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Craft Beer in Tampa Bay

  1. Local craft beer of the week: Plongeur a L'eponge, Saint Somewhere Brewing Co.

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    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 …

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  2. Local craft beer of the week: Green Bench's Guava Florida IPA

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    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.

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  3. Local craft beer of the week is a cider: Ananas by Slim Pickens Cider & Mead

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    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.

  4. Local craft beer of the week: Tropic Pressure Florida Ale from Big Storm Brewing Co.

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    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.

    Photo by Justin Grant
  5. Local craft beer of the week: Two Henrys Belleview-Biltmore Blueberry Vanilla Wheat

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    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.

    Photo by Justin Grant

Tour our Tampa Bay craft breweries

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.


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