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Discover The Local Microbrews In Tallahassee, FL

Have you ever wondered what the differences between microbrews and regular breweries are?  As the name suggests, microbrews are much smaller. In fact, that is the main distinction between the two. However, microbrews tend to be more exciting as you explore new styles of beer. Whether you are looking for beers that are seasonal or new flavors, microbrews offer you a chance to step away from the large commercial breweries and try something different. 

At this point, you may be wondering exactly how small a microbrewery must be to be considered a microbrewery. A microbrewery may not produce more than 15,000 barrels of beer a year. If they do, they lose their classification of a microbrew. Sometimes, certain specialty or “boutique beers” will gain such popularity that they get picked up by larger distributors.  When this happens, they are sometimes known as craft beers. 

MicrobreweryDue to the nature of microbreweries, they are limited in their exposure and distribution.  Sometimes, these microbreweries will have a small restaurant or pub attached so people can get to know the local brews.  Beer aficionados tend to enjoy local beer festivals where all kinds of microbrews can be explored in one convenient location.

If you have ever visited a microbrewery around the Tallahassee area, you will notice some common attributes amongst the microbreweries. You will notice the sense of community in the atmosphere at each brewery. From the labor and ingredients, right down to the final batch, you know you are getting a quality beer from brewers who care.  These local breweries enjoy promoting local business and enhancing the communities by putting in a lot of time and effort into their work.

New Leaf Market Co-op is proud to help you discover a variety of beers from these microbreweries!  When you choose the to shop for beer at New Leaf Market, it is a win-win situation. Not only do you have a chance to explore exciting and unique beer from local microbrews, but you also get a chance to support local business.  We offer beer from Proof Brewing, Grayton Beach Brewing, Motorworks Brewing and so much more!

To make your beer tasting experience even more enjoyable, we proudly offer a mixed 6-pack option where you can create your own 6-pack of our single beers. But, it does not stop there. You don’t even need to make a 6 pack to try new beers as we offer our beers in single bottles to be purchased as well!  With these options, you really can't go wrong when you want to try new beer!

If you have tested some of the local brews but can’t seem to find a favorite, that is no problem as we have some more well-known beers from larger breweries such as Bell’s Brewing, Rogue, and Sierra Nevada.

If you are looking to branch out from the usual beer but are unsure where to start, we can help! After all, there are a lot of styles to pick from. Trying to understand ales, pilsners, wheats, fruits, porters, IPA’s, and much more can be a bit confusing. At New Leaf Market, we have someone who can help you! Just ask one of our store experts to assist you in picking the perfect beer! We offer microbrew tasting every third Saturday of the month from 1:30 until 3:00 pm if you want to stop by and do some taste testing. These beer tastings are brought to you by Cavalier Distribution and are free to the public! We will announce other special beer tastings as we book them.

We hope you join us in the vast and exciting world of microbrews. Stop by today and try some new beers or pick up a pack of your favorite. We look forward to seeing you and hope you learned something new about microbrews!

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