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Proposed law could stifle local brewers

March 14, 2014
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Proposed law could stifle local brewers

Proposed law, HB 1329, would finally legalize growlers, but would limit the availability of microbrews.
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New beer pays tribute to fallen Senator

March 13, 2014
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New beer pays tribute to fallen Senator

In 2012 the lovely Miss Sara Barnes, a 26-year-old meth addict, torched the Senator – a 3,400-year-old cypress tree and a testament to life on earth. Why? Was she trying to stay warm? Nope, just bored. SO, the creative minds over at Orlando Brewing have decided to memorialize what was once the oldest cypress tree...
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New beer data: Americans really, really love Blue Moon … and Pabst

March 12, 2014
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New beer data: Americans really, really love Blue Moon … and Pabst

This infographic tracks American beer drinking habits for the past few years, with a few surprising results. Most notable: Consumption of Coors product Blue Moon has doubled since 2008, whereas Michelob Light is suffering with 51 percent fewer fans. Craft beers are doing pretty well, with Fat Tire and Magic Hat actually making strong...
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Orlando beer survey: What’s your brew of choice?

March 4, 2014
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Orlando beer survey: What’s your brew of choice?

Vote now until Thursday on which beer represents the happy hour leanings of Orlando.
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Oblivion Taproom: Revenge of the burgers

January 16, 2014
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Oblivion Taproom: Revenge of the burgers

Tonight, Oblivion Taproom reveals what all its hungry (and thirsty) fans have been eagerly awaiting: their new menu. They’ve already teased us about what’s to come with a picture on Facebook of their house-smoked bacon. My mouth is already watering. I’ve been an Oblivion fan since before it even opened. I watched the sign...
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YOUR DAILY WEEKLY READER: on race, rape and beer.

January 16, 2014
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YOUR DAILY WEEKLY READER: on race, rape and beer.

LEGISLATIVE BLACK CAUCUS DECIDES IT’S BASICALLY FRUITLESS TO MEET WITH GOV. RICK SCOTT, ESPECIALLY AROUND MLK DAY. LEGISLATIVE BLACK CAUCUS IS CORRECT: “‘We believe you can and should do more … (to) reflect the racial and ethnic diversity of Florida,” the caucus chairman, Rep. Alan Williams, D-Tallahassee, said in a letter hand-delivered to Scott....
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Want a tasty Orlando brewed beer? These are available now!

January 15, 2014
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Want a tasty Orlando brewed beer? These are available now!

I love beer unabashedly. Luckily, Orlando is home to a few exemplary local breweries. I’ve made it my personal goal to try as much of their beer as possible. Here are some of my favorites that are available right this second. Chocolate Mint Girl Stout, Orlando Brewing Company This is the first in a...
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Five days until Thanksgiving: What beverages go best with turkey and family fights?

November 23, 2013
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Five days until Thanksgiving: What beverages go best with turkey and family fights?

We’re just five days away! You’re probably doing the big Thanksgiving shopping trip this weekend (UGH); might as well swing by the liquor store too. Not because you’ll need an immediate stiff drink after fighting the hordes at Publix (well, that too), but because you are probably going to want to give your guests...
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