American Craft Beer Week

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Not that we need a designated beer week to celebrate drinking beer...but this week is American Craft Beer Week. Here are some nearby Miami-Dade favorites that are celebrating this joyous week! Thanks to South Florida Beer Blog for the info! 
Monday May 16th
Cervezas
 (5835 Sunset Drive Miami, FL 33143)-  To kick off a week of American Craft beer Cerzvezas will host the Night of 1000 IBUs. Starting at 7pm come in for 6 different beers on draft brewed to let the Hops be the star of the show. PLUS we'll have 2 RANDALLS serving up Avery IPA poured through two different types of hops (Centenniel and Warrior), a great experiment to show you what the variety of hops really brings to a beer. They'll have these two Avery IPAs, Dogfish Head Hellhound, Avery Maharaja, Stone IPA, and Southern Tier 2XIPA all on draft. You'll be able to get both pints of Avery as a packaged deal for $10 or a flight of both Avery IPAs, Stone IPA and Maharaja for $12. Hellhound only available by the glass and they'll have a deal of $1 off any bottle IPAs and $2 off large bottle IPAs... get your enamel ready for all of those Alpha Acids! 

The DRB (255 N.E. 14th Street Miami, FL 33132)- California and Colorado Tap Takeover. To pay homage to some of the most innovative craft beer states, The DRB is filling their taps up with brews from both states including Left Hand Milk Stout, Oskar Blues G'knight, Boulder Hazed and Infused, Arrogant Bastard Ale, Stone Ruination IPA and the cherry on top is a keg of Collaboration Not Litigation brewed by Avery and Russian River TOGETHER. $25 all you can drink of these draft beers (plus an order of chicken wings) from 6pm-10pm (Yea you read that right). They are starting the week off with a bang!
Tuesday May 17th
Abraxas
 (407 Meridian Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33139)- Beer Trivia Night in honor of American Craft Beer Week. A night of beer trivia starting at 9pm. (it'll fill up pretty quick so you might want to get there by 8:45pm) with a special tapping of Avery's and Russian River's Collaboration Not Litigation Ale along with all of their taps of American Craft Beers. Come on out to see how much you really know about beer.
Lou's Beer Garden (7337 Harding Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33141)- The 5-Part Summer Beer Pairing series kicks off with the first beer pairing of the season in celebration of American Craft Beer Week. They will match Craft beers from Northern Breweries against Southern Breweries and ask the audience to rate the best one. They'll be serving 4 courses of North vs. South each with a paired appetizer from Lou's kitchen. Josh Brent of Fresh Beer will be the master of ceremonies for the evening.
Beer N Burger Joint (900 S Miami Ave Ste 130 Miami, FL 33130)- Sea Dog Pint Night. Stop in from 9-11pm, where Ross will be pouring some samples of Sea Dog and Shipyard Beers. And of course it wouldn't be a pint night without a glass giveaway, so buy your first Sea Dog Pint and keep the glass! While supplies last of course... So come on, grab a burger, hang out with Ross and drink some Maine Brewed Beers. It may be pretty far North but its still AMERICA!
Wednesday May 18th
The Filling Station (95 Southeast 2nd Street Miami, FL 33131)- Since it is both American Craft Beer Week and National Hamburger Month South Florida Beer Blog has teamed up with the Burger Beast for a Burger and Beer dinner
Thursday May 19th
Paragon Theater's Backlot Bar (3015 Grand Ave # 322 Coconut Grove, FL 33133)- Free viewing of BEER FEST at 7:30pm. Stop in to view one of the best beer movies ever for FREE on the big screen with special prices on appetizers and of course AMERICAN CRAFT BEERS! Come watch the movie with other beer lovers... "Do it for Landfill!"
Friday May 20th
The UM Wet Lab
 (4600 Rickenbacker Causeway Miami, FL 33149)- In honor of ACBW the folks over at one of the best kept secrets of Craft Beer in South Florida will be having an All American Craft BBQ! For only $6.50 you get just about ANY American Craft Beer (with the exception of Victory Golden Monkey) and a burger and chips. The party goes from 5pm - ?... It's a beautiful view, great beer and good company... so come on out!

Sunday May 22nd
Smoke T (1450 South Dixie Highway Coral Gables, FL 33146)- Stone Brewing BRUNCH.  That's right you read that correctly. We will be pairing up some AMAZING dishes with Stone beers because nothing is better than beer early on a Sunday to help cure any pains from the night before. 
Paragon Theater
 (3015 Grand Ave # 322 Coconut Grove, FL 33133)- To close a week of amazing American craft beer, food and events Paragon will be showing The Beer Wars Documentary in their Backlot Bar on the BIG SCREEN at 7:30pm. They've got specials on craft beer, appetizers and some comfy big leather chairs... I can't think of a better way to wind down your week of American Craft Beer than enjoying a movie dedicated to it in a setting like this and for FREE! 
You can also find specials on various beers at The Bar, Barracuda, Taurus, Central Beer Garden, Sandbar and The Local.


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