Deadly Sins Brewing Grand Opens in Winter Park Oct 15

Deadly Sins Brewing Grand Opens in Winter Park Oct 15

Central Florida’s craft beer scene will celebrate when Deadly Sins Brewing holds their grand opening event in Winter Park on October 15.

The brewery’s journey began twelve months ago, when owners Tom Adams and Ana Barrientos were discussing their future. Tom had been homebrewing on and off for 15 years, a hobby that saw a renaissance when he met Ana.

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Orlando Dining News Round-Up June 10, 2016: The COOP, Oblivion Taproom, Maddey’s Craft & Cru

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up, chef’s dinners, new menus, new openings, charity events, and a closing. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

Chef James Petrakis of Cask & Larder will join Chef John Rivers for cooking demo and tasting at his restaurant, The COOP, on June 29

Special guest Chef James Petrakis of Cask & Larder will join Chef John Rivers for cooking demo and tasting at his Winter Park restaurant, The COOP, on June 29. The event is free, and starts at 6:30pm (though I recommend arriving early). Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

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Alabama and Foreigner Play Bands, Brews & BBQ at SeaWorld Orlando Feb 27-28 #BandsBrewBBQ

Bands, Brews & BBQ, SeaWorld Orlando‘s annual BBQ, beer and music festival, kicks off its third weekend February 27 and 28, with headliners Alabama and Foreigner.

SeaWorld Orlando Bands, Brews & BBQ - Alabama - Foreigner

Country legends Alabama take the stage on Saturday, with rock legend Foreigner gracing the fest on Sunday. Both concerts begin at 4pm, and are included with park admission.

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Scotty McCreery and Dennis DeYoung Play Bands, Brews & BBQ at SeaWorld Orlando Feb 20-21 #BandsBrewBBQ

Bands, Brews & BBQ, SeaWorld Orlando‘s annual BBQ, beer and music festival, kicks off week two, February 20 and 21, with headliners Scotty McCreery and Dennis DeYoung.

SeaWorld Orlando Bands, Brews & BBQ - Scotty McCreery - Dennis DeYoung

Country superstar Scotty McCreery takes the stage on Saturday, with rock legend Dennis DeYoung (formerly of STYX) gracing the fest on Sunday. Both concerts begin at 4pm, and are included with park admission.

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Bands, Brews & BBQ Kicks Off with Smash Mouth and Gladys Knight at SeaWorld Orlando

Bands, Brews & BBQ, SeaWorld Orlando‘s annual BBQ, beer and music festival, kicks off February 12 and 13, with headliners Smash Mouth and Gladys Knight.

Bands, Brews & BBQ at SeaWorld Orlando with Smash Mouth and Gladys Knight

Grammy-nominated pop rock band Smash Mouth takes the stage on Saturday, with R&B legend Gladys Knight gracing the fest on Sunday. Both concerts begin at 4pm, and are included with park admission.

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Wreckers Sports Bar at Gaylord Palms Hosts Funky Buddha Beer Pairing Dinner Aug 21

The chefs at Wreckers Sports Bar at the Gaylord Palms have teamed up with the brew masters at Funky Buddha Brewery to craft a one-of-a kind seasonal dining experience on August 21.

Wreckers Sports Bar at the Gaylord Palms

Indulge in a locally-sourced five course menu – including a “mystery course” – perfectly paired with a selection of beers from Funky Buddha.

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House of Blues Hosts Local Brews Local Grooves June 13, 2015

The House of Blues Orlando will host Local Brews Local Grooves, a craft beer event, on Saturday, June 13.

House of Blues Orlando Local Brews Local GroovesThe following breweries will be representing with samples of their local brews, with more to be announced:

  • Bold City Brewery: Jacksonville, FL
  • Brew Hub: Lakeland, FL
  • Darwin Brewing Co: Bradenton, FL
  • Dogfish Head Brewery: Milton, DE
  • Florida Avenue Brewing Co: Tampa, FL
  • Wops Hops Brewing Company: Sanford, FL

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Bill Engvall and Alan Jackson Headline Bands, Brew & BBQ at SeaWorld Orlando March 28-29, 2015

For the final weekend of this year’s Bands, Brew & BBQ event, SeaWorld Orlando has comedian Bill Engvall on Saturday, March 28, and country legend Alan Jackson on Sunday, March 29, serving up the entertainment.

Bill Engvall and Alan Jackson Headline Bands, Brew & BBQ at SeaWorld Orlando

Bands, Brew & BBQ features live concerts from top classic rock and country bands and artists, the tastiest BBQ from Central Florida’s top local smokehouses, plus SeaWorld’s own Sweet & Smokin’ Barbecue. This event is presented in partnership with USO of Central Florida, an organization that has been lifting the spirits of America’s troops and their families over 70 years.

