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...

Proof Brewing first in Florida to feature new technology

Proof Brewing first in Florida to feature new technology
On April 22 (Earth Day), Proof Brewing Company dropped a bit of big news regarding reducing their carbon footprint and making great beer even be...

Proof puts Tallahassee beer on the international map

Proof puts Tallahassee beer on the international map
We're all about "firsts" here at the Tallahassee Beer Society.  With a craft beer scene that's still young and growing — but quickly gaining rec...

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...

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 ...

Proof is celebrating first year in 'forever home' with bash

Proof is celebrating first year in 'forever home' with bash
In Proof Brewing Company’s case, an anniversary could mark any number significant events: The day they opened the doors on their liquor store ...