Freedom never tasted so good. Though the Tank Brewing Co. debuted about two years ago, customers can now purchase the brewery's best-selling Freedom Tower Amber Ale at more than a dozen local spots — including Total Wine & More and Crown Wine and Spirits — and crack it open in the comfort of their own home.
This is the first time the Tank, which distributes craft beer to more than 250 South Florida restaurants and bars, has bottled any of its products. With a taproom and production facility near Miami International Airport, the company's Freedom Tower Amber Ale was one of the first beers it launched back in 2016, making it a fitting choice to become the brand's first bottled product.
“The Freedom Tower Amber Ale has always been a beer with a special place in my heart,” owner/founder Carlos Padron says. “We named it after the iconic Miami landmark in downtown. Aside from it being a great-tasting beer and our top seller, it serves as a symbol of hope and freedom.”
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The packaging features black and white sketches of the Freedom Tower along with long leaves and part of a face. The beer itself offers a malt flavor with hints of caramel and stone fruit.
In addition to the Tank's taproom, Freedom Tower bottled beer is available for purchase at the following locations: select Crown Wine and Spirits stores, select Total Wine & More stores, Mendez Fuel, the Dorchester Hotel, Mr. & Mrs. Bun,
Customers are also still welcome to stop by the Tank's taproom to grab a pint to go, or hang out and drink onsite.
The Tank Brewing Co. 5100 NW 72nd Ave. Bay A-1, Miami; 786-801-1554; thetankbrewing.com.