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Friday Date Night Dinner BOGO

It’s summer, the kids are home and the tourists are gone. These are great reasons to go out with friends or have a weekly date night. Stop in any Friday this summer and receive a free entree of equal or lesser value with the purchase of one entree and any two beverages.

An actual “date” is not required… but it’s Friday… so try and find one.

Make sure you tell them you want the “Date Night” special when ordering. Cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts.

1st Annual Billy Fred Day – June 25th

Do you know a veteran that could use a good meal? How about that old Army vet that lives down the street that doesn’t get out much or the Marine that you see at church all the time? On Billy Fred Day, bring a veteran in and when you buy one of our HUGE 1/2 pound, hand-pattied char-grilled burgers we’ll give your veteran friend a burger for free! Our Vets should be celebrated every day of the week, not just on holidays.

Our grandpa, Billy Fred Marcus, was a big influence on our lives and he died last year at the age of 93. He was truly a man’s man and a WWII Vet with 8 Bronze Stars while serving in the Pacific. Towards the end of his life we got him hooked on craft beer and session IPAs were his favorite. We’ve named one of our best beers in his honor.

Help us celebrate his birthday by feeding Vets in our community that could use a good meal. All day long on Sunday June 25th, we’ll be celebrating veterans and Billy Fred.

6 Month Anniversary – Thank You!

We just hit our 6 month anniversary and we want to say “Thank You” to everyone that has come out to support us so far. We really appreciate your business and look forward to serving you for the next 6 months and beyond.

Manatee County – A Brewery Documentary

Manatee County release this video last week at their National Tourism Event featuring the 4 breweries in Manatee County. They spent about 3 hours filming at our brewery which they boiled down into a minute or so for just our brewery. It’s definitely a must-watch!

Pizza! Pizza! Pizza!

You’ve probably heard Jeff talking for the last couple of months about offering pizzas. He bought a pizza oven and was excited to get started. Pizza and beer, what could be a better combination! We’ve been experimenting with pre-made crusts from different vendors and they are just… meh. Luckily, one of our chefs had an awesome recipe from the northeast so we decided to give it a try. Jason makes the dough with spent grain from brewing, and then after the dough proofs, he throws it on the char-grill for a couple of minutes before we pop it into the pizza oven. It make a delicious thin crust pizza.

So we finally kicked off our first night of pizza after testing it out for a couple of weeks with free pizza. We sold 25 pizzas in a little under 3 hours. Not a bad start.

April Beer Talk

Scott and Jeff talk about what beers came out in April and what’s up next!

March Beer Talk

March rhymes with beer so let’s talk about what beer came out in March and when we have coming down the pike.

February Beer Talk

Let’s talk about new beers for February!

Live on Fox 13 with Charley Belcher

Last Friday (1/27) we were live on Fox 13 with Charley Belcher. We did four segments throughout the morning and Fox 13 publish the following video on their site of the final segment.

It was a long morning as we had to be at the brewery at 6am to setup and cook food. Charley was great and just as nice off the air as he is on TV. There really wasn’t much setup to the entire morning, he just said we are going to do four 2-4 minute segments and a couple of teasers. It’s not that he was “winging it” but it was very spur of the moment based upon his questions and our feedback. We were never sure where things would lead.

The result of the morning was amazing. Roughly 50% of the people that came into the brewery over the next couple of days stated they saw us on Fox 13. People drove from Tampa & St. Pete just to visit our little brewery based upon Charley’s story. We were caught a little off guard by the “Charley effect”. We were too busy on Friday evening for our staff and then extremely busy all day Saturday and into the evening. We had a record sales day on Friday and then beat it on Saturday. Sunday was quite busy as well.


The first teaser we did on air was totally ad lib. I told Charley that I’d just purchased a fake beard for Scott the day before and he came up with the idea of him throwing it on while on camera. Scott did an awesome job!

Cathy’s Food Segment

The second segment showcased our food and Cathy did a fantastic job in front of the camera.

Scott’s Brewery Segment

Scott’s more comfortable in the brewery with his headphones on crafting beer than being in the spotlight. However, he killed the brewery segment. We were extremely proud of our son.

January Beer Talk with Scott

Scott and Jeff sit down and talk about our recently released beers. Scott also provides an overview of what beers are coming up for the month of January.

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