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The Florida Beer Podcast is the official podcast of Florida Beer Blog, a blog covering everything beer and brewery-based in the Sunshine State. Host David Butler will be interviewing key players and cultural leaders in Florida’s brewing scene, reviewing their latest brews, and sharing industry news and events.

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The Florida Beer Podcast is the official podcast of Florida Beer Blog, a blog covering everything beer and brewery-based in the Sunshine State. Host David Butler will be interviewing key players and cultural leaders in Florida’s brewing scene, reviewing their latest brews, and sharing industry news and events.

    COVID-19 with Sean Nordquist, Florida Brewers Guild

    COVID-19 with Sean Nordquist, Florida Brewers Guild

    Florida breweries are struggling to survive, and many have been affected by changing guidelines being delivered from Tallahassee. To make sense of everything we spoke to Sean Nordquist, Executive Director of the Florida Brewers Guild. He'll tell us all of the legal intricacies occurring with breweries right now, along with what you can do to help. 

    • 31 min
    COVID-19 with Khris Johnson, Green Bench Brewing

    COVID-19 with Khris Johnson, Green Bench Brewing

    Not only are we dealing with the current quarantine, but there is also a tremendous wave of social change and activism spurred on by recent tragic events. Khris Johnson, co-owner and head brewer of Green Bench Brewing in St. Pete posed that very question recently, and was kind enough to join us on the show to discuss this, reaching out to St. Pete's overlooked communities, weathering the quarantine storm, and slowly reopening.

    • 35 min
    COVID-19 with Dean Michael Cheng, Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Florida International University

    COVID-19 with Dean Michael Cheng, Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Florida International University

    Welcome to COVID-19 Episode 12 of the Florida Beer Podcast, powered by Floridabeerblog.com. We are going around the state to speak to brewers and others in the industry to see how the quarantine has affected them and what they are doing to survive in this temporary new normal. Listen in...

    • 17 min
    COVID-19 with Dennis Espinosa, Main and Six Brewing

    COVID-19 with Dennis Espinosa, Main and Six Brewing

    When preparing for a recent episode of the Sunshine State Happy Hour, we were approached by Jacksonville brewery Main and Six, who wanted to chat a bit about beers in the Bold New City of the South. So, of course, we had to bring them in! Owner and brewer Dennis Espinosa joins us for today's episode to chat about their expansion and the difficulties they face as they prepare to open. Listen in...

    • 21 min
    COVID-19 with Carlos Padron, The Tank Brewing

    COVID-19 with Carlos Padron, The Tank Brewing

    We are starting to see signs of life coming back, but South Florida isn't ready to reopen just yet. On today's episode, we reach out to Carlos Padron, lawyer and owner of The Tank Brewing in Doral to see what they are doing to get ready for a potential reopening. We also want to understand a little about how this is affecting their on-premise cigar store La Familia, and the release of their new beer Lo-Ca. Listen in...

    • 17 min
    COVID-19 with D.C. Reeves of Perfect Plain Brewing Co. in Pensacola

    COVID-19 with D.C. Reeves of Perfect Plain Brewing Co. in Pensacola

    Pensacola is starting to dig its claws in as another exploding hotspot of Florida craft beer. One reason is Perfect Plain, the craft brewery nestled deep downtown. Their owner, D.C. Reeves, sat down to speak to us about how they are changing their business model to suit the quarantine, plus take out options and their relationship with other breweries in the City of Five Flags. We also spoke to him about his work as a Pensacola small business incubator and his book, The Microbrewery Handbook. Listen in...

    • 26 min

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Love it! Beer and History

Very much enjoyed the insight on Florida breweries and the beers they have to offer. They history lessons are nice bonus.

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