Candy corn Jai Alai is coming to Cigar City's Tampa taproom

Peanut butter marshmallow Maduro is among the many Halloween-centric twists on CCB beer.

click to enlarge Candy corn Jai Alai is coming to Cigar City's Tampa taproom
Cigar City Brewing

Forget pumpkin spice lattes, Cigar City Brewing (CCB) is in the Halloween spirit with special limited-release selections during Jai Alai Ween 2021, happening now and throughout October inside CCB’s taproom at 3924 W Spruce St. in Tampa.

The celebration culminates with a “Jai Alai Ween Bash” on Oct. 29, but you might want to get to the taproom sooner than that to try Halloween-inspired takes on core CCB beers, which started showing up on the menu on Oct. 4. 

The rainbow candy Jai Alai is already tapped out, and on Monday the brewery started offering peanut butter marshmallow Maduro brown ale plus cookie Maduro brown ale.

On Oct. 18, the taproom starts pouring blueberry frost proof Belgian-style white ale and raspberry frost proof Belgian-style white ale, but the absurdity reaches its apex on Oct. 25 when CCB cracks open its candy corn Jai Alai along with lemon candy Jai Low IPA.

If that wasn’t enough, the Oct. 28 Halloween party will also see two takes on Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout—caramel candy, plus chocolate candy and peanut—hit the taps along with the final keg of CCB’s Good Gourd imperial pumpkin ale.

The party includes a fortune teller, costume contests and a DJ. Though the taproom is normally family-friendly they are advising that kiddos stay home for this party—it’s going to get crowded. 

For more information, go to cigarcitybrewing.com.

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