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Jax Beer Week 2016: Menu for Beer vs. Wine dinner at Kitchen on San Marco released

kosmKitchen on San Marco, Jacksonville’s premier farm-to-table restaurant has released details on the Beer vs. Wine event with Engine 15 Brewing happening at this Thursday, Sept. 22 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets to the event are $55, call the restaurant for details.

904-396-2344

Check out the menu below:

Menu

First Course

Testa/Pickles/Grilled Bread

J’ville Lager

Steele Shooting Star Aligote

 

Second Course

Pork Sugo/Cornbread/Chicken Cracklins

Soured Society

Kuleto Frog Prince

 

Third Course

Ham Rib/Cabbage/Cucumber/Datl BBQ

Nutsack

Boneshaker Zinfandel

 

Fourth Course

Crispy Pork Shank/Squash Duck Confit Hash/Poached Egg

Mad Max

Kuleto India Ink

 

Fifth Course

Candied Bacon Doughnut/Caramel

Straight 30W

Taylor Fladgate Tawny Porto

 

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Posted by on September 19, 2016 in Beer, Jacksonville Beer Week

 

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Jax Beer Week 2016 Kicks Off Tomorrow

jaxbeerweek_ver4-3_page_11Jax Beer Week is upon us again and this year’s line up of events is truly stellar. From beer dinners to Funk Fests, this year we have it all. Be sure to get out and enjoy some of the great events and support Jacksonville beer!

This is not a comprehensive list. As new events are added I will update here and on my social media pages.

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Saturday, September 17

Intuition 5th Annual Oktoberfest Celebration
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Intuition Ale Works, 929 E Bay St, Jacksonville, FL 32202
More Details: http://www.intuitionaleworks.com/event/oktoberfest-2016/

Kitchen on San Marco – t$5 Florida Drafts, Jax Brewery Flights, Beer Cocktails and Mash In Ticket Raffle
Time:  4:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Location: 1402 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207

Veterans United serving drafts at Murray Hill’s Centennial Party
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
932 Edgewood Ave S, Jacksonville, FL 32205
More Details: http://www.murrayhilljax.com/event/murray-hills-centennial-celebration/

Sunday, September 18

Homebrew Showcase
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Alewife Bottleshop and Tasting Room, 1035 Park St, Jacksonville, FL 32204

Home Brewing Demonstration
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Really Good Beer Stop, 323 10th Ave N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Sunday Supper: Session Beer & BBQ!
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: The Bearded Pig, 1224 Kings Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32207

Jax Beer Week Bottle Share
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Alewife Bottleshop and Tasting Room, 1035 Park St, Jacksonville, FL 32204

Jags Vs Chargers Party Featuring Aardwolf Brewing Company and Ballast Point
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Mellow Mushroom, 1018 3rd St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Monday, September 19

Kitchen on San Marco $5 Florida Drafts, Jax Brewery Flights, Beer Cocktails & Mash In Ticket Raffle!
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Location: Kitchen on San Marco, 1402 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207

Jax Beer Society Collaboration Beer Release
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Intuition Ale Works, 929 E Bay St, Jacksonville, FL 32202

Arts and Drafts with Funky Buddha
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Really Good Beer Stop, 323 10th Ave N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Cigar City Tap Takeover
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Location: Mellow Mushroom, 3611 St Johns Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32205

Barrels, Foudres, & Beer Oh My!
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Alewife Bottleshop and Tasting Room, 1035 Park St, Jacksonville, FL 32204

Tuesday, September 20

Kitchen on San Marco $5 Florida Drafts, Jax Brewery Flights, Beer Cocktails & Mash In Ticket Raffle!
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Location: Kitchen on San Marco, 1402 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207

5 days of Bottle Releases at Green Room
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Location: Green Room Brewing, 228 3rd St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Aardwolf Brewing Company Tap Spotlight
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Beer:30 – San Marco, 1543 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207

Sixpoint Brewery Night
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Really Good Beer Stop, 323 10th Ave N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Cigar City Brewing and Tapa That Beer Dinner
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Alewife Bottleshop and Tasting Room, 1035 Park St, Jacksonville, FL 32204

Get Jacked: The Ultimate Coffee Beer Collaboration!
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: BREW Five Points, 1024 Park St, Jacksonville, FL 32204

