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 back of several big announcements – new taproom in Talahassee, opening the Tallahassee taproom, and a new taproom in Alabama followed by purchasing two other breweries in each of the Carolinas, respectively, Oyster City Brewing Company added yet another big piece of news this week: they will soon be brewing with CBD additives in OCBC brews.
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.
Oyster City Brewing Company is no longer the tiny little brewery from Apalachicola. The brewery’s parent company, Made By The Water, LLC has been building up their first brewery by adding facilities and tasting rooms first in Tallahassee then in Mobile, Alabama. This weekend, Made By The Water made another purchase to add to Oyster City’s family of brands: Catawba Brewing in Asheville, North Carolina and Palmetto Brewing in Charleston, South Carolina.