Florida Brewery Running Series Returns for Third Year
By Joe Pye
The meetup group for active beer lovers has added more breweries throughout the state than ever before.
When Kacy Irby and new partner Christina Rodriguez started planning this year’s running series, they didn’t expect a global pandemic to shutdown breweries throughout the state.
Luckily for the Florida Brewery Running Series coordinators, the Florida season runs through the winter rather than most northern states. The brewery running series is available in 19 states, and this year is Florida’s third season.
“I was able to observe the precautions the northern markets had to take during the spring and summer months,” Irby told Broward Beer. “Everything was looking good up until a few weeks ago.”
Since COVID-19 case numbers have been on the rise in Florida again, Irby is cautious yet hopeful this will be the most successful season yet.
“Hopefully the vaccine comes out soon,” Irby said. “Until then we’re just going to keep everything at a lower capacity and keep up with county safety rules.”
Irby told Broward Beer that the running series will only allow 50 percent capacity of each brewery at each event throughout the state. Face masks will be mandatory at every indoor location.
Here’s a list of this year’s brewery running series events throughout the state of Florida…
Full Florida Brewery Running Series 2020-2021 schedule
- Hollywood Brewing Co.: 1103 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, Nov. 21, 11 a.m. Tickets here.
- Lincoln’s Beard Brewing Co.: 7360 SW 41st St, Miami, FL 33155, Dec. 12, 11 a.m. Tickets here.
- LauderAle Brewery: 3305 SE 14th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, Jan. 9, 11 a.m. Tickets here.
- Strange Beast: 15220 SW 72nd St, Miami, FL 33193, Jan. 16, 11 a.m. Tickets here.
- American Icon: 911 NE 4th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304, Jan. 23, 11 a.m. Tickets here.
- Deviant Wolfe Brewing: 121 W 1st St, Sanford, FL 32771, Jan. 24, 11 a.m. Tickets here.
- Big Top Brewing Co.: 6111 Porter Way. Sarasota, FL 34232, Feb. 13, 11 a.m. Tickets here.
- Orlando Brewing: 1301 Atlanta Ave, Orlando, FL 32806, Feb. 14, 11 a.m. Tickets here.
- Tarpon River Brewing: 280 SW 6th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, Feb. 20, 11 a.m. Tickets here.
- Barrel of Monks Brewing: 1141 S Rogers Cir #5, Boca Raton, FL 33487, Feb. 27, 11 a.m. Tickets here.
- Hell ‘N Blazes Co.: 1002 E New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32901, Feb. 28, 11 a.m. Tickets here.
- Hollywood Brewing Co.: 290 N Broadwalk, Hollywood, FL 33019, March 6, 11 a.m. Tickets here.
- American Icon Brewery: 1133 19th Pl, Vero Beach, FL 32960, March 14, 11 a.m. Tickets here.
- Playalinda Brewing Co.: 305 South Washington Avenue Titusville, FL 32796, March 27, 11 a.m. Tickets here.
- Ivanhoe Park Brewing Co.: Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company 1300 Alden Road Orlando, FL 32803, March 28, 11 a.m. Tickets here.
- 3 Bridges Brewing Co.: 3 Bridges Brewing 2105 South Tamiami Trail Venice, FL 34293, April 10, 11 a.m. Tickets here.
- Oviedo Brewing Co.: 1280 Oviedo Mall Boulevard #1095, Oviedo, FL 32765, April 17, 11 a.m. Tickets here.
- Orchestrated Minds Brewing: 803 Northwest 1st Street Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, April 24, 11 a.m. Tickets here.
- Gulf Stream Brewing Co.: 1105 Northeast 13th Street Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304, May 1, 11 a.m. Tickets here.