Tarpon River Brewing

Don’t let the modest exterior fool you – beyond Tarpon River Brewing’s unassuming facade lies a treasure trove for hop-heads and lager lovers alike. This beloved local establishment has called Fort Lauderdale home since 2012, brewing up a delectable assortment of craft beers ranging from the crisp, tropical Grapefruit Beach House to the decadent Maple Bacon Brown Ale. Their expansive indoor taproom evokes a laidback, Floridian vibe with its sleek surfboard decor and sunny outdoor beer garden. Stop in to indulge in a flight and unwind after a long day under the South Florida sun.

Must-Try: The Hoppy Gator Double IPA is a citrusy and piney hop bomb that packs a punch at 8.5% ABV.

Address: 280 SW 6th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315

Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 12pm-10pm, Sunday 12pm-8pm


When in Fort Lauderdale, do as the locals do – and the locals flock to LauderAle. This neighborhood brewery has established itself as a cherished community hangout spot, boasting a rotating selection of 12 house-made craft beers available for pints, flights, and growler fills. Beyond the beer, LauderAle keeps the good times flowing with weekly events like trivia nights, live music, and food trucks. Head over for a laidback vibe and some seriously tasty brews you won’t find anywhere else in Fort Lauderdale.

Must-Try: Ask what’s on tap for their limited release “Clout Chasers” brew series – these experimental beers push the boundaries of traditional styles.

Address: 3305 SE 14th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Hours: Monday-Thursday 2pm-11pm, Friday-Saturday 12pm-12am, Sunday 12pm-10pm

Khoffee Brewhouse & Roaster

Craving a cold one but your friend group can’t agree on beer vs coffee? At Khoffee Brewhouse & Roaster, you can enjoy the best of both worlds. This Jack-of-all-trades establishment serves up delicious house-roasted coffee alongside craft beers brewed on-site. Sip on a smooth oatmeal stout or a refreshing Belgian wheat while your friend savors a rich cortado or nitro cold brew. Beer and java connoisseurs alike will find plenty to love at this funky little brewpub in the heart of Fort Lauderdale.

Must-Try: The Shipwreck Porter boasts notes of chocolate and caramel for a robust yet silky smooth pour.

Address: 2600 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305

Hours: Monday-Friday 7am-11pm, Saturday-Sunday 8am-11pm

Invasive Species Brewing

Sour beer enthusiasts, this one’s for you. At Invasive Species Brewing, the name of the game is mixed fermentation wild ales with plenty of funky, tart, and utterly unique flavor profiles. Every bottle, can, and draft pour is created through a meticulous process of barrel-aging and blending for a refreshingly complex drinking experience. Their intimate taproom provides the perfect setting to sip and savor these one-of-a-kind brews with knowledgeable staff on hand to explain the brewing wizardry behind each beer. It’s sour beer like you’ve never tasted before.

Must-Try: For a taste of Invasive Species’ signature wild ales, opt for the Lemon Drop sour blonde or the Boysenberry Crush.

Address: 726 NE 4th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

Hours: Monday-Saturday 12pm-10pm, Sunday 12pm-8pm

Orchestrated Minds Brewing

This unique nano-brewery is a true labor of love, dreamed up by a husband-and-wife duo and brought to life in Orchestrated Minds Brewing’s cozy taproom. While their space may be modest in size, the beers defy expectations with robust, dynamic flavor combinations unlike any you’ll find elsewhere. Savor the delicious complexities of rotating taps like the Vanilla Bean Blonde or Café Con Leche Stout, and prepare for a truly artisanal craft beer experience lead by extremely passionate brewers.

Must-Try: For a taste of their creativity, ask about the current featured experimental brew on rotation.

Address: 653 NW 28th St, Oakland Park, FL 33311

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 4pm-10pm, Sunday 1pm-8pm

Gulf Stream Brewing Company

Take a break from the beach and sail on over to Gulf Stream Brewing Company, a Fort Lauderdale-born microbrewery that first opened its doors in 2016. This lively brewpub sports a vibrant ambiance with colorful murals, street art decor, and plenty of hip-hop blasting from the speakers. While the vibe leans urban and eclectic, the real stars are the brews – from hoppy ales to crisp pilsners and decadent stouts, each pint is brewed on-site with the utmost care and quality ingredients. Stop in to mingle with Fort Lauderdale’s local craft beer scene.

Must-Try: The Huate Lime Lager is a lightly-hopped, refreshing ale made with real lime peel for the perfect Floridian refreshment.

Address: 545 NW 1st Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Hours: Monday-Thursday 4pm-11pm, Friday 2pm-12am, Saturday 12pm-12am, Sunday 12pm-8pm

Suzies Farm & Brewery

Head just north of Fort Lauderdale to nearby Hollywood for this true hidden gem of a brewery that doubles as a fully-operational urban farm. At Suzies Farm & Brewery, visitors can sip on thoughtfully-crafted pints surrounded by lush gardens, goats, chickens, and other four-legged friends. Their handcrafted ales, stouts, and meads are produced in small batches with an emphasis on sustainability – many brews even incorporate fresh produce grown right onsite! It’s a one-of-a-kind beer experience that combines the joys of agriculture and artisanal brewing in one inviting space.

Must-Try: The Smoked Saison incorporates Suzie’s farm-grown herbs for a complex yet quaffable Belgian-style brew.

Address: 2801 N Surf Rd, Hollywood, FL 33019

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 4pm-10pm, Sunday 1pm-8pm

Take A Bus to Visit Any Brewery!

Ready to explore Fort Lauderdale’s burgeoning craft beer scene but want to leave the driving to someone else? The brew crew at Fort Lauderdale Party Bus Company is here to keep your group’s sights set squarely on the taps and tasting glasses. Call us today at 954-369-0981 to book a luxury party bus for your personalized brewery tours and pub crawls around Fort Lauderdale. With premium amenities you’ll arrive at each stop ready to sip, sample, and savor the Venice of America’s freshest lagers, ales, sours, and more. Cheers!