The Florida Breweries Report – August 2014

Florida Breweries Report Logo (14.09.29)Three new breweries in August’s Florida Breweries Report.

Monthly Highlights

  • Three new breweries are included in this edition of The Florida Breweries Report: LauderAle in Ft. Lauderdale, Burkes of Ireland in Crystal River, and Momentum Brewhouse in Bonita Springs.
  • Three breweries drop off The Florida Breweries Report, because they are no longer licensed to manufacturer beer: Marco Island Brewery, Bella Brava, and Seadog Brewing Co. (Buena Vista).
  • In August 2014, the total number of reporting breweries stands at 106. Of those 99 reported taxpaid sales.
  • Month-to-month retail sales was up 5.06% in August 2014. Total sales during the rolling last-twelve-months (LTM) increased by 7.35%.

Florida Breweries Monthly Retail Sales

We start out with each Florida brewery’s retail sales volume for the month of August 2014.

Reported Monthly Retail Sales by Florida Breweries
for the month of August 2014
Monthly RankRanking Change BreweryCitySales
(in barrels)
10Cigar City BrewingTampa452.55
2+1Annheuser BuschJacksonville174.41
3-1Funky Buddha BreweryBoca Raton171.36
4+3Due South Brewing Co.Boynton Beach119.58
5+1Dunedin BreweryDunedin97.83
6-1Tequesta Brewing CompanyTequesta95.25
7-3McGuire’s Irish PubDestin92.74
80Bold City BreweryJacksonville91.15
9+4Swamp Head BreweryGainesville75.97
10-1McGuire’s Irish PubPensacola75.81
11+53 Daughters BrewingSt. Petersburg75.39
120Tampa Bay Brewing CompanyTampa75.00
13+17Wynwood Brewing CompanyMiami58.25
14+9Green Room BrewingJacksonville Beach57.64
15-1A1A Ale WorksSt. Augustine54.50
16-5Saltwater BreweryBelray Beach52.33
17-2Florida Beer CompanyCape Canaveral49.62
18+8Seven Bridges Grille & BreweryJacksonville49.04
19-1Pensacola Bay BreweryPensacola47.68
20-1Cigar City BrewpubTampa46.46
21+3Aardwolf Brewing Co.Jacksonville39.84
22+7Intuition Ale WorksJacksonville39.36
23+9Rapp Brewing CompanyPinellas Park39.35
24-7Ragtime Tavern Seafood & GrillAtlantic Beach38.00
25+24Big River Grille & Brewing WorksBuena Vista38.00
26+27venth Sun BreweryDunedin36.00
27-6Props Brewery & GrillFt. Walton Beach35.50
28-18Cycle BrewingSt. Petersburg34.00
29-4Big Bear Brewing Co.Coral Springs33.45
30+1Yuengling Brewing Co.Tampa30.10
31+6BrewzziBoca Raton27.50
32-5Cask & LarderWinter Park27.35
33+12Motorworks BrewingBradenton25.06
34+7Proof Brewing Co. Production BreweryTallahassee25.05
35+37Oyster City Brewing Co.Apalachicola24.31
36+12Intracoastal Brewing CompanyMelbourne23.70
37+6St. Pete Brewing Co.St. Petersburg23.60
38-3Barley Mow Brewing Co.Largo23.20
39+26Florida BreweryAuburndale22.79
40+35Fat Point Brewing Co.Punta Gorda22.68
41+15JDub’s Brewing CompanySarasota22.63
42+4Fort Myers Brewing Co.Ft. Myers22.31
