Tampa Bay Brewing Co. & Tarpon River Brewing Collaborate on Boyz-N-Berry Muff-N

Tampa Bay Brewing Company (Tampa, Florida) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Boyz-N-Berry Muff-N, a Pastry Sour brewed in collaboration with Tarpon River Brewing (Fort Lauderdale, Florida), on Friday, September 4.

Dropping just in time to give you something extremely tasty to enjoy over the long holiday weekend, Boyz-N-Berry Muff-N is a Pastry Sour “bursting with boysenberries, cinnamon and vanilla.” This combination of ingredients creates an experience featuring “delicate vanilla and jammy sweetness, offset by pleasantly sharp tartness.” Clocking in at a “dangerously drinkable” 8% ABV, Boyz-N-Berry Muff-N “offers a complex, layered flavor profile, all while retaining a smooth velvety mouthfeel.”

Boyz-N-Berry Muff-N will release in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans and on draft at Tampa Bay Brewing Company’s Westchase and Ybor City locations on September 4, and you can go ahead and pre-order you cans now by clicking hereBoyz-N-Berry Muff-N is expected to see limited distribution in Florida. Prost!

Vital Information for Boyz-N-Berry Muff-N from Tampa Bay Brewing Company & Tarpon River Brewing

Release – Limited; September 4, 2020
Style – Pastry Sour
ABV – 8%
Added Ingredients – Boysenberries, cinnamon & vanilla
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans & draft
Pre-order – https://www.tbbc.beer/togo
Distribution – Florida
(select areas)

Tampa Bay Brewing Co. Gets Festive with Release of Oktoberfest Lager

Tampa Bay Brewing Company (Tampa, Florida) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of its Oktoberfest Lager on Friday, August 28.

Here to remind you that now is the time to dig your lederhosen or dirndl out of the back of the closet, Oktoberfest is a Märzen-style Lager “brewed using traditional German brewing methods utilizing a single decoction mash and all traditional German ingredients.” Clocking in at a highly drinkable 5.3% ABV, Oktoberfest offers “aromas of bready malt and caramel [that] give way to a full-bodied mouthfeel with flavors of toasted malt and a hint of caramel sweetness.”

Oktoberfest will hit Tampa Bay Brewing Company’s Westchase and Ybor City locations on August 28 and distribution will follow shortly after the on-site release. You can expect to find this Limited Release available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans and on draft at select craft beer-focused establishments located within the brewery’s distribution footprint in Florida. Prost!

Vital Information for Oktoberfest from Tampa Bay Brewing Company

Release – Limited; August 28, 2020
Style – Oktoberfest/Märzen
ABV – 5.3%
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans & draft
Curbside Pre-order – https://www.tbbc.beer/togo
Distribution – Florida

Tampa Bay Brewing Co. Cools Things Off with Limited Release of Cryotropic Cryo Hazy IPA

Tampa Bay Brewing Company (Tampa, Florida) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Cryotropic Cryo Hazy IPA on Friday, July 24.

Finding the sweet spot where innovation and juicy haze collide, Cryotropic is a Hazy/Juicy India Pale Ale that utilizes “10lb per barrel of Citra Cryo hops and Amarillo hops.” The Cryo hops chosen for this beer are a new hop product that uses “cutting edge technology [to] put Citra hops through an intense, low-temperature process that separates and concentrates the lupulin in the hop cone.” This gives Cryotropic (7% ABV) “a super-cool 1-2 hop punch” that is guaranteed to “break the ice” this summer.

Cryotropic will release in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans at Tampa Bay Brewing Company’s Westchase and Ybor City locations on July 24, and you can go ahead and pre-order you stash now by clicking hereCryotropic is not expected to see distribution. Prost!

Vital Information for Cryotropic from Tampa Bay Brewing Company

Release – Limited; July 24, 2020
Style – Hazy/Juicy India Pale Ale
ABV – 7%
Featured Hops – Citra Cryo & Amarillo
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans
Pre-order – https://www.tbbc.beer/togo
Distribution – None. Brewery only

Tampa Bay Brewing Co. Launches Space Donkey Hazy Pale Ale

Tampa Bay Brewing Company (Tampa, Florida) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Space Donkey Hazy Pale Ale on Friday, June 12.

Arriving as the latest member of the Donkey Series comprised of inventive new takes on Tampa Bay Brewing Company’s flagship Reef Donkey American Pale Ale, Space Donkey is a Hazy/Juicy Pale Ale that has been “dry-hopped with over 3 [pounds] per barrel of the far-out Galaxy hop” and fermented with London Fog yeast. Coming in at 5.5% ABV, Space Donkey “comes at you with a softer mouthfeel and then blasts off with powerful tropical island aromas and flavors that are out of this world.”

