Brewery tours are a great way to have some fun in Tampa and try some delicious craft beer. There are a couple of great options to do this in Tampa where you can meet other beer lovers, try great brews, and explore spots in Tampa you may have never been before.
Brew tours usually take you on a ride or a walking tour to try the local breweries which means you don’t have to worry about drinking and driving. You can simply enjoy the ride, sample great beers, and find your new favorite. Tampa has options including the Tampa Brew Tours and the Craft Beer & Local Brew Bus. Take a look at these popular options in Tampa and be sure to try them all for a night of beer fun in Tampa.
The Brew Bus
Ranked as a top 5 beer city in the nation, Tampa Bay is the perfect choice for a beer excursion. What’s better is getting to enjoy a brewery tour by bus where you can drink great beer in-between stops. The Brew Bus is located in both the Tampa Bay and South Florida where you’ll get to try great Floridian breweries and the fun the bus ride offers. These are the perfect excuse to get together for a night out in Tampa or a special birthday celebration or corporate outing.
The Brew Bus in Tampa can be scheduled online by choosing a public tour date on the calendar and then enjoying the ride. The bus offers comfortable plush seating for you and a friend or your whole group. The public tours give you a chance to make new friends while the private tours are great for those that want the perfect way to celebrate the bachelorette, an anniversary, or a birthday.
Tours typically take place on Fridays – Sundays and you can choose from a sampler tour, a full pour tour, a local loop, or a First Friday Shuttle. There is even a Beach Day where you’ll get to hop onboard the bus on Sundays and enjoy complimentary beer. The bus usually departs from either 4101 N Florida Ave, Sea Dog Brewing Co on US Hwy 19 N, or Daughters Brewing on 22nd Street.
The Local Loop will take you all day into Ybor City and Seminole Heights where you’ll visit 6 local bars and restaurants for $10 for the ride while the Frist Friday Shuttle will allow you to hop on and off in downtown St. Pete’s starting at Irish 31 Hyde Park while enjoying complimentary craft beer on board. The sampler tour and full pour tours are popular choices for those that want to try more varieties and enjoy a guided tour experience.
Tampa Brew Tours
Try the Tampa Brew Tours, a touring company based out of 3923 West Barcelona Street in Tampa, FL, that takes locals on a unique craft beer experience in Tampa Bay. The tour allows you a fun way to try local brews in a stretch limousine to experience delicious Florida beer.
You’ll love taking your group on a limo ride to try great beer for your next special occasion, such as birthdays and bachelor parties. You’ll head to various locations including Bradenton, St. Pete, and Sarasota breweries. Try a flight of beer at each stop and enjoy a break from driving around town.
Of course don’t forget to stop into the great breweries themselves for a tour. You’ll love a visit to the oldest brewer in the US, Yeungling, or to Cigar City Brewing in Tampa. Saint Somewhere is a small batch brewery in Tarpon Springs that is a local classic. Try the Dunedin Brewery for the state’s oldest microbrewery and Cold Storage Craft Brewery is a must-see.
What better way to spend this weekend than taking an exciting brewery tour around Tampa?