Launches and Lagers pair local beer or spirits with local spacecraft
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Space Coast of Florida Economic Development Commission (EDC) and the Space Coast Office of Tourism have partnered to launch an official Beer Trail Passport for the Space Coast of Florida.
The Space Coast Beer Trail Passport, part of EDC’s Launches and Lagers program, is now available for pickup at locations across the state.
The Space Coast Beer Trail Passport encourages users to go on missions by visiting featured breweries and the Oceanside Distillery to earn “passport stamps” and watch a live launch on the Space Coast to earn an official Launches and Missions Patch. Lagers.
First released by EDC in 2020, Launches and Lagers pair local beers or spirits with local spacecraft in a creative take on a food and drink pairing guide.
“The successful economic growth on Florida’s Space Coast has spurred the diversification of lifestyle amenities such as these excellent local breweries and distilleries,” said Lynda L. Weatherman, President and CEO of EDC.
“We are excited to see the Lagers launches and Passport further inspire residents and visitors to explore the craft beer industry within our community.”
The Florida Space Coast Economic Development Commission (EDC) is dedicated to attracting new business and investment and growing existing industry throughout the Space Coast, influencing change in government laws and regulations affecting the economic development, to promote the Space Coast to encourage new investment, to support the efforts of Space Coast military installations, and to relay new programs and procedures to help manufacturing and high-tech companies.
EDC is a private, not-for-profit coalition whose stakeholders are business leaders committed to the economic growth and stability of Florida’s Space Coast. Visit www.SpaceCoastEDC.org.
“This program is just one of many examples of why the Space Coast is a great place to live, work, play and visit,” said Peter Cranis, executive director of the Space Coast Office of Tourism. .
“We are thrilled to have a brewery trail for Brevard County! The Launches & Lagers Passport elevates the Space Coast Craft Beer scene and is a fun way to experience all the brews in the area,” said Zach Featherstone, Head of Everything, BeachFly Brewing Company. “The addition of rocket launches makes this a unique program that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. And the patch you get when you complete the “mission” is a pretty cool icing on the cake. »
The Space Coast Tourism Board is responsible for managing the allocation of tourism development tax and conducts day-to-day promotion and advertising operations, administers grant programs, visitor information services, etc. ., with the contribution and advice of tourism development. Council and appointed committees.
Locations included in the Space Coast Beer Trail Passport and where the Passport can currently be picked up include:
■ BeachFly Brewing Company, 513 Barton Blvd Rockledge FL
■ Bugnutty Brewing Company, 225 King St Cocoa FL
■ Carib Brewery, 200 Imperial Blvd Cape Canaveral FL
■ Dirty Oar Beer Company, 329 King St Cocoa FL
■ Hell ‘n Blazes Brewing Company, 1002 E New Haven Ave Melbourne FL
■ Intracoastal Brewing Company, 652 W Eau Gallie Blvd Melbourne FL
■ Playalinda Brewing Company – Hardware Store, 305 S Washington Ave Titusville FL
■ Playalinda Brewing Company – Brix Project, 5220 S Washington Ave Titusville FL
■ Oceanside Distillery, 240 W Central Blvd Cape Canaveral FL
Residents and visitors can also pick up their passport at the Space Coast Visitors Center at 267 W. Cocoa Beach Cswy. at Coco Beach.
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