Recently Southern Brewing & Winemaking (Southern) hosted a collaboration brew day in honor of the Bad A** Beerfest put on by Tampa Bay Brewing Company.
Tampa Bay Brewing Company (TBBC) teamed up with Southern, Cigar City Brewpub, Barley Mow, Coppertail, Green Bench, and Big Storm to brew six recipes that will be released at the Bad A** Beerfest on June 28th. All six brews will be on tap together under one tent at the festival.
The actual brewing took place at Southern on Friday, June 6th. Craft beer fans wee invited to come hang out in the Southern biergarten and watch the brewing process. Southern was chosen as the brewday location due to the brewery’s unique small batch set-up that allows for six batches to be brewed at the same time.
The six collaborations brewed for the festival include:
TBBC and Cigar City Brewpub: Weizenbock
TBBC and Barley Mow: Big IPA
TBBC and Coppertail: Saison
TBBC and Green Bench: Belgian Dubbel
TBBC and Big Storm: Smoked Scotch Ale
For the final brew, TBBC, CCB Brewpub, Barley Mow, Coppertail, Greenbench, Big Storm, and Southern all independently chose some malt and hops and threw them together for a unique and surprising amalgam brew.
Southern was involved with all of brews that day, so one keg of each of the beers brewed for the festival will also be available on tap in the Southern taproom later this month.
About Bad A** Beerfest
Tampa Bay Brewing Company (TBBC) of Ybor City will hold the first annual Bad A** Beerfest on June 28, 2014, on the site of their new brewery and restaurant in the Westchase area of Tampa, FL at 13937 Monroe’s Business Park. The craft beer festival is a celebration of the groundbreaking of the TBBC Westchase location and will showcase at least 20 local breweries, TBBC food, live music, and other entertainment. Proceeds of the event will benefit the Wounded Warriors of Tampa and South Florida.
About Southern Brewing & Winemaking
Located in Seminole Heights, Southern Brewing & Winemaking is a small, local craft brewery that makes and serves beers, ciders, meads, and sodas on site. The taproom has 24 taps and is located inside the conjoined homebrewing and winemaking supply shop.
Southern Brewing & Winemaking brings in weekly food trucks and musicians, offers monthly classes on home brewing, and hosts events throughout the year in their newly redesigned biergarten.
Tickets available at the door, $20, cash only!
Over 30 Florida breweries, food trucks, fun.
Please, no pets allowed!
Must be 21 or over to attend!
General Admission Tickets are $40.00 in advance.
VIP Tickets are $75.00, limited to 100 guests.
VIP Guests will be given 1 hour early admission to the festival (1 pm), free hor d’oeuvres from the food trucks during the first hour and VIP parking at Intracoastal Park.
No tickets will be mailed. Please bring a copy of your receipt and ID for admission to the BeerFest.
This is a Rain or Shine event, no refunds or exchanges.
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Bold City Brewery
Cigar City Brewing
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Cocoa Beach Brewing
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Due South Brewing
Engine 15 Brewing
Florida Beer Company
Green Room Brewing
Intuition Ale Works
J Dubs Brewing
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Swamp Head Brewery
Tampa Bay Brew Bus
Three Palms Brewing