Concrete Beach Brewery believes that making great craft beer is an art form. Since every great work of art needs a proper showing, the Wynwood-based brewery has created the Gallery Series, a weeklong series of special beer-tasting events taking place from October 2nd though the 7th at local restaurants and bars across South Florida designed to showcase some of Concrete Beach’s newest and most-imaginative beers. This special week will feature two unique styles brewed specially for the occasion: Sangre de Flor Imperial Porter and Julia American Barleywine.

Sangre de Flor Imperial Chocolate Hibiscus Porter       

Description: This unique beer imparts a beautiful, deep brown, reddish hue. Strong notes of chocolate, brown sugar and dark malts dominate the palate with hints of slightly sweet, floral hibiscus flavor.

Aroma: Chocolate, dark malt
Taste: Chocolate, brown sugar, toffee, hibiscus
Ingredients & Stats:

  • Malt:    Pale Ale, White Wheat, Patagonia 190L, Patagonia Chocolate, Six Row
  • Hops:  Cascade
  • Other Ingredients: Cocoa Powder, Brown Sugar, Hibiscus
  • ABV:    8.1% Alc./Vol.
  • IBU:     20

Julia American Barleywine

Description: Julia is a strong, dry-hopped barleywine with a deep amber tone. A floral, piney and stone-fruit aroma complement the rich, malt-forward flavor of this behemoth. Notes of toffee, dates and apricots are balanced with pleasant hop bitterness. 

Appearance: Deep amber hue with an off-white head
Aroma: Stone fruits, floral and piney hops
Taste: Balance of malty sweetness and hop bitterness       
Ingredients & Stats:

  • Malt:    Maris Otter, Special B, Caramunich, Munich Type II
  • Hops:  Warrior, Centennial, Chinook, Northern Brewer
  • ABV:    9.0% Alc./Vol
  • IBU:     55
  • Yeast:  BSI 1

Fans can try these unique beers at the following Gallery Series events across South Florida:

Sunday, October 2

  • The Local: Flight pairing, 150 Giralda Avenue, Coral Gables, 12-3pm

 Monday, October 3

Tuesday, October 4

  • 305 Brews: Food and Beer Pairings, 3535 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, 7pm-Close
  • Tap 42 Coral Gables: Beers & Bowties Tap Takeover, 301 Giralda Ave, Coral Gables, 7pm

Wednesday, October 5

Thursday, October 6

  • InterContinental Miami: Brews & Bites and Meet the Brewer, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, 5-7pm
  • Beer Trade Co: Meet the Brewer and Tap Takeover, 2151 N. Federal Hwy, Boca Raton, 7-9pm
  • Boxelder: Pairing Dinner, 2817 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, 7-9pm

Friday, October 7     

  • Commonwealth Miami: Happy Hour Beer & Scotch Pairing, 1216 Washington Ave, Miami, 5-7pm
  • R House: Beer Pairing Dinner, 2727 NW 2nd Ave, Miami 3-8pm
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