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.

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.