43-10Orlando BrewingOrlando22.13
44+3Organic Brewery Production BreweryHollywood21.74
45-1Southern Brewing & WinemakingTampa21.69
46-7Big Storm Brewing Co.Odessa21.50
47-7Miami Brewing Co.Homestead21.26
48-6Florida Avenue Brewing Co.Tampa19.94
49+9Titanic Brewery & RestaurantCoral Gables19.80
50+46Burkes of IrelandCrystal River19.80
51-13Zeta Brewing Co.Jacksonville Beach18.73
52+10Sailfish Brewing Co.Vero Beach18.17
53+13Ormond Brewing CompanyOrmond Beach18.12
54+40First Magnitude Brewing Co.Gainesville17.16
55-1Point Ybel Brewing CompanyFt. Myers17.16
56-5Proof Brewing Co. Pub & Bottle ShopTallahassee16.31
57-35Engine 15 Brewing Co.Jacksonville Beach15.85
58+1Wild Rover Pub & BreweryOdessa15.03
59+9Tall Paul’s Brew HouseGainesville14.92
60-26River City Brewing CompanyJacksonville14.75
61-9Coral Springs Tap HouseCoral Springs14.18
62-42Green Bench Brewing Co.St. Petersburg14.16
63-27Sarasota Brewing Co.Sarasota13.95
64-14New Smyrna Beach Brewing Co.New Smyrna Beach11.11
65+13Sea Dog Brewing Co.Clearwater10.96
66-3Pair O’Dice Brewing Co.Clearwater10.83
67-14The Hourglass BreweryLongwood10.67
68-1Longneck Brew HouseStuart10.56
690Bugnutty Brewing Co.Merritt Island9.96
70-10Momo’s Pizza & BrewpubTallahassee9.85
71-14The Funky Buddha LoungeBoca Raton9.81
72-11Big Top Brewing Co.Sarasota9.78
73+25Veterans United Craft BreweryJacksonville9.17
74-4Copp Winery & BreweryCrystal River8.83
75+2Pinglehead Brewing CompanyOrange Park8.49
76-5Darwin’s on 4thSarasota8.00
77-3Mt Dora BrewingMt. Dora7.58
78+3LauderAleFt. Lauderdale7.21
79-24Charlie & Jakes Brewery GrilleMelbourne7.00
80+7Tomoka BreweryOrmond Beach6.81
81-17Peg’s Cantina & BrewpubGulf Port6.66
82-9Darwin Brewing Co.Bradenton5.23
83+36Daytona Beach Brewing Co.Daytona Beach5.00
84+18Orchid Island BreweryVero Beach4.83
85+1Brooksville Brewing Co.Spring Hill4.68
86-4Mack HouseFt. Lauderdale3.94
87-7Three Palms BrewingTampa3.91
88-12Cocoa Beach Brewing Co.Cocoa Beach3.84
89-5Six Ten BrewingTampa3.66
900Brewers’ Tasting RoomTampa3.55
91-6R-Bar & GrilleTreasure Island3.23
92-13Cigar City Brewing Co. at Tampa Int’l AirportTampa2.02
93-5Redlight RedlightOrlando1.94
94-11Fermentation LoungeTallahassee1.77
95-4Saint Somewhere Brewing CompanyTarpon Springs1.75
96-7Naples Beach BreweryNaples1.67
97+6Pareidolia Brewing Co.Sebastian1.00
98+7Momentum BrewhouseBonita Springs0.71
99-6The CorkscrewOcala0.32
100-5Organic Brewery BrewpubHollywood0.00
100-4MIA Brewing Co.Miami0.00
100-3Engine 15 Brewing Co. Production BreweryJacksonville0.00
100-3Two Henrys Brewing Co.Plant City0.00
100-3ESB BrewingTampa0.00
100-1Lagniappe Brewing CompanyMinneola0.00
1000Kelly’s Caribbean Bar & GrillKey West0.00

Florida Breweries’ LTM Retail Sales

Our next table shows retail sales by each brewery for the 12 months ending August 2014.

