The Tampa Bay Lightning and fans celebrated the much anticipated opening of the Cigar City Brewing Taproom at Ford Thunder Alley at Amalie Arena on Tuesday January 7th before the Tampa Bay Lightning’s home game against the Vancouver Canucks.
In 2019, it was announced that Cigar City Brewing is the Official Craft Beer Partner of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Amalie Arena. In addition to the gorgeous new taproom you can also find Cigar City brews on sale throughout Amalie Arena.
The taproom will pour Cigar City staples like Jai Alai, Guayabera and Florida Cracker but it will also pour specialty and seasonal beers.
“We are excited to unveil the Cigar City Brewing Taproom,” said Lightning Chief Executive Officer Steve Griggs. “Cigar City Brewing, its products and the new taproom fit perfectly into our food and beverage vision, providing the best in brands and variety to our fans and guests at Amalie Arena.”
The Cigar City Taproom will be open for all Tampa Bay Lightning home games, most concerts/events at Amalie Arena and select non-event days.
“Cigar City Brewing is proud to be the Official Craft Beer Partner of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Amalie Arena,” Cigar City Brewing Chief Operating Officer Justin Clark said. “We will work together to contribute to the Tampa Bay community and elevate the fan experience at Amalie Arena.”