Category Archives: Beer festivals

Previews and reviews of Florida beer festivals

Florida Beer Bites: It’s been an odd week, but Hunahpu’s

Welcome to another weekend, Florida beer-loving friends and strangers! This will be a short roundup this week because blah, blah, blah. OK, I’ve been a horrible procrastinator this week and have to devote time to some paying projects before my … Continue reading

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At Great American Beer Festival, a record number of Florida breweries

The Great American Beer Festival kicks off this Thursday, and Florida craft breweries will be represented in the greatest number to date. Twenty breweries from the Sunshine State will be pouring samples on the festival floor, up from 11 last … Continue reading

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Bad A** Beer Fest celebrates a Florida brewery pioneer, and Florida breweries

Friday’s full moon will rise over a festival celebrating a craft beer community far removed from that of July 31, 1995, when Tampa Bay Brewing Company first established itself as a business. The nation’s beer lovers found themselves in a … Continue reading

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Clothing-optional beer festival can be enlightening

The beer festival started at noon, but I arrived around 10:30 a.m. to get set up for my book signing. I rolled up to the gated community’s guardhouse, got my name checked off the list, and proceeded to the vendor … Continue reading

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