HeadsUp Jax: Local Craft Beer Events Around Town; Veterans United Craft Brewery Anniversary Sat., 8/25

Five O’Clock on a Wednesday means that thoughts are turning to the weekend and places to grab a cold beer — maybe at a special event or two! We got ’em this weekend around the Jax area! So, HeadsUp, be sure to catch some of these highlighted happenings in and about the 904:

Thursday, 8/23: Blues, Brews and BBQ at the Florida Theatre. A tasty evening featuring local beers and local BBQ on both levels of the historic Florida Theatre. General admission tickets still available at http://www.floridatheatre.com. See the feature ON TAP article in this month’s print edition of BUZZ!

Back to School Snack Pairings at Alewife, Five Points, with Funky Buddha beers; Bike MS Fundraiser at Veterans United Craft Brewery, Southside; Cigar City Tap Takeovers at both V Pizza Tap Garden locations, Mandarin and Fleming Island.; Brewery Night at Really Good Beer Stop, Jax Beach, featuring Cigar City Brewing.

Friday, 8/24: Pre-Game Party and broadcast by 1010XL at Wicked Barley Brewing, featuring chances to win Jax Brew Bus tours; Ladies Night Out at MyDry, Jax Beach, with samplings from Really Good Beer Stop and Gypset & Pearl; and a Farewell to Robin at Intuition Ale Works.

Saturday, 8/25: Veterans United Craft Brewery 4th Anniversary Party, Southside; Jaguars Pre-Season Watch Parties with specials at Main & Six Brewing and at Hyperion Brewing, Springfield; Food Truck Tailgate at Hemming Park.

Sunday, 8/26: National Dog Day Festival at Dogwood Park hosted by BrewHound and featuring various breweries; Fishweir Brewing tastings at Really Good Beer Stop, Jax Beach; Portrait Drawing at Dahlia’s Pour House, Riverside.

Check out these and more daily local events around Jax, Jax Beach and St. Augustine (and some roadtrip ideas) on http://www.brewnymph.com!


Linda Johnson, Certified Cicerone®


Cover photo by Linda Johnson

Linda Johnson is a BUZZ Contributing Writer (beer!) and founder of the beer and travel website, BrewNymph.com, covering all things Florida beer from news to events. She is the first female Level 2 Certified Cicerone® in the Jax area (since 2015), one of seven in the metro area, and the only Level 2-certified independent beer writer in the state.