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JDubs Brewing Company & Tap Room

This local Sarasota brewery is filled with fun things to do any day of the week! They have a taproom, beer garden, and food trucks on the premises. Bring a group of friends, your most fun family members, and even your dog to the tap room for a Sunday Funday. They even take place in community events like 5K’s and yoga classes that combine fun with fitness. Join in on the fun, and they’ll fill your growler to the tippity top! 

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Calusa Brewing

This eclectic group of brewers has teamed up to create a wide variety of styles including traditional offerings, unfiltered, hop-forward beers, and mixed-fermentation. Their passion seeps through on your first sip of beer!

They're dedicated brewers and beer-tenders that enjoy working in Sarasota at this local veteran-owned, family-friendly craft brewery. With the help of the amazingly supportive community that surrounds them, they look forward to bringing more liquid deliciousness to your palate in the future. 

Big Top Brewing Company

Big Top Brewing Company is a team filled with Florida grown brewers, so they know the flavors and tastes you’re seeking when you crack open a fresh can of beer. Having lived in Sarasota all of their lives, they're aware of the history that fills the gorgeous beachfront city.

Though it's typically seen as a tourist destination with white sand beaches, Big Top Brewing wants to make it a destination for world-renowned beer as well! They get their artwork from the Ringling College of Art and Design, so you’ll be drinking beer from a beautiful can or bottle. It’s all about the aesthetics!  

Darwin Brewing Company

The Darwin Brewing Company is proud to be a catalyst of the craft beer landscape of Florida. Not only can their beers be found at many local restaurants, bars, markets and convenience stores all throughout Florida, but they also were one of the first breweries in Sarasota.

Head to their tap room for some really special beer that incorporates ingredients indigenous to Florida! Their year-round beers are Summadayze IPA, Circa 1926 Tangerine Wheat, Pirata Pilsner, and Llama Mama Milk Stout.

Motorworks Brewing

When I think of cool and unique breweries that serve up a good time alongside their craft beers, Motorworks Brewing is the first one that comes to mind! They have over 30 beers on tap and also offer wine and spirits for those of you who prefer other liquor.

When you sit down, you get their complimentary bowls of popcorn (you gotta love anywhere that feeds you for free!). The taproom offers video games such as darts, Golden Tee, and bowling. The 12,000 square-foot beer garden includes two bocce ball courts, a three-hole putting green, and six corn hole boards. Stop by on Friday or Saturday night to enjoy this unique space, craft beers, and live music! 

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The Good Liquid Brewing Company

This husband-and-wife owned craft microbrewery and gastropub is located in Bradenton and consists of an 8 bbl brewhouse, 2 bbl pilot system, and a small batch PicoBrew system plus a 3 kg coffee roaster. They make big batches of a variety of brews as well as seasonal favorites like small, seasonal and experimental brews.

The gastropub menu features high-quality, crafty food that's meant to pair with all of their beers. Husband and Wife duo, Mike and Sandra Krail, like to think the food is as unique as their brews! Stop by any night of the week to hear how they went from homebrewers to brew masters to fulfill their dream of opening a brewery… over a couple of beers, of course! 

3 Keys Brewing & Eatery

This local small batch brewery in Sarasota is family-owned and family-friendly! 3 Keys Brewing & Eatery is the perfect spot to meet friends, enjoy a Saturday afternoon in the sun, and throw back a couple of craft beers. Their menu consists of wholesome apps, soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers, and more! As they say, “Well-behaved dogs, kids, and husbands are welcome!” 

Mandeville Beer Garden

Mandeville Beer Garden is a restaurant and bar for beer lovers and enthusiasts who find themselves craving an ice cold beer in Sarasota. At Mandeville Beer Garden, they provide an attractive, high-quality, authentic beer garden experience that offers a desirable and unique selection of craft brews. They celebrate the craft brewing culture and spirit in everything that they do! 

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