Last Twelve Months (LTM) Reported Retail Sales by Florida Breweries
for the month of August 2014
Monthly RankRanking Change BreweryCitySales
(in barrels)
10Cigar City BrewingTampa4,471.92
20Annheuser BuschJacksonville2,147.36
30Funky Buddha BreweryBoca Raton1,647.88
40Tequesta Brewing CompanyTequesta1,255.67
50Dunedin BreweryDunedin1,214.58
6+1McGuire’s Irish PubDestin1,067.45
7-1Tampa Bay Brewing CompanyTampa1,048.62
8+1Bold City BreweryJacksonville930.28
9+2Due South Brewing Co.Boynton Beach922.69
10-2McGuire’s Irish PubPensacola888.21
11-1Swamp Head BreweryGainesville818.48
12+1A1A Ale WorksSt. Augustine701.45
13-1Green Room BrewingJacksonville Beach669.09
140Seven Bridges Grille & BreweryJacksonville574.60
150Pensacola Bay BreweryPensacola573.59
16+3Cigar City BrewpubTampa557.84
17+1Big River Grille & Brewing WorksBuena Vista551.50
18-1BrewzziWest Palm Beach539.00
19-3Ragtime Tavern Seafood & GrillAtlantic Beach537.00
200Green Bench Brewing Co.St. Petersburg495.25
21+2Saltwater BreweryBelray Beach461.98
22-1Intuition Ale WorksJacksonville458.67
23-1Orlando BrewingOrlando444.46
240Florida Beer CompanyCape Canaveral421.08
25+43 Daughters BrewingSt. Petersburg410.73
26-17venth Sun BreweryDunedin399.42
27-1Big Bear Brewing Co.Coral Springs381.45
28+2Aardwolf Brewing Co.Jacksonville361.02
29-1Engine 15 Brewing Co.Jacksonville Beach355.55
30-3Titanic Brewery & RestaurantCoral Gables336.80
31+2Rapp Brewing CompanyPinellas Park334.00
32-1Miami Brewing Co.Homestead330.78
33+6Wynwood Brewing CompanyMiami320.83
34-2Yuengling Brewing Co.Tampa317.14
350Props Brewery & GrillFt. Walton Beach312.89
360Cycle BrewingSt. Petersburg310.98
370BrewzziBoca Raton300.03
38+2Barley Mow Brewing Co.Largo282.90
39-5Cask & Larder Brewing Co.Winter Park279.62
40+1Proof Brewing Co. Pub & Bottle ShopTallahassee257.14
41+1Organic Brewery Production BreweryHollywood253.38
42+1Intracoastal Brewing CompanyMelbourne250.34
43-5Charlie & Jakes Brewery GrilleMelbourne245.00
44+1Big Storm Brewing Co.Odessa234.93
45+3Fort Myers Brewing Co.Ft. Myers223.48
460Southern Brewing & WinemakingTampa218.45
470Sarasota Brewing Co.Sarasota216.09
48-4River City Brewing CompanyJacksonville207.75
49+2Florida Avenue Brewing Co.Tampa201.98
50-1Mile Marker BrewingSt. Augustine192.62
51-1Tall Paul’s Brew HouseGainesville192.43
520Darwin’s on 4thSarasota155.50
530The Hourglass BreweryLongwood154.47
54+2Wild Rover Pub & BreweryOdessa150.52
55-1Coral Springs Tap HouseCoral Springs148.24
56-1The Funky Buddha LoungeBoca Raton146.11
570Peg’s Cantina & BrewpubGulf Port141.78
