Floating Dock Light Craft beer

As in really current. Go now current. But it’s always a delight to go to 3 Daughters in St. Pete. The team there is always warm and welcoming, with incredibly kind and personable people like Jackie available to people like me to ask a ton of questions to. Heck, Jackie made sure my daughter got her juice box before my wife and I got our beers. Things like that make a dad happy. Plus, every time we go, brewmaster Ty Weaver always has something good on tap. And sometimes that good is only 118 calories. Jest if you will, but Floating Dock (IPA, 4.3% ABV) remarkably hits the mark in flavor as well. It’s insanely sessionable, with a good amount of floral hops to keep things interesting. There’s still a noticeable biscuity character form that little malt they used, plus some rye to add…

Light craft beer from 3 Daughters

ST. PETERSBURG — There’s craft beer (interesting, delicious, caloric) and then there’s mass-market light beer (watery, disappointing, yet only 100 calories). Never the twain shall meet, right? That’s changing. New technology has allowed brewers to brew low-gluten beers and low-alcohol beers, so why not low calorie? Georgia’s Red Hare Brewing Company launched Gem City Classic Craft Light Lager in January, just 140 calories and 4.2 percent alcohol by volume, and Oregon’s Omission Brewing Co. debuted a 99-calorie craft beer in April. The trend is taking hold in Tampa Bay, with 3 Daughters Brewing launching Floating Dock Light India pale ale this month in kegs and in their tasting room, with cans of it following in the fall. This 118-calorie IPA is likely the first canned light craft beer in the state. “We’ll have it on tap for the Florida Brewers Guild conference in Orlando…