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.
Press Release: The 21st annual WaZoo BeerFest, presented by J.J. Taylor Distributing Florida, Inc., is springing forward to May 7 with new twists on tap for this favorite fundraiser. All-inclusive tickets are now on sale at www.LowryParkZoo.org/WaZoo or at the Zoo’s ticket windows during regular business hours.
WaZoo features 250+ beers and beverages from 70 breweries worldwide, a variety of savory pub fare, live entertainment and free daytime admission to return in May. Ticket prices are all-inclusive; pay once and enjoy unlimited tastings and entertainment! Advance general admission tickets are $65 (through May 6) and VIP Beastly Beer Club tickets are $125 until sold out. Zoo Annual Members can purchase discounted general admission tickets of $50 (through May 6) with valid membership card at the Zoo’s ticket windows.
Press Release: On Saturday, March 5, 2016 join more than 50 Florida brewers for the kick-off of Tampa Bay Beer Week at the annual FBG Craft Beer Festival. The event will be held from 2:00 to 5:00 PM at Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park in downtown Tampa and serves as a fundraiser for the Florida Brewers Guild, the nonprofit organization committed to ensuring the growth and protection of the craft brewing industry throughout the state.
Cigar City Brewing’s Hunahpu’s Day has been a landmark event in the Tampa Bay craft beer community since its inception and 2016 looks no different. As the buildup of anticipation begins, the tap list for Hunahpu’s Day continues to trickle out.
Tampa Bay Brewing Company is looking for another banner year. After opening their new Westchase production facility in 2015, the stalwart craft brewery is looking to break in January with a bottle release. This time, they are releasing Useppa Raging IPA in 22oz bottles in celebration of Tampa’s Gasparilla Festival.
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company set out to make history and legacy with the opening of their Mills River facility. While the brewery made history, their legacy is Beer Camp, a concept that has grown to include a festival showcasing craft beer in a given region. This year Sierra Nevada will bring Beer Camp to Tampa and, in typical Sierra Nevada fashion, they are bringing friends.
Coppertail Brewing realized that they had a great problem when making Cap’n Jack’s Stone Crab Stout. This was a beer whose byproduct, aside from a great stout, was a boatload of stone crabs ripe for the eating. This year, their problem is Tampa’s delight, as they have brought in LoKo Cuisine to serve up some tasty victuals with these quirky crustaceans.