Is there any sunny American place more sought after than Florida? I don’t think so, and the sheer volume of visitors Florida experiences every year is a testament to this. Miramar is one of the safest and most family-friendly areas of Florida – so it is no surprise that it is extremely popular as a destination.
Many people and locals who have the privilege of exploring Miramar substantially enjoy its fantastic brewery scene, with a vast host of local breweries offering top-rated ales available to visit. Many of these breweries are located short distances from Miramar and are highly rated amongst the locals and tourists who have seen them.
Any area that has such an extensive array of breweries can be complex for you to choose from, so we have made it easier by compiling a list of some of the top-rated breweries in Miramar and surrounding areas- plus their fan-favorite drinks. Please keep reading to discover some of the top-rated breweries in Miramar and their highly recommended ales to go along with them.
The Mack House is an award-winning brewery and pub located near Miramar. This brewery specializes in providing delicious brews alongside tasty grilled cheese, a gorgeous combination to enjoy on a sunny Florida day. As evening falls, enjoy some of the retro video games on offer inside The Mack House.
Are you searching for the perfect American Pale Ale to wash down that grilled cheese? Look no further – Pine Island by The Mack House is a light, a single-hopped pale ale brewed American style. An excellent, light-tasting pale ale that is not too heavy on the hops and is ideal for a light day brew.
Not far from Miramar is a favorite local brewery called Funky Buddha Brewery. This brewery has a long history – dating back to 2007 when the owner purchased the location and fulfilled his dreams of brewing ales and sharing them with the public. Since then, the brewery has grown and expanded, with a large, regular customer base and plenty of tourists who stop by to try an ale.
Funky Buddha Brewery has a long list of highly rated brews; however, Last Snow which is an American Porter is an absolute customer favorite and comes exceptionally highly rated. This porter is rich and creamy with coconut and coffee undernotes – creating a winter wonderland in a bottle.
LauderAle has located just a short distance from Miramar, FL, in Fort Lauderdale. Established in 2013, this brewery is a small-batch, electric-fired brewery that is the first and only nano-brewery in Florida! Set up my natives to the area, LauderAle is a highly rated brewery servicing the area, and customers have overwhelmingly positive reports of LauderAle.
So, how about the ales? Well, LauderAle has many top-rated ales on offer in its nano brewery; however, a top customer favorite is their Double D IPA – an Imperial Ale. This ale is heavy on the hops, using a mix of Cascade, Simcoe, Centennial, and Chinook hops. The addition of pineapple, grapefruit, floral spices, and more give a fruity aroma and taste.
Another winning brewery for Fort Lauderdale, the owner of Khoffner Brewery, comes with a history of brewing in his blood, with his father being a brewer. The owner of Khoffner Brewery learned his skill, passion, and love of brewing from his young childhood – and it transcends into all of the brews made in Khoffner brewery.
One of Khoffner Breweries’ main aims is to brew somewhat traditional ales, such as taking inspiration from Germany and Belgium. With that in mind, it is no surprise that one of their customer’s absolute favorite beers is their German Pilsner – a light ale that hits the spot every time.