The craft beer industry continues to boom here along Florida’s Gulf Coast in the communities of St Petersburg, Madeira Beach, Treasure Island, and far beyond. Nothing beats an ice-cold beer on a warm, sunny day here in Madeira (“Mad”) Beach. The Tampa Bay Area boosts several dozen breweries within 40 minutes of Madeira Bay Resort, one of the premier Florida Gulf Coast resorts. You’ll always be a scenic bicycle ride or a short drive from the top-rated brewery in St Pete Beach when you choose our marina-front haven.
Discovering the Top-Rated Brewery in St Pete Beach
To ensure that your upcoming escape to the Tampa Bay Area is nothing short of flawless, we’ve compiled four of our favorite breweries in St Pete. While these four staples lie in different cities, they all capture the allure of our tropical destination.
Mad Beach Craft Brewing Company
Luckily for you and your group, Mad Beach Craft Brewing Company is just a short, five-minute walk from our waterfront resort. Yes, their tap list features an array of crowd-pleasing ales, but Mad Beach is also known for their ciders, sangrias, and hard seltzers. The kitschy, family-friendly taproom has pool tables, air hockey, and cornhole to go along with its tin siding, metal tables, and hanging rope lights. Returning patrons love Mad Beach’s rotating sours, imperial stouts, and hazy IPAs—you never know what their tap list is going to look like on a given day.
Sea Dog Brewing Co. – Treasure Island
Sea Dog Brewing Company has nine breweries across Florida, Maine, and New Hampshire, one of which is less than three miles from our inexpensive, modern Madeira Beach condos. This laid-back brewpub serves some of the best bar food in the area. You’ll also discover a boat dock and, of course, an array of house-made ales. They specialize in fruity ales, wheat beers, and infused porters. This no-frills brewpub overlooks Treasure Island’s “Blind Pass” and a lively marina.
Mastry’s Brewing Co.
Mastry’s Brewing Company is the best brewery in St Pete Beach thanks to their friendly “beertenders,” delicious craft beers, and location to the area’s top attractions. This top-rated St Pete Beach brewery features a wide variety of fruity, low-ABV sours, inventive IPAs, and sessionable farmhouse ales. We’re partial to the gold medal-winning hefeweizen, roasty Dean’s Stout, and recently-released Diamond Eyed Tiger milkshake IPA. We love how balanced, tropical, and flavorful most of their ales are, regardless of the hops used.
Cycle Brewing is the third-best brewery in Florida, according to Untappd. This award-winning St Pete brewery has been wowing thirsty patrons since they opened their doors in 2018. While there are over a dozen noteworthy St Petersburg breweries, Cycle Brewing is a must-visit for travelers seeking a super-smooth imperial stout, tart Berliner Weisse, or innovative American IPA. We recommend savoring a handful of tasters before selecting a pint (and a to-go 750 ml bottle) of your new favorite beer.
Top-Rated Madeira Beach Hotels
Researching, discovering, and selecting a brewery in St Pete Beach that suits your beer palate isn’t easy, but, hopefully, one of these four taprooms pique your interest. As mentioned earlier, Madeira Bay Resort is just a short jaunt from the very best breweries in St Petersburg, FL. If you’re curious about nearby restaurants, snorkeling locales, or fun water sports, we recommend browsing through our blog page. Madeira Bay Resort provides a wide variety of inexpensive, modern condos, each with a unique interior design. Many of these affordable Madeira Beach condos offer views of the marina or the nearby Gulf. Please give us a call today at 1-866-398-2970 to book a well-deserved tropical escape to sunny Madeira Beach!