Beer Trivia at Engine 15
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Location: Engine 15 Brewing Co., 1500 Beach Blvd #217, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Wednesday, September 21

Kitchen on San Marco $5 Florida Drafts, Jax Brewery Flights, Beer Cocktails & Mash In Ticket Raffle!
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Location: Kitchen on San Marco, 1402 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207

 5 days of Bottle Releases at Green Room
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Location: Green Room Brewing, 228 3rd St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Alpine Brewing at Engine15
Time:  4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Engine 15 Brewing Co., 1500 Beach Blvd #217, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Engine 15 Spotlight
Time:  5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Beer:30 – San Marco, 1543 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207

What The Funk?!
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Alewife Bottleshop and Tasting Room, 1035 Park St, Jacksonville, FL 32204

Yappy Hour with Bark for Life
Time:  6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Really Good Beer Stop323 10th Ave N Jacksonville Beach FL 32250

Ballast Point Tap Takeover
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Burrito Gallery Brooklyn, 90 Riverside Ave #601, Jacksonville, FL 32202

Free Brewery Tours at Veterans United
Time:  6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Veterans United Craft Brewery, 8999 Western Way #104, Jacksonville, FL 32256

Jax Brew Bus Sour Beer Tour
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Location: Really Good Beer Stop, 323 10th Ave N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Jax Brew Bus is offering a Sour Beer Tour for sour beer lovers for a special low price of $40 per person plus taxes & fees. The tour starts at 6 pm at Really Good Beer Stop Jax Beach. The tour will go to Alewife, Beer30, and Wicked Barley before dropping riders back off at Really Good Beer Stop around 10:30 pm. These locations are not currently available for regular Saturday tours so take advantage.

Jax Beach Pub Cycle
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Begins at Green Room Brewing, 228 3rd St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Cyclists get ½ off first pint and 10% off all other RGBS purchases.

Engine 15 Spotlight + Game Night: Flash Point
Time:  7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Location: Beer:30, 1271 King St, Jacksonville, FL 32204

Glass Giveaway & Raffle
Time:  7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Brewz, 1011 Atlantic Blvd, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233

Featuring multiple prizes, glasses from Aardwolf Brewing Company and lots of great beer.

Thursday, September 22

Oktoberfest at Aardwolf
Time: 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Location: Aardwolf Brewing Company, 1461 Hendricks Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32207

Stop by for the launch of their Oktoberfest “Aartoberfest.” Try one of their 4 Gose-style brews and have the chance to win logoed steins.

Kitchen on San Marco $5 Florida Drafts, Jax Brewery Flights, Beer Cocktails & Mash In Ticket Raffle!
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Location: Kitchen on San Marco, 1402 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207

 5 days of Bottle Releases at Green Room
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Location: Green Room Brewing, 228 3rd St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Small Batch Release: Jalapeno Pale Ale
Time:  3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Location: Veterans United Craft Brewery, 8999 Western Way #104, Jacksonville, FL 32256

Barrel Aged Night at Engine 15
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Location: Engine 15 Brewing Co., 1500 Beach Blvd #217, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250, USA

Join us tappings of Barrel Aged Nut Sack, Barrel Aged Hard Cider, Barrel Aged Imperial Simcoe and there’s rumors that Barrel Aged Imperial Chupacabra might raise its ugly head.

Intuition Ale Works Tap Spotlight
Time: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: The Bearded Pig, 1224 Kings Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32207, USA

Founders Tap Spotlight
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Beer:30 – San Marco, 1543 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207

Southern Swells Brewing Co. – A Special Tasting Event
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Really Good Beer Stop, 323 10th Ave N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Sample brews from this up-and-coming Jax Beach brewery at their first public tasting event.

Cider & Cheese Pairing
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Alewife Bottleshop and Tasting Room, 1035 Park St, Jacksonville, FL 32204

A farmhouse cider and artisanal cheese pairing. Ticketed event.

Beer vs Wine Dinner
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Kitchen on San Marco, 1402 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207

Enjoy creative dishes by Chef Ryan Randolph paired with both an Engine 15 beer and selected wine…the guests will then vote on which pairs best wine or beer! Ticketed event.

