8 Florida Breweries that You Can Tour

8 Florida Breweries that You Can Tour

Florida Breweries You Can Tour

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

Monday-Wednesday: 3-9pm

Thursday: 3-11pm

Friday-Saturday: 1-11pm

Sunday: 1-6pm

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  Cigar City Brewery

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 CompanyBrew Hub 3900 Frontage Road South, Lakeland, FL 33815

 From the heart of Central Florida comes Orange Blossom Brewing Company which calls Brew Hub in Lakeland home. Its signature beer, Orange Blossom Pilsner, is made with local orange blossom honey. Looking for something a little stronger? Try OBP Squared, the big brother of Orange Blossom Pilsner at 11% ABV.

Try: Orange Blossom Pilsner, OBP Squared – OPB2, Toasted Coconut Porter – TCP,  Weisse Weisse Baby

Tasting Room Hours:

TASTING ROOM HOURS

Monday: closed
Tuesday: closed
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

Click Here for Brewery Tours

6. Proof Brewing Company,644 McDonnell Dr, Tallahassee, FL 32310

 Located in an industrial art park, Proof Brewing Company is helping put Florida’s Capital City on the map for craft beer with brews like Eightfive-O American Pale Ale and Mango Wit, which is made with organic mangos.

Try: Mango Wit

Tour Hours & Info Click Here

Tuesday – Thursday:  4PM – Midnight

Friday – Sunday : Noon – Midnight

Read More: Florida Craft Beer: Proof Brewing Company in Tallahassee

 

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

Read More: Florida Craft Beer: Grayton Beer Company, South Walton

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:

  • 1:30pm
  • 2:30pm
  • 3:30pm
  • 4:30pm

Whats Included?

  • a guided tour
  • souvenir logo tasting glass
  • sample pours

Read More: Florida Craft Beer: Veterans United Craft Brewery, Jacksonville

 

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