Bradenton’s Darwin Brewing Company has been a mainstay of the city since they opened their brewery and tasting room in 2014. The brewery has steadily grown both the beer lineup and distribution offerings. Darwin Brewing Company has recently announced the departure of their previous brewmaster and the arrival of new head brewer Blue Hellenga who will take over brewing responsibilities.
Titusville’s first craft brewery, Playalinda Brewing Company, announces the return of their Scrub Jay Lemon Wheat Ale – a beer that is “Brewed with Meyer Lemons, lavender, and hibiscus. This beer was made for Spring.”
Orlando’s craft beer scene has been growing in leaps and bounds for the past few years with Ivanhoe Park Brewing being one of the newest breweries in the City Beautiful.
One of Orlando’s newest breweries, Sideward Brewing, has been very busy since opening. These industry veterans have been collaborating on beers with Tampa’s Late Start Brewery, and Orlando’s Ten10 Brewing, among others. Sideward has been releasing beers in 4-packs of 16oz cans little by little since they launched.