Motorworks Brewing Uses Florida-Grown Hops in a Commercial Brew

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Bradenton, Fla. – Motorworks Brewing became one of the first commercial brewery to brew a beer with Florida-Grown wet hops. The hops were hand-harvested in the Tampa Bay area on independent grower Matt Harper’s farm in Riverview, locally-grown, pesticide-free Cascade hops star in their new American Pale Ale. Matt’s small, completely organic farm specializes in […]


Natural metabolite can suppress inflammation

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An international research team has revealed a substance produced in humans that can suppress the pro-inflammatory activity of macrophages — specific immune cells. The substance known as itaconate is released in large quantities by macrophages themselves and according to the scientists, acts as an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent. These properties make itaconate promising for the […]