After a long week of work or a particularly stressful day, it’s nice to relax with a fresh beer and hang out with friends for a couple of hours without having to worry about making a mess at your apartment. A great place to head to is a unique microbrewery in Sarasota or Bradenton. Many options in these areas offer a laid-back atmosphere with plenty of space to spread out and lots of entertainment to take advantage of. Here are four great options to consider checking out:
JDUB’s tap room offers up freshly prepared brews on tap and served with a big helping of friendliness. Local food trucks line up in front of the taproom Wednesdays through Sundays, so you can dig into local favorites without spending an arm and a leg. The atmosphere is bright and cheery, making it easy to transition to play mode as soon as you walk through the door.
Featuring a sports bar atmosphere, Sarasota Brewing Company is the place to be when you want to watch your favorite games on high-definition televisions. In addition to an award-winning menu that is offered, you’ll find fifty-cent wings during happy hour every day of the week. Both American and European beer is served and seasonal brews vary throughout the year to keep things interesting.
This delightful microbrewery was inspired by the history of Sarasota and features local décor throughout their establishment, giving it a down-home feel that tourists can marvel in and residents can relax around. Explore the big, silver brewing vats that are set up for public viewing, or spend some time playing cards at a corner table while enjoying a round of quality Sarasota beer – there’s nothing like seeing where and how your beer is made with your own eyes!
Motorworks Brewing Company boasts Florida’s largest outdoor beer garden, complete with a 3-hole putting green, a live music stage, and more than 15 cornhole sets to enjoy when the weather is nice outside. The taproom opens daily at 11 a.m. so you can enjoy a drink with friends rain or shine. An extensive wine, tap, and bottle menu is available in addition to an extensive food menu which makes it easy to meet your party’s needs no matter your differences in taste.
So next time you’re looking for a fun place to hangout with friends and relax with a great brew, why not try one of these microbreweries? Know of any we missed? Let us know in the comments.