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  • Weekend preview: Scorpion pepper in your beer

    Weekend preview: Scorpion pepper in your beer
    If you are looking for hard data about the health of the South Florida economy, look no further than the Funky Buddha Brewery in Oakland Park. And, remember, math goes better with beer. Just one year into its existence, the brewery is gearing up for a...
  • Beer deal will allow more bottles for craft brewers

     Beer deal will allow more bottles for craft brewers
    TALLAHASSEE -- The beer fight over control of the growing craft brew industry has reached a compromise that could allow craft brewers to sell 20 percent of their brew in bottles or cans from their breweries. The Senate sponsor of a bill beer announced...
  • Weekend preview: Think globally, drink beer

    Weekend preview: Think globally, drink beer
    With apologies to the many accomplished musicians performing on Fort Lauderdale beach this weekend, the most important improvement at the ocean-ecology-minded Tortuga Music Festival is the news that the house beer this year is Corona (replacing last year&...
  • Weekend preview: James Browned meatballs on Las Olas

    Weekend preview: James Browned meatballs on Las Olas
    Popular South Florida DJ Adam Foster went into Fork & Balls several days ago to test out the new sound system that will be his responsibility as entertainment director for the much-anticipated Las Olas restaurant, set to open Friday. He chose the first...
  • Beer, bud and budgets: Florida Legislature taking most of its thorny issues into the final innings

    Beer, bud and budgets: Florida Legislature taking most of its thorny issues into the final innings
    TALLAHASSEE -- Good times or bad, the Florida Legislature has historically made a habit of slow-rolling its most cantankerous issues. Although passing a budget is all they're constitutionally required to accomplish by May 2 -- and they had a $1.3...
  • Anheuser-Busch and Miller Coors to list beer ingredients online

    Ever wonder what you're consuming when you knock back a couple of beers, besides a buzz? If you look at a beer label, chances are you won't find the ingredients, but Anheuser-Busch, makers of Budweiser, and the Miller Coors company behind Coors Light, are...
  • Brewers aim to add Eastern Shore to craft-beer map

    Brewers aim to add Eastern Shore to craft-beer map
    Just because you're on vacation at the shore doesn't mean every drink has to come with a tiny beach umbrella. Pitch the slushy or cosmopolitan, and think more along the lines of craft. Craft beer, that is. For a long time, beer drinkers lacked choices...
  • Divisive craft-beer bill passes through Florida Senate

    Divisive craft-beer bill passes through Florida Senate
    A bill that craft-beer breweries view as an affront to their growing industry gained final approval in the Florida Senate Tuesday. The brewers like the part of the bill that would allow them to fill 64-ounce “growler” jugs of beer for...
  • The Wingman's favorite neighborhood bars in Orlando

    The Wingman's favorite neighborhood bars in Orlando
    In the words of county singer Toby Keith, "I love this bar." In the past year and a half as the Orlando Sentinel's night-life columnist, I've said those words more times than I can count. Restaurants, parks, housing: All are essential parts of a...
  • The Politics of Beer

    The Politics of Beer
    TALLAHASSEE – For his Blondes, Reds, or Brown Ales to make it to a pub near you, John Cheek has to pay a middle man to tap into Florida’s growing thirst for craft beer. The founder of Orlando Brewing Co. pays a distributor to pick up his...
  • Weatherford: Growler beer bill will be a heavy lift

    Weatherford: Growler beer bill will be a heavy lift
    TALLAHASSEE -- House Speaker Will Weatherford said Tuesday that a beer-growler bill would be heavy lift in his chamber, likely signaling the end of the road for the embattled beer bill. Because it didn't clear it's committees, House rules require a two-...