Bugnutty Brewing Celebrates 1-Year

September 17, 2014 | Category: Anniversary

By: Laura Sasaninejad

In case you missed it, Bugnutty Brewing Company celebrated their one year anniversary Saturday September 13 as Merritt Island’s first and only brewery. My husband and myself went out to support them and check out what all the fuss was about. The party went down with some of their favorite people in the Florida beer community including several people from Brown Distributing. Pulling into the parking lot it was clear we were in the right place, with the rock rhythm of ‘Outta Sight Band’ loud and clear from the front of the brewery. The place was PACKED. I mean shoulder to shoulder, people spilling out the door packed…It was awesome!

bugnutty4We went straight to the bar of course and despite being extremely busy we were greeted with smiling faces. I ordered the Kolsch and the hubs went for the Red Falcon IPA. The Kolsch was true to style and perfect for a hot day, I enjoyed it throughly. However, I did steal a few sips of the Red Flacon which as a Black IPA had a nice balance of hops and roasted malt flavor. There was over 10 of their delicious beers on tap all day, and my personal favorite was the Oktoberfest. It has a beautiful amber color and was very balanced and finished nice and clean. YUM!

The Bugnutty crew was so welcoming and thankful and despite all the madness we were able to get a few pictures and cheers to a great day. After the event Jon (the head brewer) sent over this mesage, “Bugnutty Brew Crew would like to thank all of our customers for making our first year a success. We would also like to thank Brown distributing for getting our beer out to the masses.”

Don’t wait and head out to Merritt Island and enjoy Bugnutty Brews and some great company.


Curious what everyone was drinking? Here was the Draft Lineup:

  • Zeus Will Smite Theebugnutty5
  • Black Falcon IPA
  • Red Falcon IPA
  • Falcon 9 Double IPA
  • Sticky Foot Pale Ale
  • Red Wheat & Blue
  • Snicklefritz
  • Suzi’s Red Ale
  • Two Finger Porter
  • Mike’s MILF Stout
  • Camel Toad Pilsner
  • Flakey Blonde

Guest Line Up:

  • Wynwood La Rubia
  • Inlet Monk in the Trunk
  • Swamp Head Cottonmouth Wit
  • Pensacola Bay Sawgrass Wheat
  • Cigar City Hard Cider
  • Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale
  • Pensacola Bay Reptide Amber Ale
  • Cigar City Jai Alai IPA
  • Cigar City Maduro Brown Ale
  • Cigar City Tocobaga Red Ale