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!
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.
As we do every December, here’s our recap of our favorite beers consumed in the year 2018. It’s a bit foggy trying to remember and rank our favs from a whole year of beer drinking, but we’re usually up to it. See you in 2019!
Has it really been three years? Man are we getting old. Oh well, let’s drink up some good brews and celebrate!
When the “Bossman” speaks, you listen. Or at least that’s what we did when we got the bearded legend himself, Daniel Lannigan, on the air with us while drinking an array of his fine hoppy craft ales. And after tasting their complete product line, it’s not hard to see why they dominated our NIPA challenge. Keep dropping the “BoomSauce” on us, Daniel! We’re all about it!
Drinking the beers from Infusion with the head brewer himself, Jim Bishop. We sample all of their flavors and discuss them at their spot in Trinity, FL… soon to be know as “Brew Port Richey.”