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Beer bloggers and writers coming to Tampa

The 2016 Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference is coming to Tampa! The announcement was made just minutes ago at the conclusion of this year’s conference in Asheville, North Carolina. The Tampa conference will be July 8-10, 2016, at the Tampa … Continue reading

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Cigar City Brewing partners in homebrewing competition

If you’ve ever wanted to brew a batch of beer with Wayne Wambles, Cigar City Brewing brewmaster, now’s your chance – kind of. Wambles has partnered with VetterBrew HomeBrew Supply in Clearwater for the inaugural Pilot This! homebrew kit and … 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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Half-gallon beer growlers are now legal in Florida

Many Florida craft beer consumers have looked forward to this day for years – the 64 oz. growler is now legal for a brewery to fill in this state. This happened because of the efforts of the Florida Brewers Guild’s … Continue reading

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