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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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Beer in Florida’s Father’s Day Beer Gift list

In years past, the beer consumed by the stereotypical father was usually a watery pilsner mass-produced by a brewery named after a mid-1800s German immigrant. No more. Now dads are as likely to be consuming an IPA, porter, saison, gose … Continue reading

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Funky Buddha announces a kitchen addition

Funky Buddha Brewery has always integrated culinary influences into its beer recipes. Heck, it was their Maple Bacon Coffee Porter that first turned the eyes of the beer world on what was then a tiny brewery/coffeehouse in Boca Raton. Now … Continue reading

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