Veterans United Tap Takeover @ Dicks Wings Nocatee
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Dicks Wings, 100 Marketside Avenue, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32081

Friday, September 23

Kitchen on San Marco $5 Florida Drafts, Jax Brewery Flights, Beer Cocktails & Mash In Ticket Raffle!
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Location: Kitchen on San Marco, 1402 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207

 5 days of Bottle Releases at Green Room
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Location: Green Room Brewing, 228 3rd St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Small Batch Release: Grapefruit IPA
Time:  3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Location: Veterans United Craft Brewery, 8999 Western Way #104, Jacksonville, FL 32256

Taste of the Seasons
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Broudy’s Liquors, 516 W Geoffrey St, Saint Augustine, FL 32086

Featuring Cabo Wabo tequila, pumpkin meads and various holiday beers

M.I.A. Brewing Tap Spotlight
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Beer:30 – San Marco, 1543 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207

Think Local, Drink Local
Time:  6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Location: Alewife Bottleshop and Tasting Room, 1035 Park St, Jacksonville, FL 32204

Local tap takeover & game night.

Fundraising event for Rethreaded.

Tap The Keg Friday
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Location: Brixx Wood Fired Pizza, 220 Riverside Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32202, USA

Tapping of “Soured Society” JBS Collaboration Beer.

Saturday, September 24

5 days of Bottle Releases at Green Room
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Location: Green Room Brewing, 228 3rd St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Jax Beer Week- MASH IN
Saturday, Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: The Glass Factory, 601 Myrtle Ave N, Jacksonville, FL 32204, USA
More information: http://jaxbeersociety.com/mash-in/

 

 
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Posted by on September 16, 2016 in Beer, Jacksonville Beer Week

 

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Jax Beer Week features plenty of events for beer-lovers

jax_beer_week_2014Jax Beer Week begins Sunday, May 25 with a Keg’s & Eggs breakfast and continues all week with beer tastings, tap takeovers, and beer dinners. In its third year, the week focuses attention on locally and regionally brewed beers and the brewers that craft them.

Because events are being added on the fly, the below list is only some of the great events you can attend this week. Follow my Facebook and Twitter feeds for information on events as they are announced.

Go to http://www.JaxBeerGuy.com to follow my social media feeds.

Sunday, May 25

Mellow Mushroom – Southside
Local craft beer lovers know that the Mellow Mushroom restaurants around town all have outstanding tap selections. The owners are also huge supporters of the local craft beer scene. It is fitting then that the pizza joint is hosting the kick-off event for Jax Beer Week. Beers from local breweries will be paired with delicious dishes during the event that also includes Mellow Mushroom breakfast pizzas.

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

  • Engine 15 Brewing Company – Bloody Battle Axes with Black Peppered Bacon, Pickled Okra & Asparagus and special Bloody Mary mix
  • Mile Marker Brewing – Datil Pepper Sausage Ale
  • Green Room Brewing – Dawn Patrol Breakfast Stout
  • Intuition Ale Works – Low Down Porter (w/ coffee, vanilla & cinnamon) and Blueberry Coffee Cake Jon Boat
  • Aardwolf Brewery – Early Bird Special Breakfast Stout (w/coffee, vanilla and cinnamon) and Hasslehoffenweiss Beer-mosas
  • Bold City Brewing – Fritz Beer-mosas
  • Pinglehead Brewing Company – Banana Pancakes Ale

Monday, May 26

Pinglehead Brewing Company/Brewer Pizza
Orange Park seems a long way from the more beer-centric city center and beaches, but that does not mean that there is no craft beer there. On the contrary, Pinglehead Brewing Company, nestled inside of Brewer’s Pizza on Blanding Boulevard has been cranking out awesome brews for several years now – including what may be the best Imperial Red in the country. For craft beer week they have enlisted the help of the rest of the local breweries and will feature a beer from each on their taps. The first beer to be tapped is listed below. Look for the daily special tapping in the listings for the days below.

Engine 15 Brewing Company – Ales for undies “Undie Monday” with Dignity you wear.

M Shack
Matthew Medure is known throughout the metro Jacksonville area for his fine dining restaurant Matthew’s, but he is also the genius behind M Shack in Neptune Beach and St. John’s Town Center. At M Shack, Medure taps into his gourmet cooking experience and applies it to the humble hamburger. But, given the Medure treatment, burgers at his joint are anything but humble. They are juicy, tasty, and absolutely heavenly.

