In a Balls and Brew exclusive, we get the very first public tasting for Mastry’s Brewing Co. 2019 Tampa Bay Beer Week bottle release. ‘Yes, You Can Dance’ Barrel Aged (Tequila) Imperial Gose & ‘Cruder Methods’ Table Beer w/ Brett collaboration with 2nd Shift Brewing (St Louis, Mo). Both were awesome!! Grab one fast if you see it!
Archives for February 2019
Overshadowed by the popularity of downtown, St Pete Beach is often forgotten in the local beer world of Pinellas County. If you haven’t been to Mastry’s Brewing Co. then you’re truly missing out on an incredible experience. In our return to catch up with Founder/CEO Matt Dahm (and intro to head brewer Micheil McElvey), we were quickly reminded what a valuable asset this place is to the city and what an incredibly quality product they’re producing.
Tucked away just outside of downtown St. Petersburg is a hidden gem with some very good beer – Flying Boat Brewing Co. In this segment, head brewer Tyler Singletary takes us on a journey. We submerge ourselves into the city’s past, drink it’s beer in the present on our way to guiding you to pay this brewery a visit in your future. May all of their good beers that we have consumed in our history be repeated.
If we don’t respect our history, then we’re certainly doomed to repeat it. Fortunately for us, we have a history of interviewing kick ass people who share our passion for beer and Flying Boat Brewing Co’s Tyler Singletary is no exception. Time to open up your history book and learn a thing or two about St Pete over a cold one. We suggest a Batch 100 or Denmen’s Landing Russian Imperial Stout, but that’s just us.
Bruce Araians is the new head coach of your Tampa Bay Buccaneers. While he may by up there in age and coming off a year in the broadcast booth, he’s assembled a terrific coaching staff and is probably the best this franchise hire this franchise could attract. Let’s hope it works out for all parties!