Your ultimate guide to Polk County’s breweries

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Grove Roots Brewing Co. | Photo via @tfdecot

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Hallebrewjah. We’ve come up with a list of some of the best breweries in Polk County to cure what ales ya’. Not only do these places serve locally sourced drinks, but they’re falling into new flavors and brews just in time for autumn. Whether you’re a fan of ales, lagers, malts, or stouts, these pitcher-perfect breweries, will have you covered.

Have a “brew”tiful day, checking out these 10+ breweries in Polk and beyond. Pssst...we also included some more fall favorite bevvies, to get you into the upcoming Halloween spirit.

Note: Some FL bars + breweries are currently closed due to COVID-19. Make sure to call ahead to learn about how they’re operating.

🍺 Lakeland


Brew Hub | Photo via @beerbourbonandbbq

🍺 Brew Hub, 3900 Frontage Rd. S. | To-go + on-site | Not only a brewery but a lab where each drink is tested to make sure it’s up to par.

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Swan Brewing | Photo via @alex_symms

🍺 Swan Brewing, 115 W Pine St. | Online ordering, curbside pickup + taproom | This locally-loved brewery has been around for almost 40 years and focuses on locally-sourced drinks.

🍺 Auburndale

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The Florida Brewery | Photo via @83heatha

🍺 The Florida Brewery, 202 Gandy Rd., Auburndale | To-go | This is the second-oldest brewery in operation in FL and is still going strong.

🍺 Winter Haven

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Grove Roots Brewing Company | Photo via @thepassedareghosts

Grove Roots Brewing Company, 303 3rd St. SW, Winter Haven | Online ordering + drive-thru | With the motto of, “Drink local. Reclaim the land,” this brewery focuses on reclaiming the lost citrus acres in Winter Haven.

🍺 Bartow

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Front Page Brewing Co. | Photo via @b33rwarbl3r

🍺 Front Page Brewing Co., 190 S. Florida Ave, Bartow | Online ordering, pick up + taproom | One of the newest up-and-coming breweries with new release information on their Facebook + Instagram pages.

🍺 Plant City

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Keel Farms | Photo via @drblue

🍺 Keel Farms, 5210 Thonotosassa Rd, Plant City | Takeout + curbside pick up | Established in 2013, this brewery in Plant City specializes in using farm-fresh ingredients.

🍺 Tampa

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Cigar City | Photo via @finding_capt_nemo

🍺 Cigar City, 3924 W Spruce St., Tampa | To-go | Rated #3 of best breweries in the world in 2010, Cigar City makes their beers from only the best ingredients and stores them in shatterproof and 100% recyclable cans.

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Tampa Bay Brewing Company | Photo via @marki0

🍺 Tampa Bay Brewing Company, 1600 East 8th Ave., Tampa, + 13937 Monroes Business Park, Tampa | Online ordering + taprooms | Founded in 1997, this brewery is one of FL’s first and premier Craft Breweries. | Dine-in + to-go

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Coppertail Brewing Co. | Photo via @beeradweisse

🍺 Coppertail Brewing Co., 2601 E. 2nd Ave., Tampa | Distribution + tasting room | With the name originating from a mythical sea monster, this brewery also started Helping with Hops in 2017, which focuses on working with national charities to raise funds and awareness.

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Angry Chair Brewing | Photo via @dijonbrown666

🍺 Angry Chair Brewing, 6401 N Tampa Ave., Tampa | Online ordering, pick up + taproom | Best known for their stouts, Angry Chair Brewing features a 20,000 sq. ft. barrel house across the street, and also won a gold medal for their pilsner.



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