MEET OUR BREWERS
Whether you favor Hazys, Hefes, Pales, Pilsners, Saisons or Sours—Our North Miami Brewfest will help you discover all there is to love about Florida craft beer. Keep checking back in to find your favorite brewers as we continue to add to our list leading up to the event.
MEET OUR RESTAURANTS
MEET OUR SPEAKERS
Ami Parrino is a Microbiologist and Advanced Cicerone with six years in the brewing industry. She is a beer judge and is Siebel Institute sensory trained. She offers classes on beer and food pairing and works with local breweries to curate their menu pairing options. She is in the process of writing a book on beer and food pairing culture around the world. In her free time she likes to travel and enjoys the hunt for good beer in far-away places.
PAIRING CRAFT BEER & CUISINE SEMINAR
Look for signs at the event to join Ami and learn about perfectly pairing great craft beer and delicious cuisine for a spectacular taste experience.
OFF-FLAVOR BEER COURSE
Learn about six basic beer “off” flavors and the most common beer flaws. Start with sensory evaluation techniques, then review the sources and attributes of each flavor as you walk through the standards.
These courses are not affiliated with or endorsed by the Cicerone® Certification Program.
MEET OUR MUSICIANS
Combining her classically tuned ear with modern day DJ-ing, Lexey plays as an open format DJ across different genres like Pop, Latin, Hip Hop, Reggae, House, 80’s, Funk & Soul and Rock.
Getting her start as a DJ in New York City in the early 2000’s, Lexey was inspired by the ever changing and diverse music and dance scene across the city. Digging through crates and growing her library and party rocking experience, she was invited to play across events in Europe, Asia, South America, and Caribbean. DJ Lexey continued to grow her knowledge of music with the world’s biggest brands, companies, and celebrities.
Jon Saxx was voted Best Local Jazz Artist in South Florida by Miami New Times in 2008 and has performed with Najee, Montell Jordan, Howard Hewitt, and Monthly National Anthem Performances for the Miami Heat.
His musical inspiration, Mr. Wright, his saxophone teacher taught him to go beyond playing the music, to making the music a reality for himself and for his audience! Witnessing Jon Saxx in his element, whether or not his eyes are hidden under one of his trademark hats, or his fantasy 3 piece suits, you realize you’re watching a man possessed by the spirit of jazz that’s as natural as his own heartbeat.