St. Louis-based Brew Hub has signed an agreement with Palmetto Brewing Company that will allow the Charleston, South Carolina-based craft brewer to increase production to help introduce Palmetto’s first line of canned beers. These beers will be brewed at Brew Hub’s expanded Lakeland, Florida, brewery. The first beer hitting the line is Lowcountry Pilsner, a light, crisp lager at 4.5 percent alcohol by volume and 17 IBUs. Additional beers in…

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Craft beer veteran Sam Calagione, notorious Dogfish Head founder, brewer, and beer gangster, stopped by Riverside Market in Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday February 24th for a meet and greet with any and all who chose to take some time out of their day to stop in. I arrived around 11am, meeting proprietors Julian and Lisa Siegel as well as Native…

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The Craft Beer Cartel, Fort Lauderdale’s most impressive bottle shop and brewing academy, has a special treat for their February home brewing workshop, taking place Saturday February 27th from 1PM to 4PM. Not only will their in-house brewer Jonathan Jackman teach the class how to hone their brewing skills, but they will host special guest Jeremy Marshall, brewmaster at Lagunitas Brewing Company. “Jeremy exemplifies the attitude…

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Today, February 15th, is Florida Craft Beer Day. At least it will officially be at 6:05 pm tonight after Tampa’s mayor Bob Buckhorn signs the proclamation declaring it so. Then, there will be a toast to all things craft beer in Florida at 7 pm. What is Florida Craft Beer Day? It is “a day where we all can celebrate…

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1. The Love Below Barrel-Aged Beer Release, Funky Buddha Brewery in Oakland Park “Are you ready for some hot chocolate-covered love?” The Love Below, the brewery’s double barrel-aged Imperial Russian Stout is arriving on draft and in bottles on Feb. 10th. This beer starts off as Nikolai Vorlauf, an oats and lactose composed beer that is then aged in Cabernet barrels and Bourbon…

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South Florida Beer Week is in full swing, and Tap 42 has some events going on all week. But perhaps the most interesting is this five-tap takeover from Cigar City Brewing featuring an especially beer geeky list of beers going down on Thursday the 28th: Guayabera, a Citra pale ale. Cold Brew IPA, Jai Alai IPA with an addition of Buddy Brew’s…

Read More White Oak Jai Alai and More at Tap 42’s Cigar City Brewing Thursday Event

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Toppling Goliath Brewing Company may make their way to Florida this year, thanks to a partnership with the Brew Hub in Lakeland. The Decorah, Iowa brewery, started in May of 2009 with Clark and Barb Lewey, have hinted that they will be attempting to make their way into the Sunshine State. “Plans aren’t set in stone yet and we can’t commit but…

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I went to check out Accomplice Brewery and Ciderworks, one of the latest breweries to open up, and currently the only one in West Palm Beach. They focus on crafting interesting ciders at the moment, which end up a bit less sweet than most people are used to. They are in the midst of construction of their taproom, but have…

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Khoffner Brewery USA, the latest brewery to begin construction in Fort Lauderdale, will be beginning brewing on site starting this week. In addition, it appears that they will be opening just a few short weeks afterwards. “Will be open in a month,” the brewery posted to Facebook November 17th, as a short and perfunctory reply to a comment. Rauf Vagifoglu-Khoffner…

Read More Fort Lauderdale’s Khoffner Brewery USA To Open In December?

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Concrete Beach Brewery in Miami has acquired a canning line to join forces with their bottling line, to provide some options to consumers. While it appears that bottles will remain the package of choice for Rica and Stiltsville, their first two core beers, cans will allow the brewing team at the Wynwood brewery some freedom of choice in selecting certain…

Read More Miami’s Concrete Beach Brewery Begins Canning, Puts Up ‘Walls’

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