Best Brewpubs Serving Seasonal Beer In South Florida

October 10, 2012 6:00 AM

The fact that south Florida has two seasons, spring and summer, is something that locals and tourists like to boast about to their colder counterparts. Still even with the great weather, residents and visitors crave the comforting tastes of the seasons like pumpkin spice and ciders. Luckily for them, South Florida has a fabulous array of brewpubs that serve great food and offer their own unique seasonal brews. Check out the list below to find an old seasonal favorite or a new comforting delight.
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Titanic Restaurant & Brewery

5813 Ponce De Leon Blvd.
Coral Gables, FL 33146
(305) 668-1742

The Titanic Restaurant & Brewery is no stranger to unique beers. It provides an extensive list that rotates weekly but the fall is the best time of year to stop in. That’s is when Titanic celebrates Octoberfest. The brewery offers beers like Pumpkin Ale, a Dry Hop India Pale Ale (IPA) which has a bitter taste and a White Cap Wheat beer. Each beer is sure to have you thinking of cold weather and turning leaves.

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Big Bear Brewing Company

1800 N. University Drive
Coral Springs, FL 33071
(954) 341-5545

The Big Bear Brewing Company usually features a seasonal menu of its own. The menu is so spontaneous that it’s even a surprise to the owner. Big Bear typically features its own Pumpkin Ale, usually available around Halloween. But it also features a Smokey Bear which is a porter with smoked malt. They’re all hearty flavors that any beer lover will enjoy.

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The Abbey Brewing Company

1115 16th St.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 538-8110

The Abbey Brewing Company is located in the heart of South Beach and features a fall seasonal menu with your choice of two pumpkin beers. Choose between the strong Pump King beer or the sweeter and lighter Shipyard Pumpkin beer. Either way, you’re choosing a winner. Call ahead or stop by to see what other items are being offered on the fall beer menu. The Pump King beer is 22 ounces, so if you order this, be sure to arrange a sober ride home as well.

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Organic Brewery

290 N. Broadwalk
Hollywood, FL 33019
(305) 414-4757

Organic Brewery is located on the Hollywood Boardwalk, so the last thing visitors will be thinking of is fall while they’re standing next to the beach. However if you’re in the mood for a seasonal beer, make sure to stop in. Organic Brewery serves different varieties of wheat beers that are sure to please. A wheat beer is made of malted wheat and served in the colder temperatures, so call ahead to find out which wheat beer is in season.

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Gordon Biersch

1201 Brickell Ave.
Miami, FL 33131
(786) 425-1130

Gordon Biersch also celebrates Oktoberfest with a seasonal menu. Last year, it kicked off the event with live music and free beer tastings. This year, Gordon Biersch is keeping things under wraps but is likely to include favorites like Festbier which is a combination of dark roasted Munich malt and pilsner malt giving the beer a very rich, hoppy flavor. Stop in to try this flavor or one of the other flavors on the Oktoberfest menu and try the food sampler while you’re at it.

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