As a tip-of-the-chef’s-hat to Jax Beer Week, M Shack has teamed with Engine 15 Brewing Company to offer a special price on M Burgers when you purchase a pint of Nut Sack, Russian Imperial, Old Battle Axe, or (904) Weissguy.

The special deal is offered at the Town Center location only from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, May 27

Green Room Brewing Company
Beaches area beer-lovers have been flocking to Green Room Brewing Company since surfer-turned-brewer Eric Lumen opened the doors. His inviting and comfortable tap room is always full of lively conversation whether the surf is up or not. And then there is the beer, Green Room is home to a number of innovative brews that are sure to please the palates of the most discriminating beer aficionado.

For Jax Beer Week, Green Room will tap two special brews. The first of the two is Dawn Patrol, a breakfast stout with lactose, oats, vanilla, coffee, and cocoa nibs.

Intuition Ale Works
Tucked away in a building that bares more than a passing resemblance to a grey and foreboding prison, Intuition Ale Works has been creating beer alchemy for over three years. Owner and brewer Ben Davis has a fanatic following that is as passionate about beer as it is about supporting the community. A trait that is common to all of the local Jacksonville breweries but, due to the efforts of Davis and his general manager Cari Sanchez-Potter, Florida politicians are kept on their toes and local charities know they have a partner.

For Jax Beer Week the King Street Beer District anchor has decided to release a different one-off, or one time release beer, per day. The first is listed below, look for the rest listed on the day of the week they will be released.

Tap Room Release – Hopped-Up Saison

Pinglehead Brewing Company/Brewer’s Pizza
Taproom release – Pinglehead Banana Pancakes ale.

The Blind Fig Gastropub
A relative new-comer to the King Street Beer District, The Blind Fig has been wowing taste buds since their beginnings as a popular local food truck. Now, with a premier spot on the corner of King Street and College Street, the gastronomical wizards at the eatery are planning a Cigar City Brewing Company beer cocktail for happy hour.

European Street Café – Park Street
A Riverside, Park Street tradition for years, the European Street Café is also the go-to place for excellent craft and import beers. Under the watchful eye of Andy Zarka, E-Street serves a wide variety of German, Belgian and other import beers along with some of the best American craft beers. And, with a happy hour that runs from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. daily – even on the weekends – that features two-for-one brews, how can you go wrong?

For Jax Beer Week, E-Street will be tapping White Oak Aged Jai Alai from Cigar City at approximately 6:00 p.m. Stop by and visit with the folks from Cigar City, enjoy a pint and keep the glass!

The Silver Cow
The newest addition to the King Street Beer District is the love child of fellow beer blogger Regina Heffington, a.k.a. The Jax Brew Bitch. With a classy, yet approachable feel, this new lounge features approximately 20 taps of nothing but the best craft beers and hard ciders. But, on a street full of beer bars what is the main draw for this soon-to-expand hideaway? Some would say the Heffington’s infectious and somewhat raucous laugh, others might say the Cajun-infused small plates she serves from the tiny kitchen in the back. Whatever your reason, be sure to swing by to experience her place and make your own decision.

The Cow will feature a Cigar City Tap Takeover starting at 6:00 p.m. offering several brews from the Tampa brewery that have never been available in Jacksonville before.

Wednesday, May 28

The Blind Fig

Remember the gastronimical excellence we mentioned above when discussing The Blind Fig? Well, here is your opportunity to get in on some of that yummy food goodness. The Blind Fig teams up with Engine 15 for a beer dinner featuring tasty pairings and loads of fun.

The dinner will feature four delicious courses and five outstanding brews. Tickets to the event are $50 per person and can be purchased in advance by calling the restaurant at (904) 337-0146 or at the door. The reception beer will be served beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Pinglehead Brewing Company/Brewer’s Pizza
Taproom release – Green Room Brewing Company Thin Mint Stout

Intuition Ale Works
Taproom release — Tequila Barrel-Aged House Boat with Lime & Salt

Black Sheep Restaurant
If there is one thing you need to know about this restaraurant housed in the eye-catching wedge-shaped building just outside of the Five Points area of Riverside, it is that you must try the poutine. The dish – French fries mixed with cheddar cheese curds and covered in rich, beef short-rib gravy – is so good that many guests go just for a fix of it. But, poutine is far from the end of the list of reasons to visit the eatery. Another good reason is the views from one of the only roof-top restaurant seating areas in Jacksonville. And, then there is the craft beer they keep on tap.