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Travis Tritt and Larry the Cable Guy Headline Bands, Brew & BBQ at SeaWorld Orlando March 21-22, 2015

For the third weekend of this year’s Bands, Brew & BBQ event, SeaWorld Orlando has country legend Travis Tritt on March 21, and comedian Larry the Cable Guy on March 22, serving up the entertainment.

Travis Tritt and Larry the Cable Guy at Bands, Brew & BBQ at SeaWorld Orlando

Bands, Brew & BBQ features live concerts from top classic rock and country bands and artists, the tastiest BBQ from Central Florida’s top local smokehouses, plus SeaWorld’s own Sweet & Smokin’ Barbecue. This event is presented in partnership with USO of Central Florida, an organization that has been lifting the spirits of America’s troops and their families over 70 years.

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Rodney Atkins & Kool and the Gang Headline Bands, Brew & BBQ at SeaWorld Orlando March 14-15, 2015

For the second weekend of this year’s Bands, Brew & BBQ event, SeaWorld Orlando has country superstar Rodney Atkins on March 14, and R&B legends Kool and the Gang on March 15, for the “bands” part of the title.

SeaWorld Orlando Bands, Brew & BBQ - Rodney Atkins and Kool and the Gang

Bands, Brew & BBQ features live concerts from top classic rock and country bands and artists, the tastiest BBQ from Central Florida’s top local smokehouses, plus SeaWorld’s own Sweet & Smokin’ Barbecue. This event is presented in partnership with USO of Central Florida, an organization that has been lifting the spirits of America’s troops and their families over 70 years.

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Toby Keith and Lynyrd Skynyrd Headline First Weekend of Bands, Brew & BBQ at SeaWorld Orlando March 7-8, 2015

For the first weekend of this year’s Bands, Brew & BBQ event, SeaWorld Orlando is bringing in country superstar Toby Keith on March 7, and southern rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd on March 8 to entertain.

SeaWorld Orlando Bands, Brew & BBQ - Toby Keith and Lynyrd Skynyrd

Bands, Brew & BBQ features live concerts from top classic rock and country bands and artists, the tastiest BBQ from Central Florida’s top local smokehouses, plus SeaWorld’s own Sweet & Smokin’ Barbecue. This event is presented in partnership with USO of Central Florida, an organization that has been lifting the spirits of America’s troops and their families over 70 years.

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American Q Offers Oktoberfest Brews ‘n’ BBQ Tasting Menu

American Q St. Louis Spare RibsIn celebration of Oktoberfest, the newly opened American Q at the B Resort & Spa features a Brews ’n’ BBQ tasting menu.

For $30, you get four small plates paired with four beers through the end of October.

On the menu are:

  • Virginica Oysters (grilled in shell and served with bacon jam) paired with a Widmer Brothers Alchemy Pale Ale
  • Carne Asada Fajita paired with a Pacifico Pilsner
  • Short Rib Sliders paired with a Founder’s Brewing Co. Porter
  • St. Louis Spare Ribs (smoked 6 hrs, topped in Kansas City BBQ sauce, and served with house slaw and garlic toast) paired with a Alltech Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale

We had the chance to review it earlier this month and the food is so good!

American Q is located inside the B Resort & Spa at 1905 Hotel Plaza Blvd. It is open for dinner daily at 5pm. For more information, visit AmericanQ.com.

Orlando Brewing Celebrates American Craft Beer Week May 12-18, 2014

Orlando Brewing, Orlando’s only local organic brewery, will commemorate America’s diverse craft beer culture by raising a glass to American Craft Beer Week with events from May 12-18.

American Craft Beer WeekMonday, May 12, the week kicks off with the release of a lavender blonde ale. There will be craft beer trivia with happy hour pricing after the 6pm free tour.

Tuesday, May 13, the brewery will release a rose petal red for guests to try. They will also host a microbrew and cheese pairing with La Femme Du Fromage, starting at 7pm. Cost is $20.

Orlando Brewing keeps the festivities going on Wednesday, May 14, with Liquid Education, a beer school at 7pm. Cost is $15 and participants will gain knowledge while they taste, learning about ingredients, flavors, aromas, and the brewing process. They’ll also get a souvenir Orlando Brewing sample glass. They will also release a cask-conditioned Kolsch, aged with orange wood and dry hopped with Hallertauer hops, for everyone to enjoy.

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