New Kid on the Beach: Southern Swells Brewing Co. Opens Its Doors

This article originally appeared in the February 2017 issue of EU Jacksonville. For the past ten years, Corey Adams and Jay Varney have been avid homebrewers with a passion for craft beer. Originally from Rhode Island, the two high school buddies brought their love of the craft with them when they relocated to Jacksonville in… Read More New Kid on the Beach: Southern Swells Brewing Co. Opens Its Doors

Beer & Chocolate: A Match Made in Heaven

This article originally appeared in the February 2017 issue of EU Jacksonville. Some things instinctively go together: peas and carrots, peanut butter and jelly, beans and rice, R2-D2 and C-3PO. Others defy instinct while their fusion results in a divine synthesis of unanticipated delight. So it is with beer and chocolate. An unconventional match, to… Read More Beer & Chocolate: A Match Made in Heaven

7 Craft Beer Trends You Can Expect to See in 2017

This article originally appeared in the January 2017 issue of EU Jacksonville. Looking back, 2016 was a good year for craft beer—a great year, actually. There are now over 5,000 breweries in the United States with the segment experiencing a mid-year growth of 8% domestically and a whopping 16% abroad. But as it continues to… Read More 7 Craft Beer Trends You Can Expect to See in 2017

Florida Brewers Guild 2nd Annual Barrel-Aged, Sour, and Cider Festival

This article originally appeared in the October 2016 issue of EU Jacksonville. While barrel-aging has established itself as a tried and true way for brewers to experiment in the brewery, sour beers are really having a moment right now. In recent years, many breweries across the state have expanded to include sour programs, which is… Read More Florida Brewers Guild 2nd Annual Barrel-Aged, Sour, and Cider Festival