Clearwater-based company wins 49 awards in less than 49 days

 Big Storm continues to make waves in the distilling industry, winning the highly-esteemed title of “Florida Distillery of the Year”. The Clearwater-based company has won an impressive total of 49 awards in less than 49 days including 4 platinum medals, 2 double gold medals, 13 gold medals, 14 silver medals, and 12 bronze medals, solidifying Big Storm’s status as a true industry leader. 

Florida State University Athletics and LEARFIELD’s Seminole Sports Properties team have partnered with Oyster City Brewing Company to create an exclusive craft beer for Seminole fans to enjoy. Legacy Lager will be available at all major retailers in Florida beginning this August. Available in 12 and 16-ounce cans, along with draft, this crisp, easy-drinking lager features noble hops and is a perfect brew for alumni and fans alike supporting the Noles.

Coinciding with the 2-Week Countdown to St. Patrick's Day, Adults Across the U.S. Can Now Prove Their #IrishQTest to Enter

Roe whisky OnTheRocksFor the first time in three years, St. Patrick's Day celebrations are coming back into full swing. To help adults across the US prepare for the holiday's return, Roe & Co is reminding fans exactly what they love most about the holiday, Irish heritage, and of course, whiskey with a bit of a trivia twist.

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Concrete Beach Brewery’s Fourth Annual Miami Gras Party & Can Release returns Saturday, February 29, from 2:00-10:00PM. This free event combines the rhythm of the Caribbean and Latin Carnaval in the heart of Wynwood. Food will be available from The Hummingbird Table, sounds by Rodolfo Zuniga Group, and entertainment by a samba dancer troupe. Cans available starting at 2:00 PM.

When: Saturday, February 29 at 2:00-10:00PM
Where: Concrete Beach Brewery, 325 NW 25th St., Miami, FL 33127

Miami Gras is a French-style saison inspired by the heritage of New Orleans, the eclectic cocktails of Bourbon Street and the outburst of cultures that come alive during the season of Carnaval. Brewed with wildflower honeya dn packing an ABV of 7.2%, Miami Gras is dry, yet fruity, with notes of pepper, citrus and spice. Made for celebrations, it pairs perfectly with feathered masks, sparkly beads and the beat of the street.  

The CBB Social Hall, Wynwood, is located at 325 NW 24th Street is open Sunday-Thursday, 12:00pm – 12:00am and Friday - Saturday,12:00pm – 2:00am.

Anniversary Party on February 29th includes limited-edition brew

Leap Day only happens once every four years, so why not celebrate it with a big party? Fat Point Brewing is hosting its 5th Anniversary bash on February 29th, with live music, a limited-edition brew, and lots of fun.

The 7th annual 305 DAY Block Party in The Leah Arts District features local music, art, local vendors, food trucks, a kid’s corner and more — all in celebration of our diverse community and the 305 we love!

He can act. He can sing. He can make you laugh, and he can make you cry. He can even build you a bar – among other things – with his bare hands. What Nick Offerman apparently can't do is bide his time, which is why he's teaming up with Guinness to give you an entire month to get ready for his favorite day of the year – St. Patrick's Day – with the official Guinness Countdown to St. Patrick's Day. Spoiler alert: green beer will not be making an appearance.

With New Immersive Event Come to Your Senses

Concrete Beach Brewery’s Deck the Walls spiced imperial porter is back – and the Wynwood-based brewery is celebrating not with one, but two parties during the week of Art Basel! The first event – new this year – is an immersive experience, Come to Your Senses will take place the day that the galleries open throughout Miami, on Thursday, December 5th, starting at 7pm. The second is their annual Deck the Walls can release party celebrating the winning can artist from the 2019 can art competition and releasing the beer itself in cans. Saturday’s party also marks the end of this year’s competition, after two weeks of a public vote (10/30-11/15) for the 2020 can.

Come To Your Senses will be an immersive evening of beer, art and food co-hosted with publications NY Style Guide and Miami Style Guide. The event will feature four artists – 2019 winner Tiffany Beasi, Nate DeeKat Mastsuzawa-Zarich and NY-based Jasin Cadic– working with their mediums live, alongside  delicious bites from celebrity chef, Nik Fields’ creation. 

The pairing will also include a sampling of four Concrete Beach beers: new Coastal Clara, flagship Havana Lager, brewery favorite Más Hops and a sneak peek at limited release Deck the Walls, which officially releases two days later, in cans on that Saturday, December 7th

The first hour (7-8pm) Brooklyn-based Frankie Silver will play acoustic guitar, while Head Brewer Eric Hernandez and Chef Nik will be in the crowd, available to chat through pairings.Afterwards, DJ Law will be spinning and keeping the party going throughout the night.

Tiffany beasi can artDeck the Walls is a big, flavorful, well-balanced imperial porter brewed with spices and roasted chocolate malt that clocks in at 8.1% ABV and 35 IBU's.

“We are thrilled to re-introduce our Deck the Walls spiced imperial porter this year,”  said Eric Hernandez, Head Brewer of Concrete Beach Brewery. “I’m particularly excited for the Come to Your Senses event, introducing the pairing component, it was a blast to work with Chef Nik and highlight flavors in both the bites and beer.”

The can release will follow closely behind, starting at 2pm on Saturday, December 7th to continue the celebration of all things art and beer. The DTW can art competition ran from 10/30-11/15 this year, with the 2020 can art winner being announced on 12/7. The event is to also celebrate last year’s winner, Tiffany Beasi’s artwork on this year’s can and announce the 2020 winner following the competition’s end on 11/30. For more information, visit

J. Wakefield Brewing will be celebrating the season kick-off of Johnathan’s favorite college football team, by barbecuing gator, a reference to the mascot of their opening-night opponent and arch rival. The “Drain the Swamp Cookout” will take place on Sunday, August 18th from 4:00 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Fat Point Brewing’s Oatmeal Stout and Ryeght Angle IPA have been awarded medals at the 2019 U.S. Open Beer Championship – the only competition to include beers from professional breweries and award-winning home breweries.