Without doubt J. Wakefield is one of the most amazing breweries in Miami. Located in the heart of Wynwood Miami, the place is a perfect destination to take a break from the hustle bustle of today’s life. They have a variety of beers for all kinds of palates. The staff is friendly and ready to recommend a beer to match whatever you may be in the mood for. The taproom is small to moderately sized, but seating usually isn’t an issue unless a large event is going on. The place is decorated as a nerd’s paradise. The walls are adorned with Star Wars and Comic book art. A big screen TV is usually playing a fun movie. They host weekly game nights, ladies nights, and other special promotions. The place has becoming a popular melting pot for hardcore beer lovers!
The tasting room of J. Wakefield is a treat for your eyes. Decorated in a blend of “industrial chic with a side of geek” the area has several appealing features such as recycled wine barrels used as chandeliers, stainless steel countertops with wood, and custom-made, cast iron piping tower. At the same time, there’s a 35-foot long mural of Star Wars by CP1, as well as a giant phoenix by artist Luis Valle. If you would like to learn more about their beers and the brewing process itself you can also go for a brewery tour that is available on Saturdays and Sundays at 5 pm and 7 pm.
There is a beer for everyone at J. Wakefield and that’s really amazing. Some of their most popular offerings include-
- Stush- This pale golden Berliner Weisse is known for its cloudy appearance. Once it hits your palate, you will immediately notice the crisp zest of lemon as the sides of your tongue pick up the refreshing tartness.
- El Jefe- Wheat Beer Glass (0.5 liter) to trap yeast at the bottom and allow the thick, fluffy head to trap the aromas above the taper OR Pilsner Glass This beautiful straw-colored Hefeweizen has a distinct opaque appearance. The notes of coconut and banana perfectly compliment this light-bodied concoction.
- Hop For Teacher IPA- This deep orange India Pale Ale has refreshing and crisp notes of citrus and tropical fruits with a well-balanced solid malt backbone.
If you love unique hand-crafted beers and laid back atmosphere to enjoy them at then make sure you check out J. Wakefield. It won’t disappoint you.