580Ormond Brewing CompanyOrmond Beach140.75
590Point Ybel Brewing CompanyFt. Myers129.28
60+3Florida BreweryAuburndale118.74
610Momo’s Pizza & BrewpubTallahassee111.42
620Bugnutty Brewing Co.Merritt Island109.97
63+4St. Pete Brewing Co.St. Petersburg105.66
64+2Longneck Brew HouseStuart93.71
65-5Pinglehead Brewing CompanyOrange Park93.64
66-2Mt Dora BrewingMt. Dora90.97
67-2Copp Winery & BreweryCrystal River90.44
68+7Cask & LarderWinter Park84.56
69+2JDub’s Brewing CompanySarasota83.72
70+4Motorworks BrewingBradenton82.75
71-2Pair O’Dice Brewing Co.Clearwater80.20
72-2New Smyrna Beach Brewing Co.New Smyrna Beach78.36
73-5Kelly’s Caribbean Bar & GrillKey West71.61
74-2Big Top Brewing Co.Sarasota70.76
75+2Zeta Brewing Co.Jacksonville Beach67.45
76+5Proof Brewing Co. Production BreweryTallahassee66.81
77+3Sailfish Brewing Co.Vero Beach60.53
78-5Naples Beach BreweryNaples60.08
79+3Sea Dog Brewing Co.Clearwater50.07
80-2Cafe KariboFernandina Beach48.39
81-5Cocoa Beach Brewing Co.Cocoa Beach48.35
82+8Oyster City Brewing Co.Apalachicola44.94
83-4Cigar City Brewing Co. at Tampa Int’l AirportTampa44.47
84+1Darwin Brewing Co.Bradenton32.56
85+1Brooksville Brewing Co.Spring Hill31.77
86-2Mack HouseFt. Lauderdale31.76
87-4Lagniappe Brewing CompanyMinneola31.50
88-1R-Bar & GrilleTreasure Island28.71
89+8Fat Point Brewing Co.Punta Gorda28.49
90-2Three Palms BrewingTampa27.27
91-2Brewers’ Tasting RoomTampa25.13
920Tomoka BreweryOrmond Beach25.10
93-2Six Ten BrewingTampa22.14
94+9Burkes of IrelandCrystal River19.80
95-2Saint Somewhere Brewing CompanyTarpon Springs19.31
96+5First Magnitude Brewing Co.Gainesville17.16
97-3Fermentation LoungeTallahassee15.10
980LauderAleFt. Lauderdale10.80
99-3Redlight RedlightOrlando10.35
100-5Bone Island BrewingKey West10.19
101+4Veterans United Craft BreweryJacksonville9.17
102+17Daytona Beach Brewing Co.Daytona Beach5.00
103+6Orchid Island BreweryVero Beach4.83
104-4The CorkscrewOcala1.12
105+5Pareidolia Brewing Co.Sebastian1.00
106-7House of BeerDunedin0.82
107+4Momentum BrewhouseBonita Springs0.71
120Organic Brewery BrewpubHollywood0.00
120MIA Brewing Co.Miami0.00
120Engine 15 Brewing Co. Production BreweryJacksonville0.00
120Two Henrys Brewing Co.Plant City0.00
120ESB BrewingTampa0.00
120Dixie Grill and BarWest Palm Beach0.00
120Escape Brewing CompanyTrinity0.00
120Mizkan AmericasAlfred0.00
120Florida Distillers CompanyAuburndale0.00
120Florida Distillers CompanyWinter Haven0.00
120Brew HubLakeland0.00
120Lakeland Brewing Co.Lakeland0.00
120Grayton Beer Co.Santa Rosa Beach0.00

