To celebrate the collaborative brewing environment in Pinellas County and the industry’s shared community commitment, Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas County is engaging local craft breweries to join forces to raise $50,000 to build a home in partnership with a family in need.
Habitat Pinellas launched “The House That Beer Built” initiative in 2018, and has partnered with local breweries to participate via pledges, hosting fundraising events, and support through an upcoming beer festival, scavenger hunt and other engagement opportunities.
Current partners include 3 Daughters Brewing, Big Storm Brewing, Cage Brewing, Club Savor, Dissent Brewing, Flying Boat Brewing Co., Mastry’s Brewing Co., Pinellas Ale Works, Silverking Brewing Co.
Two inaugural House That Beer Built events will take place in the early spring of 2019.
The St. Pete Brewery Scavenger Hunt will be presented Saturday, Jan. 12, 1 to 6 p.m., starting at Flying Boat Brewery, 1776 11th Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Attendees will join Habitat Pinellas on a tour of some of the best breweries in St. Pete in a fun-filled brewery scavenger hunt. Participants will meet at Flying Boat Brewing Co., and will then follow clues that will direct them to four additional breweries around the city. Participants can complete social media challenges along the way to be entered to win a grand prize, which will be drawn at the final brewery at 5:30 p.m. Tickets cost $35 and are available online at habitatpinellas.org/news-events/the-house-that-beer-built/.
The Craft Beer Festival will take place Saturday, Feb. 9, 1 to 5 p.m., at Ferg’s Sports Bar & Grill, 1320 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $25 and include unlimited samples (while supplies last) from some of the best breweries in Pinellas County, as well as live entertainment. For tickets, visit habitatpinellas.org/news-events/the-house-that-beer-built/.
For information about Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas County, call 727-536-4755 or visit www.habitatpinellas.org.