Fans of craft beer are willing to travel far and wide to try new brews.  Increasingly, they’re coming to Florida, where the number of breweries has increased from less than ten a few years ago to a few hundred today.  “Sunshine State Suds” provides a behind the scenes look inside breweries- both large and small- and explores how beer drinkers’ tastes evolved to make the craft brewing business a rising industry in Florida.

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