8. The Blind Monk
It made its name first and foremost as a wine bar, but over time, the Blind Monk has gained footing as a respectable craft-beer destination. The selection is trim: You won't find hundreds of brews on the docket but, instead, a carefully chosen list of several dozen beers representing a variety of styles and regions. Try everything from Avery's White Rascal white ale to Westmalle's Tripel (a Trappist ale), or stick close to home with a Florida brew, like Cigar City's Jai Alai. As a bonus, the bar frequently collaborates with local brewers for special beercentric events.
7. World of Beer
This growing chain -- there are already three locations in Broward and Palm Beach counties and two planned for Miami -- earns bonus points for its active event calendar that often zeroes in on Florida brewers or cool American craft labels. But even on those days when you won't find a special tap takeover or street party to attend, there's the bulky beer list with which to contend. The voluminous tome is separated by draft or bottle and further categorized by style and alphabetical order, with notations on ABV and country of origin. All of this organization is critical when you've got literally hundreds of choices at your disposal.
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