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.
Florida’s breweries have been bringing home an increasing number of medals from all manner of competitions, and it looks like 2022 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) is no exception. This year, Florida craft breweries brought home twelve medals from the GABF.
Tampa’s Cigar City Brewing is changing up their variety pack to include a new twist on their favorite IPA. This new pack will see Hazy Jai Alai and will include several other true favorites from CCB.
The Tampa Bay Beer Documentary, titled Tampa Beer: Crafting the Bay is now available for pre-orders on iTunes. If you missed the film at Gasparilla Film Festival or at its premiere event at Tampa Theatre, here is your chance to catch it and help the film in the process.
In this episode, I am joined by Joe Scheibelhut of Arkane Ale Works.
Arkane Ale Works is celebrating six years on Saturday, July 9th and they have certainly made their mark on the Tampa Bay brewing community.