Rogue Hazelnut, Dale's Pale Ale, Breckenridge Oatmeal Stout, Victory Golden Monkey, and Native Lager, and recieve a $10 towards your next purchase of American craft beers.

Dogfish Head/Victory/Stone Night, World of Beer Coconut Creek
7pm-close
Enjoy the brews of three great craft breweries, with special beers on tap! Includes:
Dogfish Head Saison Du Buff, Dogfish Head World Wide Stout, Dogfish Head Black and Blue, Victory St. Boisterous, Victory Saison Du Buff, Victory Golden Monkey, Victory Hopdevil, Stone Old Guardian, Stone IRS.

Cigar City Cuban Beer Dinner, Whole Foods Fort Lauderdale
7pm-9pm
Cigar City Brewery, located in Tampa, Florida, speaks to a strong Cuban herritage through its award-winning ales. It's in that spirit that Whole Foods is partnering with Cigar City to deliver a Cuban-themed beer dinner that's anything but ordinary. Price TBA. Call 954-565-5655 to reserve. Featuring:

First course: Guava-Glazed Grilled Shrimp paired with Guava Grove.
Second course: ‘Jai-Alai’ IPA Mojo Pork paired with Jai Alai IPA.
Third course: Ybor City Cuban Sandwich paired with Tocobaga Red Ale.
Fourth course: Smoked Vanilla Bean Flan paired with Maduro Brown Ale.
Fifth course: ‘Robusto’ Aged Gouda cheese with ‘Bolita’ Brown Ale& Fig Compote.

Cigar City and Tequesta Brewing Mash Up, Laser Wolf
7pm-close
Join the folks at Laser Wolf for all local tap takeover featuring rare and unique brews from Cigar City and Tequesta Brewing.




Comic Books and Brews, Ye Olde Falcon Pub
9pm-close
Caped crusaders, web-slingers, and craft beer drinkers unite! Ye Olde Falcon is hosting a costume party for adults, themed around the almighty comic book. Come dressed as your favorite comic book character and quaff super-hero themed beer cocktails from Left Hand, Terrapin, and more. There will be prizes, movies, raffles, and a contest for best dressed Villain and Hero!

Shipyard Tap Takeover, Tap 42
7pm-close
Join Matt from Shipyard as he takes over the taps at Fort Lauderdale's Tap 42!

May 19

Victory Celebration, Parrot Lounge
3pm-close
Come celebrate beach-style at Parrot Lounge with a pint of delicious Victory beer from Philadelphia, PA.

Hooray for IPA, All South Florida Total Wine Locations
3-5pm
Learn about the history and importance of the India Pale Ale and sample its various sub-styles during this series of classes at area Total Wines. Each class costs $15 and includes tastes of each substyle with snacks. Register in advance at totalwine.com.


Dade County

May 14

Brewery Ommegang Relaunch Party at The Local Craft Food and Drink
6pm-close
Celebrate the re-release of Brewery Ommegang, America's only craft brewer creating exclusively Belgian-style ales. This award-winning brewery will have its beers paired with a unique, one-time a la carte menu created exclusively for this event. The menu includes:

Appetizer: Wagyu Beef Carpaccio
Shaved Salad with black truffle ponzu, paired with Belgian Pale Ale
Entree: Roasted Tiger Prawn
Spring Vegetable Buerre Fondue, paired with Three Philosophers
Dessert: Glazed Asian Pair
With praline ice cream, paired with Witte

Beer and Cheese Pairing, Total Wine Pinecrest
8851 SW 136th St., Miami
6:30-8:30pm
Come sample a spread of six artisanal cheeses and discover how they pair with various beer styles. The cost is $15 per person; reserve at totalwine.com.

Blue Point Night, Filling Station
7pm-close
Sample Blue Point's Toxic Sludge, Summer, Toasted Lager, Rasta, and No Apologies at Downtown Miami's favorite watering hole.

May 15

Drink Local, Think Local! At the LoKal
6pm-close
Coconut Grove's newest burger and beer joint, the LoKal, exemplifies local drinks, brews, and food. And what better way to celebrate that than with an all-local tap takeover. Stop by for rare and special release kegs from the likes of Cigar City, Tequesta, Saint Somewhere, and more! While you're at it, try one of their famous burgers.

Oskar Blues Night at World of Beer Dadeland
7pm-close
Oskar Blues was the first American brewery to put craft beer in cans. Come out and drink some of their delicious output on Tuesday night at World of Beer, including the likes of G'Knight, Gubna, Mama's Yella Pils, Dale's Pale Ale, Ten-Fidy, Old Chub, and the brand new Deviant Dale's.

Cigar City Beer Dinner, DB Bistro Moderne
255 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami
6:30-10pm
First course: Chicharron paired with El Murcielago
Second course: A series of rustic flatbread tarts paired with Ligero Black Lager
Third course: House-made charcuterie paired with Tocobaga Red Ale
Fourth course: DB Burger paired with Bone Valley Brown Ale
Dessert: Fruit-based vacherin paired with Dos Costas Oeste Lemon-Wood Aged Ale
$55 plus tax and gratuity. Call 305-421-8800 to RSVP.

