We were so excited to head down to sunny St. Pete, FL (known for having the most consecutive days of sun than any other place) for Behind the Beer this week! This famous aviation city (home to the world’s first airline company) is home to Flying Boat Brewery, known for great beers, an awesome bier garden and an easy-going, friendly vibe. To learn more about Flying Boat Brewing, check them out online right here.
AND, for even more on Flying Boat Brewery, our very own Mike Foehse went down to St. Pete to meet with owner Glenn Zakany, check out his video here.
Q. WHAT'S YOUR NAME?
A. Erich S. Allen
Q. WHAT'S YOUR TITLE?
A.Director of Operations & Brew Master
Q. HOW DID YOU COME UP WITH THE NAME OF YOUR BREWERY?
A. It pays homage to the first ticketed air flight!
Q. WHAT BEER/BRANDS INSPIRED YOU IN CREATING YOUR OWN BRAND?
Q. WHAT IS YOUR BREWERY MOST KNOWN FOR?
A. Awesome staff, talented brewers, tasty craft beers and a great bier garden & taproom.
Q. WHAT IS YOUR GUILTY PLEASURE BEER(S)?
A. A perfectly brewed pilsner, cuz it's hard to do.
Q. WHAT DID YOU DO BEFORE YOU GOT INTO BEER?
A. Drank beer, commercial photographer and an audiophile.