The crazy (in a good way) folks over at Community First Saturdays have published a blog post about tomorrow’s Locals Only Beer Fest. Take a look and get ready for a killer good time in downtown Jacksonville!
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Come join Axemen players and fans at 6 pm this Friday, October 11th at Green Room Brewing as they introduce Axemen Big Hit Ale, a golden ale with flavor that hits as hard as the Axemen. Brewed in Jacksonville Beach by Green Room Brewery’s Brewmaster, Eric Luman, this ale is sure to be a hit with rugby players and their fans who want an ale with bold flavor and champion taste.
The brew makes the Jacksonville Axemen the first sports franchise in the country to have its own beer named after the team…Probably. Fans of the two-time National Champion Jacksonville Axemen can show their support for the team by ordering a pint of Axemen Big Hit Ale the first chance they can, as the limited brew is only there while supplies last. The Big Hit Ale will also be available for takeaway in 2 growler sizes.
Green Room Brewing is located at 228 3rd St. North in Jacksonville Beach, Fla. 32250, two blocks north of Beach Blvd. You can also enjoy one of the other 15 finely-brewed beers Green Room Brewing will have on tap. And dogs are welcome at Green Room Brewing, so bring Fido to get his picture taken with
The Jacksonville Axemen have made five consecutive playoff appearances and have two titles in their 8 season history. The Axemen are a fan favorite, playing their games at the University of North Florida and competing in the USA Rugby League, the nation’s premier rugby league competition.
Event: Axemen Big Hit Ale release party
When: Friday, Oct. 11, 2013
Time: 6 pm
Where: Green Room Brewing
Location: 228 3rd St. North, Jacksonville Beach, Fla. 32250
- Government shutdown keeps local craft breweries dry (ticketsarasota.com)
In the heat of a Jacksonville summer, a cold beer is just the thing to beat the heat and humidity. With that in mind, I embarked on a journey to several local beer emporiums and picked out a selection of brews that will quench your thirst as well as intrigue your taste buds.
Watch the segment from “I Know Jax,” then read more about each brew below.
Green Room Brewing Co. — Pablo Beach Pale Ale
This refreshing, locally-brewed ale is packaged in a can making it perfect for picnics, barbeques and other outdoor activities. The brewers at Green Room have captured a citrusy brew with notes of pine and hints of malt to cut the bitterness. Serve this straight out of the cooler or in a pint glass and enjoy the great weather here in the River City.
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing — Summer Shandy
Shandy’s are the perfect summer beer with their light and refreshing flavors that are not too heavy. They combine favorite summertime flavors, in this beer’s case smooth wheat beer and sweet lemon. Served very cold, this beer is ideal for sipping on a lazy Sunday afternoon on the back porch.
Harpoon Brewing Co. — UFO White
Brewed with hand-ground spices like coriander and orange peel, this refreshing unfiltered beer follows in the 300 year tradition of Belgian spiced wheat beers in spectacular style. Typical of the style, this beer pours hazy and golden with a fluffy white head. The drinks smooth and refreshing with hints of orange and spice.
Spoetzl Brewery — Shiner Ruby Redbird
With a reddish color and an invitingly sweet grapefruit aroma, this brew promises a drinkable experience that it truly delivers. The flavor is predictably of ruby red grapefruit making this a great, sessionable beer with a flavor that is agreeably different from other beers on the market. Drink this one cold and from a pint glass to fully enjoy.
Cigar City Brewing Company – Cucumber Saison
Brewers tend to look for the next interesting flavor profile. The guys over at Cigar City has found it in this refreshing summer treat that positively reeks (in a good way) of cucumber while it maintains the funkiness one expects in a saison. Drink this one chilled in flutes with a fresh summer salad for a lively and refreshing experience.
Lemon is a common and welcome flavor in summer beers and Brooklyn does not disappoint with this entry into the summer beer market. The flavor is biscuity with a light lemon note that rounds out the sweet malts. Drink this one straight from the bottle while enjoying a cool summer breeze on your porch swing.
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. – Kellerweis
According to the brewer’s website, ““Kellerweis is one of the only American Hefeweizens made using the traditional Bavarian style of open fermentation. This difficult and labor-intensive technique adds uncommon depth and flavor complexity.” The flavor is bready with light lemon notes along with cloves and white pepper. This beer is a great accompaniment to any summertime backyard party.