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The 8 Hottest New Beer Destinations in Miami

By Carissa Chesanek  |  June 17, 2015

While fruity frozen drinks are great in the summer, nothing beats a cold beer to help cool you down. Here are Miami's hottest new beer bars to try now.

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  • Social Hall at Concrete Beach Brewery
    Why it's hot: Located in an old warehouse in Wynwood, this cool brew hall offers a variety of rotating beers and a large indoor/outdoor bar. 
    Number of beers on tap: 10
    What to eat: ​Head over to Coyo Taco for crispy duck tacos
    325 NW 24th St; 305-796-2727

  • Pi Pizzeria
    Why it's hot: This St. Louis pizzeria transplant — and favorite of President Obama —​ is known for its creative roster of deep-dish, cornmeal-crust pies,​ but it also pours plenty of craft brews too. 
    Number of beers on tap: 20
    What to eat: Bucktown pizza, topped with mozzarella, roasted chicken, artichoke and sundried tomato ​
    124 Collins Ave.; 305-763-8589

  • Craft Bar & Q
    Why it’s hot: This no-frills Edgewater craft-brew bar and barbecue joint offers a cool, casual setting with equally unpretentious food at prices that won't break the bank. 
    Number of beers on tap: 13
    What to eat: Florida Cajun gator burger
    350 NE 24th St.; 786-615-6622

  • Kush
    Why it's hot: The guys of the Grove's LoKal are behind this cozy Wynwood hole-in-the-wall featuring a solid craft-beer selection and hearty New American grub.
    Number of beers on tap: 18
    What to eat: Kush & Hash bacon burger on waffle bun
    2003 N. Miami Ave.; 305-576-4500

  • Tap 79
    Why it's hot: This relaxed beer-focused MiMo pub has plenty of suds to choose from, including 22 bottles, plus a selection of innovative American plates.
    Number of beers on tap: Eight
    What to eat: Lamb and feta meatballs 
    1071 NE 79th St.; 305-381-0946

  • American Social
    Why it's hot: This Brickell offshoot of an Las Olas gatstropub is a sprawling spot with a waterfront patio and a great meet-and-mingle scene, especially at the self-serve beer station.
    Number of beers on tap: Roughly 50
    What to eat: Eight-oz. "Amso" burger ​with cheese
    690 SW First Ct.; 786-801-2466

  • Yard House Miami Beach
    Why it's hot: The popular upscale-sports-bar chain hits the beach serving vast amount of brews alongside amped-up bar food.
    Number of beers on tap: 140
    What to eat: Grilled Korean short-rib​ tacos
    1681 Lenox Ave.; 305-535-5660

  • The Mighty
    Why it's hot: This tiny, beer-focused gastropub on Coral Way offers suds from around the globe (including some local options) paired with savory eats like house-smoked bacon and charcuterie boards.
    Number of beers on tap: 11
    What to eat: Housemade pork sausage 
    2224 SW 22nd St.; 305-570-4311