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:
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.
ORANGE BLOSSOM BREWING COMPANY
President and founder of Orange Blossom 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.
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.
Tampa Bay Brewing Company
Founded in 1995 at the tail end of the last Micro-Brew boom, Tampa Bay Brewing Company’s philosophy is simple: “Brew beer we love to drink!” Tampa Bay produces core beers such as Reef Donkey American Pale Ale and Old Elephant Foot IPA. TBBC operates a Brewpub in Ybor City and a production brewery in northern Tampa.
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.
Walking Tree Brewing Company
Based in Vero Beach, Florida, Walking Tree Brewery combines creativity and science to produce a large selection of unique craft beer. In addition to creating great beer, Walking Tree has developed a culture that unites their community. With heavy importance placed on their Florida roots, the Mangrove tree is a symbol of the Walking Tree name. Mangrove trees live with one foot on land and one in the sea, constantly expanding their boundaries. Through the pursuit to produce unforgettable beer, like the Mangrove tree, Walking Tree Brewery will never forsake their home, their community or their roots.