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Craft Beer Scene In North Central Florida Booms

By on July 16th, 2015 | Last updated: July 17, 2015 at 3:00 pm

The number of craft beer breweries in the state of Florida is rising. The state’s tourism industry is helping to increase the popularity of craft beer.

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Gainesville Brewers Celebrate Legal 64-Ounce Growlers

By on July 1st, 2015 | Last updated: July 1, 2015 at 12:28 pm

As SB 186 goes into effect Wednesday, Gainesville brewers are preparing to celebrate. Breweries expect the 64-ounce growlers to attract people from outside the state that will come and patronize Florida’s growing craft beer industry.

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Florida Governor Signs Growler Bill

By on May 15th, 2015 | Last updated: May 18, 2015 at 12:02 pm

Gov. Scott has signed a bill into law that will allow the sale of 64 ounce refillable bill containers known as growlers. This makes Florida the 48th state to allow this size growler to be sold.

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Swamp Head Becomes First Solar-Powered Brewery In Florida

By on February 13th, 2015 | Last updated: February 13, 2015 at 5:19 pm

Swamp Head Brewery has moved to a new location and installed solar panels, becoming the first solar-powered brewery in Florida. Their goal has always been to become more sustainable, and they have taken other initiatives such as buying land for preservation and aiding in conservation efforts to do so.

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Collectors Seek Vintage Beer Cans In Everyday Trash

By on January 28th, 2015 | Last updated: January 29, 2015 at 12:01 pm

While other beer consumers want nothing to do with their cans once they’re empty, a small but growing number of locals keep the containers as part of their personal beer can collections. Some of the cans, which were sold in the early to mid-20th century, can be worth hundreds of dollars.

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64-ounce ‘growlers’ legislation still uncertain in Florida

By on April 1st, 2013 | Last updated: April 22, 2013 at 1:45 pm

Sixty-four-ounce growlers, or beer containers, may have to wait to be available to locals after officials refuse to put the bill for the growlers (SB 1344) on the agenda for the Florida House of Representatives.

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In the News: Largo man shoots up office, newly-approved cancer drug, gangster injures Chihuahua, watered-down beer

By on February 27th, 2013 | Last updated: February 27, 2013 at 4:39 pm

Largo police: Man shoots up office building, then wounds himself – A man distraught over suspicions about his wife having an affair walked into an office complex early Wednesday morning and began firing a semi-automatic handgun. Tampa Bay Times Researchers […]

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