We love our beer here in South Florida.
Sure, we may have been a bit late to the craft brew scene, but we're now one of the fastest growing markets in the country -- hey, we start slow, finish fast.
While we drink all the time down here -- Fort Liquordale is in our territory, obviously -- we have an excuse this week. American Craft Beer Week starts today and we have the scoop on all the participating bars and restaurants.
The Pub, Pembroke Pines
All week long, the Pembroke Pines bar is offering Sam Adams specials throughout the week. Every day it's featuring Sam Adams samplers with five ounce pours of its four drafts from the Boston brewery, including the original Boston Lager, Rebel IPA, Summer Ale, and Angry Orchard. Each of which has been matched up with a recommended food item for the week.
Riverside Market , Fort Lauderdale
Everyday of the week, this Fort Lauderdale spot is offering brew-centric events. Thursday it's Pizza with a Twist featuring Brooklyn Brewery and beer themed Twister. Friday it's hosting a Sam Adams tap takeover. Saturday is a Night of 1,000 IBUs, with a collection of the hoppiest brews on draught including Dogfish Head 120 Minute.
Laser Wolf, Fort Lauderdale
This neighborhood bar is celebrating local Americans by highlighting a local brewery every day of the week: Native, Inlet, Tequesta, Cigar City. It's moving on to Victory on Saturday night.
Himmarshee Public House, Fort Lauderdale
To honor the local heroes in the craft brew industry, this downtown Fort Lauderdale bar is offering $5 local crafts through Friday night.
d.b.a./ Cafe, Fort Lauderdale
This neighborhood bistro is keeping it local with a nightly dinner pairing. Each day of the week, the spot will be teaming up a Florida brew with a special entree.
This Coconut Creek beer-haven is offering special releases all week to celebrate. On Monday it's offering 120 Minute IPA Bottles. Tuesday: Cigar City Ligero Black Lager. Wednesday: Funky Buddha Small Axe Big IPA. Thursday: Wynwood Flagler Saison. Friday:Southern Tier 2xOne. It's finishing up the week on Saturday with ACBW Flights.
The Backyard, Boynton Beach
The Backyard is keeping it local all keep long. It's serving ten great Due South brews everyday.
The Sybarite Pig, Boca Raton
The East Coast and West Coast rivalry is back again. But it's all about the beer this week. The Boca Raton beer bar is offering East and West Coast beer bucket specials throughout the week. The Sybarite will also be roasting a full pig on Sunday, and lining up their taps with Florida brewed beers to give you something to wash it down with.
Lion & Eagle English Pub, Boca Raton
This Boca pub is all about the cans this week. It's offering craft cans all week, some of which will have stickers on the bottom for free prizes.
Sports Page, West Palm Beach
Fill up your kitchen cabinets with Due South glasses. This West Palm Beach bar is offering two-for-one Due Souths all week, and you get to keep the glass while supplies last.
Sunset Bar and Grill, West Palm Beach
This West Palm Beach spot is offering special pricing on American craft brews for the week.
Buddy's is offering deals and discounts on American craft brews for ABCW.
Dave's Last Resort, Lake Worth
In honor of craft and local brews, this Lake Worth spot is offering deals on Due South and Funky Buddha beers.
CJ's Island Grill, Lake Worth
This Lake Worth establishment is serving Due South and Magic Hat #9 at discounts to celebrate the occasion.
Dixie Bar and Grill, West Palm Beach
Enjoy special prices on Due South, Funky Buddha, Founders, Dogfish, Magic Hat Dream Machine, and Cigar City White Oak all week long at this old favorite.
Mad Hatter, Lake Worth
This place is going dirty for ACBW; it's offering deals on Founder's Dirty Bastard.
South Shores Tavern, Lake Worth
Throughout the honorary event, this Lake Worth hangout is offering specials on Funky Buddha, Cigar City Jai Alai, Due South, and Oskar Blues Dales Pale Ale.
Rudy's, Lake Worth
This downtown bar is featuring Cigar City Jai Alai and Due South draft deals.
Poutine Dog Cafe, Lake Worth
Wash those fries and cheese curds down with some beer here; the Canadian-inspired place is offering deals on Cigar City Jai Alai, Tequesta, Due South, and Left Hand.
Aussie Boomerang, Lake Worth
Australians are known for throwing 'em back. Drink like an Aussie with deals on Due South, Funky Buddha, and Dogfish Head.
Igots Martiki, Lake Worth
Due South, Founder's All Day IPA, and Monk in the Trunk are on special at this Lake Worth spot for the week.
Brass Monkey, Lake Worth
Brass Monkey is honoring its nearest brewery with deals on Due South throughout the weeklong event.
Two Georges, Boynton Beach
This waterfront eatery is making happy hour even happier with specials on Due South and Funky Buddha during the twilight hours.
Old Key Lime House, Lantana
Drink beer at this waterfront spot. It's hosting specials for Due South throughout the week.
Riggins Crab House, Lake Worth
Time to drown those crabs with craft brew at this seafood shack. It's doing special mug and pint prices on Due South and Cigar City.
The Living Room, Boynton Beach
The Living Room is celebrating with Cigar City specials throughout the week.
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