Brew Review – 2018 Gallery Series at Concrete Beach @ConcreteBeachFL

It’s been a while since I graced the doorstep of Miami’s Concrete Beach Brewing. And, truth be told, I drove right past it. I’m used to the giant vacant lot that used to be next door to the brewery, wholly unprepared for the gigantic high-rise that is now being built in its place. It’s actually … Continue reading Brew Review – 2018 Gallery Series at Concrete Beach @ConcreteBeachFL

Interview – Eric Hernandez, Concrete Beach Brewing @concretebeachfl

Concrete Beach Brewing in Wynwood welcomed their newest brewmaster, Eric Hernandez, a few months ago. This former Biology major and homebrewer cut his teeth at Concrete Beach’s sister breweries in LA and NY, eventually becoming head brewer at Coney Island Brewing.  I spoke to Eric about his time in LA, moving to Miami, and rooftop … Continue reading Interview – Eric Hernandez, Concrete Beach Brewing @concretebeachfl

Brew Review – Imperial Chocolate Chili Stout by Concrete Beach Brewery @concretebeachfl

It’s always interesting to see when a brewery gets a new head brewer. Sure, the new person has to stay true to the established recipes, but they also have to make their name for themselves, along with keeping the fires going for the brewery itself.  I have seen this happen a bit recently, and Concrete … Continue reading Brew Review – Imperial Chocolate Chili Stout by Concrete Beach Brewery @concretebeachfl

Brew Review – Julia by Concrete Beach Brewing @concretebeachfl

​I’m always very happy when breweries take time to celebrate and honor great local people with their beers. One such beer I the chance to sample was Concrete Beach Brewing’s Julia (Barleywine, 9% ABV), named for the indomitable Julia Tuttle.  Ms. Tuttle’s story is a remarkable one of perseverance, business savvy, and forward thinking. Thanks … Continue reading Brew Review – Julia by Concrete Beach Brewing @concretebeachfl

Brew Review – Deck The Walls by Concrete Beach Brewing @concretebeachfl

​Christmas Carols! Wooo! Not really. But don’t let me stop you if that’s your thing.  Quick culture lessons: the Wynwood area of Miami is very notable for all of the murals painted on the sides of pretty much every building in the district. There’s even an area called Wynwood Walls, set aside only to be … Continue reading Brew Review – Deck The Walls by Concrete Beach Brewing @concretebeachfl