Oct. 13
2016

The World’s Worst Superhero, Florida Man

  “Florida Man Jailed for Golf Cart DUI at Parents’ Retirement Home” “Florida Man Survives Lightning Strike, Spider, Snake Bites” “Florida Man Claims Wife Was Kidnapped by Holograms” “Florida Man Arrested For Smoking Pot In Hospital Maternity Ward” Busy guy, that Florida Man.  Seems like you can’t turn around in our home state without finding […]

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Jun. 30
2016

TTB Health Warning Statement

CCB encourages everyone to drink responsibly.  GOVERNMENT WARNING: (1) According to the Surgeon General, women should not drink alcoholic beverages during pregnancy because of the risk of birth defects. (2) Consumption of alcoholic beverages impairs your ability to drive a car or operate machinery, and may cause health problems. ALL BEERS ARE BOTTLED, KEGGED, OR CANNED […]

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Jun. 27
2016

El Catador Club 4th Edition

El Catador Club 4th Edition is almost here. 3rd Edition members are currently renewing, and soon after we will begin allowing new members to sign up. For this edition, you will have to enter a waiting list lottery to have a chance to enroll in the club. Click this link to find out more about […]

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Jun. 21
2016

The Order of the Red Banner

We’re celebrating the 2016 release of Marshal Zhukov’s Imperial Stout with The Order of the Red Banner. The Order of the Red Banner is three simultaneous beer dinners throughout the state of Florida taking place on Monday, August 1st: • Z Grille in St. Petersburg, featuring special guest chefs • Top Hat Deli in Ft. […]

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Jun. 15
2016

Let’s Get Beers Together

Starting next week, we’ll be tapping kegs of Let’s Get Beers Together Session IPA at different locations throughout the Orlando metro. 100% of the proceeds from the sales will go to the OneOrlando Fund. Our distributor in the Orlando area, Florida Distributing, will also be donating 100% of the proceeds from the keg sales. In […]

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Dec. 17
2015

Introducing Lager

We like to experiment. We like to push the envelope. And we like to find new flavors that intrigue us. We also like drinkin’ beers. When you work as hard as we do, nearly 24/6 to keep up with demand and make new beers (we made 950 since 2008 according to Ratebeer), you can work […]

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Oct. 6
2015

CCB vs. 3 Floyds: The Tap Takeovers

As you remember from an earlier blog post, we promised tap takeovers of 3 Floyds beer here at CCB and our beer up at 3 Floyds. Here’s the big details: Monday, November 2nd, CCB takes over the taps at 3 Floyds in Munster, Indiana Monday, November 9th, 3 Floyds takes over the taps at CCB […]

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Sep. 29
2015

The Future of Tocobaga Red Ale

Tocobaga Red Ale has always been a favorite with our customers. From its early days as a draft-only tasting room exclusive, to a brief appearance in 750ml bottles, and now a home in 12oz cans, Tocobaga has been one of the easiest beers for us to sell. The problem, as many of you have let us know […]

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Jun. 16
2015

CCB vs. 3 Floyds: A Bet is a Bet

As you may recall, we placed a friendly wager with our friends at 3 Floyds over the Stanley Cup Final. Simple bet: if the Lightning win, we host a 3 Floyds tap takeover. If the Blackhawks win, they host us for a CCB tap takeover. There’s also a collab happening no matter the result. Well, […]

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Jun. 8
2015

El Centro Citra & Simcoe Dry-Hopped Ale

This special ale was dry-hopped with copious amounts of Citra and Simcoe hops. It pours brownish red with citrus and apricot with a touch of tropical fruit in the nose. Flavor has has bright hops with chocolate notes, dark caramel sweetness, and the toasted malt helps round out the finish. This beer is draft only […]

