Episode #226: Cigar City: White Oak Jai Alai, Guava Grove, and Hopped on the High Seas

Not that long ago Florida was a beer desert. Not so anymore. No matter why style of beer you are into, chances are it’s being made in Florida – most likely by Cigar City. Today, we try three of their special release beers.

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Breweries and Beers

tootiCigar City Hopped on the High Seas
Cigar City Hopped on the High Seas
tooti Cigar City White Oak Jai Alai
Cigar City White Oak Jai Alai
tooti Cigar City Guava Grove
Cigar City Guava Grove

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About the Temple

The Beer Temple is a craft beer store, owned and operated by Christopher and Margaret Quinn of Chicago, Illinois. Chris is recognized by the Siebel Institute of Technology, America's oldest brewing school, as a Master of Beer Styles and Evaluation. He is a Certified Cicerone, a recognized judge with the Beer Judge Certification Program, and member of the beer panel at the Beverage Testing Institute. Margaret is a Certified Beer Server, and has also completed classes at the Siebel Institute of Technology.

Hours of Operation

Tuesday-Thursday 11:00am-8:00pm
Friday-Saturday 11:00am-9:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm-5:00pm
Closed Mondays


The Beer Temple is located at 3185 N. Elston Avenue, at the corners of Belmont, Elston and California Avenues. Free parking behind the building!!