Tomoka Brewery, Ormond Beach’s first craft brewery, has a plan for Black Friday. That plan involves bringing all dark ales to their tap room while providing a respite from the holiday shopping bonanza going on around the world.
Pair O Dice Brewing, Clearwater’s craft brewery, is encouraging folks to come out on Black Friday. This not for crazy deals or for a stout release, instead it is a potluck gathering and a black IPA release.
Clearwater’s Pair O Dice Brewing made a plethora of new beers for their recent anniversary party. Since Pair O Dice likes to showcase the hoppier potential in a beer, many of those beers were hop-forward marvels of craft beer.
Black Friday has become the day when crazy deals bring even modest shoppers out into the retail wilderness. Local craft breweries have caught on to this madness and, in recent years, have done their best to be a port in the storm for weary Christmas shoppers. This year, Motorworks Brewing will stop teasing photos and hints of their barrel-aged beers and pour them on Black Friday.
A few weeks ago Proof Brewing Company announced that they had made an Imperial IPA in celebration of the FSU Seminoles’ BCS National Championship. This bruising, take-no-prisoners imperial IPA is so strong and demand is so high that Proof had to presell pours and impose a limit to ensure that all fans got to try it.
Due to overwhelming demand, Proof Brewing Company is changing the release of their Warpath IPA from a regular “it’s available at the bar” tap release to a “pre-sale” release.
Proof recently announced in their newsletter that: