Stories by Joe Pye

My name is Joe Pye and I love local, independent beer.

July 21 • Opinion
Why the Media Hasn’t Reported on the “Toxic Work Environment” at a Tampa Brewery

Employees are afraid to talk, and reporters are afraid to write. Here’s how to break the story.


July 2 • Opinion
Free the Whales was a Taste of Good Things to Come

Ever since “beer festivals are back” is one of the most common phrases in my newsfeed. 


June 30 • Opinion
Beer TV Host, Entrepreneur, and Totally Down to Earth

BrowardBeer.com spoke with stand-up comedian and former Travel Channel star Zane Lamprey. Here's why he's the kind of guy you want to grab a beer with.


April 16 • News
Yeasty Brews to Feature Local Homebrewers on Tap

This Saturday, a 5-gallon keg from The Craft Lyfe will be on draft. 


April 15 • News
LauderAle’s Sixth Annual Homebrew Competition is Back On

For $25, you can taste beer from up-and-coming local homebrewers. 


April 14 • News
Odd Breed Releases First Beer That’s Not a Barrel-Aged Wild Ale

The "Farmhouse Lagerbier" is only available on draft in the Pompano Beach tasting room. 


April 10 • News
Barrel of Monks Brewing is Out to Prove a Point

The Belgian-inspired brewery to release its second IPA – and it’s not Belgian.


April 9 • Features
From Competitors to Collaborators

Misfits Brewing was once against Dangerous Minds in a homebrew competition. Now they have a beer together. 


April 5 • News
Dangerous Minds Brewing to Host Spanish Tapas and Beer Pairing

For $22, try four small plates made from scratch paired with a unique beer style.


April 3 • News
LauderAle to Host Crawfish Boil for Charity

Donate $5 to get a dollar off every beer up to five beers.