Best Craft Beer Happy Hours In Miami

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There’s no doubt about it: the Miami craft beer scene is flourishing, providing passionate brew devotees with a fast-growing selection of local breweries and craft pubs all over the city. Living up to its nickname of “The Magic City,” Miami is now home to a seriously impressive lineup of craft beer happy hours that are sure to please casual beer lovers and serious brew snobs alike.

Here are the best craft beer happy hours in Miami, hosted by a thriving collection of restaurants and breweries that are doing their part to elevate the city’s craft culture to new and exciting levels.

Wynwood Arts District

Beaker and Gray

Beaker and Gray earned the enviable title of the Miami New Times’ Best Happy Hour in Miami, an honor they live up to with $5 specials on literally all beers, including the All Day IPA, La Rubia, Floridian and specials on other libations and food.

Concrete Beach Brewery
Concrete Beach Brewery

Concrete Beach Brewery

One of Miami’s best-known names in beer, the Concrete Beach Brewery puts on weekday happy hours from 5 to 7 pm, featuring $1 off their solid collection of premium brews. Choose from innovative creations like Rosé Ale (a subtly sweet and deep pink beer inspired by the popular Rosé wine) and Havana Lager (a classic malt lager that’s crisp, clean, and deliciously smooth).

J. Wakefield Brewing

Unlike any other place in Miami, J. Wakefield Brewing is a fusion of the worlds of craft beer, comic book culture, and Star Wars mania. The taproom has 15 beer taps serving up handcrafted brews like Dark Horizon and El Jefe (all $1 off on weekdays between 5 and 7 pm), surrounded by local art, comic book lithographs, and an inviting beer garden.

KUSH

Dedicated to offering premium, hard-to-find beers, KUSH Wynwood has 18 taps and an always-rotating selection of craft brews. Satisfy your thirst for impeccably-crafted beer with options like Twisted Trunk Watermelon Saison and Knee Deep Breaking Bud, all while soaking in KUSH’s laidback beach vibes.

The Butcher Shop Beer Garden & Grill

Located in downtown Miami, The Butcher Shop Beer Garden & Grill has a weekday happy hour (4-7 pm) that cuts the price of all liquor, wine, bottled and draft beer in half, then serves them up alongside an array of pub-style favorites. Pair some sliders or a kielbasa quesadilla with a Lagunitas IPA, Radeberger, or any one of the many other smooth brews.

Veza Sur

A self-described Latin craft brewery, Veza Sur offers refreshing, crisp brews that pair perfectly with Miami's hot climate. Stop by Monday-Thursday (between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.) to experience the “chopp,” a fresh and full-bodied Brazilian tradition served ice cold with three fingers of thick foam. In true Brazilian chopp tradition, Veza Sur will continue to refill your glass at $2/chopp until you put a coaster on top of it, on Fridays at the same time it’s $3 pints.

Wynwood Brewing Company

If you aren’t already a craft beer fan, you certainly will be after happy hour at Wynwood Brewing Co. Monday (from 4 to 7 pm), enjoy 16oz pints for just $4, on Tuesday and Thursday, it’s 25% off and Wednesday is 25% off for locals. With plenty of excellent brew options and knowledgeable servers to offer helpful recommendations. Gather up a group of friends and enjoy a perfectly laidback evening of beers and board games at Wynwood Brewing Co.

Brickell / Downtown

American Social
American Social

American Social

It’s tough to find a better value happy hour than the one at Brickell’s American Social, their most popular beers are priced at 50 percent off on weekdays between 4 and 8 pm. Kick back on the waterfront patio or watch the game on the big-screen televisions inside, all while enjoying top-notch brews and share-friendly snacks.

Miami Midtown

Tap42

Tap42’s motto is “Good people drink good beer,” a sentiment that’s hard to argue with when faced with their impressive menu of more than 30 excellent beers including Cigar City’s Tampa Lager and Coppertail’s Free Dive IPA. Weekday happy hour runs from 4 to 7 pm and offers $5 beers, with the same late night happy hour specials going from 10 pm to close every day.

Upper East Side

Tap79 Gastropub & Craft Beer Bar

For days when you want to indulge in delicious food alongside a craft brew, head over to Tap79 Gastropub & Craft Beer Bar and enjoy happy hour specials that switch up every day of the week. On the beer menu, you’ll find a varied selection of brews from all over the country, including a handful of local crafts like La Rubia and Pop’s Porter.

Little River District

Bousa Brewing As the first and (so far) only brewery in the hip Little River district, Bousa Brewing already stands apart from the pack. During happy hour, you’ll roll a dice to determine what you pay for your drink, with everybody winning in the end with delicious brews like the Bousa Tripel and La Picara IPA.

Coral Gables

The Local

The Local’s founding vision is centered on its owners’ desire to share their passion for craft beer, and its selection of top beers from all over the country certainly achieves that mission. During happy hour (4-7 pm and 11 pm-2 am every day), you’ll have access to a wide selection of half-off beers, which pair perfectly with their menu of elevated eats.

The Mighty

With a retro-fun vibe and a massive selection of craft brews, The Mighty is a happy hour must for any beer lover (Tue-Sat: 5pm-7pm / Fri-Sat 10pm-1am). Happy hour specials rotate depending on the day or season, but you can count on a tough time choosing between their countless brew options, including IPAs, ciders, pilsners, stouts, pales, Belgians, and more.

Doral

MIA Beer Company

Nicknamed “The Bruhaus,” MIA Beer Company is a craft beer bar with more than 50 drafts lines and 150 rotating brews to pick from. Weekday (Monday-Friday 4-7pm) and late night (Sunday-Thursday 10pm-close) happy hours feature great food and drink specials, making it easy to try whatever’s on the MIA Beer Calendar during your visit.

Make Miami Your Favorite City for Craft Beer

Craving a freshly-poured glass of craft beer? We definitely don’t blame you – the good news is, Miami has no shortage of great spots to enjoy a brew. Start your tour of Miami’s best craft beer happy hours today and discover why this beach city has quickly turned into one of the rising stars of the craft beer scene.

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