The Best Florida Beer Competition Delivers Awards For All Gainesville Breweries

On March 8, 2020 the Best Florida Beer Professional Championship winners were announced during the Annual Brewer’s Ball in Tampa. An AHA and BJCP sanctioned event, it’s the most prestigious professional beer competition in the state of Florida.

2020 saw 931 judged entries in 55 medal groups. All 5 Gainesville Breweries were recognized with awards and brought home some hardware:

Swamp Head Brewery

GOLD for Stump Knocker Pale Ale

First Magnitude Brewing Company

GOLD for Drift English Brown Ale
SILVER for Wakulla Hefeweizen

Big Top Brewing Company

BRONZE for Hawaiian Lion Coconut Porter

Blackadder Brewing Company

SILVER for Katie’s Restless Palate Saison

Cypress and Grove Brewing Company

BRONZE for American Wheat Ale

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Yesterday was a great day for Gainesville beer; at the Best Florida Beer Brewer's Ball every single Gainesville brewery took home a medal! We're so proud of our friends and neighbors at all of the Gainesville breweries for representing and helping to make our little town a destination for excellent craft beer. A big congrats to:⠀ ⠀ 🏅@fmbrewing for their medals for Drift and Wakulla.⠀ 🏅@Blackadderbrewing for their medal for Katie's Restless Palate Saison.⠀ 🏅@cypressandgrovebrewing for their medal for American Wheat Ale.⠀ 🏅@bigtopbrewco for their medal for Hawaiian Lion.⠀ 🏅We also won a gold medal for a little beer called Stump Knocker. Way to represent, Gainesville!⠀ ⠀ Take a look below at what's happening this week at our tasting room, The Wetlands:⠀ ⠀ -Taco Tuesday with @sublimetacos 5-9 pm⠀ Brewery Tour at 6:30: $5 (cash only) gets you a brewery tour, a pint glass, and a pour of any of our year-round beers.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⠀ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⠀ -Wednesday: @mayflowercellars 5-9 pm⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⠀ -Thursday: Taste on Wheels 5-9 pm⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⠀ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⠀ -Friday: @mybigleesbbq 4:30-9:30 pm⠀ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⠀ -Saturday: EIM Thai 1-9 pm⠀ BATS & BREWS starting at 1 pm⠀ Brewery Tours at 3pm, 4pm, and 5pm⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⠀ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⠀ -Sunday: Bring your own food⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⠀ Brewery Tours at 3pm, 4pm, and 5pm

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