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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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Tampa Bay Beer Week celebrates more each year

In its fourth incarnation, Tampa Bay Beer Week celebrates even more. More than 40 breweries in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties, plus another 10 or so in adjoining counties. More beer and more beer styles being produced by those breweries. More … Continue reading

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Florida Beer People: John LoScalzo of LOKO Cuisine

Photos courtesy of LOKO Cuisine I first met John LoScalzo during his inaugural Eggs & Kegs brunch at Cigar City Brewing during the 2013 Tampa Bay Beer Week. The delicious beer-infused feasts soon became a monthly event, drawing sold-out crowds … Continue reading

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Celebrate the February Florida brewery boom (UPDATED)

Florida breweries seem to experience a birth boom in February. It likely is only coincidence, but a plethora of grand openings and anniversary celebrations fills the craft beer geek’s calendar during the rest of the month. Granted, some of the … Continue reading

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