Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Bars & Spirits

Toast the end of Prohibition today with these local drink deals

On this day in 1933, Prohibition was repealed. To celebrate, many bars across the Tampa Bay area are offering deals on America's favorite libations. Stop by one of these local spots for a pint and a party to honor Repeal Day and the ratification of the 21st Amendment.

Bizou Brasserie: From 6-8 p.m., cocktails are buy one, get one free. Old Forrester Bourbon will flow freely as the Brown-Forman Corporation offers samples and some history about their hooch. Revelers are encouraged to join the bar staff in wearing 1920s garb as live jazz music turns the restaurant, at 601 N Florida Ave. in Tampa, into a Roaring Twenties-style speakeasy.

Williard's Tap House: Williard's is celebrating the day with a J. Wakefield Brewing tap takeover. Williard's, at 12500 Starkey Road in Largo, will have four Wakefield brews on tap: 24th St. Brown Ale (7 percent alcohol by volume); Hops 4 Teacher IPA (6 percent alcohol by volume); El Jefe Hefeweizen (5.5 percent alcohol by volume); and Amber Waves Amber Ale, (6.9 percent alcohol by volume). J. Wakefield Brewing is based in Dade County.

JDub's Brewing Company and Tap Room: At 1215 Mango Ave. in Sarasota, JDub's is "kicking [their] prices back to 1933," according to the brewery's Facebook page. From 2-5 p.m., the brewery will offer their flagship brews for 33 cents in the taproom. Beers include UP TOP! IPA, Poolside Kolsch, Passion Wheat, and Bell Cow Milk Chocolate Porter.

Currents Restaurant: At 200 E. Tarpon Ave. in Tarpon Springs, Currents Restaurant is hosting a gathering to celebrate the day. For $25 per person, guests get two craft cocktails and finger foods from the Prohibition era. The dinner starts at 6 p.m.

World of Beer: Starting at 2 p.m., World of Beer locations across Florida will offer customers their first Narragansett beer for 10 cents. Check with your local World of Beer location for participation details.

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