Ron Raike and Madison Roane are the latest guests on the BeerWise Podcast

It was a fortunate coincidence that I had my recorder handy during August’s Florida Brewers Guild Conference, as both men were in attendance and had some time to sit down and talk about their journeys as brewers and record some of the names of brewers who have come and gone from Florida breweries. Ron and Madison talk about what it was like sharing information between breweries before email and the internet and other differences between their start in brewing and their current state of affairs.

Barrel of Monks Brewing Logo 2022

Barrel of Monks Brewing has two upcoming bottle releases

South Florida’s Barrel of Monks Brewing announces two new highly anticipated annual bottle releases coming to their tap room. Located in Boca Raton, Barrel of Monks Brewing is known for their dedication to traditional Belgian-inspired ales. While some of Barrel of Monks’s beers are regularly released in cans, these seasonal beers are released in large-format 750mL bottles.

Jai Alai IPA and Fan Controlled Football

Cigar City’s Jai Alai IPA is the official craft beer of Fan Controlled Football

Tampa’s Cigar City Brewing has announced that the brewery is now a lead sponsor in a sport of a different kind – Fan Controlled Football. The Fan Controlled Football League consists of eight teams and players like Johnny Manziel. CCB’s Jai Alai is the official beer of the league.