 Florida Breweries’ LTM Growth in Retail Sales

Our next table looks at the change in each brewery’s LTM retail sales from last month. This provides an estimate of a brewery’s growth rate from one month to the next, at least to the extent of retail sales.

LTM Reported Retail Sales Monthly Growth Rate for Florida Breweries
for the month of August 2014
Monthly RankRanking Change BreweryCityMonthly Growth Rate
1NRFat Point Brewing Co.Punta Gorda390.32%
2NRLauderAleFt. Lauderdale200.90%
3+3Oyster City Brewing Co.Apalachicola117.88%
4-1Proof Brewing Co. Production BreweryTallahassee59.97%
5-4Cask & LarderWinter Park47.81%
6+1Motorworks BrewingBradenton43.44%
7+1Sailfish Brewing Co.Vero Beach42.89%
8-4The CorkscrewOcala40.40%
9-7Zeta Brewing Co.Jacksonville Beach38.43%
10+25Tomoka BreweryOrmond Beach37.21%
11+4JDub’s Brewing CompanySarasota37.05%
12-3St. Pete Brewing Co.St. Petersburg28.76%
13+16Sea Dog Brewing Co.Clearwater28.01%
14+22Florida BreweryAuburndale23.75%
15-1Redlight RedlightOrlando22.99%
16+23 Daughters BrewingSt. Petersburg22.48%
17+7Wynwood Brewing CompanyMiami22.18%
18+1Six Ten BrewingTampa19.82%
19-7Darwin Brewing Co.Bradenton19.11%
20+35Brooksville Brewing Co.Spring Hill17.26%
21-11New Smyrna Beach Brewing Co.New Smyrna Beach16.51%
22+42Brewers’ Tasting RoomTampa16.44%
23-7Big Top Brewing Co.Sarasota16.04%
24-3Pair O’Dice Brewing Co.Clearwater15.61%
25-2Point Ybel Brewing CompanyFt. Myers15.31%
26+15Due South Brewing Co.Boynton Beach14.89%
27+30Ormond Brewing CompanyOrmond Beach14.78%
28+10Rapp Brewing CompanyPinellas Park13.36%
29-18Fermentation LoungeTallahassee13.32%
30-13Props Brewery & GrillFt. Walton Beach12.80%
31-11Saltwater BreweryBelray Beach12.78%
32-2Longneck Brew HouseStuart12.70%
33+14R-Bar & GrilleTreasure Island12.66%
34-9Aardwolf Brewing Co.Jacksonville12.40%
35-22Cycle BrewingSt. Petersburg12.28%
36-14Three Palms BrewingTampa11.78%
37-6Florida Beer CompanyCape Canaveral11.46%
38+15Cigar City BrewingTampa11.26%
39+9Wild Rover Pub & BreweryOdessa11.10%
40+3Fort Myers Brewing Co.Ft. Myers11.09%
41-7Florida Avenue Brewing Co.Tampa10.95%
42+8Bold City BreweryJacksonville10.86%
43+8BrewzziBoca Raton10.09%
44-12Big Storm Brewing Co.Odessa10.07%
45+1Bugnutty Brewing Co.Merritt Island9.96%
46+25Saint Somewhere Brewing CompanyTarpon Springs9.95%
47-37venth Sun BreweryDunedin9.91%
48-11Momo’s Pizza & BrewpubTallahassee9.70%
49-16Big Bear Brewing Co.Coral Springs9.61%
50-5McGuire’s Irish PubDestin9.51%
51-2Cigar City BrewpubTampa9.08%
52+6Intracoastal Brewing CompanyMelbourne9.01%
53-11Barley Mow Brewing Co.Largo8.93%
54+6Annheuser BuschJacksonville8.84%
55+4Dunedin BreweryDunedin8.76%
560A1A Ale WorksSt. Augustine8.42%
57-17The Hourglass BreweryLongwood7.42%
58+12Big River Grille & Brewing WorksBuena Vista7.40%
59-31Coral Springs Tap HouseCoral Springs7.32%
60-8The Funky Buddha LoungeBoca Raton7.20%
61-35Sarasota Brewing Co.Sarasota6.90%
62+6Mack HouseFt. Lauderdale6.61%
63+57Miami Brewing Co.Homestead5.67%
64+2Darwin’s on 4thSarasota5.42%
65-3Orlando BrewingOrlando5.24%
66-5Peg’s Cantina & BrewpubGulf Port4.93%
67+7Southern Brewing & WinemakingTampa4.90%
68-14Cigar City Brewing Co. at Tampa Int’l AirportTampa4.76%
69-42Engine 15 Brewing Co.Jacksonville Beach4.67%
70+39Copp Winery & BreweryCrystal River4.61%
71-4Funky Buddha BreweryBoca Raton3.77%
72-33Green Bench Brewing Co.St. Petersburg2.94%
73+37Tall Paul’s Brew HouseGainesville2.72%
74-5Yuengling Brewing Co.Tampa2.26%
75-12Mt Dora BrewingMt. Dora1.62%
