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Conley leaves Hourglass Brewery; new brewers named

Sky Conley, founding brewer at The Hourglass Brewery in Longwood, is leaving his position and being replaced by a pair of brewers promoted from assistants, according to a news release from the brewery. Conley co-founded the brewery in 2012 in … Continue reading

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Florida brewery count breaks the 150 mark

Florida craft breweries continue to open at a dizzying pace, according to the latest update of this site’s Florida Brewery Map and List. The previous update on April 30 revealed 139 operating breweries in the state, with 28 on their … Continue reading

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Florida breweries collect medals at U.S. Open Beer Championship

The winners in the 2015 United States Open Beer Championship have been announced, and Florida breweries did well, bringing home a dozen medals between them. Cigar City Brewing placed fifth in the Top 10 breweries, based on the number of … 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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