We're starting a new feature in Taste, one that aims to steer you toward notable drinks — beer, wine and cocktails — in Tampa Bay. This week it's a local beer pick; stay tuned for wine and spirits suggestions in the coming weeks.
TAMPA HEIGHTS — The taps are in place. The fermenters are ready to go. All that's missing is the beer.
Mike Doble beams with pride as he walks through the construction site of Tampa Bay Brewing Co.'s new Westchase location.
Florida cattle ranchers and Florida craft brewers have gotten cozy in the past couple years. Jim Strickland, past chairman of the Florida Cattlemen's Foundation, and the brewmasters at Ulele and 3 Daughters Brewing have entered into savvy collaborations, the spent grain from brewing going to nourish Strickland's cows; …
By now, you've probably heard about St. Pete's Brick & Mortar (subheading: Kitchen & Wine Bar), despite the fact that it's not even 2 months old. This tiny 500-block restaurant is the brick & mortar facility of In Bloom Catering, a formerly Tampa and now St. Pete based catering company known for creative, …
The Tampa Bay area is the new hotbed of craft beer as more than a dozen breweries and brewpubs have set up shop with another half dozen in the planning stages.