Beer in the Burbs: Brandon Area and Apollo Beach

Beer in the Burbs: Brandon Area & Apollo Beach

Breweries/Bars Route:

1. Tampa Beer Works- Tampa (East)- The former ESB Brewing and Booths homebrew. Expanded with more  brews on tap. 

2. The Brass Tap- Brandon- An upscale beer bar located in a large mall. A staggering 60 beers on tap.

3. World of Beer- Brandon- Food is served as well as 50 craft brews. A large patio invites guests in.

4. Mellow Mushroom- Brandon- Fantastic pizza and 27 craft taps, a cool hippy themed restaurant/beer bar.

5. The Stein & Vine- A gastro-pub with 30 craft beers on tap. Really great food and lots of local brews highlight this comfortable and cool joint.

The Skinny: Start out at Tampa Beer Works for a pint of East Tampa’s finest. Head south and hit the mall and The Brass Tap for a couple of the 60 on tap then go south again to World of Beer and enjoy a choice of 50 craft beers on the patio along with an appetizer. Grab some fantastic ‘za or an appetizer and more craft beer at nearby Mellow Mushroom then head on down to Stein and Vine for gourmet gastro-pub faire along with a nice selection of 30 artisan brews. If you have the energy hit the road down to Four Stacks Brewing in Apollo beach and try their new brews.

Map & Directions: Beer in the Burbs: Brandon Area

Close By:

East- East Bound and Down: E. Tampa and Plant City

West- Ybor Drinks: Ybor City and Channelside

North and West- Pints in the Heights: Seminole Heights (Tampa)

West- The Southern Loop: Tampa (Cigar City, Downtown, and South Tampa)

North and West- The Outer Fringe: N. Tampa, Wesley Chapel, Land O’ Lakes, and Lutz