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Craft Beer in Tampa Bay

  1. Drink of the Week: Funky Buddha More Moro Blood Orange IPA beer

    Bars & Spirits

    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.

    Drink of the Week: Funky Buddha More Moro Blood Orange IPA
  2. Hidden Springs Ale Works hopes to unearth success on N Franklin Street

    Human Interest

    TAMPA HEIGHTS — The taps are in place. The fermenters are ready to go. All that's missing is the beer.

    Austin Good, left, and Joshua Garman, founders of Hidden Springs Ale Works, will open their new brewery next month on Franklin Street.
  3. Tampa Bay Brewing Co. expands to Westchase



    Mike Doble beams with pride as he walks through the construction site of Tampa Bay Brewing Co.'s new Westchase location.

    The Tampa Bay Brewing Co. will open a new 17,400-square-foot facility July 6 at 13933 Monroes Business Park. The brewery will have offices, a restaurant and a patio.
  4. Cigar City Brewing, Florida Cattlemen's Association are partnering to make a craft beer

    Food & Dining

    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; …

    Label courtesy Cigar City Brewing
  5. Bar review: Come for the food, stay for the wine and beer at Brick and Mortar

    Bars & Spirits

    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, …

    Brick & Mortar bills itself as a wine bar, though it has plenty of locally produced food and beers. It has a rustic/rural vibe, its walls paneled with multicolored reclaimed wood slats and old wooden pallets hanging above the bar, adorned with potted succulents. 
Eve Edelheit/tbt*

Tour our Tampa Bay craft breweries

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.


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