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Cheers! Here Are the Best Breweries in Sarasota, Florida

Cheers! Here Are the Best Breweries in Sarasota, Florida

Vacation is all about relaxation. Sometimes, the best way to relax is with a cold craft beer in your hand. During your stay with Florida Vacation Connection, check out some of our favorite breweries in Sarasota, Florida. Once you find your favorite brew, you can even take it back to your vacation rental to enjoy at your leisure! Make sure you get our complimentary Destination Guide for a list of more things to do and see in the area. 

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4 of the Best Breweries in Sarasota, Florida

1. Calusa Brewing

Directions to Calusa Brewing

Geordie Rauch and Vic Falck started talking about opening a brewery back when they were both in the Navy in 2011. Now, these two veterans own one of the best breweries in Sarasota! Their 9,500-square-foot warehouse is home to the production facility and taproom of Calusa Brewing. You can try a wide variety of brews here, and they are dedicated to traditional varieties with a unique spin. It’s all about the beer!

2. Big Top Brewing Company

Directions to Big Top Brewing Company

Big Top Brewing Company is known for their great brews and awesome atmosphere. Mike Bisaha, a Sarasota native, was once a craft beer lover with a dream of owning a brewery. Now, it is a reality with Big Top Brewing Company! He recruited some of the best in the business to make his brews and design the tasting room. From custom circus-themed beer posters to the high tables made of 80-year-old pecky cypress railroad ties, this tasting room stands out from the rest. 

3. JDub’s Brewing Company

Directions to JDub’s Brewing Company

After falling in love with Sarasota, California native Jeremy Joerger realized Sarasota’s need for good beer. He opened JDub’s Brewing Company in 2013, and the rest is history. We love Jdub’s because there’s more than just beer here– there’s always something going on. From boozy yoga to 5Ks that end in beer, you can count on JDub’s to give you something to do. Check out their events page to see what we mean!

4. Sarasota Brewing Company

Directions to Sarasota Brewing Company

Sarasota Brewing Company is Sarasota’s first and only micro brewpub, and they have been in business for more than 30 years! They always have their four famous beers on draft along with 20 other rotating varieties. Their sports bar atmosphere ensures that both locals and visitors feel welcomed every time they visit.

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