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Red Eye Ale Cider Wings at Tampa Bay Brewing Company

Beer, Wings, Wingsday, Ybor, Ybor City

Eating wings every week is delicious fun but I have to keep the romance alive by trying new and unique flavors. Today I was in Ybor for a few meetings and decided to meet my friend and fellow blogger, Megan (I Run For Wine) at Tampa Bay Brewing Company. It had been a year since my last visit and I was excited to return.

Located on the plaza level of Centro Ybor, Tampa Bay Brewing Company is Ybor’s only Microwbrewery and is equipped to produce up to twelve tap beers, which is more than twice as many as most microbreweries. They always have nine house  beers on tap as well as seasonal sodas.


While I was browsing the menu, I saw that they had Cider Wings made with their house brewed Red Eye Ale. SOLD! They sounded fantastic and were exactly what I needed on this very Wingsday……something unique and deliciously different. Their Red Eye Ale is an American amber ale made using American pale 2-row malt, Munich malt, Crystal malt and a small amount of roasted barley for a reddish hue. It is seasoned with Columbus boiling hops and Tettnang for flavor and aroma. I must say, it makes a fantastic addition to their cider wing sauce.


The flavor of the Red Eye Ale Cider Wing Sauce is so delicious that Megan and I both agreed that these were some of the better wings we have had. I truly respect and admire Megan’s opinions and it was nice to share wings with a fellow wing connoisseur. Since I was so hungry, I ate most of them (sorry Megan) and could have easily had more.  Nice and jumbo, I practically licked the plate. I am so glad I tried these wings today and am still thinking about them six hours later. The only thing missing was a cold beer but since I was “working” I had to stick with Diet Coke. There is always next time!


Tampa Bay Brewing Company has a great menu with many selections such as burgers, sandwiches, salads and pizza as well as entrees that are prepared using their house brews. I am anxious to return so that  I can enjoy some other items along with a beer or two.

I found another great place to get wings in Tampa Bay and I hope you try them if you are in the area.

Until next Wingsday….

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  1. Megan
    March 27, 2013 at 11:05 pm

    Loved spending Wingsday with you! These wings were amazing! I cannot wait to go back and get more.

  2. Jennifer Buggica
    March 28, 2013 at 1:30 pm

    There was a discussion about Tampa Bay Brewing Company on Facebook in one of the food groups. Everyone raved about it, but I was a fan in my three visits or so. However, you’ve convinced me to try again! These wings sounds so amazing. If I could find just one items that I like, I consider that a win!

    • Jennifer Buggica
      March 28, 2013 at 1:31 pm

      wasn’t* a fan… my mistake. I guess that’s what happens when you should be working.

    • Champagne Girl
      March 28, 2013 at 2:52 pm

      I really enjoyed the wings….in fact I am craving them right now.

  3. Leslie
    March 29, 2013 at 6:20 pm

    LOVE, LOVE, LOVE their wings!!!! When I first ordered them and was told you couldn’t make a heat selection (I like my wings super hot) I was apprehensive…until I tried one. Love at first bite. You are right…they are jumbo, juicy and that sauce is finger lickin good!!!

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