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Papa’s Raw Bar Annual Craft Crawl THIS SATURDAY

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Due South Trench Day

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A new food and beer pairing festival with a brunch theme is headed to Boynton Beach on Sunday, April 30th Known as the Boynton Beach Brunchfest, the event will feature dozens of South Florida breweries — including all four craft breweries based within city limits — featured alongside beer-themed cocktails and breakfast food. Boynton Beach Brunchfest …

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One Venue, Over 50 Craft Beers, Unlimited Samples Papa’s Raw Bars’ First Ever Craft Crawl Deemed A Success  **Excuse the lack of professional photos. We got caught up drinking beer. These are from Instagram.** by Savannah Sheehan This past Saturday, Papa’s Raw Bar welcomed Spring with their first annual “Hop Before You Crawl” Pub Crawl. …

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by Doug Fairall Papa’s Raw Bar doesn’t skimp on anything.  We know this. Does $40 (pre-sale deal) for unlimited pours from over 25 craft breweries serving up over 50 beers get your attention?   Papa’s Raw Bar, adjacent to Seafood World, the more than 40 year old local hangout and purveyor of outrageously awesome seafood dishes is …

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Hundreds of craft beer fans united at South Florida brewing staple, Due South Brewery, this past weekend for their annual Trench Day. As usual, the local craft beer family came out to support. The smell of beer and the sight of the expanded due south facility greeted thirsty visitors upon entrance.  Local favorites like Copperpoint, …

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Conquering Cocktail Culture by Doug Fairall Photos by Ben Hicks Tucked inside the south Boynton Beach cocktail venue Sweetwater Bar & Grill lies another bar, one that looks and feels like a mysterious cousin who’s returned to the States after a years-long trek across central Europe. There’s no signage on the outside, and it’s only …

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A new local spirit, done the old world way by Doug Fairall Photos by Ian Jacob Ben Etheridge doesn’t care much for phonies, charlatans, and shills when it comes to distilled products, nor the world at large. His aim, his mentality, is all about a truthful product: in his case, the production of home-grown South …

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Sugar and Spice by Doug Fairall Photos by Ian Jacob Rum. To the average person, this simple, short, yet elegant word evokes images of pirates, sailors, and fruit juice-laden cocktails under a tiki hut. But like most spirits in this new age of discovery, there is a larger breadth to be explored than what usually …

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Beer Trade Co. in Delray Beach has been a haven for craft beer drinkers since they first opened in 2014, with their location on 4th Ave. quickly becoming a local favorite. Now owners Gene Playter and Chris Sanchez are ready to expand their successful bottle shop concept to other fitting locations, the first being the …

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Saltwater Brewery Jumps Into Eco Friendly Edible Packaging By Doug Fairall It’s the environmental story that’s been rocking the nation over the month of May: Delray Beach’s Saltwater Brewery is working with manufacturers on producing carrying rings for a six-pack of beer that’s made of organic byproducts of the brewing process. Earlier this year, the …

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Local Craft Veteran Leads Copperpoint Brewing To Prominence  by Doug Fairall Photos by Ian Jacob Award winning beers don’t just appear out of thin air. They’re made with skill, brewed the hard way, by people who know the art and science of brewing. South Florida’s craft beer scene has expanded rapidly over the years, and some may …

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Pouring Old School at Delray Beach Craft Beer Fest by Doug Fairall Downtown Delray Beach was alive a bit more than usual this past Friday May 14 as the Delray Center for the Arts put on their annual Delray Beach Craft Beer Fest in the midst of Old School Square. Warm and pleasant spring weather …

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Due South Brewing Co. has announced an expansion of their current facility, annexing 12,000 additional square feet of the adjacent bay.  Combined, Due South will total over 27,000 square feet. Open to the public since 2012, Due South has always had a production focus.  The current tap room continues to shrink as the need for …

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By Doug Fairall Photos by Jack Bates Some brewers rise meteorically out of the home brewing shadows to become the shining darlings of the craft beer scene. Others work methodically through years of experience to hone and refine their artistry, letting their wisdom accumulate slowly, over time. Twisted Trunk Brewing was founded by one of …

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The Many Layers of Craft By Doug Fairall Photos by Ben Hicks Boca Raton is known across the country as a retirement getaway, a place where Jerry Seinfeld’s fictional parents move to during his iconic sitcom. But beyond the stereotypes of Hollywood lies a vibrant city full of diverse demographics, a wintry influx of transplants and seasonal …

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Tale Of Craft Beer Enlightenment By Doug Fairall Photos by Ben Hicks Five years ago, a brewing renaissance was born in a little tea and hookah bar in Boca Raton. Ryan Sentz, along with brother KC Sentz, moved their years old college-age-oriented lounge down the street a few blocks to formally begin the Funky Buddha …

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By Doug Fairall Laser Wolf Chris and Jordan Bellus have been slinging beers off Progresso Drive in Fort Lauderdale since 2011, where the brothers have managed to create something special. Situated in an older off-white stuccoed building with a clay tile roof, from the outside the place looks straight out of Southern California. On the …

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Photos: The Woods Jupiter Relaxed.  Sophisticated.  Comfortable.  These are just some of the words being used to describe Tiger Wood’s new venture into the restaurant game with The Woods Jupiter. The Woods Jupiter opened on August 10 in Harbourside and features New American Cuisine consisting of great American dishes that are uniquely modified to make …

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Lake Park’s Central Hub For All Things Craft Beer, Music and Art By Susanna Arntz Photos: Nathan Hamler From a streetside glance or a stroll past, people see a cafe and bar setup through the large storefront windows. The name Brewhouse was cleverly appointed to the space to lend credence to its local beer and …

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By Doug Fairall Photos: Ben Hicks It all started with Europe. The country of Belgium, to be precise. Almost ten years ago, Bill McFee, his wife Maria, and friend Keith DeLoach found themselves 4,600 miles away from home in a world where dozens of beer styles were common, including those brewed by Catholic monks. This was …

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Sunfest Day 3: Lindsey Stirling – 311 – Kaskade Sunfest Day 4: Damian Marley – Stone Temple Pilots – Hozier Sunfest Day 5: Fall Out Boy

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By Natalya Jones Originally opened in 2004 as a sandwich shop by surfers, Jupiter’s Guanabanas restaurant has grown to be far more than its original intention. Currently, the restaurant “boasts a menu full of Floribbean/island favorites with a focus on Florida fresh seafood that includes Sanibel Island clams, Cape Canaveral shrimp, local snapper and many other Florida caught fish,” according …

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By Natalya Jones Photo: Ben Hicks When I asked Rebel House’s Head Bartender Bill Binder what cocktail he wanted profiled, it was only a nano second before he replied “Glide in Your Stride”, because “it’s made with very interesting house made ingredients”. Now before you assume that your taste buds may be allergic to these …

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     Barrel of Monks kicked things off with a bang this past weekend with tons of great beer, live bands, several food trucks, a silent disco and more. The craft beer community came out in full force, of course, to show their support for South Florida’s newest microbrewery. We started out the afternoon with the …

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By Alex Rendon Photos: Kelly Coulson Upscale but not stuffy. That’s the overall vibe that effuses from Honey. Occupying the same 3500-square-foot space once held by dance club Delux on 13 East Atlantic Avenue, Honey offers a completely fresh redo of the environs. Gone are untz untz untz beats, packed dance floors and pulsating strobe lights, …

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Thanks to everyone who came out to the issue release at Smoke BBQ! Some great tunes by Uproot Hootenanny and an awesome turnout. Photos by Carl Dawson

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