A ‘beer with a burger’ has arrived at Smashburger Dale Mabry Highway location in South Tampa, as the newly arrived store becomes the first national hamburger chain in the area to pair local craft beers with its line up of award winning burgers.
According to Craig Tengler, Vice President of Regrub (burger spelled backwards, also the Franchisee for Smashburgers two additional locations in Sarasota and Clearwater, “We’ve selected six very popular Tampa Bay craft brews and paired them with our favorite hamburger, chicken and turkey selections. “The result delights the taste buds like never before. “
The Craft beers have been carefully curated and include Cigar City Lager with The Classic Burger, Reef Donkey APA, with the Spicy Jalapeno Baja Chicken, Nightswim with the Truffle Mushroom Swiss Burger, Midnight Expresso with Smash Turkey, Grandpa Jack’s Pil’s with BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger, and Shade Tree IPA with The Triple Double.
Smashburger franchisee Regrug, LLC plans to open 35 additional stores throughout west central Florida over the next 5-6 years. The international hamburger locations will dot the west coast of Florida as far south as Naples in Collier County up to The Villages in the Ocala area. Currently there are 3 locations, Tampa, Clearwater and Sarasota with a fourth location opening this spring.