Craft breweries are taking over the nation, and Tampa is no exception to this trend. The beer scene in the vast city is an adventure in and of itself. You can find unique and heady brews or simple but tasty ales to chase down a great meal. Beer lovers are always spoiled every time they set foot in this city because Tampa has it all. This list features some of the top breweries in Tampa to help you explore and find your next favorite IPA, sour or lager!
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Cigar City Brewing
3924 W Spruce St. Tampa, FL 33607, United States
(813) 348 6363
Cigar City Brewing produced its first commercial batch in early 2009. The brewing company is now among the most prolific and famous craft breweries in Florida. Their award-winning lagers and ale are known throughout the city. They pretty much nail every single style of brew they make! It would be unfair if you didn’t stop by to taste some of their creations. Their flagship ale pays homage to all patrons and dedicated players who keep the Florida tradition alive. You will find notes of clementine, orange peel, and light caramel in the beer. Every batch is analyzed for bitterness, color, flavor, carbonation, aroma, and many other attributes. They have a beer club if you are interested in quality members-only barrels.
Tampa Bay Brewing Company
13937 Monroes Business Park, Tampa, FL 33635, United States
(813) 247 1422
Tampa Bay Brewing Company (TBBC) has two taprooms where you can enjoy a constant rotation of seasonal and pilot releases. Their beers are also available across Florida at craft beer retailers. They have expressive sours, juicy, and fruit-forward Florida-Weisse, among others. They moved from a small brewhouse to an entire production facility to meet the rising demand for their unique ales. They have everything from modern to classic styles. Their pumpkin brown beer is a flavorful dessert in a glass. TBBC is all you need to make your trip down to Tampa a success.
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Coppertail Brewing Co.
2601 E 2nd Ave, Tampa, FL 33605, United States
(813) 247 1500
This two-story brewpub is one of the comfiest spots to hang out and enjoy Florida-inspired beers. They have twenty unique beers that rotate on their taps all the time. You won’t want to leave their tasting room because everything you drink will taste different. The brewers keep their beer list ever-changing and exciting. They have tours for their guests interested in seeing the whole brewery and hearing the story behind it. American Triple Ale, Indian Pale Ale, Porter, and Pilsner Beer are the four creations that started it all. They embrace uncompromised ingredients and that is why their drinks are high quality.
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7venth Sun Brewery
6809 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL 3360, United States
(813) 231 5900
This is a modern craft staple in Tampa with two locations. They have a dine-in option if you want to pair their amazing beers with some food. There is a lot of outdoor and indoor space, and often you will find a food truck. However, the true highlight is the beer, especially the unique flavored ones. One look at their extensive tap list, and you will be on your way to 7vent Sun Brewery. They have special events and beer releases that you don’t want to miss. Their hoppy beers and IPAs are expertly brewed as well. Graffiti Orange is a must-try every time you are in Tampa. You will barely scratch the surface with one visit; keep coming back until you have tasted all the great flavors.
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1420 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33602, United States
(813) 415 3671
Magnanimous Brewing serves beers of all kinds and coffee. That is why they open as early as 7 am, unlike other breweries. Their European style lager and hops flavors and combinations are worth trying. It’s always refreshing to find a drink on the tap list that still surprises you even after many years of beer tasting. They have a variety of darker beers like aged imperial stouts. There are not many light beers on the list, but the casual indoor and outdoor environment is excellent for a day out with friends in the city. There are no delivery options; you will have to go there yourself if you want a taste of their beers.
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Angry Chair Brewing
6401 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33604, United States
(813) 238 1122
This is a world-class brewery because of the indulgent barrel-aged sweet stouts. Everything is delicious, including Berliner Weisse, hazy IPAs, and crispy lagers. The Tampa treasure has continually grown since 2012. It’s the type of place you visit regularly but never get enough of. They consider their beers forward-thinking; that’s why they aren’t a one-trick pony. They make a lot of porters and sours. Their knowledgeable staff is always ready to help you find the best beer for your taste when you visit. The taproom is small, but what brings you there should be the innovative beers and nothing else.
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Wild Rover Brewing Company
13921 Lynmar Blvd, Tampa, FL 33626, United States
(813) 475 5995
This is a family-owned and operated brewery and pub. The place has an authentic English pub atmosphere that welcomes you every time. Their handcrafted lagers and ales include ESB special bitter, sisters Belgian ale, and chocolatey hello Lexi Lou American stout. Every Thursday night from 7 pm, until they close, is girls’ night out. You can get discounted drinks all night long. The pub has live music from touring tribute acts and local talents. Aside from the beers, you can also enjoy some delicious foods. Ask for some of their bestselling beers and taste them before the night is over. You will find plenty of English-style brews in the tasting room.
Hidden Springs Ale Works
1631 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602, United States
(813) 226 2739
All the locally crafted beers at Hidden Springs Ale Works are exceptional. The beautiful tasting room is filled with new flavors waiting for you to try. Their collection includes hard seltzers, IPAs, imperial stouts, German-style lagers, sour ales, dark lagers, and American wheat beers. It is one of Tampa’s favorite breweries. They distribute their creations to different counties. You have probably seen or tasted one of their unique beers. They also have non-alcoholic drinks, wine, and cider if you feel more adventurous. New releases quickly run out on tap; you have to be fast if you want to sample new flavors.