Everything You Need to Know About Jax Beer Week
In Jacksonville, we know how to celebrate beer… with more beer!
Tap into the excitement of Jax Beer Week from November 3 - 10 with more than 40 craft beer focused events at many unique beer spots across the city. With eight local craft breweries and two more on the horizon, Jacksonville has a flourishing beer scene that celebrates the creativity and innovation of our local brewers - so it’s no wonder we have a whole week dedicated to beer.
Of course, Jacksonville’s local craft breweries will be hosting many different special events and tastings so it’s a perfect time to hop on the Jax Ale Trail and fill your Ale Trail Passport with stamps. It’s also a great time to explore Jacksonville’s plethora of craft beer bottle shops, brew pubs and restaurants with great draft lists.
Jacksonville’s Beer Scene
Our breweries pour everything from hop heavy IPAs to deliciously tart Goses and are always coming up with something new and exciting. Many of our breweries are award-winners, like Aardwolf who took home a bronze medal for its Belgian Pale Ale at the Great American Beer Festival and Engine 15, Intuition and Pinglehead who all won medals at the Best Florida Beer Championship. But the great beer doesn’t just flow at the breweries. Jacksonville is covered in craft beer bars, bottle shops and brew pubs that serve amazing selections of local, craft and international brews. A visit to Kickback’s Gastropub and Goozlepipe & Guttyworks, two adjoining restaurants in Jacksonville’s Riverside neighborhood, is a must for any beer lover. With more than 1,000 different bottled beers and more than 200 beers on tap, you are sure to find something to whet your whistle.
Want something to bring home from your beer adventure? You can pick up a local six pack at one of Jacksonville’s local beer shops like Beer:30 in San Marco and Riverside, Really Good Beer Stop in Jacksonville Beach, Grape & Grain Exchange in San Marco or AleWife in 5 Points. Pro Tip: bring a growler and enjoy a pint while you get it filled.
There will be over 40 events taking place during Jax Beer Week all over the city in breweries, pubs and local restaurants.
For a complete list of Jax Beer Week events go to www.jaxbeersociety.com.
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