Sunday, October 17, 2021

Go Poolside at Hilton WPB, National Beer Day This Weekend

It’s officially been hitting the 80s for a bit now, so it’s time to find ways to cool off. Let me give you some suggestions:

Hilton West Palm Beach lines up poolside brunches

Here’s a chance to combine a pool with brunch and a theme. On Saturdays, so you have a whole next day to recover. Get your calendar out. The Hilton West Palm Beach has lined up three such events in April, which means the food is going to be very good—and the cocktails.

Ahoy, Matey! Poolside Brunch: April 6, 11:30 a.m.: Rum will figure largely in the concoctions for this brunch, but from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys can be had for $25 with your food. With music from DJ Rey Verges.

‘90s Flashback Poolside Brunch, April 20, 11:30 a.m.: The fact that ‘90s and the word “flashback” are used together is disconcerting, but technically I guess that’s true… Same drink and DJ plans as previous event.

Call of the Wild Poolside Brunch, April 27, 11:30 a.m.: Same plans as above, but I suspect a lot of animal-print bathing suits, right?

Cool down with National Beer Day on Sunday

Yes, it’s another national day to celebrate something celebrated every day. Because why not. National Beer Day is April 7—here are some specials for that:

Il Bellagio: Get your fix of Italian beer with two-for-one Peronis for just $6. CityPlace, 600 S Rosemary Ave. #170, West Palm Beach; 561/659-6160;

Bokamper’s Sports Bar & Grill, all locations, offering buy one, get one free 16 oz. Bo’s Brew Pale Ale drafts ($6.99) all day Sunday.

Tarpon River Brewing: In time for the holiday, the brewery is releasing a a beer that was brewed on International Women’s Day—the Madame Coco, a mango coconut Pale Ale infused beer. Plus, enjoy buy-one-get-one on all Crowlers from 5 to 7 p.m. 280 SW Eighth St., Fort Lauderdale; 954/353-3193;

Pro tip: For National Beer Day, the Florida Brewers Guild and Lyft are partnering to offer 50 percent off two rides (up to $5 each) to and from participating breweries. Just use code BEERDAY19.

Lynn Kalber
Lynn Kalber was raised in Boca Raton and has always worked in Palm Beach and Broward counties. She is a career journalist, with 26 years at The Palm Beach Post alone, where she wrote feature and food articles, edited the food section and wrote about wine as part of the Swirl Girls.

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