Don't ask me when it happened, but at some point I crossed the line separating well-stocked beer enthusiast from full-on beer hoarder.
For this year's tbt* Ultimate Bar Guide, we tallied up more than 100 reasons we love going to bars in Tampa Bay. One big reason? A sense of community. Here are 14 bars that make us feel like we're embracing the community around us, bars that make us feel at home .. and a few bars where you might just fall in love.
For this year's tbt* Ultimate Bar Guide, we tallied up more than 100 reasons we love going to bars in Tampa Bay. Craft beer is everywhere here, and plenty of bars and breweries serve it up right. Here are 17 of our favorite places to grab a cool local brew.
Just off the main terminal at Tampa International Airport is an exhibit documenting the airport's history, dating from its place as one of America's most modern and architecturally innovative air hubs all the way back to its early days as Drew Field.
There's a thriving beer-trading scene out there. A scene of collectors and enthusiasts who go to great lengths to mail each other the rarest, most sought-after beers. A network of avid beer drinkers, all of whom regularly and cheerfully violate federal law every time they make a trade.
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.