db Bistro Moderne, 255 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami, hosts a beer and barbecue dinner Aug. 15 featuring Belgian-style ales from Ommegang Brewery, Cooperstown, N.Y. and grilled beef short ribs. Tickets are $75 at dbmbeerdinner.eventbrite.com; 305-421-8800.
5 Napkin Grill, 455 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach, is promoting its craft beer selections with a “jokers wild” tap that will be switched to a new brew each time a keg is kicked; 305-538-2277.
Beer Academy returns to Riverside Market, 608 SW 12th Ave., Fort Lauderdale for a six-week session, starting Aug. 13. Classes begin at 7 p.m., focus on topics including beer styles and home brewing, and include samples. The series costs $125, with reservations required at 954-358-8333.