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Florida craft beer heads to Asheville for the 2015 Beer Bloggers Conference

Florida – especially the Tampa Bay area – will show a strong presence at this weekend’s Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference in Asheville, North Carolina, the closest the annual gathering has been held since the first one in 2010 in … 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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Kids, cancer, beards and breweries

Staff members from three Tampa Bay area breweries are sacrificing something near and dear for a noble cause: These gents are shaving their beards and/or heads to raise money for the Pediatric Cancer Institute, a Tampa-based nonprofit that focuses on … Continue reading

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What do you do with leftover beer? Drink it!

Now that Tampa Bay Beer Week 2015 has left the building, it’s time to … Celebrate Local Beer! Granted, that’s something we do year-round, but the BFBC Leftover Party, in previous years a part of the TBBW festivities, has been … Continue reading

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