All posts by John Uhlig

Craft Beer lover and traveler.

The Phoenix of Hunahpu’s Day

What is Hunahpu day? It started as a small free event for a beer release and is now a $200 to $400 ticketed event. Cigar City, one of the premiere Craft Breweries in the country , if not the world, hosts the release and festival the 3rd Saturday in March annually. The beer itself is an Imperial Stout Aged on Cacao Nibs, Madagascar Vanilla Beans, Ancho Chilis, Pasilla Chilis and Cinnamon. it is ranked 100 with over 4000 ratings on Beer Advocate. Do I I have…

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Jdub’s Brewing Company, Sarasota Florida – Brewery Review

Jdub’s Brewing Company, Sarasota Florida Brewery Review by John Uhlig QUALITY. INNOVATION. CULTURE. That is the slogan that greets you for this Sarasota based Brewery. If you live in the Tampa Area, or are just visiting and like craft Beer, this is another brewery you should put on your list. When searching for craft beer I often look to local craft as I like to support the community. One of the Breweries that is most prevalent on grocery store shelves, where I live, is JDub’s.…

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Florida Brewers Guild Festival – Tampa

Tampa, Florida is a great place to be in  general, but especially the first weekend in March. Aside from the great weather, it is the time when Beer week kicks off. What Better way to kick off a Beer Week than with the Florida Brewers Guild Beer Festival. This was my third time attending this festival, and if you have not made it there yet, it should be a definite  must on your Craft Beer bucket list. I am still amazed how many craft beer lovers…

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Marker 48 Brewing – Weeki Wachee, Florida

Marker 48, located in Weeki Wachee, Florida With over 150 Craft Breweries (and counting) Florida is fast becoming a mecca for the craft beer aficionado and the Tampa Bay area is arguably the Capital of the craft beer scene in Florida. As both a long time resident and a craft beer lover, this makes a very desirable place to be indeed. Most craft beer lovers have heard of the flagship brewery in Tampa Bay – Cigar City.  A brewery known for its signature Jai Alai IPA. Although a…

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