A Pub Crawl from Valrico to Tampa


The Tampa Bay area is home to not only some of the best breweries but some of the best craft beers in the country. Laid-back and innovative, these organizations are advancing the craft of brewing beer while also providing friendly spaces and fun environments in our area that provide respite to the bustle of daily life. These are just a handful of breweries voted on by the locals as the best in the area from Valrico to Riverview to Tampa. Check out this website as an additional resource. The Brewery Bay is your handy compass for navigating the bevy of breweries that call the Tampa Bay area home: www.thebrewerybay.com.  

Coppertail Brewing Company
Coppertail Brewing Co. is an independently owned production brewery and tasting room in the historic Ybor neighborhood of Tampa. It was founded on the desire to bring more quality, Florida-brewed beer to the thirsty masses. Florida Inspired. Tampa Brewed.
2601 E. Second Ave., Tampa 33605

Beer to Try: Free Dive – Their top seller! It’s an IPA featuring Citra, Simcoe, Chinook, and Centennial hops. You can expect loads of citrus and pine while maintaining a lighter and easier-drinking body, perfect for the hot Florida weather. 5.9% ABV

Bullfrog Creek Brewing Company
Bullfrog Creek Brewing Co. is located in Valrico. A veteran-owned business, they started out in their garage, trying to duplicate some of our favorite crafts, learning about the science behind the brew. Their curiosity was the spark that ignited a full-blown passion to share their creations with their friends and family. With nothing but time and opportunity in front of them, they decided to take the leap of faith and start up a brewery to join the awesome craft community and share their goods with you! They have a diverse offering – whether it’s a malty amber, a hoppy IPA, or a full-flavored Stout, everyone will find something to love at Bullfrog Creek!  
3632 Lithia Pinecrest Rd., Valrico 33596
Beer to Try: The Diddy – An easy-drinking German Pilsner. Perfect for days out on the Alafia River. 5.2% ABV

Leaven Brewing
Leven Brewing is owned by a husband-and-wife team. They built a place where people can connect while drinking some “dang delicious stuff.” "We make beer we like to drink, but don't worry... We'll make beer you like to drink too. We always thought it was a fun process brewing new beers, trading different styles in and out to create a set of flagships. The goal here at Leaven is to become a neighborhood brewery with a hyper-local mindset. We're here to make beer for you! Join us at the bar, tell us the styles you like. Let's start a great conversation about beer and figure out our core beers together.”
11238 Boyette Rd., Riverview 33569
Beer to Try: G’Boy Bailey – Who’s a g’boy? Bailey was. This tribute to a family companion sings his praises. Take your tastebuds for a walk with Citra, Amarillo and Mosaic hops. 7.7% ABV

Tampa Bay Brewing Company
At their two taprooms you will find a constant rotation of pilot and seasonal releases, plus year-round favorites. They boast a full menu from traditional starters, soups and salads to ribs, fish and chips, burgers and pizza. They brew flavorful and hop-centric IPAs, APAs, expressive sours, and juicy, fruit-forward Florida-weisse. 
Ybor City: 1600 E. Eighth Ave., Tampa 33605
Westchase: 13937 Monroes Business Park, Tampa 33635
Beer to Try: Reef Donkey This acclaimed dry-hopped American pale ale that drinks like a session IPA. Motueka, Equinot, and Citra hops give this beer a lemon/lime aroma with a citrus/tropical fruit flavor. Reef Donkey is slang for the popular Florida game fish, Amberjack, which inhabit our coastal wrecks and reefs. 5.5% ABV

BarrieHaus Beer Company

BarrieHaus Beer Co. is a community-centered microbrewery founded on the passion of family tradition, a love of innovating, and the enjoyment of the world-class lager beer. With 150 years of brewing history, they serve unique craft lagers and ales to families and friends in a one-of-a-kind historic environment in Ybor City. In their warm rustic atmosphere, you can kick back and relax while tasting the modern interpretation of their family's rich brewing heritage.
1403 E. Fifth Ave., Tampa 33605

Beer to Try: Citrusitas – An ode to the early 20th-century immigrants who chased the American dream working in Ybor City's world-renowned cigar industry. The casitas, or "little houses," were the homes constructed for the cigar factory workers. A casita's front porch was the perfect spot to kick back and relax with family and neighbors. Made with local Florida oranges, the low bitterness lets the citrus shine with hints of honeycomb – a perfect companion to the Florida sunshine. 4.4% ABV

Bay Cannon Beer Company
This West Tampa community brewpub is a place to discover an ever-changing line up of beers, guest taps, wine and culinary experiences. Guava Grill, located inside of Bay Cannon Beer Co., boasts Tampa-inspired pub food with a Latin flair.
2106 W. Main St., Tampa 33607
Beer to Try: Xander – Their number-one beer and only Flagship beer is the Hazy IPA called “Xander.” An approachable IPA with a bright citrus aroma and flavor profile, medium body, and a gorgeous unfiltered, hazy straw appearance. 6.5% ABV