To celebrate Jax Beer Week, stop in as the Blk Shp crew taps a special Cigar City keg.

Grape & Grain Exchange
Speakeasies were once the only place for a thirsty person to get a potent potable. But, since the abolition of prohibition, the often glamorous hidden gems have gone by the wayside. But, if you are in the know, you can gain access to one of these backroom bars in San Marco right on the Square. Grape & Grain Exchange offers a self-service style beer cooler and signature mixed drinks in its front room but, behind the bookshelf is a cozy, swanky hideaway the harkens back to the flapper era.

Join the in-the-know crowd for a Cigar City cheese and beer pairing at G&GX for Jax Beer Week. But, be sure to get there early as seating is very limited.

Thursday, May 29

Green Room
Taproom release — Mayor Bee, an American Blonde Ale brewed with Green Room harvested honey and Katherine, a white IPA brewed with New Zealand hops. Katherine is named for a great white shark that was swimming off Jacksonville Beach recently.

Pinglehead Brewing Company/Brewer’s Pizza
Taproom release — Intuition Belgian Hoppy Blonde

Intuition Ale Works
Taproom release — Bay & Rosemary Jon Boat

Moxie Kitchen + Cocktails
Last year, Chef Tom Grey left Bistro Aix, the San Marco restaurant he helped turn into a Jacksonville must-visit eatery to concentrate on a new venture. The result of his creative juices is the sparkling new Moxie Kitchen + Cocktails in the St. John’s Town Center.

Grey’s new foodery is dedicated to taking American comfort foods and giving them a gourmet twist. By all accounts he has succeeded masterfully.

A strong advocate of craft beer, Grey will be featuring a special Cigar City happy hour for Jax Beer Week.

Zeta Brewing Company
Coming soon to Jacksonville Beach, Zeta Brewing Company is in the midst of installing their brewing equipment. Brewer Chris Prevatt has been hard at work converting part of the current Zeta restaurant to a full-fledged brewery.

Get a look at what is happening at Zeta and enjoy more Cigar City Brewing Company fun for Jax Beer Week.

Friday, May 30

Pinglehead Brewing Company/Brewer’s Pizza
Taproom release – Bold City Brewing Company Abbey’s Ale

Intuition Ale Works
Taproom release — Barrel Aged Anniversary IPA

Saturday, May 31

Intuition Ale Works
Taproom release — Lambic

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Jax Beer Week — Day Six

jaxBeerWeek2013Grand Tasting 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.

The culmination of Jax Beer Week is the Grand Tasting that will take place downtown in conjunction with Community First Saturday in front of the Times-Union Center on the Northbank Riverwalk. The tasting will feature over 30 beers including many from Florida. Also enjoy the Food Truck Skyway Crawl and live music.

Bands and performance times are:

12:30 p.m. Canary in the Coalmine

1:30 p.m. RickoLus

2:45 p.m. Four Families

DJ E. Lee 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., between sets, and 3:30 p.m to 4:30 p.m.

 

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Jax Beer Week — Day Five

jaxBeerWeek2013Green Room Brewing Co. 4:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight

Florida Mega Tap Takeover with over 50 Florida beers. Breweries that will be represented at the event include:

Cigar City Brewing 7venth Sun Due South Brewing Swamp Head Brewing Saint Somewhere Pensacola Bay Brewery Tequesta Brewing Intuition Ale Works Pinglehead Brewing Co. Mile Marker Brewing Engine 15 Brewing Co. Cocoa Beach Brewing Three Palms Brewing Florida Beer Company And more…..

Also 17 Green Room Brewing beers on tap including:

  • Quetzalcoatl
  • Many versions of the Count
  • And much more

Engine 15 Brewing Co. 12:00 noon to 12:00 midnight

The Engine 15, Engine 15 Tap Takeover. The guys at the Engine have been working hard to make this year’s Jax Beer Week event special. What better way to do that than to take over all their taps with all their own beers – 51 of them to be precise, plus one in a firkin.

