American Craft Beer Week is finally over, and this past weekend had no shortage of events to draw you into the spirit of craft beer.
On Saturday night, to celebrate one of the biggest names in Florida beer, Cigar City, the Coffee District in Delray Beach offered up its taps to the Tampa based brew ... More >>
You may have noticed a little extra tie-dye on your tap handles as of late, as Atlanta's signature Sweetwater Brewing has made its way down to the South Florida market. The 15 year old brewery has made a push into southeastern markets in the past few years, with an expansion of their brew house to h ... More >>
Florida Agriculture Literacy Day was this week and, if you're like us, everything we read about makes us think of beer. So what better time to learn a little bit about it? After all, it's made of things you grow in nature, and possibly your backyard.
Bill Manley, of Sierra Nevada brewing, lays it o ... More >>
Ever crack open a bottle of beer that smells and tastes past its prime?
That beer is probably "skunked," which will make it taste quite awful. (Beer nerd alert: "Skunked" or "light struck" beers occur when isomerized alpha acids imparted from hops get bombarded with ultraviolet radiation. That reac ... More >>
People have been pairing wines with food for ages now -- in fact, entire industries have been based off the idea. With the rise and newfound appreciation of craft beer, tons of restaurants and bars are now getting into pairing food with beer.With that, Tap 42 is going to be featuring a Dogfish Head ... More >>
Here's something every beer lover can appreciate: BeerText, a service that tells you anything you could ever want to know about the beer you're drinking.It's not an app in the traditional sense -- you don't have to go online, and there's no need to download anything. That means you can even use it o ... More >>
Getting service at a bar on Fort Lauderdale's posh Las Olas Boulevard is no easy task. A great deal of patience and skill is required to remain friendly or even civil as dozens of suited up office types attempt to push, shove, and bribe their way to getting a drink ahead of you. American Socia ... More >>
Recently, I made mistake of claiming that "summer is here" only to be corrected by my know-it-all well-intentioned co-worker, "Well actually, this year summer doesn't officially begin until June 20th" to which I replied, " Sierra Nevada's Summerfest Ale is out; thus, summer is here". You see, ... More >>
Easter and brunch go together like sodium-laced store-bought ham and canned pineapple slices. If you want the traditional eggs Benedict and carved roast
beef holiday experience, check out our lists of Broward and Palm Beach restaurants serving Easter meals. If you're looking to do something a littl ... More >>
Having moved here just a week ago from a landlocked, wonky metropolis, I'm still surprised by the novelty of ending up in a beachfront dive bar with a room full of people wearing flip-flops and some semblance of a shirt getting drunk in the middle of the day. Such was the case this past Tues ... More >>
Update: Whole Foods has reached capacity for the beer-off. However a representative of the Coral Springs store said that people cancel frequent and to call back closer to the date to see if spots are available.To honor this year's ritual of very large, steroid-addled dump trucks beating the crap ... More >>
Fresh hops: Your other favorite "bud."Unrepentant beer drinkers, rejoice! Each week, Clean Plate Charlie
will select one craft or import beer and give you the lowdown on it:
How does it taste? What should you drink it with? Where can you find
it? But mostly, it's all about the love of the brew. I ... More >>
John LinnThey say it's your birthday... One of the reasons I really love homebrew is the chance it gives you to learn what individual beer ingredients taste like. Make enough brews with centennial hops, and you start to detect its bitter citrus flavor when you taste a beer. If you add chinook or ... More >>
John Linn Unrepentant beer drinkers, rejoice! Each week, Clean Plate Charlie will
select one craft or import beer and give you the lowdown on it: How
does it taste? What should you drink it with? Where can you find it?
But mostly, it's all about the love of the brew. If you have a beer
you'd like ... More >>