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Bastet Brewing, Florida's Egypt-Inspired Brewery

Huston Lett and Tom Ross founded Bastet Brewing in Tampa Bay, Florida back in 2014 but didn't actually launch until 2019.

Inspired by the ancient Egyptian brewing culture they chose the name Bastet after the god who was prevented from destroying mankind when she was fooled into getting drunk.

With such a long view of brewing history both Tom and Huston have taken care to brew beers that represent a breadth of vision from across the world. While you'll find IPA's in their line up you are also going to find beers from a variety of styles, backgrounds, and cultures.

Our chat covered their history, the problems of starting in the middle of a pandemic, Ancient Egyptian mythology, using unique ingredients, where inspiration comes from, and lots more...