The list of locations for Zwanze Day 2016 has been posted by Brasserie Cantillon of Brussels and it has a few surprises.
Tallahassee is becoming a hotbed of craft beer activity with local breweries growing and planning in different parts of the city. Grasslands Brewing Company of Tallahassee announced a milestone: their first bottle release. This first bottle release will be limited, but the brewery staff is very excited about it.
IPA is a day to celebrate. It is not a Hallmark holiday designed by breweries to sell more IPA. IPA is the GABF Category with the most entries, it doesn’t really need any help. Instead, IPA Day is a chance to break out and try something hoppy and see what happens when brewers start to paint with these green flowers.
Press Release: Craft brewers are still growing, according to new mid-year data released by the Brewers Association (BA)—the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers. American craft beer production volume increased eight percent during the first half of the year.
Update: 2:15pm 22 July: Florida Beer Company President and CEO James Webb has reached out to Florida Beer News promising “a proper release soon.” No other information was offered. It is worth noting however, that Webb’s email signature read “Florida Beer Comapny ANSA MCAL Group.” ANSA MCAL Group is the parent company of Carib Brewery.
Press Release: Magic Hat Brewing Company has unveiled this year’s release of Art Hop Ale – an Imperial Blonde Ale brewed with blood orange, orange peel and sage. With 8.0% ABV and 40 IBUs, Art Hop Ale delivers bright citrus flavors complimented by spice notes from the sage. Add in some of Magic Hat’s favorite hops, and it’s the perfect combination of citrus and spice layered onto a bready malt body.
Press Release: On Saturday July 16 and Sunday, July 17, Coppertail Brewing Co, the Florida inspired, Tampa brewed, brewery and tap room at 2601 East 2nd Avenue, will celebrate the release of its new Independent Pilsner by offering an Industrial Beer Amnesty Program. Starting at noon, lovers of independent, craft beer are invited to bring in an unopened beer from one of the giant industrial breweries to the Coppertail tap room, and have it swapped out for a fresh, locally brewed 12 oz bottle of Independent Pilsner.