Who doesn’t enjoy sampling a local brew or two while on vacation? You’ll find some great Orlando breweries throughout the city. Whether you’re a connoisseur or a casual drinker, there’s something for everyone. Here’s a look at some of the best breweries in Orlando.
Orlando Brewery is perhaps the best known local brewery and is committed to making the highest quality ales and lagers. According to brewers at the company, this brewery creates its beers in accordance with the German Purity Law of 1516, which decrees that beers should only include water, hops, yeast, and malted barley — essentially no additives or adjuncts. You’ll find these beers to be true to their German roots.
Cask & Larder
At the Cask & Larder you’ll find yourself in a neighborhood gathering spot offering microbrews created from fresh, local ingredients. Beers created here are the product of highly respected brewers Garret Ward and Larry Foor, both of whom are certified beer experts and brewers. You’ll also find a full menu and plenty of happy hour specials.
Big River Grille & Brewing Works
At this family friendly establishment located at Walt Disney World, you’ll find a selection of handcrafted ales and lagers, all produced right on the premises. Local favorites include the seasonal Sweet Magnolia American Brown Ale and the Rocket Red Ale. If you want to try different tastes, try the beer sampler. You’ll also enjoy a full menu and spectacular surroundings with the floor-to-ceiling windows.
The Hourglass Brewery
The Hourglass Brewery is a small batch brewery located in downtown Longwood. You’ll find a high-tech taproom, and this brewery is known for crafting more than 70 different specialty views. Brews you can enjoy, depending on the time of year, including Bourbon Barrel Belgian Quads, Rare Sour Ales, and Fruit Lambics.
Crooked Can Brewing Company
A relative newcomer to brewery scene, the is located in downtown Winter Garden. This establishment offers beers from an award-winning brewmaster in an onsite tap and tasting room. Some of the specialty beers include McSwagger’s Own American Amber/Red Ale, Belgian Golden Strong Ale, and High Stepper American IPA.
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