Press Release: Hootie and the Blowfish will reunite for a concert in Tampa this September, in conjunction with the launch of the band’s custom craft beer, Hootie’s Homegrown Ale, at Publix grocery stores in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.
Press Release: This month, Co-Founder and CEO, Mike Hinkley of Green Flash Brewing Co. announces the national and year-round debut of three Green Flash beers in 12oz cans, as an extension of their existing packaged beer assortment. With orders shipping to all US distribution partners beginning in May, 6-packs of canned beers will hit store shelves in June. The new can offerings will include: Jibe Session IPA, Passion Fruit Kicker (a fruited American Wheat Ale), and Sea to Sea Zwickel Lager. Green Flash first introduced cans with Jibe Session IPA in September 2015, to an extremely limited distribution in only a few states. The reception from consumers was overwhelmingly positive, and they are now expanding their offerings and rolling out national distribution.
Barley Mow Brewing Company out of Largo, FL continues to expands their presence in the FL market. After completing their expansion into their 25,000 sq. ft. 3000 BBL production facility they recently purchased a Cask semi-automatic canning system that will have them putting out 200-300 cases a month into the Tampa Bay and surrounding markets.
Two Henrys Brewing Company, the sister operation to the Keel and Curley Winery, has brought Plant City a new milestone: the first hometown canned beer.
Starting this week, Two Henrys is canning 7 Mile IPA and Gilded Age Lager.
Big Storm Brewery, Pasco County’s first microbrewery, has plans to can.
By November, Big Storm plans to have Wavemaker Amber Ale and Arcus IPA in 12oz cans for their fans and locals in Pasco County.
Due South Brewing Co. will release Isle of MaGourdo Pumpkin Ale on August 28, 2014. This is the third year this beer has been released on draft but this is the first year it is available in cans.