2. The Coffee District
The name of this Delray Beach gem is perfectly misleading. Sure, it serves caffeinated beverages and other standard coffeehouse fare, but the name belies its most enticing attraction: beer. Slip into one of the seats at the small beer bar and explore a well-curated menu that often includes rare, hard-to-find, and otherwise unusual brews from around the world. There are plenty of familiar favorites on tap (and in the bottle), but since the beer mongers at this joint are skilled at ferreting out the kinds of brews you simply won't find elsewhere in this region, it's worth taking a shot on a stranger.
1. Laser Wolf
"No jerks" is the motto at this fiercely hip joint, and the saying is right on the money for those who consider ultra-mainstream light brews to be the assholes of the beer world. In short, it's never "Miller time" at this neighborhood haunt, which has no use for flavor-free barley waters (Bud, Coors, etc.). With a small selection of rotating taps and a much wider array of bottled beers, each visit can bring a surprise collection of crafts from around the world. Not sure what you're looking for? Tell the bartenders a little about what you like and they'll point you in the right direction.
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