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Craft Beer in Tampa Bay

  1. Local craft beer of the week: Cool Cucumber IPA, Dunedin House of Beer

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    Dunedin House of Beer has been quietly amping up experimentation with its house brews, posting several bold treatments to the menu alongside its always-popular mango hefeweizen.

    Photo by Justin Grant
  2. Craft beer of the week: Rapp Brewing's Oktoberfest

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    Ah, Oktoberfest: the annual, world-famous Bavarian festival that runs throughout… September? Sure, it started out in October, back in 1810, but these days, it's held almost entirely in September, stretching only a few days into October (this year's festival ends on Oct. 3, German Unity Day).

  3. St. Petersburg's newest hotel opens with craft beers, cocktails and Cozy Corners

    Real Estate

    ST. PETERSBURG — Last spring, Ryan Tarrant applied for a job with the new Hyatt Place nearing completion in downtown St. Petersburg. Among the questions an interviewer asked:

    What does this hotel need to succeed?

    Hybar, a bar area with outdoor seating  that will feature craft drinks and Sunday brunch starting Oct. 1, is ready to open at the new Hyatt Place hotel at  25 2nd St. N in downtown St. Petersburg. [SCOTT KEELER   |   Times]
  4. Local Craft Beer of the Week: Oubliette, Hidden Springs Aleworks

    Bars & Spirits

    Just shy of its two-year anniversary last weekend, Tampa Heights' Hidden Springs Aleworks released a beer that makes a compelling argument for drinking local.

    Photo by Justin Grant
  5. Local craft beer of the week: Grandpa Jack's Pils, Crooked Thumb Brewery

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    "Floral and spicy aromas and a subtle malt character," reads the can of Grandpa Jack's Pils, an excellent, authentic German pils from Safety Harbor's Crooked Thumb Brewery.

    Crooked Thumb Brewing's Grandpa Jack?€š€™s Pils, tbt* local craft beer of the week for 09/15/17. Crooked Thumb is in Safety Harbor

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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