Space Donkey will release in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans at Tampa Bay Brewing Company’s Westchase and Ybor City locations on June 12, but you can pre-order you stash now by clicking here. Space Donkey will not see distribution. Prost!

Vital Information for Space Donkey from Tampa Bay Brewing Company

Release – Limited/Donkey Series; June 12, 2020
Style – Hazy/Juicy Pale Ale
ABV – 5.5%
Featured Hops – Galaxy
Yeast – London Fog
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans
Pre-order – https://www.tbbc.beer/togo
Distribution – None. Brewery only

Tampa Bay Brewing Co. Set to Drop Imperial Blueberry Cheesecake in the Face

Tampa Bay Brewing Company (Tampa, Florida) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Imperial Blueberry Cheesecake in the Face on Friday, June 5.

Carefully crafted to be “on par with a slice of New York Style cheesecake,” Imperial Blueberry Cheesecake in the Face is an Imperial Berliner Weisse “packed full of fresh blueberries and lactose that balance the tartness of this pastry sour.” Clocking in at 8% ABV, Imperial Blueberry Cheesecake in the Face features “a nice, creamy mouth-feel” that frames the beer’s “lip-smacking, decadent flavors” beautifully.

Imperial Blueberry Cheesecake in the Face will release in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans at Tampa Bay Brewing Company’s Westchase and Ybor City locations on June 5, but you can pre-order you stash now by clicking here. There is no word at this time as to whether or not this Limited Release will see distribution. Prost!

Vital Information for Imperial Blueberry Cheesecake in the Face from Tampa Bay Brewing Company

Release – Limited; June 5, 2020
Style – Pastry Sour
ABV – 8%
Added Ingredients – Fresh blueberries & lactose
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans
Pre-order – https://www.tbbc.beer/togo

Tampa Bay Brewing Co. Welcomes Summer with Release of Lawn Daddy Pils

TBBClogoblackTampa Bay Brewing Company (Tampa, Florida) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Lawn Daddy German-style Pilsner on Friday, May 15.

Crafted to supply the crispness we all crave as the temperatures begin to rise, Lawn Daddy is a modern take on the German-style Pilsner that features “a nice pear, floral and cut grass aroma and smooth bitterness” sourced from Experimental #04190 and Bravo hops, “a cracker finish and great head retention” thanks to Weyermann’s floor-malted Bohemian Pilsner Malt, and a natural carbonation produced from a “spunding valve [that forms] a softer mouthfeel and brighter beer.”  Coming in at a sessionable 4.2% ABV, Lawn Daddy is “the perfect buddy while you’re mowing the lawn or hanging by the pool.⁣”

Available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans, Lawn Daddy will officially release at at Tampa Bay Brewing Company’s Westchase and Ybor City locations on May 15, but you can pre-order you stash now by clicking here.  There is no word at this time as to whether or not this Limited Release offering will see distribution. Prost!

Vital Information for Lawn Daddy from Tampa Bay Brewing Company

Release – Limited; May 15, 2020
Style – German-style Pilsner
ABV – 4.2%
Featured Hops – Experimental #04190 & Bravo
Malts – Weyermann Bohemian Pilsner
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans

Tampa Bay Brewing Co. Hits Fans with Two Versions of Pie in the Face Pastry Sour

TBBClogoblackTampa Bay Brewing Company (Tampa, Florida) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Cherry Plum Pie in the Face and Juicy Peach Pie in the Face on Friday, May 8.

The folks at Tampa Bay Brewing Company recognize that we are all adults here and that makes us free to enjoy dessert whenever we please (especially during times of social distancing).  With that realization in mind, the brewery is letting these two “deliciously tart and sweet” pie-inspired Pastry Sours fly on Friday (descriptions sourced directly from the brewery’s social media accounts):

  • Cherry Plum Pie in the Face – Pops with Bing cherries and plums that impart a
    sweet and slightly tart profile. Finishing with vanilla and graham cracker this beer
    tastes like a cherry pie fresh out of the oven.⁣⁣  ABV – 4.2%
  • Juicy Peach Pie in the Face – Starts off with aromas of vibrant peach, graham cracker crust, and vanilla. Sipping brings a slightly tart, refreshingly sweet peach flavor that tastes just like the beer’s namesake.⁣⁣  ABV – 4.2%

Available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans, Cherry Plum Pie in the Face and Juicy Peach Pie in the Face will both officially release at Tampa Bay Brewing Company’s Westchase and Ybor City locations on May 8, but you can pre-order you stash now by clicking here.  There is no word at this time as to whether or not these Limited Release offerings will see distribution. Prost

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Coppertail Brewing Co. Celebrates Five Years of Brewing with Anniversary Party

coppertaillogowhiteCoppertail Brewing Co. (Tampa, Florida) has officially announced that it will host its 5th Anniversary Party from 5 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, August 24.