76-3Organic Brewery Production BreweryHollywood1.57%
77-2Proof Brewing Co. Pub & Bottle ShopTallahassee1.11%
78-1Intuition Ale WorksJacksonville0.90%
79-3Swamp Head BreweryGainesville0.89%
80-2Tequesta Brewing CompanyTequesta0.77%
81+32Green Room BrewingJacksonville Beach0.42%
82+33Tampa Bay Brewing CompanyTampa0.15%
83NRFirst Magnitude Brewing Co.Gainesville0.00%
83NROrganic Brewery BrewpubHollywood0.00%
83NRBurkes of IrelandCrystal River0.00%
83NRMIA Brewing Co.Miami0.00%
83NRVeterans United Craft BreweryJacksonville0.00%
83NREngine 15 Brewing Co. Production BreweryJacksonville0.00%
83NRTwo Henrys Brewing Co.Plant City0.00%
83NRESB BrewingTampa0.00%
83NROrchid Island BreweryVero Beach0.00%
83NRPareidolia Brewing Co.Sebastian0.00%
83NRLagniappe Brewing CompanyMinneola0.00%
83NRMomentum BrewhouseBonita Springs0.00%
83NRKelly’s Caribbean Bar & GrillKey West0.00%
83NRBone Island BrewingKey West0.00%
83-4Cafe KariboFernandina Beach0.00%
83NRCask & Larder Brewing Co.Winter Park0.00%
83NRDixie Grill and BarWest Palm Beach0.00%
83-3BrewzziWest Palm Beach0.00%
83NREscape Brewing CompanyTrinity0.00%
83-97House of BeerDunedin0.00%
83NRMizkan AmericasAlfred0.00%
83NRFlorida Distillers CompanyAuburndale0.00%
83NRFlorida Distillers CompanyWinter Park0.00%
83NRBrew HubLakeland0.00%
83NRLakeland Brewing Co.Lakeland0.00%
83-2Mile Marker BrewingSt. Augustine0.00%
83NRDaytona Beach Brewing Co.Daytona Beach0.00%
83NRGrayton Beer Co.Santa Rosa Beach0.00%
111+8Pensacola Bay BreweryPensacola-0.04%
1120Seven Bridges Grille & BreweryJacksonville-0.05%
113+1Naples Beach BreweryNaples-0.94%
114-42Ragtime Tavern Seafood & GrillAtlantic Beach-1.56%
115+2Titanic Brewery & RestaurantCoral Gables-1.61%
116-5McGuire’s Irish PubPensacola-2.08%
117-52Cocoa Beach Brewing Co.Cocoa Beach-7.62%
1180Charlie & Jakes Brewery GrilleMelbourne-7.89%
119-3River City Brewing CompanyJacksonville-8.78%
120+1Pinglehead Brewing CompanyOrange Park-12.10%

Florida Breweries With No Reported Activity

Each month, a number of breweries report no retail sales or other taxable activities. The next table lists the licensed breweries that reported no activity for the twelve months through August 2014.

Florida Breweries with No Reported Retail Activity
through August 2014
Organic Brewery Brewpub
MIA Brewing Co.
Engine 15 Brewing Co. Production Brewery
Two Henrys Brewing Co.
ESB Brewing
Dixie Grill and Bar
Escape Brewing Company
Mizkan Americas
Florida Distillers Company
Florida Distillers Company
Brew Hub
Lakeland Brewing Co.
Grayton Beer Co.

Notes about this edition of The Florida Breweries Report

  • This edition of The Florida Breweries Report reflects information about each brewery’s reported retail sale, as reflected on the ABT’s monthly wholesale reports for August 2014, the most recent information available. Actually, the numbers reported by production breweries (those that have a CMB license) is for all taxable activities, which includes both retail sales and other taxable transactions.
  • Full production numbers (including retail sales and other production) are not publicly available for production breweries. This means that the activity of production-only breweries is not fairly reflected in these reports. We’re working with the ABT to get full production numbers. While the ABT does collect full production numbers, it does not compile the numbers they same way they do the retail sale numbers.

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