I'm on a beer-buying moratorium. There's too much good beer out there, not to mention beer that might not be that great but is nonetheless intriguing enough for me to buy a bottle to clutter my home with. Forget beer trading — retail purchases alone have been enough to put me at the limit.
And you thought it was about the growlers.
Driving down an unfamiliar stretch of Alt 19, I overshot my destination and had to turn around on a residential road. A yellow street sign depicted a golf cart, with the text "all of Ozona." Across the street, a golf-cart dealership.
Remember when there were only one or two good beer bars in town? Palm Harbor residents do, because that describes the scene there right now.
New Year's resolution: become a better beer taster.
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.