After five years of brewing on the edge of Ybor, Coppertail Brewing Co. is barreling into the second half of their first decade at full steam. The brewery has seen continued growth, firmly solidified an incredible lineup of Core, Seasonal and Limited Release beers while still finding time to keep their tap wall filled with inventive/experimental brewery-only offerings, and it even recently established the Coppertail Kitchen.  The last five years have given everyone at the brewery a lot to celebrate, and celebrate they will at their Fifth Anniversary Party on Saturday, August 24.

Since this party is absolutely packed with limited-edition beers, guest taps, bottle releases, live entertainment, etc., we are just going to break it all down to ensure that you have all the information you need to have the best time possible at the Coppertail Brewing Co. Fifth Anniversary Party.  Let’s get at it!

The Basics

What – Coppertail Brewing Co. Fifth Anniversary Party
When – 5 p.m. to Midnight on Saturday, August 24
Where – Coppertail Brewing Co. | 2601 E 2nd Ave | Tampa, Florida

5th Anniversary Tap List

To ensure that your taste buds will be busy during this event, Coppertail has confirmed that it will be tapping the following beers on Saturday (Updated 8/23):

Foeder Beer Treatments

  • Cherry
  • Peach
  • Peach Rhubarb 
  • Guava Pineapple Dragon Fruit 
  • Pineapple Coconut Lime
  • Peach Vanilla
  • Raspberry Guanabana
  • Cherry Lychee
  • Prickly Pear
  • Mollyfruit 
  • Mango
  • Passion Fruit Mango Guava 
  • Guava 
  • Blackberry Hibiscus
  • Strawberry Muscadine 
  • Blueberry Lime
  • Rosé

     

Other Featured Coppertail Beers

  • Ales for ALS IPA
  • Hop Skull #4 IPA
  • AHTI BA Imperial Stout with Strawberry, Blackberry, Coconut

Coppertail Brewing Co. does plan to add to this list as the date of party draws nearer.  We will be sure to update this list just as soon as additional information is provided.

Guest Tap List

Since it is not a proper birthday party without friends, a good deal of local breweries will be in attendance to keep the guest taps flowing with the following brews (Updated 8/23):

Everything Else

In addition to the amazing beer listed above, the Coppertail Brewing Co. Fifth Anniversary Party will also feature:

  • A pig roast & other food options
  • Special bottle releases: 5th Anniversary Peach Foeder Sour (500ml bottles) – this beer spent some quality time on French oak and was inoculated with Brettanomyces, Pediococcus, & Lactobacillus and fermented on fresh peaches; Créature de mer Rouge (375ml bottles) – a 6.8% ABV Golden Sour Ale aged in a French oak wine foeder, inoculated with various strains of Brettanomyces, Pediococcus, & Lactobacillus and fermented on fresh cherries.
  • Limited release anniversary shirts & glassware (glassware pictured below)
  • Live music from Mountain Holler, Shawn Kyle & the Mysterious Ybor Fires (featuring Members of the Diviners, Band of Sorrows, and Have Gun Will Travel), and Will Quinlan & the Holy Slow Train
  • College football fans, you are covered as well. The Miami Hurricanes | Florida Gators game will be shown (without sound) during this event.
Other Useful Info
  • General Admission is FREE.  VIP is SOLD OUT.  If you have not already secured VIP tickets, there is no need to worry about tickets as this is a come-as-you-are, pay-as-you-go event.
  • Parking Info – Parking will be available in the brewery’s main lot, the remote lot in between 25th and 26th, street parking along 2nd and a remote lot on the corner of 2nd and 22nd. This remote lot is a 1/4 mile away from the brewery, but it will have a golf cart shuttle if you choose to use it. DO NOT PARK on 26th or the employee lot behind the building. A good portion of the festivities will be taking place in the brewery’s back lot. Uber/Lyft is encouraged.

Alright, that should just about cover all the information we currently have for you regarding this event.  If you are free on Saturday, make sure you swing by Coppertail Brewing Co. so that you can take part in the festivities and raise a glass with the folks at the brewery to five amazing years and the many more ahead.  Prost!

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