I did not like beer at all until I learned about Craft Beers. Here are 8 Florida Breweries That You Can Tour.
1. Florida Beer Company, 200 Imperial Blvd. Cape Canaveral, FL 32920
This former Chrysler missile building was renovated to be an awesome brewery that you can tour. It features a huge circular bar with over 15 beers on tap. Click Here for a full listing. You can view the factory while sampling the local favorites.
Florida Beer Company Tour Calendar
Friday and Saturday at 4 pm
Florida Beer Taproom Hours
Try: Key West Sunset Ale or Key West Southernmost Wheat
2. Cigar City Brewing, 3924 W Spruce St, Tampa, FL 33607
If you know one Florida craft brewer, it’s probably Cigar City Brewing and its wildly popular brews like Jai Alai IPA and Florida Cracker Belgian-style White Ale. Cigar City is also known for Hunahpu’s Day, a huge beer festival attended by beer aficionados from around the country. Visit the taproom in Tampa and you might just see someone hand-rolling cigars in the corner.
Cigar City Tour Calendar
Monday: no tours
Tuesday: no tours
Wednesday: 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm
Thursday: 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm
Friday: 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm, 4:30pm
Saturday: 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3:30pm, 4:30pm, 5:30pm
Sunday: 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm, 4:30pm
Try: Jai Alai India Pale Ale, Tampa Style Lager, Florida Cracker Belgian-style White Ale
3. Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Ave. Orlando, FL 32806
Orlando Brewing in Downtown Orlando has made a name for itself by using organic ingredients in its products and was certified as an organic brewery by the USDA in 2006. You’ll find several Orlando Brewing beers at the restaurants and bars at Walt Disney World Resort.
Orlando Brewing FREE TOURS
Brewery Tours are FREE, and offered Monday – Saturday @ 6 PM. We do not take reservations for Brewery tours, they are first come first serve. See your server to get a ticket!
Notice: There are no brewery tours on Beer:30 (The 30th of each month) or on special occasions such as Oktoberfest.
Try: I-4 IPA, O-Town Brown Ale
4. Orange Blossom Brewing Company, Brew Hub 3900 Frontage Road South, Lakeland, FL 33815
Try: Orange Blossom Pilsner, OBP Squared – OPB2, Toasted Coconut Porter – TCP, Weisse Weisse Baby
Tasting Room Hours:
TASTING ROOM HOURS
Wednesday: 12:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursday: 12:00pm – 9:00pm
Friday: 12:00pm – 12:00am
Saturday: 12:00pm – 12:00am
Sunday: 12:00pm – 6:00pm
For Tour Information Click HERE
5. Funky Buddha Brewery,1201 NE 38th St, Oakland Park, FL 33334
Using flavors like sweet potato casserole and blueberry cobbler, Funky Buddha brings bold flavors to South Florida’s craft breweries scene. To celebrate those funky flavors, the brewery hosts an annual Maple Bacon Coffee Porter Day, a street festival where guests can pick up a bottle of the namesake brew, made only once a year, and try nearly 100 different and unique beers.
Try: Floridian Hefeweizen
6. Proof Brewing Company,644 McDonnell Dr, Tallahassee, FL 32310
Try: Mango Wit
Tour Hours & Info Click Here
Tuesday – Thursday: 4PM – Midnight
Friday – Sunday : Noon – Midnight
7. Grayton Beer Company,217 Serenoa Rd, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Made famous by its 30A Beach Blonde Ale, Grayton Beer Company bottles that laid-back, South Walton state of mind with each beer it makes. The brewery cans its Beach Permit Blonde Ale, which means you bring it with you when visiting one of the area’s famous sugar-white sand beaches.
Try: 1890 Founder’s Ale
Call for Tour Information – 850.231.4786
8. Veterans United Craft Brewery,8999 Western Way #104, Jacksonville, FL 32256
This veteran-owned brewery in Jacksonville started as a passion project for Ron Gamble, a former Naval Flight Officer. Now, Veterans United beers like Raging Blonde Ale and HopBanshee IPA can be found throughout Northeast Florida.
Try: HopBanshee India Pale Ale
Tours are $7.00 every Saturday
When? Every Saturday:
- a guided tour
- souvenir logo tasting glass
- sample pours