Tampa Bay Beer Week taps into area's booming brewery scene
Since 2012, Tampa Bay Beer Week has been a chance for the area’s local breweries to showcase their suds and for beer lovers to get their hands on rare and limited releases.
3 Daughters Brewing coming to St. Pete-Clearwater Airport in June
For those traveling through the St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport, a well-known St. Petersburg brewery will be opening inside as you wait for your flight.
How the war in Ukraine could send brewery prices soaring
The Russian-Ukrainian war sent prices soaring for wheat, barley and other grains produced in the region. That could soon trickle down to the beer being poured and canned at Bay Area breweries.
Big Storm Brewing reusing CO2 to save money, environment
A Clearwater brewery has found a way to keep its beers nice and fizzy while helping the environment and its bottom line.
Pints with a purpose: Hops for Hunger feeding Bay Area families in need
Drinking beer can now help families in need. Clearwater-based Big Storm Brewing Co. teamed up with Feeding Tampa Bay to create a new beer.
New laws could make craft beer easier to find in Florida
Craft breweries are looking to Tallahassee for new laws that could make your favorite beer easier to find.
Cigar City Brewing parent company purchased by Monster Beverage
Monster Beverage is buying the parent company of one of the Tampa Bay craft brewing community's most popular brands -- Cigar City Brewing.
U.S. craft breweries could raise beer prices due to supply chain issues, economist says
Despite the pandemic and all of its challenges, overall, it's been a better-than-expected year for beer in Florida -- but some bumps could become widespread due to supply chain issues and rising inflation.
Diversity scholarship opens doors to careers in craft brewing
The University of South Florida and the Yuengling Foundation have partnered up to offer a $5,000 scholarship for people of color interested in learning more about the science and art of fermenting and brewing beer, cider, and more.
St. Petersburg lawmaker files bill to make it easier for breweries, distilleries to sell alcohol
Under the Florida bill, breweries and distilleries would be allowed to sell their products directly to vendors within their same county and adjacent counties.
Brothers serve medal-winning craft beer at Unrefined Brewing
Florida's craft beer scene continues to grow and a Bay Area brewery is making a name for itself on a national stage, winning four medals in the 2021 U.S. Beer Open Championships.
Farmers, brewers toast successful Florida hop harvest
The fall harvest is underway for what could become a new cash crop in Florida – one that could make your beer taste better.
Florida’s craft beer industry among top 5, adding billions of dollars to U.S. economy in 2020
In 2020, Florida's craft beer industry contributed $3.1 billion to the U.S. economy, ranking the Sunshine State as one of the top 5 states to contribute the most from their craft breweries.
Need for mead leads Odessa couple down new road
Pye Road Meadworks is a boutique meadery in Odessa, Florida. A true mom-and-pop winery, it was opened by Matt and Debbie McDonough in March of 2021 due to an ever-growing demand for their hand-crafted mead.
As Oktoberfest season arrives, 3 Daughters Brewing excited to get Märzen beer flowing
3 Daughters Brewing began crafting its Oktoberfest beer in March and will sell it across the state this fall.
Beer Kulture brings diversity to growing Tampa Bay area craft beer industry
Craft beer is a growing industry in the Tampa Bay area, and particularly Pinellas County. The local non-profit Beer Kulture wants to expand that market by adding diversity and opportunities.
These Ybor City brewers pour 150 years of history into their lagers
Barriehaus Beer Co. is one of the few breweries in the state that focuses almost exclusively on classic European lagers.
From sours to stouts, this St. Pete Beach brewery has a brew for everyone
Mastry’s Brewing is the first craft brewery and tasting room on St. Pete Beach. Its owner says it offers something for everyone.
Amalie Arena ice shavings from Stanley Cup Final brewed into beer, served at select Tampa bars today
Yes, the ice that the Tampa Bay Lightning skated on during the Stanley Cup Final has been filtered and transformed into a limited-edition beer. Sixteen Tampa bars will be serving it up Monday.
Survey: Alcohol options influence Americans’ vacation destinations
According to a recent survey, more than half of American adults say they always drink on vacation, and many say alcohol options influence where they decide to travel.