Two weeks ago I showcased an amazing soured IPA from Green Bench Brewing Company, a relatively new brewery in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. This week I'm continuing the St. Pete journey by traveling a handful of blocks east towards Tampa Bay and the downtown location of Cycle Brewing. Originall ... More >>
Sourheads, make note: May 10 has been announced as the date for third installment of the infamous sour beer festival known as the Berliner Bash, or Floridaweisse Bash, as it's becoming known. In a change from previous iterations, the festival will be held at Green Bench Brewing in downtown St. Pet ... More >>
If you're a beer fan in South Florida, unless you were tied down with some previous engagement -- and I mean physically tied down with either chains or nylon rope -- chances are you made the pilgrimage Saturday to downtown Oakland Park to the Funky Buddha Brewery's Maple Bacon Coffee Porter bottle r ... More >>
Master of sours and notorious Miami homebrewer, Jonathan Wakefield is seeking to infuse some extra cash into the opening of his Wynwood-based brewery, set for opening "in January 2014," according to the brewer himself. J. Wakefield Brewing has launched a fairly massive crowd funded campaign to rais ... More >>
You're only halfway through the week and already that celebratory barrel-aged you saved for the weekend is calling your name, but first make sure it's not spoiled from a Lactobacillus infection. Let another edition of This Week In Beer News hold you over to the weekend. This week went relatively s ... More >>
Pinellas County bus driver John Moody, will not face criminal charges after a brutal beating of a teen boy went down on his bus last month. On the afternoon of July 9, three 15-year-old boys attacked a 13-year-old boy on board a school bus. The three stomped on the boy over twenty times, accordin ... More >>
When a Florida house cat named BearBear went missing sometime last week, owner Linda Craig at first didn't worry. BearBear often romped about the neighborhood in Gulfport outside Tampa. But as Tuesday melted into Wednesday and BearBear didn't return for breakfast all week, Craig began to think som ... More >>
Nestled between a plethora of sea grape, sabal palms, and towering pines, amongst countless other varieties of grass, flower and shrub, stands the comforting structure that is Peg's Cantina - a venue of Mexican inspired food that just so happens to house Gulfport's own Cycle Brewing. Gulfport is a ... More >>
Ratebeer.com, an online beer forum and rating system, has ranked Funky Buddha Lounge and Brewery number 34 on the list of Best Brewers in the World for 2013. The brewpub is the only South Florida brewery to make the list. Go, Funky Buddha!
LudwigsenGeorge Ludwigsen will soon be sentenced for breaking into safety deposit boxes in Mississippi with a saw -- and that's not nearly the most exciting criminal caper the 40-year-old Hallandale Beach resident has to his credit. Earlier in the decade, Ludwigsen and his more famous younger bro ... More >>
He outfoxed car dealers and got his employees to pay him. Meet Howard Patterson, the man who sells cars that don't exist.
With encouragement from a Broward foundation, scientists hope to restore the struggling billfish population
Part CEO, part shaman, Seminole leader James Billie has his tribe charging toward economic independence.