Cigar City Brewing founder Joey Redner on BeerWise Podcast

Cigar City Brewing founder Joey Redner is the latest guest on the BeerWise Podcast

Cigar City Brewing founder Joey Redner joins us in this episode of the BeerWise Podcast.

Growing up in the city of Tampa, Joey Redner built one of the most iconic breweries in Tampa’s history, but that is not what he intended when writing Cigar City Brewing’s initial business plan. Joey insists that he never intended for the brewery to grow as big as it did, and Joey shares what he has learned and some business thoughts on craft beer.

Fat Point Brewing to Open New Location in Sarasota

Fat Point Brewing to Open New Location in Sarasota’s University Town Center. 

Press Release – Fat Point Brewing is expanding north along the Suncoast and will be opening a new location in Sarasota at University Town Center (UTC). The craft brewery, originally founded in Punta Gorda, will produce and serve its flavorful and original beers from a 2,500-square-foot venue.

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.