May 16

Terrapin Hopstravaganza, Sports Grill South Miami
7-10pm
Join Terrapin brewery at Sports Grill South Miami as they celebrate America's favorite beer ingredient: hops! Terrapin will take over the taps with six drafts, including:
Hopzilla
Hop Karma Brown Ale
Monk's Revenge Belgian IPA
Hopsecutioner IPA
Easy Rider Session IPA
Rye Pale Ale

Holy Mackerel Beer Dinner at Anthony's Coal-Fired Pizza Pinecrest
6-9pm
Join Holy Mackerel head brewer Bobby Gordash as he hosts a unique beer dinner at Anthony's Coal-Fired Pizza in Pinecrest! Try Anthony's own short ribs with Panic Attack , the Paul and Ron's pizza with Golden Ale, and house-made cheese cake with Mack in Black. Price TBA.

Barracuda Bar and Grill Grand Reopening Party
7pm-close
Coconut Grove's own Barracuda is under new ownership! Come out and toast to this vintage watering hole with an overhauled selection of craft beer, including craft beer cocktails and drink specials all night!

The Ultimate Craft Beer Week Celebration at Cervezas at South Miami
7pm-11pm
Cervezas is going to be the place to be with a killer draft list including: Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA, Avery Maharaja, Cigar City Bone Valley, and more! They also will be running Blue Point Toasted Lager though the Randall with cinnamon sticks and vanilla beans! A Blue Point Firkin of RastafaRye will be making an appearance as well!

May 17

Hooray for IPA, All South Florida Total Wine Locations
6:30-8:30pm
Learn about the history and importance of the India Pale Ale and sample its various sub-styles during this series of classes at area Total Wines. Each class costs $15 and includes tastes of each substyle with snacks. Register in advance at totalwine.com.

May 18

Craft Beer Tasting, Lucky Liquors
7-9pm
This unlimited craft sampling features brews from Shipyard, Victory, Blue Point, and Duvel. $12 entry gets you a sovenier glass, plenty of great brews, and a $5 credit towards your next craft beer purchase.

Craft Can BBQ, UM Wetlab
6pm-close
Hamburgers and Canned Craft beer specials all night!

May 19

Tequesta Pool Party at Lou's Beer Garden
1-8pm
Enjoy your weekend the right way: poolside at Lou's Beer Garden, quaffing a delicious local brew from Tequesta Brewing. Tequesta beers will be on tap along with food, fun, and friends. Expect a cask of Imperial Red Ale, too. Sounds like a great Saturday!

Hooray for IPA, All South Florida Total Wine Locations
3-5pm
Learn about the history and importance of the India Pale Ale and sample its various sub-styles during this series of classes at area Total Wines. Each class costs $15 and includes tastes of each substyle with snacks. Register in advance at totalwine.com.

Cigar and Cigar City Brewery Pairing, Cervezas South Miami
5-7pm
Join Cigar City Brewing and Sosa cigars for a pairing you will soon not forget. They will be featuring Cigar City's Dos Costas de Oestes Cedar, and Marshall Zhukov's Stout each paired with a unique cigar. They will be limiting this event to 25 people, so make sure you get there early. Handlebar mustaches and top hats are encouraged.

May 20

Craft Beer Sundays at Cork and Bottle
All Day
Enjoy 20% off all craft beers all day, every day on Sundays at Kendall's extensively stocked liquor store.

Palm Beach County

May 14

Four-Course Craft Beer Dinner, Tucci's Fire N Coal Pizza
50 NE 1st Ave., Boca Raton
7-9pm
Come check out some amazing craft beers paired with great food at Tucci's Pizza. The four-course menu costs $25 per person and includes:
First course: Italian mixed greens salad with kalamata olives, red onions, roasted peppers, tomatoes, garbanzo beans, and gorgonzola cheese paired with Magic Hat Circus Boy Hefeweizen.
Second course: Tucci's fire 'n' coal wings in two styles, rosemary and garlic and spicy barbecue, paired with PALM Belgian Amber Ale.
Third course: Coal oven pizza two ways -- eggplant and basil, and spicy sausage, roasted red pepper, and caramelized onions -- paired with Blue Point Hoptical Illusion IPA
Dessert: Made-to-order cannolis paired with Southern Tier Jah*va Imperial Stout
Reserve by calling 561-620-2930.

Beer and Cheese Pairing, Total Wine PGA
11221 Legacy Ave., Palm Beach Gardens
6:30-8:30pm
Come sample a spread of six artisanal cheeses and discover how they pair with various beer styles. The cost is $15 per person; reserve at totalwine.com.

Local Beer Takeover at Havana Hideout
509 Lake Avenue, Lake Worth, 33460
6-9pm
Lake Worth's favorite dive bar will be hosting a local craft beer tap takeover featuring Tequesta Brewing Company & Cigar City. There will be a special ale on cask from Tequesta, and limited releases from both breweries!

