Don't Worry Be Hoppy

Sun King Brewery Is a Welcome Addition to Sarasota's Craft Beer Scene

The brewery will feature its flagship beers in addition to brews crafted specifically for Florida.

07/26/2022 Photography by Lauren Jackson

Five O'Clock Somewhere

Corporate Ladder Brewing Is Crushing the Sour Beer Game

An award-winning Palmetto brewery is knocking out outrageously flavorful beers.

06/14/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Suds 'n Spokes

Grab a Beer and a Bike at This New Bradenton Bike Shop

The bar sells beer, seltzers, energy drinks and CBD water.

02/03/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Tap the keg

Sun King Brewery & Spirits Is Taking Over the Old JDub's Space

The Indianapolis-based brewery is taking over the old JDub's space on Mango Avenue in Sarasota.

02/01/2022 By Samantha Lane

Mergers and Acquisitions

Big Changes Are Underway in the Bradenton Craft Beer Scene

The Darwin Brewing Co. brand has been sold to a Clearwater brewery, while its physical location has been acquired by a Tampa brewery.

12/22/2021 By Marc Griffin

Drinking beer for a good cause

Brewery's Shelter Dog Beers Spotlighted on National TV

Motorworks Brewery was featured on Thursday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

01/31/2020 By Rachel Suwak

Weekly planner

A Wine Dinner, a Beer Bus and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a four-course dinner at Boca and a bouquet-making happy hour.

07/24/2019 By Hanna Powers

Planning commission

A Craft Beer Festival, a Brewery 5K and More Top Food and Drink Events

Consider your weekend plans made.

05/29/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Take one down, pass it around

99 Bottles Is Your New Downtown Beer Bar

Looking for a fun, new after-work meetup spot? Head here.

05/09/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

WEEKLY PLANNER

Beer Tasting, Chef Judi's Cookbook Signing and More Local Dining Events

Including a Sarasota Honey Bee Tour and lunch with Santa.

12/19/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Extra stuffing

This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

From medieval pub crawls to funky fermentation, there are plenty of stops on the way to Flavor Town this week.

11/07/2018 By Giulia Heyward

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

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

Coming Soon

New Siesta Key Restaurant From Darwin Santa Maria in the Works

The chef hopes to open CeviChela Latin Street Food on Siesta Key later this month, just in time for Memorial Day weekend.

05/03/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Article

Craft Beer at Mr. Beery's; Plus a Good Deal at Hacienda Mexican Grill & Cantina

Food critic John Bancroft drinks craft beer at Sarasota's Mr. Beery's and finds a good deal on Mexican food at Hacienda Mexican Grill & Cantina.

10/01/2013 By John Bancroft Photography by Chad Spener

Article

Shopping: Food Heaven

Sarasota is flush with new havens for foodies; we scour its gourmet stores to find the best of the best.

02/01/2013 By Megan McDonald