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Universal Orlando steps into Capitol beer battle

TALLAHASSEE — Universal Parks & Resorts is stepping into the middle of a bar fight between beer makers and distributors over legislation that would allow brewers to sponsor rides or events at major theme parks.

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Beer Glass Bills Coming to a Head

Bills are moving in the Legislature to allow beer distributors to give away glasses from brewers imprinted with product names and logos to bars and restaurants. Now, they have to be sold.

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25 most important American craft beers ever

What makes an “important” beer? To me, the definition is simple: It’s one that either changed consumer tastes or how breweries approach making beer. Some of the beers below have influenced both drinkers and brewers. Others hew more in one …

Michele Connors Named MillerCoors Legend

We are proud to announce that Michele Connors of S.R. Perrott, Inc. was awarded the MillerCoors Legend Award this week!  Congratulations to Michele and the entire S.R. Perrott team.  What a great accomplishment!…

New Belgium celebrates 20 years of brewing sour beer

New Belgium Brewing Company has debuted the 2017 edition of its original sour beer, La Folie, celebrating 20 years of brewing sour beer this month.  The brewery first launched its wood beer program in 1997 with La Folie, its interpretation …

Brew Review – 7 Mile Bridge by Two Henry’s Brewing

Here, in present day, we have Two Henry’s Brewing, a brewery in Plant City that pays homage to the two Henrys that essentially built Florida, and one of those Henry’s is, of course, Henry Flagler (the other being Henry Plant). …

Brew Review – Night Cap by Lake Tribe Brewing

If my readers remember few weeks ago, I sampled my first beer from Lake Tribe Brewing in Tallahassee, Florida. It’s a great brewery with a lot of inspiration derived from the great outdoors and local Native American culture.

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Solar panels cool beer in Fort Myers

A solar-panel system that can generate 1.1-million watts of power has been installed high atop a massive roof near a busy Lee County interchange, and the system is up and running. it is believed to be the largest integrated solar …