Tampa Bay Area Distilleries

There are thirteen (13) craft distilleries in the Tampa Bay region, behind only South Florida for most in the state. Five of these distillers are in Pinellas county, five are in Hillsborough, and there is one distillery each in Hernando, Sarasota and Manatee counties. Several of the distilleries ferment their spirits with local Florida ingredients like rye and sugar cane. Most distribute and are available for purchase at liquor stores statewide or regionally, some even distribute nationally.

Planning your visit. Whether or not the following icons are present under Features, you will know whether a given distillery offers:
| | Distillery Tours  | | Spirit Samples or Tastings  |  | Bottle Sales On-Site | | Distribution (available in stores)  
| | Retail Merchandise  | | Spirits made from FL ingredients (Sugar cane, Rye, Oranges)  | | Pet Friendly

What types of spirits do they distill?  |R| Rum, |V| Vodka, |W| Whiskey (Bourbon or Rye), |M| Moonshine Whiskey, |G| Gin, |T| Tequila


Distillers in Tampa Bay


Distillery Name City Features Spirits More Info
82° West Distilling Seminole Heights         R

American Freedom Distillery St. Petersburg
R, W
Cotherman Distilling Dunedin       V, G, W
Drum Circle Distilling Sarasota         R
Fat Dog Spirits (Touch Vodka) Ybor City     V, G
Florida Cane Distillery Ybor City         W, G, V, M, R
Gambler's Bay Distillery Tampa
R, W, V

Kozuba and Sons Distillery St. Petersburg     V, W


Distillery Name City Features Spirits More Info
Loaded Cannon Distillery Lakewood Ranch   W, V, R, G
Njoy Spirits Weeki Wachee           W, R
Preez Distillery and Tasting Largo
V
St. Petersburg Distillery St. Petersburg     W, G, V, R
Tampa Bay Rum Co. (Gaspar's Rum) Ybor City         R

Please check the distillery's website or consider calling before your visit. Here's why: Tours may be at set times or by appointment only. Tastings may or may not be free and may require advanced scheduling for groups; Depending on the distillery, they may or may not sell bottles on premises and, due to state laws, there is a limit to the number of bottles you can purchase per year.