Saturday, November 18, 2017

Craft Beer In Tampa Bay

Local craft beer of the week: Grandpa Jack's Pils, Crooked Thumb Brewery

Local craft beer of the week: Grandpa Jack's Pils, Crooked Thumb Brewery

"Floral and spicy aromas and a subtle malt character," reads the can of Grandpa Jack's Pils, an excellent, authentic German pils from Safety Harbor's Crooked Thumb Brewery.It's important to make the distinction, as many people don't understand that t...
Updated: 2 months ago
Local craft beer of the week: Jack the Quaffer Porter, Tampa Bay Brewing Co.

Local craft beer of the week: Jack the Quaffer Porter, Tampa Bay Brewing Co.

Jack the Quaffer is back by popular demand, on tap at Tampa Bay Brewing's Ybor and Westchase locations.
Updated: 2 months ago
Bar review: House brews at the Pesky Pelican in west St. Petersburg

Bar review: House brews at the Pesky Pelican in west St. Petersburg

This neighborhood hangout fits the bill of brewpub with its modest selection of craft brews.
Updated: 3 months ago
Local craft beer of the week: Florida Avenue Ale, Florida Avenue Brewing Co.

Local craft beer of the week: Florida Avenue Ale, Florida Avenue Brewing Co.

The Florida Avenue taproom in Tampa is home to Brew Bus beer and a small range of beers brewed under the Florida Avenue Brewing Co. banner.
Updated: 3 months ago
Local Craft Beer of the Week: JMC Coffee Porter, Mastry's Brewing Co.

Local Craft Beer of the Week: JMC Coffee Porter, Mastry's Brewing Co.

One of the best aspects of the local craft beer scene is its emphasis on collaboration and cooperation, whether between competing breweries or other local businesses. Mastry's Brewing Co. started out as a unique collaboration of sorts, its brewery an...
Updated: 3 months ago
Bar review: Caledonia Brewing and Soggy Bottom Brewing Co. in downtown Dunedin

Bar review: Caledonia Brewing and Soggy Bottom Brewing Co. in downtown Dunedin

Welcome to Main Street: Caledonia Brewing and Soggy Bottom Brewing join a booming beer market here.
Updated: 4 months ago
Local craft beer of the week: Parthenocarpic from Inoculum Ale Works

Local craft beer of the week: Parthenocarpic from Inoculum Ale Works

Inoculum: it's New Latin, and it simply refers to a substance use for inoculation. In the case of Inoculum Ale Works, it refers to the yeast and other micro-organisms used to ferment the beers belonging to Florida's first sour-only production brewery...
Updated: 4 months ago
Local Craft Beer of the Week: Fireberry Tea Ale, Sea Dog Brewing Co.

Local Craft Beer of the Week: Fireberry Tea Ale, Sea Dog Brewing Co.

Clearwater's Sea Dog Brewing Co. doesn't get enough credit. Most craft beer drinkers familiar with the near-ubiquitous Sea Dog and Shipyard brands, which have been brewed in Maine since the early '90s, erroneously conclude that the Clearwater locatio...
Updated: 4 months ago
Local craft beer of the week: Joosy Froot IPA from Tampa Beer Works

Local craft beer of the week: Joosy Froot IPA from Tampa Beer Works

Tampa Beer Works has always been a bit of an odd duck. Originally opened as ESB Brewing Co. by the owners of the adjacent homebrew supply store, the company rebranded and reopened last year with a new name, new head brewer, new recipes and a new brew...
Updated: 4 months ago
Local craft beer of the week: Dock Light IPA by 3 Daughters in St. Petersburg

Local craft beer of the week: Dock Light IPA by 3 Daughters in St. Petersburg

This thirst-quencher is billed as a session IPA, but it drinks closer to a hoppy blonde.
Updated: 4 months ago

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