St. Augustine Breweries Are all The Buzz!
It is no secret that the U.S. is in the midst of a micro-brew renaissance. It seems like everyone is HOPing into the biz these days creating an array of exciting flavors, colors and malts. St. Augustine is certainly no exception to this craze with 3 new breweries already in place and another on the way the craft beer businesses are flowing in with the locals and tourist alike drinking in it in!
BEER SCHOOL IS NOW IN SESSION
There’s a few things you should know before you waltz into one of these fine establishment mainly, the abbreviations.
IBU (International Bitterness Units) – a measurement of the beers bitterness ranging from 0-100.
ABV (Alcohol By Volume) – the amount of alcohol can range anywhere from 3%-%20
SRM (Standard Reference Method) – the color of the beer beer comes in a number of shades from pale to a dark black/brown
BOG Brewery on 218 West King Street who’s philosophy is “small batch creations that combine old world techniques with New World Flavor”. At BOG if you like what your drinking you can take it home in one of their growlers, If you want something to eat you can order it to BOG and eat it there, what a place !?! Be on the look out for Citra Pale Ale, Cream Ale, Saison and a smoked Datil Cream Brew.
Ancient City Brew 3420 Agriculture Center and a tap in the middle of downtown St. Augustine at 18 Cathedral Place. If your looking for a place to book a private gathering or retreat you have to do it here. Be on the look out for Galleon’s Golden Ale, Anastasia Island IPA (India Pale Ale) & Key West Lime Cider.
Old Coast Ales on 300 Anastasia Blvd are the newest on the scene just across the Bridge of Lions and offer a wide variety of handcrafted brews! Along with brews Old Coast Ales offer Kombucha, a fermented drink believed to help with digestion which contains little to no alcohol so its good for all ages. Find a brew you like and take it with you in a growler. Be on the look out for Blvd Brown, Burt’s Summer Ale and a Port of Call Porter.
Dog Rose Brewery on 77 Bridge Street in the old American Art Museum are the new guys in town. The owner and operator was the former Brew Master for A1A Aleworks. After the restaurant discontinued brewing on the premises he acquired the brewing equipment and has the experience to make sudsy waves in the brewing community.
Carriage Way Bed And Breakfast is in close proximity to all of these delicious breweries and is a perfect place to rest your head after. For pictures, pricing and live availability click HERE.