Archive for the 'Beer Events' Category

Upcoming Beer Event #2: 7venth Sun Brewery – First pour!

I have been meaning to get information about this event up on the blog for a little while now but simply have not been able to find the time! Hopefully someone reads this and makes it out to the official first pout of 7venth Sun Brewery beer – a new brewery that has recently opened [...]

Upcoming Beer Event #1: Barleywine On The Bayou!

Hello, and a happy new year to my handful of blog followers ! 2011 was a “whirl-wind year” in both my life, as well as the craft beer world. In keeping with my tradition, I will not type too much about 2011 and instead, will focus on the year ahead. One of my “new year’s [...]

Dachshund Rescue Day – Save the weiners (and drink beer)!

It has been a long time since I have published anything to this blog mainly due to the fact that I have just been so darn busy. But, I HAD to take a moment to promote this really cool charity/fundraiser event. On Saturday, October the 15th, the Pourhouse in Tampa will be hosting a fundraiser [...]

St. Pete Oktoberfest

This is very cool to see. The first annual Saint Petersburg Oktoberfest! An Oktoberfest craft-beer tasting and festival in the Grand Central District of downtown St. Petersburg, FL. Local and regional micro-brews and craft beers, five live bands including Hip Abduction, and tasty food from local restaurants and vendors. The beer selection looks good and the tickets [...]

Fruit in the room beer festival

If you are not already subscribed to the Cigar City beer blog,then you should do so. It is a good source of information on beer happening in the bay area like the upcoming “Fruit In The Room” beer festival: Obviously, it sounds like the event is focused on fruit beers. I am certain that there will [...]

Wazoo at Lowry Park Zoo – 2010

Yep, it’s that time of year again. WaZoo is scheduled for August 7th from 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM (that is a Saturday by the way). One of the top beer festivals in the country according to USAToday. I never go to this event. Personally, I think it is over-priced. I especially do not agree with [...]

Cigar City Hunapu release party

The Cigar City Hunapu release party is scheduled for tomorrow. “Hunapu” is Cigar City’s Imperial Stout. Being one of my favorite types of beer, I am really looking forward to trying this one. Check out this post for ALL of the info but here is the lo-down: Hunahpus will be sold in 25.4 ounce bottles [...]

Beerfest 2010 – Tampa

The Florida Brewer’s Guild will, once again, be held THIS Saturday (March 6th) in Ybor City from 2-6 pm. Buy your tickets now. The line-up looks great: A1A Aleworks Big Bear Brewing Co BJ’s Bold City Brewery Brewzii Charlie & Jakes Cigar City Brewing Cocoa Beach Brewing Co Corner Café and Brewery Dunedin Brewery Florida [...]

Florida Aquarium – Suds Fest 2009

Drink with the fish and sharks (and other marine life) at the Florida Aquarium tomorrow evening. “The perfect excuse to drink like a fish” their advertisement states. I will actually be at the aquarium tomorrow in the morning, but will unfortunately miss this event which is scheduled to run from 7:00 to 11:00 PM The [...]

Florida Brewers Guild – Beerfest 2009

Yes indeed it is that time of year again. The Florida Brewers Guild is preparing for their annual beer fest. Always an enjoyable event. When: Saturday March 7th, 2 – 6pm Where: Centro Ybor, Tampa Florida Get your tickets now before they sell out.

Mr. Beer, Charity and Festival

I was just reading over the mrbeerfans.com, that they are looking for volunteers for a beer tasting or a beer contest to help raise money for the Momentum Festival. The Momentum Festival benefits charities such as Dream Factory and United Cerebral Palsy of Tampa Bay/Achieve Tampa Bay . Adam

Discovery Channel – How Stuff Works – Beer!

While reading my news feed today, I was alerted to an upcoming episode of How Stuff Works on the Discovery Channel. Of course, this episode will be about beer making! Via the Beer Examiner: The one hour beer episode will run on “How Stuff Works.”  Flavor, diversity, history, culture, hops, malt, water, yeast, big brew, [...]

WaZoo beer tasting this weekend

Yes, it is that time of year again. Your opportunity is here to sample over 200 beers at one of the nation’s largest beer tastings (and become one with nature at the same time). Tickets to the event are not cheap, but perhaps it will help cut down on the number of people which, in [...]

Beerfest 2008 Tampa “Roundup”

Yes, it has been almost 2 months since the annual Florida Brewers Guild festival but I figured I would finally write a few blurbs on our experience. It has been a few years since we have been able to make it to this event due to scheduling conflicts or what have you. This year, we [...]

Beer Events: SAVOR

If you are in the Washington D.C. area during the days of May 16th and May 17th, check out SAVOR “an American Craft Beer & Food Experience” (If i can find some cheap airfare, maybe we will head up.) The 48 participating craft brewers will be pouring their versions of many of the world’s classic [...]

Boulder Beer Newsletter

Always interesting reading, the latest newsletter from Boulder Beer is available online now. Read it HERE.

Beerfest 2008 – Tampa

The Florida Brewer’s Guild it getting ready for Beerfest 2008! Once again, this event will be held in historic Ybor City, Tampa and will feature over 100 Florida craft beers! Due to scheduling conflicts, it has been a few years since I have actually been able to make it to this event but this year [...]

Rally’s beer and wine selection

I was on my way to class this evening and stopped into a Really station/store to fill up and grab a drink. I noticed they increased their beer and wine selection. Everything looks pretty good. What caught my eye were six packs of Dogfish Head 60 minute IPA for under $8.00! In all honesty, I [...]

Safety Harbor Wine Festival

Yes, the title is correct! My wife and I found ourselves with nothing to do this past weekend and it was suggested that we join some friends at the 6th annual Safety Harbor Wine Festival. Wine Festival turned beer festival for me. There were the typical beer trucks with what one would expect (Bud, Bud [...]

Walk the Line on Barleywine 2007

The Dunedin Brewers Guild of Florida will be holding their 6th annual “Walk the Line on Barleywine” December 1st through the 2nd. This is a BJCP officially sanctioned homebrew competition that will focus on strong beers and “Imperial styles”. The following will be judged: Imperial Lager Imperial Pale, Brown and IPA Imperial Porter and Stout [...]

Creating Loafing International Beer Fest

The 3rd Annual Creating Loafing International Beer fest is scheduled for October 20, 2007 Ybor City, Tampa. Centennial Park is where the event is gong to be held. I have personally never heard any of the bands who will be performing, but the line up of beers looks excellent! Tickets are $20 in advance and [...]

Beer out the Wazoo

Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is getting ready to hold the 12th annual Wazoo beer festival. Wazoo has been dubbed one of the top 10 beer festivals in the country by USA Today. While prices are a bit expensive, proceeds go to Lowry Park Zoo (a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Saturday, August 4 from 7:30 – 10:30 [...]