Ian Salzberg

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    April 8, 2014

    Homebrewed Beer Spotlighted at Riverside Market's Spring Break Competition

    Around 70 people showed up this past Saturday for the spring-break-themed homebrew competition at Riverside Market in Fort Lauderdale, where local amateur brewers (in the noncommercial sense) tapped more than a dozen kegs to compete for cash and bragging rights. Myself, Lauren Bowen of Harpoon Brew ... More >>

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    January 2, 2014

    South Florida Beer Week Returns January 18 - 25: Disc Golf, Brew Bus, and More

    Time to rejoice, beer fans, for the beginning of the year harks the beginning of our coveted Third Annual South Florida Beer Week - returning from January 18 through January 25th. "Working with local breweries and retailers, South Florida Beer Week will bring Floridians a wide variety of events all ... More >>

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    November 25, 2013

    Thanksgiving Beer Pairing Recommendations

    Our favorite food-centered holiday, Thanksgiving, is quickly approaching. You might already be brining. In a few days, the turkey will be ready to be carved (maybe a free-range one this year?), the stuffing will be stuffed... then unstuffed, and the gravy boat will sail off into the sunset. What bet ... More >>

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    November 13, 2013

    Riverside Market Now Offers Beer Grad School

    You may think you know a lot about beer, but are you ready to take your knowledge to the next level? As in, getting a getting a graduate degree in brews? After two semesters of beer academy, Riverside Market is taking learning to new heights with their beer grad school. Open to students who partici ... More >>

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    April 12, 2013

    Florida Beer Fridays: 'Are Wheat There Yet?' From Tampa Bay Brew Bus

    Friday's here, so it's time for beer. As a native Floridian, there's nothing quite like taking a lazy afternoon after work and either hanging out on the patio with a cold beer in hand or heading down to the pub to talk about the weeks' events. In the past, we've had to make due with imports and mac ... More >>

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    March 21, 2013

    The Blind Monk's Jason Hunt Talks Craft Beer and the Cicerone Certification Program

    With the rapid rise of the craft beer industry, experts are needed to convey the vast knowledge of beer. Thus began the Certified Cicerone Program in January 2008.Jason Hunt, assistant general manager of The Blind Monk in West Palm Beach and Oklahoma native, is the Florida representative for the pro ... More >>

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    February 26, 2013

    "Drink Like a Local" Campaign Pushes Local Craft Brews

    For more on South Florida's food scene, check out New Times' Taste guide, hitting newsstands Thursday, February 21. For foodies, being encouraged to eat locally is nothing new. Farm-to-table as a culinary buzz term has been around a long time already. But supporting your local purveyors doesn't app ... More >>