Outdoor Beer Festival Survival Guide

Florida Outdoor Beer Festival Survival Guide

As Tampa and the greater craft beer community begin to brace for Tampa Bay Beer Week and the events, festivals, bottle releases, and more, there appears to be a plethora of great beer lined up for the entire week. Knowing that many of these events will be outdoors and that many great beers will be available, here are a few tips for surviving outdoor events in the aptly named Sunshine State.

Funky Buddha Brewery Maple Bacon Coffee Porter 2024

Oakland Park’s Funky Buddha Brewery posts details of Maple Bacon Coffee Porter Festival

One of the culinary-inspired beers that helped put South Florida’s craft beer scene on the map is undeniably Funky Buddha Brewery’s Maple Bacon Coffee Porter. For many years, the beer’s release has been promoted to a festival where lots of Funky Buddha beers and some guest beers were poured and a celebratory atmosphere reigned through the Funky Buddha faithful. (This festival also signaled that the beer would soon see a wider release on draft and in bottles.)