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The Florida Museum and First Magnitude Brewing Co. invite you to a fundraiser at The Brass Tap in Tallahassee to help support butterfly conservation in Florida. As part of the event, First Magnitude will release a special brew called “Frosted Elfin New England-Style Session Pale Ale,” highlighting the rare frosted elfin butterfly.

This butterfly has the notable achievement of being the first to contribute to its own conservation by helping make this beer. Researchers from Tallahassee, brewers from First Magnitude and scientists from the Florida Museum teamed up to collect wild yeast picked up by these butterflies from their surroundings and used it to create the “Frosted Elfin New England-Style Session Pale Ale.”

  • $10 includes $1 off all beers
  • $15 includes a signature glass and $1 off all beers
  • Additional merchandise will also be available for purchase.
  • The Brass Tap will also be raffling off two frosted elfin paintings and a voucher for one free class with Painting with a Twist
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All proceeds will directly support imperiled butterfly recovery efforts in Florida.


Name: Jaret Daniels, McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity

Phone: 352-273-2022

Email: jdaniels@flmnh.ufl.edu


The Brass Tap, Tallahassee

699 W. Gaines St., #110
Tallahassee, FL 32304

Phone: (850) 583-8974

Website: View Venue Website

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