Tag: Cigar City Brewing
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Jeff HouckAugust 28, 2015

In the beer world, a growler is a vessel used for transporting freshly brewed beer. The legend goes that the name came from the sound of carbon dioxide escaping from beneath the lid of the metal pails used in the 1930s to transport beer. These days, growlers have evolved into glass jugs. The escaping gas? […]

Mitch PerryFebruary 8, 2015

Since its inception in 2009, Joey Redner’s Cigar City Brewing has enjoyed tremendous growth and critical acclaim, winning international awards for its high quality craft beers. Among those admiring from afar apparently is the apotheosis of “Big Beer,” Anheuser Busch InBev, the world’s largest beer company in the world. According to a story in Sunday’s […]

Mitch PerryDecember 12, 2014

Earlier this week Mitch Rubin, the executive director of the Florida Beer Wholesalers Association (FBWA), announced that while “for several years,” his organization has supported lifting the restriction on 64-ounce growlers, the FBWA’s support in next year’s legislative session won’t be tied into his greater concerns of direct brewer to consumer sales. Tampa House Republican […]


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