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Lose That Sinking Feeling at Titanic Brewery Happy Hour

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Two-time "Best of Miami" winner for microbrewed beer.
Place: Titanic Restaurant & Brewery
5813 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables
305-668-1742
titanicbrewery.com

Hours: Daily 4 to 8 p.m.

Deals: Discounts on all house brews.

Scene: Located less than a block from the University of Miami campus, Titanic Brewery and Restaurant would seem like a student stronghold with the accompanying mayhem and debauchery. Right? Actually, not really. Management says only about 30 percent of Titanic's patrons come from the U. That's likely a result of the quality quaffs brewed on premises in copper-colored vats behind the bar. After all, your average PBR-loving underclassmen haven't developed the beer palate to appreciate what goes on aboard the Titanic.

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Behind the window is where magic happens.
The microbrewery delivers some of the best ales, stouts, and bitters in town, with a dozen or so house beers always on tap. Those who can appreciate what they're drinking go for White Star India Pale Ale -- the Yank version of the English classic -- or the Triple Screw Light Ale -- a rich man's version of a light beer that goes for $2 Monday and Wednesday.

The chef is Mississippi born, which explains some of the better food offerings: shrimp and grits, jambalaya, and sriracha wings (Vietnamese style). Tuesday nights bring $6 burgers, and we know how well a good burger goes with beer.

Conclusion: Despite its location and name, Titanic Restaurant & Brewery is not a crazed UM student hangout with normal folk abandoning ship. It boasts a relaxed vibe and has become one of the few spots in the county where beer connoisseurs can enjoy locally made brews.


Location Info

Titanic Brewery and Restaurant

5813 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables, FL

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