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South Florida Beer Week: Cigar City's Phil Palmisano Tells Us How to Navigate a Week of Craft Beer

South Florida Beer Week (January 19-26) has the potential to be the best of times for Florida beer fans. But anyone who's downed a few 10 percent ABV beers in one evening knows that it also could make for some epically terrible mornings. In preparing for the upcoming days of bacchanalian pursuits, Clean Plate Charlie turned to an expert for tips on how to successfully navigate a week of heavy beer consumption.

As the South Florida Representative for Tampa's beloved Cigar City Brewing, Phil Palmisano knows a thing or two about forming a healthy relationship with craft beer. After the jump, find his five-point plan on how to have an awesome South Florida Beer Week (which will include plenty of opportunities to sample Cigar City brews).

Stay tuned to Clean Plate Charlie in the coming week: We'll have more from Palmisano and other Florida craft experts.

See Also:

- South Florida Beer Week is January 19-26, 2013 (Check out the Initial Schedule of Events)

- South Florida Beer Week: Hollywood Beer Crawl to Benefit Covenant House

- Tap 42 Hosting Brewery Battle Featuring Stone Brewing Co. vs. Bell's Brewery

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Tricia Woolfenden