The Central Loop: Tampa (Cigar City, Downtown, and S. Tampa)

The Central Loop: Tampa (Cigar City, Downtown, and S. Tampa)

Breweries/Bars Route:

1. Cigar City Brewing- Tampa- The landmark brewery in the area, complete with a vast tasting room with many on-tap.

2. Hidden Springs Ale Works- (Tampa Heights)- A trendy new brewery putting out great beer.

3. Ulele- Tampa (Tampa Heights)- A new upscale brewpub with native food and a large (10′ Diameter), traditional Barbacoa (grill.)

4. Taps Bar and Lounge- Tampa (Downtown)- A solid 25 craft taps along with wine by the ounce and very good appetizers.

5.  World of Beer- South Tampa- Over 40 beers on tap in one of the coolest parts of town. A unique building. 

6. Datz- Known for some of the best food in Tampa along with 29 craft taps. A must stop if in the area.

The Skinny: Start off with the most renowned craft brewery in perhaps the whole state (Cigar City.) Then Swing on over to upstart Hidden Springs Ale Works for a pint or two. Next, head to Ulele for dinner and a beer- they open at 5 PM.  Taps Bar and Lounge is the next stop for a pint and Tapas. Then glide on over to World of Beer in South Tampa afterwards for a hip experience and over 40 brews by the glass to choose from. Finish with lunch or dinner at Datz and enjoy one of nearly 30 craft drafts. 

Map & Directions: The Central Loop: Tampa (Cigar City, Downtown, and S. Tampa)

Close By:

North- The Mabry Mile: Tampa (NW and N)

East- Ybor Drinks: Ybor City and Channelside

East & North- Pints in the Heights: Seminole Heights (Tampa)

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