The Beer Professor

Tampa beers for the big game

For those of you lucky enough to head to Florida for the College Football National Championship game, I’ve got good news: Tampa is an unexpectedly great beer town. I was recently in the Tampa-St. Pete area and was pleasantly...

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Brews and bowl games

Holiday season is also the climax of football season, and as we get ready for all the bowls and playoffs, there are a number of great local sports bars to watch the games and enjoy some good beer. With so many local universities...

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Holiday growling

As holiday party time approaches, consider arriving with something more creative than the standard six-pack or bottle of wine, such as a local microbrew, a regional favorite or perhaps something no one has heard of before. One...

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Abita getaway

For many of us on the Gulf Coast, Abita was the original craft beer, long before Alabama laws were...

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