Florida Conversations: Florida’s Craft Beer History


April, 2019




History by the Pint exhibit open

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM EST

Panel Discussion

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM EST



Tampa Bay History Center

801 Old Water St.

Tampa, FL 33602

Moderator Donnie Gallagher, host of the podcast Craft Brews and Geek News, leads this panel discussion featuring representatives from the craft beer business.

Visit our new exhibition “History by the Pint: Beer and Brewing in Tampa Bay,” featuring Florida Brewing Company artifacts, which was the first commercial brewery in Florida, as well as items from larger national breweries that called Tampa home in the 1960s through the 1990s. Also included are photos and items related to the bay area’s craft beer boom from Dunedin Brewery, Cigar City, Ulele, Coppertail and more.

Seating is limited, RSVPs are encouraged.

Florida Conversations is free and open to the public. It is underwritten by the Tampa Bay History Center endowment fund at USF with support from WUSF Public Media. Florida Conversations is co-sponsored by the USF Libraries and the Tampa Bay History Center.