Drink

Self-Serve Wine and Beer Bar Opening Soon

Grand Cru Wine Bar, a self-serve wine and craft beer bar, is opening soon at 1528 Main St., Sarasota.

08/03/2018 By Staff

Best Brews

The Beer-Obsessed Create Their Own Brews

The Homebrewers Association of Manatee & Sarasota boasts a thriving membership.

05/30/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Best Brews

The Local Craft Beer Scene Just Keeps Growing

The industry here has seen an explosion of interest, with 11 breweries right in Sarasota-Manatee.

05/30/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Best Brews

In Defense of Cheap Beer

I’m a fan, and not just because of the price.

05/30/2018 By Isaac Eger

Best Brews

Our Craft Beer Scene Has Never Been Hotter

With 11 breweries, an active homebrewers club and thousands of beer fanatics, our region’s craft beer scene has never been better. Here's what's on tap.

05/30/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

A Brewing Controversy

Are Women Welcome in the Craft Beer World?

While 29 percent of employees in American breweries are women, just 4 percent of active breweries have a female brewmaster, according to one survey.

05/30/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Beer

Bradenton Brewery Wins World Beer Cup Medal

Bradenton's Motorworks Brewing recently won a silver medal at the 2018 World Beer Cup.

05/07/2018 By Staff

Beer

Bradenton Brewery One of America's Fastest-Growing

Darwin Brewing Co. was recently named one of the country's 50 fastest-growing craft breweries by the Brewers Association.

04/13/2018 By Staff

Data

St. Patrick's Day Spending Expected to Hit New High

The holiday is most popular among those ages 18-24, with 77 percent of those surveyed saying they plan to celebrate.

03/05/2018 By Staff

Bivalve Bliss

Atlantic Beer & Oyster Opens on State Street

A modern seafood shack is opening on State Street in downtown Sarasota.

11/01/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Second Coming

Wicked Cantina Opens on the North Trail Next Week

Mike and Janice Dolan are bringing their hit Bradenton Beach spot to Sarasota.

10/30/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Top of the Shops

Four Cool Things About Sarasota's New Lucky's Market

A grocery store with beer on tap? Why yes, I would enjoy that, thanks.

10/10/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Cheers to Beer

A Tour of Sarasota's Craft Brewing Scene

From JDub's to Calusa, dive into the region's thriving world of craft beer.

06/30/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Beer Buds

Calusa Beers Now Available in Bars and Restaurants

Calusa Brewing is expanding its reach, but the owners are committed to new quality beers instead of rapid growth.

05/31/2017 By Rick Morgan

Neighborhood Guide

Where to Drink in Downtown Sarasota

Quench your thirst at any one of these downtown watering holes.

04/18/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Party Foul

Judge Grants Injunction Against Dub Shack

The new University Parkway beer bar has been embroiled in a complicated court case since opening late last month.

02/22/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly Planner

A Grilled Cheese Festival, Italian Carnival and More

All the food and fun that Sarasota has to offer this week.

02/22/2017 By Riley Board

On Tap

A Brewery Cookout, a Food Truck Rally and the Second Annual Seafood and Music Festival

This week's roundup of great grub gatherings.

01/17/2017 By Riley Board

Beer Drops

New Bradenton Brewery Starts Pouring

Open since Thanksgiving, Bradenton's 3 Keys Brewing & Eatery last week tapped the first of its house brews.

01/11/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Slice of life

10 Bucks or Less: Origin Craft Beer + Pizza Café

Man, Sarasota sure loves it some pizza.

12/14/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker