Stories by Joe Pye

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

August 19 • News
This Is the First – and Only – Florida Brewery to Commit to a “#MeToo Collaboration Beer”

Green Bench Brewing in St. Petersburg is joining the Brave Noise collaboration. Until Tuesday night, the owner didn’t know he was the only Floridian in this global effort.


August 2 • News
BrowardBeer.com Wins First Place for “Best Blog” in Professional Journalism Contest

Looking back I never guessed my first professional journalism award would’ve been for a beer blog, but here we are.


July 29 • News
Free, Light, and Cool: Check Out the Summer Vibes Lager Fest This Weekend

This Saturday, the Tank Brewing in West Miami will host an indoor beer festival that’s free to enter.


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.