Tarpon Springs' Saint Somewhere Brewing Co. has a somewhat idiosyncratic approach to wild ale brewing, utilizing an open brewing approach involving uncovered fermenters in order to brew beer with local ambient microbes, reminiscent in some ways to the fermentation techniques used by rustic farmhouse breweries in Belgium …
Using the tongue-in-cheek hashtag #weinventedthis, St. Pete's Green Bench Brewing has launched a new limited-release brew that combines three of today's biggest — and most polarizing — IPA trends: sour IPAs, fruited IPAs and, of course, the dense, fruit smoothie-like haze of the New England IPA.
Well, it's not a beer, but Slim Pickens' Ananas cider is now on the shelves across Tampa Bay, which means you can find cans of it wherever fine beers (and ciders) are sold.
In terms of scope, scale and advertising, it's clear that Clearwater -based Big Storm Brewing Co. aims to be one of the top players in Florida beer. It's no surprise, then, that its latest year-round offering is labeled, quite simply, a Florida Ale.
Two Henrys Brewing Company is a unique entity in the Tampa Bay brewing scene, due to both its status as the only brewery in Plant City, as well as its location on a 27-acre working farm, which also includes a winery.
The Tampa Bay area is the new hotbed of craft beer as more than a dozen breweries and brewpubs have set up shop with another half dozen in the planning stages.