81Bay Brewing is grand opening this weekend

Press Release: 81Bay Brewing Company will be hosting their official Grand Opening on Aug. 13, 2016 and co-owners Michael Beard, Shawn Bowman and Keelan Cottle invite the community to a celebration in the brewery taproom. Since opening doors on June 10 with six inaugural beers, 81Bay has expanded its selection to 11 craft beers including; English Pale Ale, Belgian Raspberry Ale, American Light Lager, West Coast IPA, English IPA, English Porter, Irish Stout, Irish Red, Dunkel Weizen Bock, Black IPA and a Heather Ale.

Additional tap room updates include games for the whole family, a completed private event room that will serve as an art gallery, as well as completion of a multi-media mural by renowned, local artist, Sebastian Coolidge. Coolidge teamed up with local lighting designers, Pixel Rain Digital, to create a one of a kind, 3D projection mapped mural that you truly have to see to believe. The private event room, turned art gallery, will be open to the public and will showcase original pieces by acclaimed local artist, John Taormina.
Food trucks on-site for the event include Empamamas, The Barbecue Bus and Tambuzzo Sausage Company and guests may bring in snacks of their choice and non-alcoholic beverages.
WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016 from 11am until…
DETAILS: Schedule of events is listed below.
  • 11 a.m. • New beers released
  • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. • Happy Hour ($2 off drafts)
  • 1 p.m. • Live music by J.T. Brown
  • 2 p.m. • Cornhole Tournament
  • 4 p.m. • Live music by Forrest Hoffar
  • 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. • Growler Happy Hours
  • 5 p.m. • Table Tennis Tournament at 5 p.m.
  • 8:30 p.m. • Live music by Rachel Alex
  • 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. • Growler Happy Hour
  • 10:30 p.m. • Live music by Bangarang
  • 11:30 p.m. • Live music by OnlyOneTwo
Additionally the brewery has arranged a free shuttle service to and from Ybor. This will be a first come, first serve shuttle departing at the following times and locations.
  • Departing 81Bay Brewing Co., drop-off corner of N. 15th St. and E. 7th Ave.
    • 4:00pm– Depart 81Bay Brewing Co.
    • 5:00pm– Depart 81Bay Brewing Co.
    • 6:00pm– Last depart from 81Bay
  • Departing Ybor (N. 15th St. and E. 7th Ave.), back to 81Bay Brewing Co.
    • 6:40pm – Depart Ybor
    • 7:30pm– Last Departure from Ybor

81Bay Brewing Company is located at 4465 W Gandy Boulevard in Tampa.

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