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Breweries Throughout Broward Forced to Close Taprooms
March 17, 2020
You can’t drink at a bar for the next 30 days. Here’s how you can still find beer – for now.
Editor’s note: The following Instagram posts were live as of publication time. We’ll update as more information comes in.
For the last week, I’ve contacted multiple brewers and taproom managers about how they plan for business to weather coronavirus to only hear radio silence.
It’s not their fault – I don’t think anyone has a plan.
COVID-19 has caught all of us off guard and the Broward County craft beer community is going to get hit hard. Governor Ron Desantis announced all bars must close for the next 30 days after 5 p.m. So what happens to breweries? Not all are solely bars.
Brewpubs that sell food will still be able to host 10 patrons at a time. The rules are vague on how long that group can hang out and need to be enforced by each establishment.
I put together a list of every social media post I can find of local breweries and craft beer bars still selling to-go beer. Updates are happening every few hours – BrowardBeer is going to continue to follow updates as we can…