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Visit Jacksonville’s Eight Local Breweries

If you haven’t been paying attention for the past seven years, you might not realize just how diverse Jacksonville’s craft brew scene has become. From the beaches to Orange Park, we’ve got a flavor profile for every palate, from gloriously hoppy to incredibly drinkable malts and lagers. Most of our brewers practice their art at the or in , with a few outliers such as in Baymeadows and in , but it looks like the scene is shifting in a big way towards . Last year, opened a production facility near Downtown, and they’re working to get permitting set for …

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GastroFest 2015 in Hemming Park

GastroFest Brings Thousands of Diners Downtown

Foodies Unite Cook it, brew it, bake it, and they will come. During our first annual , held March 21st in , Jacksonville came hungry and left happy. First, we’d like to thank all of our wonderful sponsors and people who donated to our initial campaign; without you there would not have been an event. We want to extend our thanks and appreciation to every single attendee, vendor, venue, and volunteer who helped make this dream a reality. Our goal at is to put Jacksonville on the culinary map, all while educating people on food history and culture, and GastroFest …

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CRAFT BREW at GASTROFEST on MARCH 21st at HEMMING PARK!

 is a celebration of Jacksonville’s food and beverage scene! If there’s one thing North Florida does well, it’s craft brewing, so it’s a major focus of our fest. Come visit us at on March 21st from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. to see what’s brewing! We are proud to be serving up a variety of locally-produced craft beers from , , , , , , , and in our beverage tents during the entire festival. We will also have McKenzie’s Cider and other drinks available for purchase in our beverage tents. Local craft beer merchants  will have a tent in …

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WHAT’S BREWING?: Craft Brewery Creations

You felt it. I know you did. The excitement your inner child experienced as you opened Christmas presents last month. Age doesn’t matter, does it?  It must be the combination of realizing someone cares enough about you to spend the time and money in selecting a special gift just for you and the mystery of what lies within the confines of the package. It could also be the anticipation of the enjoyment of your festively wrapped-up boon in the months to come. Craft beer gives you the opportunity of experiencing this type of excitement every time you step into one …

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WHAT’S BREWING: December 2014

Some things last a long time. Some things combined with other things become eternal. Christmas and  – now, there’s a pair that will always be together. Multiple generations have and will appreciate the Christmas season more, due to the talent of that one man. He once said, “Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won’t make it ‘white’.” Craft beer makes it easy for you to share your blessings with those who appreciate uniquely created microbrews. Some establishments in the Greater Jacksonville area have great gift ideas for beer drinkers. Also, there …

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What’s Brewing? – Jax Craft Beer news

You’d think they’d call it “Septemberfest.” The 2 ½ week festival held in  gets beer lovers thoughtfully reflecting upon how and where they will celebrate their own Oktoberfest (officially being held there beginning Saturday, September 20 and running through the first Sunday in October (Oct 5). Visions of lederhosen and dirdl dresses, strudel  and sauerkraut, decorative Bavarian beer steins and frothy Maßkrüge fill their imaginations anticipating this exciting beer-focused festival . You’ll find that some local establishments choose to celebrate in … well … October. Regardless, the month of September brings with it the advent of exciting fall beers! Be …

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What’s Brewing – March 2014 – party month

This Irish toast is so fitting for the month of March, the de facto “party month” where almost everything is allowed, expected, and forgiven on and around St. Patrick’s Day. “A keg of does not an Irish bar make” – that’s one of mine. It takes more than an Irish stout and a few pictures on a wall to really have true Irish bar ambiance. Everybody knows that, too. This is the month for trying Shepherd’s Pie, Bangers ‘n Mash, Guinness Beef Stew, Corned Beef ‘n Cabbage and Fish ‘n Chips (best with Malt Vinegar sprinkled on top). In the …

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