Category Archives: Events

Tampa Bay Beer Week events begin to trickle in

Announcements of Tampa Bay Beer Week 2016 events (March 5-15) are beginning to bubble to the surface. The official kickoff each year is the Florida Brewers Guild Craft Beer Festival, which has been held on the waterfront in Tampa the … Continue reading

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Help Pair O’ Dice Brewing recover from a setback and ‘Crush the Cans’

Julia and Ken Rosenthal were thrilled. The first canning run of Hop Bet Red IPA and Clearwater Honey Cream from their Pair O’ Dice Brewing had finished, and sales from the brewery and distribution to store shelves would soon begin. … Continue reading

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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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