Zac Blobner & Len Martez love jumping around town for a cold brew after finishing up a show at 620 WDAE or getting back from Bucs' training camp! Here are a few of their favorites in Tampa Bay!
First up, Big Storm Brewing - Home of the Tampa Bay Lightning 25th Anniversary Beer and sporting 3 Tap Rooms for your drinking pleasure; with the biggest and main brewery located in Clearwater! An awesome staff, a laid back front patio, and plenty of space to meander around... this place is ELECTRIC!
Next is Coppertail Brewing Co. located just on the edge of Ybor City by IKEA... set to be the premier spot for a rich local beer before the Rays game after the team scoots across town from St. Petersburg in a few years. Coppertail rapidly gained a strong support from the day they opened their doors and got their product pushed in Publix, Gas Stations, and plenty of other retailers in the area. Plus, partnering with Stein & Vine for food, one of the worst kept secrets as far as hidden gems in Tampa Bay!
Speaking of St. Petersburg, the Rays will be there for a few more years, right? How about Green Bench Brewing for a nice craft beer before or after a Rays game at The Trop! Not a bad trip to the beach either if you're needing some sand in your life...
Moving on to perhaps the biggest Brewery by name in the area, one that embodies Tampa Bay to the core - Cigar City! As far as clout goes in the Craft beer world, Cigar City is known best outside of Florida compared to other local breweries... a name that carries weight and beer that backs it up!
Here are several honorable mentions that we wouldn't feel right if we didn't add including, Zydeco in Ybor, Brew Bus & Southern Brewing in Seminole Heights, 81Bay Brewing before the Gandy Bridge in Tampa, and really anywhere that'll pour! Cheers and Enjoy!