Pasco County is home to some of the best breweries in Florida, giving visitors and local residents unique craft beers and unforgettable experiences. From Odessa to Zephyrhills, check out these must-try breweries!
Florida Avenue Brewing Co.
Florida Avenue Brewing Co. was established in 2010 and has worked for over 12 years to provide visitors with a memorable, Florida-style craft beer experience. Its Wesley Chapel location uses all local ingredients to brew its beer on site. The brewery hosts private events, offers custom catering packages, and sells its own brand of beers in local stores throughout Pasco County.Check out the Florida Avenue Brewing Co. website for more information on the brewery’s seasonal, year-round, and draft beers.
Double Branch Artisanal Ales Brewery and Taproom
Named after the twin creeks that flowed through the Wesley Chapel area in the 1920s, Double Branch Artisanal Ales Brewery and Taproom (DBAA), is located at The Grove shopping center in Wesley Chapel. This zestful brewery and taproom offers visitors a variety of drinks on tap and delicious food from its in-house kitchen, Omnivorous. DBAA puts on an event once a month for the public and can host private events as well.
Zephyrhills Brewing Company
Zephyrhills Brewing Company opened in 2016 and was the first brewery in East Pasco County. All of the beers on tap are brewed in-house in small-batch kettles, which allows the brewery to experiment with different styles of beer and flavor profiles. Zephyrhills Brewing Company also serves cider, wine, High Noon, seltzers, and other nonalcoholic drinks. Collaborating with local food trucks gives the brewery’s visitors the opportunity to have a variety of food options with their drinks.
Check out its website for more information on the Tasting Room and private events.
The Wicked Pour
This local self-pour taproom recently opened its new location in Odessa. The Wicked Pour’s new spot has outdoor seating, and offers visitors more room inside to enjoy local craft beer and wine, without having to wait in any long lines. Plus, samples are available for any of the local brews on tap. Even though this Odessa hotspot doesn’t serve food, the brewery encourages visitors to bring their own food to enjoy with their beverages.
Looking to enjoy Wicked Pour’s new location? Check out its website for more information.
Rock & Brews
Rock & Brews, a scratch-prepared American-style restaurant with a rock ‘n’ roll twist, sells craft beers that work as a perfect companion to rock music. This local restaurant in Lutz offers visitors a rotating menu of unique local and international brews, wines, craft cocktails, as well as other nonalcoholic drink choices. Rock & Brews works as a venue for parties and collaborates with local organizations to help with fundraising.
Want to be the first to know about Rock & Brews deals and promotions, special offers and real rockstar appearances? Visit its website and become a roadie!
In The Loop Brewing Company
Originally, In The Loop Brewing Company was a couple of friends spending time together at home-brewing beer in their garage. Once the brewery and taphouse became a brick-and-mortar, the company’s one goal was to focus on bringing people together and help them create special memories. At this brewery and taphouse in Land O’ Lakes, visitors have the option to visit the Tasting Room and Biergarten while enjoying craft beers, cocktails, or wine. Visitors also can book a private event for almost any occasion.
For more information, visit its website, or call 813-997-9189.
The Liquid Garage Co.
The brewery and taproom at The Liquid Garage Co., in New Port Richey, offers visitors a wide variety of traditional and unique craft beers that can be enjoyed in-house or ordered online and picked up in-store. The Liquid Garage Co. has indoor seating and a pet-friendly outdoor and front porch seating area that is perfect for events like weddings, office parties, and more. The brewery and taproom also offer different events to the public.
For more information on the business’ public events and upcoming food trucks, visit the Liquid Garage Co., website.
Welton Brewing Company & Oyster Bar
Previously known as The Brew Craftery, Welton Brewing Company & Oyster Bar is located in Land O’ Lakes and is known for creating beers based off of post-prohibition era recipes and popular modern styles. This small-batch brewery hosts bottle shares for home brewers, acoustic open mic every Thursday, and live music on Saturdays. On Fridays and Saturdays, the brewing company serves fresh Maine oysters and delicious lobster rolls for visitors to enjoy with their craft beer.
Dade City Brewhouse
If you’re looking for a Dade City brewery, Dade City Brewhouse is located in the newly renovated 1920’s car dealership in the heart of downtown Dade City, right next to Kansept Kitchen. The taproom holds original beers, wines and ciders that are manufactured by Premier Stainless Systems out of California. Even though the brewery does not offer food, the local brewhouse allows visitors to bring outside food to pair with the beers.
Want to enjoy a night out at this Dade City hotspot? Visit its website for more information.
Big Storm Brewing Co.
Big Storm Brewing Co.’s Odessa location sells 20 of the company’s most popular beer creations and is home to the sour beer production facility. The taproom puts on public events like trivia night, Saturday morning yoga, and an annual Oktoberfest celebration. Big Storm
Brewing Co. also offers catering, hosts private events, and has a large food menu to go along with the brewery’s light, hoppy, sour, malty, dark, and Belgian beers.
For more information on upcoming events at the Odessa location, visit the Big Storm Brewing Co., website.