3 Daughters Brewing was nominated for the Dream Big Small Business of the Year Award presented by US Chamber of Commerce. There are only 17 finalists nationwide, and we are the only one from Florida. We’re also the only craft brewery that made the list! What an incredible honor to be recognized on the national stage, especially among such elite companies. “We are thrilled to be nominated for the Dream Big Small Business of the Year award,” says Mike Harting, CEO of 3 Daughters Brewing. “It’s extremely important to celebrate the achievements of small businesses and the impact they have on the economy. We are honored to be included.” We need everyone’s help to win so go show your support by voting for the Community Excellence Award at https://uschamber.secure-platform.com/a/gallery?roundId=5. Voting ends July 31st.

The Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Fast 50 was released recently and we made the list! We are humbled to be included and we’re more driven than ever to grow the brewery. At the Fast 50 Awards Ceremony we were announced as #12 on the list of 50. The brewery The Fast 50 awards were created to shine the spotlight on local companies that are undergoing explosive revenue growth.

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 in August and we’ll see what the brewers think of it,” 3 Daughters co-owner Leigh Harting said Monday. “We think it’s going to be a game-changer.” Craft…