The Cigar City Tasting Room and Beer Shrine has had branded glassware since they opened almost five years ago. Now, a source close to the brewery says that Cigar City will be doing away with the shaker pint in favor of Spieglau proper glassware.
South Florida’s LauderAle Brewery has announced opening before. According to an article from drinklikealocal.com, LauderAle had a plan to open back in July with a soft opening for friends and then to the general public. The public response was so overwhelming that they had to shut down and buy additional fermenters to properly slake South Florida’s thirst.
Angry Chair Brewing Company has paved the way to opening day with the sweat of their brows and the grey hairs on their heads. While the boys in Seminole Heights have their brewing system, their tanks, and their permits, they have just released a mockup of what their tasting room will look like through their design company, Livework Studios.
While many pieces of disappointing news came out of Tallahassee during the hearing on Senate Bill 1714. One piece of good and surprising news came from the testimony of Bob Sylvester of Saint Somewhere Brewing Company, Tarpon Springs’s craft brewery since 2006: Saint Somewhere is looking to move their brewery and open a tasting room.
According to Aristocraft Brewing, there are only five breweries currently serving the Orlando area. While Aristocraft hopes to change that number very soon by opening their brewery in Winter Park, they are asking for help from the online community via Kickstarter to help to generate cash for their tasting room and its fixtures.
Orange Blossom Brewing Company, the recently rebranded home of Orange Blossom Pilsner, is looking into opening a brewpub on Virginia Drive in Orlando.