Let’s talk for a minute about Florida’s craft beer scene. I recently took a trip down to the Fort Myers area of Florida, with no intention of turning the trip into a multiple brewery, multiple city, trek throughout the state, but that’s just what ended up happening. The trip was a whirlwind consisting of visits to Tampa, Miami, and Sarasota, as well as a number of places in Southwest Florida. In all, I managed to visit 20 different breweries over the course of a week; some amazing, some just ok, but none bad…well none awful at least. Here I want to give a little wrap up of a fantastic trip. Continue reading Florida Beer Trip Recap
Let’s talk for a minute about Vault Brewing Company. Buying and trying craft beers, IPAs being the biggest example, has become a ritual of stalking the social media pages of breweries, waiting for a release announcement, and lining up, for hours on occasion, to pick up the newest and freshest beers. This is not a complaint by the way. There is something very enjoyable about grabbing friends, hopping in a car, and road tripping to a brewery to wait in line to snag some beers. I’ve met cool people and had great conversations in these lines. From time to time though, there is something to be said for just showing up, picking up beers, and getting on with your day. For me, enter Vault Brewing Company… Continue reading Vault Brewing Company
The Guerillas are back at it and we got some company. DSquared and I brought our better halves with us (wifeys) on our beer journey up north to our beloved breweries. This is pretty exciting because who doesn’t want to share their passion with their significant other right? Anyway, thanks to DSquared impeccable planning and research we were able to hit quite a few breweries in record time. Continue reading Road Trip!