Coppertail Brewing Company and all of our employees find it incredibly important to give back to the community. We pride ourselves on community involvement and do everything we can to give back. Here are some examples of our community engagement.

visit tampa bay

Visit Tampa Bay encourages adventurous travelers to unlock our destination's trove of unique treasures. They are a private, 501 (c)(6) organization that works with more than 750+ partners to tell the world the story of our home - the hip, urban heart of the Gulf Coast of Florida. 

Tampa Bay Watch

Tampa Bay Watch is working to preserve the delicate ecological balance that exists in Tampa Bay. A nonprofit organization established in 1993, Tampa Bay Watch performs a variety of habitat restoration and protection activities throughout the year, utilizing thousands of volunteers to help the bay recover from its environmental problems. Individuals of all ages from community groups, scout troops, schools and others participate in salt marsh plantings, storm drain markings, oyster bar creation, coastal cleanups, and wildlife protection each year, demonstrating environmental stewardship in its purest form. We are community partners with Tampa Bay Watch and promote and attend volunteer days and events that benefit our waterways.

walk bike tampa

Walk Bike Tampa was founded in the summer of 2015 by Tampa residents who met at local transportation meetings and shared their concerns about bicycle and pedestrian safety. Together, they decided that Tampa needed a citizens-based advocacy group focused on promoting connected bicycle routes, safe routes for cyclists and pedestrians throughout the city, and pedestrian-friendly streets.


Loftus Ranches and Hopunion have created Ales for ALS to support a very worthy cause - ALS research. They have offered participating brewers access to a proprietary hop blend, free of charge, in exchange for participation in Ales for ALS™. Each year we are honored to brew a special beer to benefit this amazing cause.

Florida Keys Commercial Fisherman's Association

Every year we brew a Stone Crab Stout. A portion of the proceeds of sales go to the Florida Keys Commercial Fisherman's Association to promote sustainable fishing and help preserve the way of life of Florida fishermen.

ybor city development corporation (ycdc)

The Ybor City Development Corporation (YCDC) is a division of the City of Tampa's Economic & Urban Development Department. YCDC facilitates the development, redevelopment, economic revitalization and general improvement of the Ybor City's Historic District, its 2 Community Redevelopment Areas (CRAs) and surrounding community. YCDC is the City's primary vehicle for short and long range planning of the District, administers the Community Redevelopment Plans for Ybor CRA 1 and CRA 2 and their respective Tax Increment Funds (TIF), in accordance with Chapter 163, Florida Statutes. It inventories and coordinates infrastructure improvements, manages the District's clean team (YES Team), manages the District Ambassador Program, coordinates resolution of community problems/issues and serves as the community's City liaison for municipal services and special events.

ybor city merchants association

Ybor Merchants Association, Inc. is a nonprofit organization incorporated under the laws of the State of Florida. The purpose of this organization is to develop, promote and preserve creative events that seek to support the general social, economic and cultural well-being of Ybor City.

Goodwill Suncoast

The mission of Goodwill-Suncoast is to help people achieve their full potential through the dignity and power of work. This mission is accomplished through employment services, training programs, and affordable housing. The sale of donated and new goods at Goodwill stores enables the agency to offer a variety of employment and training services, promote self-sufficiency, and contribute to community conservation through recycling.

Lion's Eye Institute

To set new standards for ocular endeavors that will improve visual outcomes and quality of life for those who are blind or visually impaired.

ybor museum society

The Ybor City Museum Society is committed to its mission of preserving, promoting and celebrating the unique cultural heritage of Ybor City, one of only three National Historic Landmark Districts in Florida. Established in 1982 as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, the Society is the first of more than 80 Citizen Support Organizations (CSO) for Florida's state parks. They support for the Ybor City Museum State Park by creating exhibits, programming, educational tours, cultural and historical resources, and research tools to ensure that Ybor City's significant history remains at the forefront of Tampa culture.

The Florida Aquarium

The Florida Aquarium is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization whose mission is to entertain, educate and inspire stewardship of the natural environment.

Florida Brewers Guild

Member of our company including owner Kent Bailey have served in the Board of Directors of the Florida Brewers Guild. The guild is the nonprofit trade association committed to preserving the rights and interests of all craft brewers throughout the state.

Tampa Bay Beer Week

Members of our company have served on the Board of Directors for Tampa Bay Beer Week. Tampa Bay Beer Week's mission is to advance the Tampa Bay beer culture through education, events and marketing and to celebrate the diverse local, national, and international beer culture that encompasses the greater Tampa Bay area.