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Tampa, Florida -- Fans of Cigar City craft beers can now enjoy their favorite drinks while at sea on Carnival Cruise ships, according to a release from Port Tampa Bay.

The exclusive agreement means the cruise line will serve Cigar City beers on its 13 Florida-based ships sailing from five ports including Tampa. The announcement was made Sunday aboard the renovated Carnival Legend.

Carnival expects to serve nearly 100,000 Cigar City beers in the first year of the agreement, according to the cruise line.

Representatives from Cigar City and Carnival were on hand to pour the ceremonial first beer in Carnival Legend's new RedFrog Pub.

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