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Tallahassee's Elder Care Oktoberfest moves to Cascades Park for Oct. 10 event

Tallahassee's Elder Care Oktoberfest moves to Cascades Park for Oct. 10 event
Well, it appears the 2021 beer festival calendar year WON'T end without at least one event happening in the Craft Capital. After much deliberati...

Proof Brewing releases batch 1,000 and preps for Luau Celebration

Proof Brewing releases batch 1,000 and preps for Luau Celebration
This week's Around The Brew Bend column is brought to you by the number M. Yes, we said number. Allow us to elaborate. While we try to keep you loo...

Breweries dress up for taste of Halloween magic

Breweries dress up for taste of Halloween magic
Perhaps it's the fall weather or COVID's emphasis on outdoor seating, but we've noticed a lot of work done around the outside of our breweries, ...

Proof reopens, releases Warpath, adds delivery

Proof reopens, releases Warpath, adds delivery
The brewery that sparked the craft scene in Tallahassee in 2012, Proof Brewing Company, had just finished celebrating their one-year anniversary in...

Supporting local beer now is more important than ever

Supporting local beer now is more important than ever
Well, this sucks.  And by "this," we mean a lot of different things. It sucks that coronavirus cases in Florida have spiked. It sucks that this ...

Area breweries reopening tap rooms slowly and cautiously

Area breweries reopening tap rooms slowly and cautiously
The agility and innovation in our hospitality industry, specifically our breweries, has been awe-inspiring. To go from a potentially record-sett...

Proof supplies National Guard with hand sanitizer

Proof supplies National Guard with hand sanitizer
We've written a lot in this column over the past couple of months about the efforts of our breweries to not only maintain business during the co...

Local breweries adjust to Gov.'s statewide stay-at-home order

Local breweries adjust to Gov.'s statewide stay-at-home order
As the saying goes, "Sometimes, life throws you a curveball." And all of America — and the world — has been thrown some serious heat over the last ...

Braving an unhappy hour: Area breweries adapt to coronavirus crisis

Braving an unhappy hour: Area breweries adapt to coronavirus crisis
By the time this column goes online or hits papers, who knows how accurate it will be — that's the nature of our current times. Situational flui...

Deep's Black RyeDay becoming a post-Turkey Day tradition

Deep's Black RyeDay becoming a post-Turkey Day tradition
Of the many things we love about covering the rapidly expanding, but relatively young, craft beer scene is researching and covering some of th...

Township transforms Madison Street into little Munich with Oktoberfest

Township transforms Madison Street into little Munich with Oktoberfest
This year marks the 186th Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, and if you read our last column you know Tallahassee is a big fan of all that entail...

Elder Care Oktoberfest goes to next level with craft beer

Elder Care Oktoberfest goes to next level with craft beer
'Tis the season for German music, dressing in dirndls and lederhosen, and eating your weight in pretzels, brats and sauerkraut.  Oh, and be...