May 15

Beer and Movie Night, Blind Monk
7pm
HOPZILLA vs BIG HOPPY MONSTER / GODZILLA vs GAMERA! Imperial IPA vs Imperial Red Ale! A battle to the finish (or bottom of the kegs) between two Terrapin Hop Giants! Two beers enter, one crowd of happy beerheads leave! And of course, playing your favorite Japanese monster movies on the big screen! We will be tapping both kegs at 7, as well as releasing two other brand new Terrapin beers in bottles: 10th Anniversary Belgian Strong Golden Ale, and the Phlux Capacitor Oak-Aged American Strong Ale. Don't miss this Epic event!

May 16

Irish-American Beer Dinner, Black Rose Pub
8-10pm
This four-course beer dinner is $30pp all inclusive!
First course: Scotch egg, or mozzarella ball (vegetarian option)
Paired with Avery White Rascal
Second course: Beer battered fish slider, or black bean burger (vegetarian option)
Paired with Magic Hat #9
Third course: Traditional shepherd's pie, or vegetarian shepherd pie (vegetarian option)
Paired with Blue Point Hoptical Illusion
Dessert: Chocolate sponge cake with a hint of coffee, topped with baileys whipped cream and raspberry
Paired with Terrapin Moo Hoo

Shipyard Beer Dinner, Boca Biergarten
7pm
$35pp plus tax and tip, includes unlimited Shipyard beer. More details TBA.

May 17



Live Interactive Skype starring Southern Tier Brewery, Funky Buddha Lounge
7-10pm
Funky Buddha Brewery and Lounge will host a one-of-a-kind event: a live, interactive Q&A session with Southern Tier Brewery, projected on their big screen. Interact with the minds behind one of the most creative and inventive breweries on the east coast. Includes prizes and giveaways, plus a tap takeover with the following special release beers:
Oak-Aged Unearthly Double IPA
Gemini IPA
Pumking
Choklat
Hop Sun

Hooray for IPA, All South Florida Total Wine Locations
6:30-8:30pm
Learn about the history and importance of the India Pale Ale and sample its various sub-styles during this series of classes at area Total Wines. Each class costs $15 and includes tastes of each substyle with snacks. Register in advance at totalwine.com.

Tap Takeover and Pairing at Maxi's (Food Shack)
103 S. US Highway One, #d3, Jupiter
6pm-close
Jupiter's own Maxi's will be holding a local brewery tap takeover with Tequesta & Cigar City, featuring a special ale on cask from Tequesta and limited releases from both breweries.

May 18



Whole Foods Boca Raton Presents the South Florida Premier of Beer Culture, The Movie
1400 Glades Rd., #110, Boca Raton, FL 334431
6:30-9:30pm
Whole Foods in conjunction with Brown Distributing is proud to present the South Florida Premier ofBeer Culture, The Movie! The film tells the tale of the Colorado beer scene, and how, thanks to laws that favor small business and entrepenurial spirit, Colorado craft breweries have revitalized the state economy and awakened the creative spirit of the West. Schedule of events is as follows:
6:30pm: Charity happy hour with brews from Oskar Blues, Avery, Left Hand and Cigar City, plus house-smoked barbecue and a charity raffle ($5 donation).
8:15pm: The Florida premier screening of Beer Culture The Movie, followed by a brief Q&A session.

Clematis Craft Beer Pub Crawl
7pm-midnight
Put on your swimsuits, floppy hats, and silly beach towels as you crawl to the finish line! Stop at Roxy's, Grease, Gratify and World of Beer for featured drafts and beer cocktails. Starts at 7pm at World of Beer.

Craft Beer Happy Hour, Biergarten Boca Raton
4-7pm
Come meet Blake Panichella of Brown Distributing for a craft happy hour.

Due South Experience, Due South Brewery
Noon to close
Enjoy Due South brews on tap plus food trucks, ping pong, and cornhole all day long!

May 19

Ales on the Ave, Delray Beach
4-8pm
The Second Annual Ales on the Ave. Pub Crawl is moving to Saturday! This weekend walk will feature three stops, each with unique beers on tap and in cask! The list of stops includes:
Park Tavern (4pm) - East vs. West Avery and Dogfish Tap Takeover, with Black and Blue, Red and White, World Wide Stout, The Beast, Salvation, Reverend, Majahara, and so much more!
Tryst (5:30pm) - Patio can party featuring Oskar Blues' newest release, Deviant Dales, plus Stone IRS and much more!
Coffee District (7pm) - Local tap takeover featuring dry-hopped Imperial Red cask ale from Tequesta Brewing company, plus much more!

Hooray for IPA, All South Florida Total Wine Locations
3-5pm
Learn about the history and importance of the India Pale Ale and sample its various sub-styles during this series of classes at area Total Wines. Each class costs $15 and includes tastes of each substyle with snacks. Register in advance at totalwine.com.

May 20

Pints and Putters Golf Tournament at Putt'n Around
350 NE 5th Ave., Delray Beach
11am-4pm
Putt'n Around will host a mini golf tournament and craft beer day! Channel your inner Caddy Shackcharacters; there will be a prize for the most outrageous golf attire, cheap beers, and more. $20 gets you 4 craft beers and a round of golf.

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