As International Beer Day approaches (Friday, August 5), Miami hotspots are joining the global celebration of beer with specially curated brews and promotions, including EST.33 Thai Craft Kitchen & Brewery and Dogfish Head Miami along with international eateries Uchi, Chotto Matte, Negroni Midtown and Fratelli La Bufala. Below you’ll find the ultimate list of local favorites where beer aficionados can raise a toast and rejoice in the greatness of beer worldwide.
EST.33 Thai Craft Kitchen and Brewery
Traditional Thai cuisine meets American barbeque and booze at EST.33 Thai Craft Kitchen & Brewery, located on the fourth floor of Brickell City Center. The brewery features premium local and imported ingredients for exciting flavor combinations for beer-lovers to enjoy, including Hallo Schatzi ($7), a traditional Berliner sour wheat ale, keep the base or get it flavored with in-house prepared syrups: mango, passionfruit, guava or kaffir lime; Brickell Brown 2.0 ($7), smooth, clean and easy-drinking Brown Lager with freshly roasted coffee from the local Great Circle coffee roasters; Legend Lager ($7), favored in Thailand for its golden body, it’s a refreshing blend of malted barley and noble hops from Europe; and Beer Flights ($14), guest selection of four beers.
Address: 701 South Miami Ave., 4th Floor, Miami, FL 33131
Dogfish Head Miami
Located in Miami’s eclectic Wynwood district, Dogfish Head Miami offers beer enthusiasts an exploration of off-centered brews to indulge in. Guests can enjoy a variety of inspired brews including 60 Minute IPA (6% ABV), recognized by the Wallstreet Journal as the most balanced IPA on the market, this brew has a hoppy with moderate bitterness and crisp finish; SoFlo Pils (5.5% ABV), a Dogfish Head Exclusive, golden liquid sojourn into classic floral and spicy aromas with a hint of citrus and tropical fruit flavors of South Florida; Bosh Blonde (5% ABV), brewed with Florida-grown oranges, fresh-squeezed sugar cane juice – and Chris Bosh; and Florida Peach Marmalade (5% ABV), a fruited sour ale featuring rich peach and lemon zest flavors up front, with marshmallow and nutmeg to follow.
Address: 325 NW 24th St., Miami, FL 33127
Uchi, located in the heart of Wynwood, is a modern Japanese restaurant presenting a non-traditional take through its delicately designed menu and vast beer selections. For beer aficionados that prefer a more upscale celebration, Uchi offers brews such as Coedo “Beniaka” ($14), sweet potato amber; Parish “Ghost in the Machine” ($14), double IPA; Monopolio “Clara” ($8.50), lager; and Einbecker ($8), a non-alcoholic beer alternative. As a bonus, guests can enjoy the Japanese brews, Sapporo Premium and Sapporo Light, for $6 during Happy Hour from 5 – 6:30 p.m
Address: 252 NW 25th St., Miami, FL 33127
Midtown Miami’s favorite local hotspot, Negroni, features a diverse international comfort food selection with a fusion taste from Peru to Tokyo. Celebrate International Beer Day at the restaurant’s elegant indoor bar, an urban choice in the high-ceiling dining room in which guests can cheers to beer with local brews such as Spanglish Veza Sur, Latin lager and Mala Yerba Veza Sur, IPA; or Big Wave, golden Hawaiian ale, for $6 during Happy Hour from 4 – 7 p.m.
Address: 3201 Buena Vista Blvd., Miami, FL 33127
Chotto Matte Miami
Chotto Matte is a global restaurant brand that perfectly fuses Japanese and Peruvian culinary traditions to deliver the very best of authentic and innovative Nikkei cuisine. Located in Miami Beach, Chotto Matte’s crisp, clean brews take unlikely flavors to artistically complement the restaurant’s dishes. Beer lovers can indulge in Cusqueña, a Peruvian lager, and Sapporo, a Japanese rice lager for $8 on International Beer Day.
Address:1666 Lenox Ave. #1664, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Fratelli La Bufala
Located in the infamous South Beach, Fratelli La Bufala is known as Miami’s first Neapolitan Pizzeria. Inviting all beer lovers to cheers with Peroni Nastro Azurro ($7), a premium pilsner beer. Pair the classic Italian favorite with any of Fratelli’s new hearty dishes including a range of gourmet pizza favorites like the Casara, with, stracchino cheese, parma prosciutto, arugula and basil, or the Calabrisella topped with jalapeno, spicy salami and ‘nduja sausage.
Address: 437 Washington Ave., Miami Beach FL
Fogo de Chao
With two premier dining destinations in South Florida – Coral Gables and Las Olas – Fogo de Chao elevates the centuries-old cooking technique of churrasco into a cultural dining experience in an elevated atmosphere. Beer lovers can snag Stella Artois and Xingu “Black” for $5 during the restaurant’s all-day Happy Hour. Inside the restaurant, Bar Fogo features signature cocktails and smaller, shareable plates like the Brazilian roasted cheese Queijo Assado to pair with its refreshing brews.
Address: 2801 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables, FL 33134 | 201 E. Las Olas Blvd, Suite 100,
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301(Opening August 2022)