Beer Specials

Mellow Mushroom – Southside, Seven Bridges, Total Wine + More, Broudy’s – Ponte Vedra, Monkey’s Uncle, European Street – Jax Beach, Mellow Mushroom – Jax Beach, Lynch’ Irish Pub, The Brick, Royal Palm Village, Island Girl, ABC Liquor, Wine Warehouse, Poe’s

 
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Posted by on April 5, 2013 in Beer, Events, Jacksonville Beer Week

 

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Jax Beer Week Unmitigated Success

From the first event Monday night at Kickback’s to the grand finale Saturday at Mellow Mushroom, the first ever Jacksonville Beer Week can only be described as an unmitigated success. The fact the entire week was pulled together in less than a month speaks volumes for the organizational skills of all involved and foretells an even better event next year.

News of the week spread quickly through word of mouth and social media. As new venues were added the website for the week was updated and the list of beer-centric things to do grew rapidly. It seemed like new events were added on a daily basis until the week went from an idea to fruition. Each event built upon the previous one to build a fun-filled week that is sure to be the buzz of town until the next Jacksonville Beer Week next year.

Some of the highlights of the week included the above mentioned local beer day at Kickback’s on Monday. This was followed by a slew of events on Tuesday including a special beer and food pairing meal at Pele’s Wood Fire, a tapping of a special collaborative beer brewed at Intuition Ale Works by the crew from Mellow Mushroom, a ladies only beer tasting at the Cork & Keg in Fruit Cove, and a special Stone Brewing tasting at Brewer’s Pizza in Orange park. Wednesday brought a showing of the fantastic craft beer vs. mega brewers movie “Beer Wars,” which was followed by a lively discussion panel afterwards. On Thursday the guys at Mile Marker Brewing in St. Augustine transformed their brewery into a movie theater and screened two of the greatest all-time beer movies out there: “Beerfest” and “Stanger Brew,” Engine 15 tapped a special beer brewed by the Florida Times-Union’s Roger Bull and Ed Stansel, writers of Amber Waves beer blog. In addition Grassroots in Riverside hosted a tasting of brews from Intuition, Bold City, Brewer’s Pizza, and Michael Payne owner of the soon-to-be-open Aardwolf Brewery in San Marco. Friday night saw the first annual Springfield Brew Crew Downtown Pub Crawl, a tap takeover of Florida beers at Green Room Brewing that included of 40 local and Florida beers, and Engine 15 hosted a tap takeover that boasted 10 local taps and a special firkin made just for Beer Week. The week closed with the Grand Tasting at Mellow Mushroom at Tinseltown. The final event included beer tastings from most of the local breweries, music from Grandpa’s Cough Medicine, food from Mellow Mushroom, and a brewer’s panel discussion.

With the great success of this year’s event it is safe to assume that there will be another next year with even better events and a greater selection of local and Florida beers. The most difficult part will be waiting for it to begin again.

 

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Jax Beer Week Day 5: Pub Crawl and Tap Takeovers

Tonight may be the biggest night so far for the Jacksonville Beer Week. There is the eagerly awaited Downtown Pub Crawl, and several tap takeovers at the beach. So, no matter what part of town you are in, there is something for you!

The Jacksonville Landing

The first ever Springfield Brew Crew Downtown Pub Crawl will take place with registration beginning at 5:30 in the Landing Courtyard. The crawl will leave the Landing for stops at Fionn MacCool’s, Burrito Gallery, Burro Bar, and Northstar Substation at 7:00. Along the way there will be drink discounts, raffles for great prizes, a Grand Prize drawing for an Intuition Ale Works Mug Club membership, and lots of other surprises.

Tickets for the crawl are $15 with all proceeds benefiting disadvantaged children in the urban neighborhoods surrounding downtown. You may purchase tickets online at http://www.sprbrewcrew.com or at the event.

Engine 15

The tap takeovers continue to night at Engine 15. Tonight you will find a special firkin made by the Engine 15 brewers and Old Battle Axe run through the Randall. You will also be able to partake of 10 other taps from local brewers.

Green Room Brewing

More taps taken over with as many as 30 local and Florida brews taking up handles at the beach brewery. Several of the brews that will be available tonight are here in Jax for the very first time.

 

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