Around The Brew Bend

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, ...

Ology Distilling releases first bottles of vodka on Saturday

Ology Distilling releases first bottles of vodka on Saturday
Not often do you get to hold history in your hand, less often that you get to sip it — to literally drink it in — but this Saturday, Ology Disti...

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 ...

Halpatter, Ology breweries join fight for equality, social justice

Halpatter, Ology breweries join fight for equality, social justice
Craft beer is a white male dominated industry and hobby. It's no secret.  Minorities and women make up a very small percentage of this worldwide mo...

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 joining national All Together campaign

Local breweries joining national All Together campaign
The premise was simple — do something, anything — and the outcome profound. When Other Half Brewing in Brooklyn, Stout Collective in Chicago and...

Ology lands state sanitizer contract, opens third location

Ology lands state sanitizer contract, opens third location
Two days, two big announcements from Tallahassee's youngest brewery on the area craft beer scene. Ology Brewing Company, which opened in June ...

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...