OVERVIEW REGIONAL CRAFT
The story often starts out the same – beer enthusiasts with a clear vision and an intense desire to try their hand at the art of brewing. And yet, the brews are as different, as diverse and as creative as they come. Our lineup of local craft brewers reflect the southeast corner of our country with artful, thoughtful brews that make your customers feel at home.
Our Regional Craft Family:
BIG STORM BREWING CO
Big Storm Brewing Co is one of the fastest growing independent craft breweries in Florida. Founded in 2012 by Mike Bishop, Big Storm now has two brewing and taproom facilities in Tampa Bay. Led by Head Brewer, Joel Moore, Big Storm’s innovative craft beers have received critical acclaim for the past five consecutive years, winning 2016’s Best Florida Beer Championship with their Oktoberfest Marzen Lager
Coppertail Brewing Co is an independently owned production brewery and tasting room in the Ybor neighborhood of Tampa, FL. It was founded on the desire to bring more quality, Florida-brewed beer to the thirsty masses. Florida Inspired. Tampa Brewed.
GREEN MAN BREWING
Brewing award-winning ales since 1997, Green Man was founded in downtown Asheville, originally as a brew-pub. In 2010, new ownership and a fresh approach spurred evolutionary change at Green Man.
Founded in December 2013 by a team of local Floridians, Saltwater Brewery is Delray Beach's first local production microbrewery, with tasting room and beer garden on sight.
TERRAPIN BEER CO.
This Athens, Georgia brewery was established by two beer and Grateful Dead enthusiasts, who eventually named their craft brew business after a Grateful Dead song, Terrapin Station. In October of 2002, their Rye Pale Ale was awarded the American Pale Ale Gold Medal at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, which launched their impending success. In addition to the Rye Pale Ale, their year-round brews include the HI-5 IPA, RecreationalAle, Hopsecutioner IPA and Golden Ale. Four seasonals round out the portfolio.
ORANGE BLOSSOM (UNIQUE) BREWING COMPANY
President and founder of Orange Blossom Brewing (formerly Unique Brewing) started brewing in his garage at age 18, launching a lifelong passion for pushing the boundaries of beer. Since 2005, Orange Blossom Pilsner, the flagship beer, has commanded an impressive local draw because of its sessionable, fruity and refreshing taste. The honey beer made with local orange blossom honey reflects the company’s respect for traditional recipes, as well as their curiosity with non-traditional ingredients.