Lakeland’s Brewz Crewz offers craft beer lovers the opportunity to sample close to 100 Central Florida brews and meet brewery representatives for insight on pairings and their brew process. The sixth annual event is scheduled for Saturday, March 21 on the patio that wraps around the Citizens Bank & Trust Building at 402 S. Kentucky Ave in downtown Lakeland. That’s right – attendees can take in the cool breezes over Lake Morton while they enjoy live music from On the Avenue and The Detectives. The event begins at 1 p.m. for VIP ticket holders, and 2 p.m. for general admission. It runs through 6 p.m.


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Lakeland Brewing Company Cover Photo FBNew This Year! Brew Crewz Broadened Horizons Brunch

New to the event this year is a brunch from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Lakeland Brewing Company, 640 E. Main St. The menu will include traditional and nontraditional fare. Head brewer Joe Pierce is brewing a breakfast stout to pair with the menu items, and mimosas and michelada also will be available.

“This is a great opportunity to meet our head brewer and talk about beer on a more intimate level,” says Francis Janes, co-owner of Lakeland Brewing Company.

Click here to see the full brunch menu. You won’t want to miss this brunch!

Opening Cocktails

Front Porch Micheladas- think bloody Mary made with LBC’s Portico Ale; served in a spiced-rimmed pint glass with lemon, lime and jugo maggi
Mimosa Punch- champagne, club soda, and local orange juice
Tapping of the Firkin- special kegged Breakfast Stout with bacon, coffee, maple and cinnamon

Food Buffet

Unda Shorba- Soft-boiled eggs simmered in a masala-scented tomato broth; served with puffed Indian Puri bread
Chickpea Breakfast Potatoes- Pan fried with cumin, onion, and fennel seed; served with puffed Indian Puri bread
Picadillo Gravy & Biscuits- Cuba meets country in this not so classic classic
Breakfast Meat Mania- A variety of bacon, pork belly, and sausage preparations
Muffins- Assorted breakfast breads both savory and sweet

Coffee, hot tea, and water service included

Get Your Tickets Now!

Please note there are only a limited number of tickets available, especially for the Brunch, so get your tickets today! If the event does not sell out, ticket prices will increase $10 at the door the day of the event.

  • $50 VIP allows you to enter the event an hour earlier, at 1 p.m. ($60 day of)
  • $35 General Admission can enter at 2 p.m. ($45 day of)
  • Lakeland Brewing Company Logo$25 Brewz Crewz Brunch (tickets must be purchased by March 18. No day-of tickets available)

Tickets may also be purchased at:

Two Hens & a Hound
117 S. Kentucky Ave.
Lakeland, 33801

Proceeds from Brewz Crewz benefit Downtown Lakeland Partnership and SPCA Florida.

There will be limited food at the event, so please consider having lunch and/or dinner at one of the many delicious downtown restaurants.





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