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Sip on This: Beers You Should Be Drinking in September

Like all the best things in life, great beer is an ephemeral thing. Sure there are bottles worth aging (though fewer actually improve with age than you might think), but most are best fresh and in their season. These days it’s less about the availability of ingredients or limitations stemming from the weather – technology has enabled us to overcome those primitive constraints – and more about tradition and emotion. We drink seasonal beers because they root us in the moment, capturing the flavors, aromas and the essence of the season. So, here are some beers. Some of them are …

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Introducing Hopped Up: A new column celebrating craft beer in Florida and beyond

BY JACK TWACHTMAN A.K.A. JACK DIABLO Y’all didn’t think I was gone forever, did you? , I’m done writing about music. But I’m not done writing. From here on out, in Jacksonville right here in EU Magazine. Why, you ask? Let’s face it, craft beer is booming, and it’s here to stay. The $22.3B industry has more than doubled its share of the market since 2011 and continues to grow at double digit rates according to the Brewers Association’s latest report. If you thought it was just a fad, think again. Craft beer isn’t only booming, it’s changing at a …

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GastroFest 2015

Jacksonville’s newest nonprofit-in-the-making, GastroJax, Inc., recently announced that their signature event, , a comprehensive, totally local festival celebrating the food culture of Northeast Florida and those involved in it, will take place in , formerly Hemming Plaza, during the weekend of March 21, 2015. It’s been a long summer, so here’s the scoop in case you missed it. The concept was born in the fall of 2013, when its creator, , suddenly realized that Jacksonville doen’t have a food festival that brought together all of the gastronomic traditions and experiences available in the area. “We’ve got some great festivals in …

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Best Restaurant Bars in Jacksonville

The experience of having a beer, a glass of wine, or a cocktail with one’s meal is a time-honored tradition that I totally support. It’s easy to say that support for this tradition runs high, considering the plethora of restaurant bar options that are available in our fair metropolis. It goes without saying that some restaurants have better bars than others, and that sometimes a particular place will be better for satisfying a specific craving than others. For the sake of brevity, these four restaurants provide a good mix of tasty food and delightful libations that make them some of …

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Sidecar: San Marco’s New Craft Cocktail Destination

is the latest craft cocktail bar to open in the Jacksonville core, in a convenient location along Hendricks Avenue in the San Marco area. It is in the same building as , which is a Neapolitan-style pizza place. It also happens to be right up the street from . All in all, this area is beginning to hop with nightlife possibilities. Sidecar is the literal dark side of the building it shares with V Pizza, with its half painted in a dark gray with a black awning and a small wooden sign. The space itself is surprisingly large, with a …

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