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Best South Florida Beer Week events by county


Swamp Head and Cigar City at Riverside Market, 7 p.m. Monday
Not only is Riverside Market the chillest beer bar in Fort Lauderdale -- no other trusts boozers enough to let them drink right out of the fridge, racking up no tab other than the empty bottles left on the table -- it's also one of the few to feature Gainvesville's Swamp Head beers along with our beloved Cigar City. Pro-tip: On Thursday, Jan. 18, the bar will host a release party for Florida Beer Company's Gaspar's Porter and Devil's Triangle.
Riverside Market, 608 SW 12 Ave., Fort Lauderdale;

Florida Brewery Tap Takeover at the Laser Wolf, 7 p.m. Wednesday
Swamp Head, Mile Marker, Engine 15, Tequesta and Cigar City are some of the breweries included in the Laser Wolf's Beer Week lineup. Organizers suggest bringing a designated driver, but remember, "No jerks."
The Laser Wolf, 901 Progresso Drive #101, Fort Lauderdale;

Cigar City Beer Can Dinner at El Jefe Luchador, 7 p.m. Wednesday
"Hardcore Mexican street food" pairs with beer in cans at this casual dinner, which only 25 people will attend. Tickets cost $25, and the menu includes lamb belly with Maduro Brown Ale and ancho-spiced chocolate flan with Big Sound Scotch Ale.
El Jefe Luchador, 27 S. Federal Highway, Deerfield Beach;

Hollywood pub crawl, 6:30 p.m. Thursday
For a $10 donation to the Covenant House, get a Drink Like a Local pint glass and enter a raffle for some of Brown Distributing's beer swag while you stumble through downtown Hollywood. Crawl starts at the Tipsy Boar with Cigar City, then Native Tap Room with Native, Whiskey Tango with Holy Mackerel, the Big Easy with Tequesta, and Mickey Byrnes with Due South.
The Tipsy Boar, 1906 Harrison St, Hollywood.

Anything But Clothes Party at Ye Olde Falcon, 8 p.m. Friday
That means trash bags, steak dresses, beer-cap togas and the like. Davie's oldest beer bar will serve Holy Mackerel -- now present in Davie at the Mack House -- and Cigar City quaffs to their patrons without clothes.
Ye Olde Falcon, 2867 S. University Drive, Davie;


La Caja China Pig Roast with Cigar City at Sybarite Pig, noon Sunday
The new beer bar in Wicked Awesome's old space is selling 50 tickets for its all-you-can-eat Cuban-style roast, which include a Cigar City draft or any two bottles. Tickets cost $30 at the restaurant.
The Sybarite Pig, 20642 S.R. 7, Boca Raton;

Local Cheese and Beer Pairing at Total Wine PGA, 6:30 p.m. Monday
This isn't a local cheese-and-beer pairing. It's a local-cheese and beer pairing. For $15, Total Wine will guide 30 guests through pairing cheeses from local creameries, some made with spent grain from local breweries.
Total Wine PGA, 11221 Legacy Ave., Palm Beach Gardens;

Massive Florida Tap Takeover at Funky Buddha, 5 p.m. Tuesday
The microbrewery's in the works in Oakland Park, and the Buddha lounge in Boca is still mashing out its signature styles. On Tuesday, Buddha brews will join Engine 15, Three Palms and Swamp Head, among others.
Funky Buddha, 2621 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton;

Special tapping at Coffee District, 7 p.m. Wednesday
Delray's chillhouse of coffee will tap specialty brews from the North Florida breweries that are flocking to SF Beer Week, and also some from Tequesta Brewing Company and Due South.
Coffee District, 325 NE Second Ave. #104, Delray Beach;

Jupiter Craft Brewers Festival, 1 p.m. Saturday
South Florida's original craft-beer festival returns for a seventh year, with the backing of all new local brewpubs and microbreweries. Tickets cost $35 at the door. There are 1,500 of them and you'll need to pay cash. Early arrival strongly suggested.
Roger Dean Stadium, 4751 Main St., Jupiter;


Florida Pride! at Gramps Wynwood, weeklong
Miami's newest hipster bar has been quick to grab hold of local beer enthusiasts. Through SFBW, the bar will have Engine 15 and Three Palms beers along its selections.
Gramps Wynwood, 176 NW 24th St., Miami;

Swamp Head Brewery Night at the LoKal, 7 p.m. Tuesday
The Coconut Grove burger joint will get Cotton Mouth from Swamp Head Brewery. Well, maybe not the Cotton Mouth, but Swamp brews will slosh around Tuesday night.
LoKal Burgers and Beer, 3190 Commodore Plaza, Coconut Grove;

Local Craft Beer Pairing Happy Hour at OTC, 5 p.m. Tuesday
This new gastropub brings a casual beer-and-bites setting to Brickell, and it's the sole provider of Beer Week events in that area. OTC's protein-heavy menu features sliders and grilled cheeses, and will be paired with Maduro Brown Ale, Monk In the Trunk and other local brews. Most of the beers on tap will cost $5, and items on the pairings menu will be discounted.
OTC, 1250 S. Miami Ave., Miami;

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