A celebration of all things fermented.

March 9th, 2018

Our signature event.


Foeder For Thought is a curated craft beer festival held each year at Green Bench Brewing Co. in St. Petersburg, FL. Taking place during the exciting Tampa Bay Beer Week, we strive to keep Foeder unique by offering a fun educational format as well as bringing in some of our favorite breweries and most inspiring beer. Our goal is to create a truly well-rounded and memorable experience for our guests.

Current schedule:

// State of sour/wild beer in Florida, featuring:
Bob Sylvester of Saint Somewhere Brewing Co.
Khris Johnson of Green Bench Brewing
Matt Manthe of Odd Breed Wild Ales

// Interview w/ Q&A – Chase Healey of American Solera

// Sour Beer and Retail, featuring:
Adam Beauchamp of Creature Comforts
Greg Engert  of Churchkey, Sovereign, Bluejacket, and more
Veronica Danko of The Independent, Jug & Bottle
Christian Gregory of Shelton Brothers

// Interview w/Q+A – Trever Rogers, de Garde Brewing

// Sour Wild Ales Guild (S.W.A.G.) featuring:
Jeffery Stuffings of Jester King
Erin Jones of Burial

In addition to these intimate sessions, we’ll be pouring beer from:

Side Project Brewing, Funk Factory Geuzeria, Speciation Artisan Ales, American Solera, Cascade Brewing, Wiseacre Brewing, Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales, Jester King Brewery, Yazoo Brewing Co., DeGarde Brewing, Crooked Stave, New Belgium, Odd Breed Wild Ales, Atom Brewing Co., Creature Comforts Brewing, and many more to be added!

Learn more about Good Beer Huntingthe host of this year’s panel discussions at Foeder For Thought!

In an effort to maintain the intimate atmosphere and immersive experience of this event, we limit the quantity of tickets sold each year.

“This is such a spectacular event. I hope everyone appreciates the caliber of beer and brewers that are here tonight. I mean, it’s super special.”

—Jeffrey Stuffings, Jester King Brewery

Thank you to our 2018 sponsors!