This is the best time to be a craft beer lover in Greater Fort Lauderdale. With so many breweries and beer bars in the area, you have countless taps, flavors, pub foods and experiences to explore. Downtown or by the water. Local mango or a malty import. Beer culture is thriving in Greater Fort Lauderdale. Click here or on the map to find your Ale Trail.
Nothing goes better with a warm, sunny day than a cold beer, especially a craft brew from one of Greater Fort Lauderdale’s many fine breweries. Craft beer occupies a popular niche in the social scene here, so you won’t have to stray far to find that frosty glass you’ve been craving. Take your pick among nanobreweries, industrial microbreweries, beer gardens and brewpubs.
Start with a sampler in a rainbow of rich ambers and browns. Order a pint of your favorite and kick back with a menu featuring local, seasonal dishes. Or take a guided tour and see if your beer tastes even crisper after you’ve been behind the scenes.
Each brewery offers something special. It’s not unheard of to find an horchata-inspired brew on tap. The open-air cigar patio is not to be missed if you’re an aficionado or take a stab at the new axe-throwing bars while enjoying your brew. You’ll even find dog-friendly venues so your favorite four-legged friend can join.