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Jun. 6
2015

CCB vs 3 Floyds

Our pals from 3 Floyds up in Munster, IN started talking a bit of trash to us on Twitter because we’re big Lightning fans. Turns out that they’re huge fans of the Blackhawks. And what do ya know, these two teams are battling it out for the Stanley Cup. Innocent trash talk started morphing into a […]

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Apr. 29
2015

A Beer Named Sue Bottle Release

Join us at Cigar City Brewing as we raise a glass to Sue Muntner. Sue was a friend and an ardent supporter of craft beer in Tampa Bay. She passed away in 2014, and we miss her dearly. We teamed up with Cycle Brewing, J. Wakefield Brewing and 7venth Sun Brewery to make a beer […]

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Dec. 22
2014

CCB Tasting Room Holiday Hours

Check out our tasting room holiday hours coming up: – Christmas Eve: 11 AM to 5 PM – Christmas Day: 5 PM to 11 PM – New Year’s Eve: 11 AM to 5 PM – New Year’s Day: 9 AM to 11 PM We are opening early on New Year’s Day for anyone visiting from Wisconsin or Alabama who wants to stock up on […]

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Dec. 3
2014

Brewery tours are back!

Starting today and leading into the weekend, we will be allowing walk-ups for brewery tours in our tasting room on Spruce Street. The schedule for tours moving forward is:Monday: no toursTuesday: no toursWednesday: 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pmThursday: 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pmFriday: 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pmSaturday: 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm […]

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Jul. 31
2014

Marshal Zhukov’s!

Tomorrow at noon in our tasting room we will tap 2014 Marshal Zhukov’s Imperial Stout Bottles of Marshal Zhukov’s go on sale in our tasting room on Monday at 4:00pm with a 4 bottle limit per person, $13. That nifty glass you see in the picture here is an extremely limited Marshal Zhukov’s glass, available […]

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Jul. 29
2014

El Catador Club Second Edition: Sold Out

All spots for El Catador Club Second Edition have officially been filled. We will not be selling additional memberships online tonight. Cheers to everyone who renewed, and cheers to all of our new members! Check your emails for information regarding your new account on our website. For those who missed out, we’re sorry! We would […]

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Jul. 23
2014

El Catador Club: Second Edition

The Second Edition of El Catador Club is almost ready to start! Let’s go over the nitty gritty of this edition of the club, shall we? El Catador Club Second Edition FAQ How much does membership cost? · Membership is $150. What does membership include? · 1 bottle each of 5 barrel-aged bottle releases · […]

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May. 30
2014

Junetoberfest – Starts Monday, June 2nd

We here at CCB may be known primarily for big stouts and hoppy beers, but we have always loved more traditional lagers and other German styles. Our Munich-style Helles (Hotter Than Helles) is one of our core beers and a favorite around the brewery. We’re also going to be canning our Oktoberfest for the first […]

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Apr. 24
2014

5. Our Founder/CEO Joey Redner on Senate Bill 1714

SB 1714, the Florida Senate bill which would put breweries that produce more than 1,000 barrels of beer a year on the same footing as behemoth multi-national companies that brew in excess of 100,000,000 barrels of beer a year, is, and I will not mince words, all about killing the growth of craft breweries in […]

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Apr. 22
2014

4. CCB & Great Lakes Brewing Co. Announce Collaboration

Cigar City Brewing and Great Lakes Brewing Company Announce Collaboration Tampa, FL- April 18, 2014—Cigar City Brewing and Great Lakes Brewing Company (GLBC) are proud to announce two collaboration beers, both called Wandering Pelican. This unique effort will consist of a Black Lager and a Black Ale made by both breweries. Cigar City Brewing Brewmaster […]

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Mar. 17
2014

3. Help us fight for the future of craft beer in Florida

There’s been a lot of talk recently about the politicians working against craft beer in the state of Florida. Senate president Don Gaetz has basically admitted that he will side with his friends on this. Quote: “I’m with the beer distributors in my district,” Gaetz said recently. “That’s a very important issue because one of […]

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