The Brass Tap

Happy Hour, Happier Regulars

Legend has it that happy hours originated in the days of Prohibition. Today's happy hour, though, is nothing like those that packed the speakeasies of yesteryear.With ever-stiffening competition, more restaurants, including quick serves, have identified happy hours as a must-do.

The Brass Tap Earns Unprecedented Growth Under FSC Franchise Co., LLC

In June 2012, FSC Franchise Co., LLC acquired the rights to franchise The Brass Tap, the emerging chain best known for its more than 300 craft beers, premium wines, live music and extravagant cigars. Now, one year later, the Tampa-based franchise has caught on like wildfire -- growing from three to eight locations and signing an additional 32 franchise agreements.

The Brass Tap Adding Food and Airport Locations

When Beef 'O' Brady's acquired the rights to franchise The Brass Tap in June 2012, chief development officer James Walker had an idea: open The Brass Tap in airports. As the upscale craft beer bar takes flight, the company has also announced plans to open its first corporate location in Tampa and introduce a new food menu as well.

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Acquires the Brass Tap

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s, the 214-unit franchise of family sports pubs, completed its acquisition of the Brass Tap earlier this week. The Brass Tap is a Florida-based franchise with three locations that is structured around craft beers, premium wines, and live music.