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American Craft Beer Week — Monday, May 14, 2012

Today is the first day of American Craft Beer Week, and here is a listing of the events you can find going on a round town. Check back daily for more great events and celebrate your beer independence!

Poe’s Tavern, 6:30 – 8:00 pm Highland Brewing Company Pint Night

Join Team Hopheads and Highland for fun and pints at one of the beach’s best new taverns; Poe’s. The restaurant is named after the 19th century poet Edgar Allen Poe with a menu that boasts burgers with names like, The Pit and the Pendulum, the Annabele Lee, and the Tell Tale Heart.

Pele’s Wood Fire, 4:30 – 6:30 pm Dogfish Head Tap Take Over

Pele’s has established itself as the place to get great craft beer and awesome wood-fired pizzas and pastas. On Monday they will dedicate a large number of their 50 taps to the awe-inspiring brews of Dogfish Head. Get there early and get a logo pint glass with the purchase of a Dogfish brew.

Engine 15 Brewing Company, 4:00 – 7:00 pm Southeast Beers Theme

Stop in to the Engine and sample brews from the portfolio of Brown Distribution with a southeast theme.


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Beer Dinners that are Sure to Rock

Another couple of great Jacksonville Beer Week events for those who want to sit down, relax and have a nice meal served to them along with well-paired brews are the beer dinners at Pele’s Wood Fire in Riverside and Royal Palms Village Wine and Tapas Restaurant in Atlantic Beach.

Pele’s Wood Fire

Chef Micah has added a three course dinner paired with all local brews to the menu. While I do not have the details on the dishes or beers, if the other dishes on the menu are any indication, diners who decide to try the special beer menu are in for a real treat.

The special beer dinner will be available on Tuesday, April 3rd for the dinner seating. Get there early or reserve a table now to take advantage of this outstanding offer at an equally outstanding restaurant.

Make reservations or get more information at: (904) 232-8545

Royal Palms Village Wine and Tapas Restaurant

On Wednesday night, April 4 Highland Brewing Company is pairing its delicious beers with the truly outstanding dishes. The menu for this event is stunning and the price is right at $50 per person.

For those interested here is the menu:

Berenjenas Espaonolas
Roasted eggplant pinwheel with manchego cheese, topped with pisto.
Served with St. Theresa’s Pale Ale

Almejas Borrachas
Drunken clams with Lil Hump Spring Ale broth, garlic, and saffron.
Served with Lil Hump Spring Ale

Chorizo, shrimp, chicken, mussels, calamari, and artichoke hearts all served in Spanish style rice.
Served with Kashmir IPA

Gaelic Pork
Smoked pork shoulder marinated in Gaelic Ale and fresh line, with cilantro lime mustard sauce.
Served with Gaelic Ale

Oatmeal Porter Burger
Veal slider with serrano ham, manchego cheese on an Oatmeal Porter bun.
Served with Oatmeal Porter

Marcona Almond Turtle with Mocha Stout Caramel
Served with Black Mocha Stout

To partake of this feast contact or (904) 372-0052.


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Jacksonville Beer Week Starts Monday

The week that has been eagerly awaited by beer lovers all over the First Coast is almost here; Jacksonville Beer Week! Events keep getting added on a daily basis. If you cannot find a beer-centric event that appeals to you next week, you really are not trying very hard!

Here is the list as of today.

Monday, April 2nd

  • Local beer night @ Kickbacks Gastropub (happy hour all day on local beer! 5 beers from Intuition Ale + 5 beers from Bold City + 5 beers from Green Room on tap plus visits from brewery representatives)
  • $4 pints of local and coffee-inspired brews all week @ Bold Bean Coffee

Tuesday, April 3rd

Wednesday, April 4th

  • Screening of Beer Wars @ Sun-Ray Cinema at 5:00pm followed by Q&A with local brewers Ben Davis of Intuition Ale Works and Eric Lumen of Green Room Brewing. Only local brews on tap at the cinema!
  • Special beer/ food pairing @ Engine 15 (Oak-Aged Simcoe Imperial IPA paired with steam burger sliders and coconut rice for $10)

Thursday, April 5th

  • Tapping of Amber Waves Amber Ale @ Engine 15 (all proceeds benefit St. Johns Riverkeeper – you can’t make good beer without good water, right?!)
  • Local beer tasting @ Grassroots Natural Market from 4:00pm – 8:00pm (samples of Intuition Ale cans & Bold City bottles + casks from both Intuition Ale & Bold City + homebrew from Michael Payne of Aardwolf)
  • Local IPA night @ Brewers Pizza (featuring IPAs from Intuition Ale Works, Bold City Brewery & Green Room Brewing plus their upcoming Landslide double IPA and an IPA soup and bread to pair with)
  • Double feature movie night @ Mile Marker Brewing (screenings of “Beerfest” and “Strange Brew”)

Friday, April 6th

  • Jax Beer Tap Takeover @ Engine 15 (five Engine 15 beers on tap + one Engine 15 in a Firkin + Engine 15 Old Battle Axe through the Randall! And ten beers from Intuition, Bold City & Green Room.)
  • Florida beer tasting @ Green Room Brewing (25 Florida beers on tap, some breweries for the first time ever in Jax!)
  • Downtown pub crawl presented by Springfield Brew Crew and sponsored by Intuition Ale Works. For more information and to purchase tickets click here. (Crawl starts at The Landing at 5:30pm and the $15 ticket includes a souvenir cup, a drink ticket good for one local beer, discounts at each venue, prize drawings at each venue, and a prize drawing for some truly awesome prizes at the final stop – including a Mug Club membership from Intuition Ale Works)

Saturday, April 7th


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