Around The Brew Bend

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...

Georgia Beer Company strikes gold in US Open Beer Championships

Georgia Beer Company strikes gold in US Open Beer Championships
Valdosta-based Georgia Beer Co., which was founded by Chris Jones and J Ryce Martin and sits just a 75-mile drive from Tallahassee, was awarded the gold medal for their "Destress Express" coffee milk stout in the prestigious¬†U.S. Open Beer Championships¬†over the weekend in the "American Stout" category ‚ÄĒ which is arguably one of the most competitive divisions in the entire competition.¬†

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...

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...

Big Bend craft breweries win five medals at Best Florida Beer competition

Big Bend craft breweries win five medals at Best Florida Beer competition
Another year, another huge haul of medals for the Big Bend's craft breweries at the Best Florida Beer Brewers Ball competition in Tampa. Four area ...

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...

Tallahassee breweries win big on the national stage

Tallahassee breweries win big on the national stage
Some of you may know me from my columns in the Limelight about the area craft beer scene. But today I'm just writing as a fan of #TLHBeer. Becau...

Deep, Oyster City win Best Florida Beer medals

Deep, Oyster City win Best Florida Beer medals
o area breweries ‚ÄĒ¬†Deep Brewing Company¬†and¬†Oyster City Brewing Company¬†‚ÄĒ won medals during the annual BFB event, which is considered the annual ...