Tampa Bay Beer Week

Tampa Bay Beer Week is held in early March. Starting with the Florida Brewer’s Guild Beer Fest and culminating with Hunahpu’s Day at Cigar city, it is a liver bruising week not to miss. Many other events happen each day throughout this weeklong suds celebration and that list increases each year in both number and quality. Don’t miss Tampa Bay Beer Week 2016.

The events we thought were the coolest:
 
Thursday 3/3: All Tapped Out- a Tasting Extravaganza @ Tapz and Tapas
Location: Tapz and Tapaz- St. Pete Beach
Time: 6:30-9:30 PM.
Website and Ticket Info: Event Page
About: All you can eat Tapas and 57 unlimited taps of local craft beer for only $25.
 
Friday 3/4: TBBW Ultimate Brewer @ Rapp Brewing
Location: Rapp Brewing Co.- Seminole
Time: 8-11:30 PM.
Website and Ticket Info: Event Page
About: The official TBBW Kick-off party. A judging of beers brewed by local brewers with weird ingredients in a special contest.
 
Saturday 3/5: Dunedin Beer Fest @ Edgewater Park
Location: Edgewater Park-Dunedin
Time: Noon-10PM.
Website and Ticket Info: Event Page
About: An all day long beer fest in scenic Dunedin. A great spot to kick off TBBW in Pinellas county.
 
Saturday 3/5: Florida Brewers Guild Beer Fest @ Contachobee Park
Location: Contachobee Fort Brooke Park- Downtown Tampa
Time: 2-5 PM.
Website and Ticket Info: Event Page
About: The big event of the weekend. Tons of Florida breweries representing at this one.
 
Sunday 3/6: Brewers Ball @ Water Works Park
Location: Water Works Park-Tampa
Time:Noon-5 PM.
Website and Ticket Info: Event Page
About: The BFBC awards are announced at this chill event. Well run and underappreciated.
 
Monday 3/7: Six Ten Beer & Cheese Pairing @ Six Ten Brewing
Location: Six Ten Brewing- Tampa
Time:2 Sessions 5:30 & 8 PM.
Website and Ticket Info: Event Page
About: Join Brewer Chris and the Jug & Bottle Dept as they pair some fantastic beers with artisan cheeses.
 
Monday 3/7: Barley Mow Beer & Angel’s Envy Bourbon Dinner @ The Mill
Location: The Mill- Downtown St. Pete
Time: 7 PM.
Website and Ticket Info: Event Page
About: It’s beer vs bourbon and the winner is…you. The loser is your liver. Great brews and cocktails paired with delicious grub. 
 
Monday 3/7: Craft Beer 101 @ Pair O’ Dice Brewing
Location: Pair O’ Dice Brewing- Clearwater
Time: 7-8:30 PM.
Website and Ticket Info: Event Page.
About: Brewmaster Ken will talk craft beer. What it is, proper glassware, off-flavors etc. 
 
Tuesday 3/8: Six Ten Beer & Cheese Pairing @ Mr. Dunderbak’s
Location: Mr. Dunderbak’s- New Tampa
Time: 7 PM.
Website and Ticket Info: Event Page
About: Join Brewer Chris and Dunderbak’s JB as they pair some fantastic beers with artisan cheeses.
 
Wednesday 3/9: Barley Mow Beer Dinner @ The Dunedin Smokehouse
Location: The Dunedin Smokehouse- Dunedin
Time: 7 PM.
Website and Ticket Info: Event Page
About: A whopping 6 courses paired with 6 Barley Mow brews.
 
Wednesday 3/9: Chocolate and Beer Pairings @ Barley Mow Brewing
Location: Barley Mow Brewing Co.- Largo
Time: 7-9 PM.
Website and Ticket Info: Event Page
About: A beer and chocolate pairing with 4 different chocolates from Pinellas Chocolate Co. The chocolatier and a brewer will discuss the decadent pairings.
 
Wednesday 3/9: Rare and Big Beer Night @ Rapp Brewing
Location: Rapp Brewing Co.- Seminole
Time: 7 PM.
Website and Ticket Info: Event Page
About: Greg’s going to roll out a whole slew of big and rare beers to imbibe in. Make sure to use Uber.
 
Thursday 3/10: 4 Course Cooking & Beer Dinner @ Pair O’ Dice Brewing
Location: Pair O’ Dice Brewing- Clearwater
Time: 7-9 PM.
Website and Ticket Info: Event Page
About: A four course beer dinner with fare from Out of the Pot Catering. Learn how to incorporate beer into cuisine.
 
Friday 3/11: Beer & BBQ @ Pair O’ Dice Brewing
Location: Pair O’ Dice Brewing- Clearwater
Time: 5 PM.
Website and Ticket Info: No Ticket Required.
About: Pitmaster Ken will be serving up slow smoked beef brisket to pair with their house brews. Don’t miss it if you like brew & ‘Cue.
 
Saturday 3/12:  Hunahpu’s Day @ Cigar City Brewing Co 
Location: Contanchobee Fort Brooke Park- Downtown Tampa
Time: 11 AM-4 PM
Website and Ticket Info: Event Info Page
About: The signature TBBW event is back from the dead. Heralded with tons of fantastic beer and a new location. Sold out.
 
Sunday 3/13: Beer Brunch @ Six Ten Brewing
Location: Six Ten Brewing- Town & Country
Time: All Day
Website and Ticket Info:No Ticket Required.
About: Nurse that hangover with some a good ol’ Beer Brunch.
 
Sunday 3/13: 3rd Annual Hunahpu’s Hangover Day @ 7venth Sun Brewing
Location: 7venth Sun Brewing- Dunedin
Time: 11AM-10 PM
Website and Ticket Info: No Ticket Needed.
About: Always a relaxed event with tons of great brews! A nice cap to the week.
 
  For the latest list of events see this page: http://tampabaybeerweek.com/events
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