Friday, November 24, 2017

Craft Beer In Tampa Bay

Local craft beer of the week: Mischievous Black Lager

Local craft beer of the week: Mischievous Black Lager

Florida’s big year at the Great American Beer Festival, with seven Sunshine State brews medaling in the largest competition in the U.S., nearly double the second-best year of 2014, which saw four medals, one from the pro-am competition.Even more rema...
Published: 11/23/17
Holiday brews: 6 merry pours, and a Scrooge

Holiday brews: 6 merry pours, and a Scrooge

Winter beers are always worth looking forward to, since there’s nothing nicer during the holidays than drinking a festive spiced beer with friends and family. The ever-changing selection of beers brewed for the season means that you’ll always have so...
Published: 11/22/17
Local craft beer of the week: Pep in Yo Step Double IPA, Infusion Brewing Co.

Local craft beer of the week: Pep in Yo Step Double IPA, Infusion Brewing Co.

Pepper beers walk a fine line. The best ones, as is the case with most spicy endeavors, are as much about flavor as they are heat.Some, like Twisted Pine’s Ghost Face Killah, exist almost solely to push the boundaries of what one person can consume (...
Published: 11/16/17
Local craft beer of the week: Brett Singel Aged on Plums, Crooked Thumb Brewing

Local craft beer of the week: Brett Singel Aged on Plums, Crooked Thumb Brewing

It’s been nearly a year since the first bottle release from Safety Harbor’s Crooked Thumb Brewing. Two brews were released at that event, both from the brewery’s Abbey of the South series, a line of brews inspired by the iconic styles traditionally b...
Published: 11/09/17
Local craft beer of the week: Cherry Blonde ale, St. Pete Brewing

Local craft beer of the week: Cherry Blonde ale, St. Pete Brewing

One of the major benefits of visiting your local brewery is the ability to try one-off batches, often versions of flagship offerings with various flavoring additions.Some of these beers eventually make it to the production level, like Cigar City’s Wh...
Updated one month ago
Local craft beer of the week: Salt-Peter Soft Pickle Gose from Southern Brewing

Local craft beer of the week: Salt-Peter Soft Pickle Gose from Southern Brewing

We’ll just go ahead and ignore the name here, instead focusing on the fact that, yes, this is a pickle-flavored beer.And you know? That’s not quite as odd as it sounds. Pickle juice and booze are a classic combo, whether it’s the Russian custom of ea...
Updated one month ago
Local craft beer of the week: Malt liquor? Yes — 3 Daughters Brewing’s Ctrl + Malt + Del

Local craft beer of the week: Malt liquor? Yes — 3 Daughters Brewing’s Ctrl + Malt + Del

In 2004, Delaware’s Dogfish Head Brewery was well into the process of making a name for itself through envelope-pushing beers, like 120-Minute IPA and World Wide Stout, brews notorious for their astronomical alcohol content.Then came something even m...
Updated one month ago
How to pick the perfect fall six-pack of beer

How to pick the perfect fall six-pack of beer

With each fall comes another opportunity to assemble the perfect seasonal six-pack. Of course, this is often a six-pack in name only, as many of the latest seasonal brews come in large- format bottles (with a price tag to match). That just means that...
Updated one month ago
Local craft beer of the week: Cool Cucumber IPA, Dunedin House of Beer

Local craft beer of the week: Cool Cucumber IPA, Dunedin House of Beer

The juice of fresh cucumbers is added to this moderately hopped IPA.
Updated: 2 months ago
Craft beer of the week: Rapp Brewing's Oktoberfest

Craft beer of the week: Rapp Brewing's Oktoberfest

Ah, Oktoberfest: the annual, world-famous Bavarian festival that runs throughout… September? Sure, it started out in October, back in 1810, but these days, it's held almost entirely in September, stretching only a few days into October (this ye...
Updated: 2 months ago

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