Since its acquisition by Fireman Capital, Tampa’s Cigar City Brewing has refreshed its brand and continued to innovate and expand the brewery’s brand footprint.
Tampa’s Cigar City Brewing announced a few innovations before the new year, and now they are unveiling their latest new packaging – a variety pack of 12oz cans – all of which are in the Jai Alai IPA brand family, including a newly canned variant of Jai Alai.
Recorded in November of 2021, this episode of the BeerWise podcast features Mariah Calagione. co-founder of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery and Andrew Greeley, founding manager of the Dogfish Inn. Florida Beer News editor Mark DeNote talks to the pair about their new book authored with Dogfish co-founder Sam Calagione called 26 Off-Centered Years. The pair were gracious with their time and spoke about the book, the history of the brewery, and what’s next for Dogfish Head with mention of their new facility in Miami, Florida.
Tampa’s Cigar City Brewing is debuting two of their offerings in new larger can options. If you thought 12oz or 16oz of double IPA or hard seltzer was not enough for one session, then the brewery has heard you and an answer is on the way:
On the latest episode of the BeerWise Podcast, editor Mark DeNote talks to Coppertail Brewing owner Kent Bailey about the brewery’s quest for hops, some of the awesome beers the brewery has fermenting, and the origin and state of the brewery’s partnership with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Ever since they announced closing their taproom and investments in brewery equipment back in August of 2020, Orchid Island Brewery of Vero Beach has been somewhat silent, despite teasing new can design in December of 2020. Now Vero Beach’s first craft brewery has announced that they have found a new home for their “Grove to Glass Beer Project.”
The beer that won Cigar City Brewing (CCB) their first Great American Beer Festival (GABF) medal has returned. CCB has changed the name of the beer from “Humidor Jai Alai” or “Humidor IPA” to “Spanish Cedar Jai Alai,” but the unique taste is the one that IPA lovers have come to know as distinctly Cigar City.