Drink Tampa Bay | The Tampa Bay Beer Week Extravaganza

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Drink Tampa Bay is an ongoing series chronicling locally made beer and wine.

This week: a look back at the highs and lows of Tampa Bay Beer Week, with an adventure across the Tampa Bay area to the Mermaid Tavern (featuring the Cigar City Brewing Reindeer Games Cider and the Six Ten Brewing Oaks Barrel Aged Double IPA), Angry Chair Brewing (with the Chocolate Bollocks Porter, the 3 Little Birds Berliner Weisse and the Road Soda Kolsch), and Southern Brewing (two award winning beers – the Prickly Pear Raised Bungalow and the 300 Imperial IPA), all in Seminole Heights.

Listen to the full discussion here:


Mermaid Tavern is located at 6719 N Nebraska Avenue in Seminole Heights.
Open Monday through Sunday, 5pm-3am.

Angry Chair Brewing is located at 6401 N Florida Ave in Seminole Heights.
Open Tuesday through Thursday 4pm-Close, Friday and Saturday 4pm-12am, and Sunday 12pm-9pm. Closed Mondays.

Southern Brewing & Winemaking is located at 4500 N Nebraska Avenue in Seminole Heights.
Open Sunday, Tuesday, and Wednesday 11am-7pm, and Thursday-Saturday 11am-11pm. Closed Mondays.

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