Posted by: Jan 25, 2015

Florida Breweries Report Logo (14.11)Three new breweries join the ranks of Florida breweries, and monthly retail sales were up in November 2014.

Monthly Highlights

  • Three new breweries are included in this edition of The Florida Brewery Report: Stilt House Brewery in Palm Harbor, Bowigens Beer Company in Casselberry, and Barley Mow Brewing Company‘s new production brewery in Largo.
  • In November 2014, the total number of reporting breweries stands at 133. Of those, 105 breweries reported retail sales.
  • Month-to-month taxpaid sales was up 4.43% in November 2014. total sales during the rolling last-twelve-months (LTM) increased by 2.77%.
  • In October 2014, Florida breweries’ taxpaid sales accounted for 0.34% of all beer sales in Florida.

Comparison of Florida Breweries Taxpaid Sales to All Sales

In this new table, we compare the taxpaid sales by Florida breweries as compared to all beer sales subject to tax in Florida. Most of what a brewery pays taxes on is the sale of its own beer at retail in a taproom or a brewpub. In the following table, we compare this number to all the taxable beer sales in Florida, which includes breweries’ retail sales of their own beer and all sales by Florida distributors.

By Florida BreweriesBy All ReportersBreweries’ Shares
Monthly Taxpaid Sales (in gallons)             105,543.97   31,000,168.780.34%
LTM Monthly Taxpaid Sales (in gallons)           1,159,808.87407,176,863.300.28%

Florida Breweries Monthly Taxpaid Sales

The next table shows each Florida brewery’s taxpaid sales volume for the month of November 2014. Not every Florida brewery makes retail sales in a taproom or brewery.

Reported Monthly Retail Sales by Florida Breweries
for the month of November 2014
Monthly RankRanking ChangeBreweryCitySales
(in barrels)
1+2Annheuser BuschJacksonville369.90
2-1Cigar City BrewingTampa284.51
3+2Tequesta Brewing CompanyTequesta132.83
40Funky Buddha BreweryBoca Raton130.34
5+3Bold City BreweryJacksonville119.92
60Tampa Bay Brewing CompanyTampa92.15
7-5Dunedin BreweryDunedin82.56
8+53 Daughters BrewingSt. Petersburg70.17
9+1Due South Brewing Co.Boynton Beach66.96
10+34Green Bench Brewing Co.St. Petersburg64.73
11+1Swamp Head BreweryGainesville63.36
12+6Green Room BrewingJacksonville Beach61.67
13-6McGuire’s Irish PubDestin59.87
14+2Big River Grille & Brewing WorksBuena Vista58.20
15-4McGuire’s Irish PubPensacola53.74
16+3Pensacola Bay BreweryPensacola53.00
17-3Florida Beer CompanyCape Canaveral51.94
18+14Aardwolf Brewing Co.Jacksonville49.33
19+2Saltwater BreweryBelray Beach48.34
20+6Orlando BrewingOrlando48.29
21+1Cigar City BrewpubTampa47.44
22+39Props Brewery & GrillFt. Walton Beach46.29
23+46UleleTampa45.00
24+3Cycle BrewingSt. Petersburg41.84
25-16A1A Ale WorksSt. Augustine40.50
26-3Intuition Ale WorksJacksonville40.43
27-3Wynwood Brewing CompanyMiami39.60
28+6First Magnitude Brewing Co.Gainesville36.13
29+10Rapp Brewing CompanyPinellas Park35.26
30+13Cask & LarderWinter Park34.93
31+2Proof Brewing Co. Production BreweryTallahassee33.50
32-12Seven Bridges Grille & BreweryJacksonville32.84
33-5Engine 15 Brewing Co.Jacksonville Beach31.69
34-4Motorworks BrewingBradenton31.49
35+74Playalinda Brewing Co.Titusville29.50
36+11Intracoastal Brewing CompanyMelbourne29.18
37-22Yuengling Brewing Co.Tampa28.09
38-137venth Sun BreweryDunedin27.72
39+24Ormond Brewing CompanyOrmond Beach26.24
40-3Titanic Brewery & RestaurantCoral Gables25.20
41-5Persimmon Hollow Brewing Co.DeLand25.00
42-2Six Ten BrewingTampa24.94
43+16JDub’s Brewing CompanySarasota24.64
44+12Southern Brewing & WinemakingTampa23.81
45+3St. Pete Brewing Co.St. Petersburg23.30
46-1Fort Myers Brewing Co.Ft. Myers22.16
47+6Charlie & Jakes Brewery GrilleMelbourne21.00
48+18Florida Avenue Brewing Co.Tampa19.60
49+1Proof Brewing Co. Pub & Bottle ShopTallahassee19.60
50+7Organic Brewery Production BreweryHollywood19.53
51-16Miami Brewing Co.Homestead19.18
52-35Ragtime Tavern Seafood & GrillAtlantic Beach19.00
53+9River City Brewing CompanyJacksonville18.00
54-16Zeta Brewing Co.Jacksonville Beach18.00
55-24Big Bear Brewing Co.Coral Springs17.77
56-27Barley Mow Brewing Co. TavernLargo17.68
57-15Point Ybel Brewing CompanyFt. Myers17.65
58-7Oyster City Brewing Co.Apalachicola15.62
59-10Sea Dog Brewing Co.Clearwater15.26
60-6Longneck Brew HouseStuart14.53
61+25Momentum BrewhouseBonita Springs14.37
62-7Sarasota Brewing Co.Sarasota13.95
63+2Big Storm Brewing Co.Odessa13.80
64-4New Smyrna Beach Brewing Co.New Smyrna Beach13.41
65NRStilt House BreweryPalm Harbor13.00
66+8Coral Springs Tap HouseCoral Springs12.84
67-3Wild Rover Pub & BreweryOdessa12.65
68+3Big Top Brewing Co.Sarasota12.36
69-11Veterans United Craft BreweryJacksonville12.25
70+47Sea Dog Brewing Co.Buena Vista12.00
71-1The Funky Buddha LoungeBoca Raton11.99
72-4Tall Paul’s Brew HouseGainesville11.27
73-21Pair O’Dice Brewing Co.Clearwater11.13
74+13Orchid Island BreweryVero Beach10.00
75-34BrewzziBoca Raton10.00
76+9Biscayne Bay Brewing Co.Miami9.99
77-10Sailfish Brewing Co.Vero Beach9.69
78+4LauderAleFt. Lauderdale9.38
79+1Mt Dora BrewingMt. Dora9.35
80-8Pinglehead Brewing CompanyOrange Park9.35
81+3Momo’s Pizza & BrewpubTallahassee8.77
82-9Bugnutty Brewing Co.Merritt Island8.48
83-2Darwin Brewing Co.Bradenton8.06
84-8Peg’s Cantina & BrewpubGulf Port7.98
85-7Fat Point Brewing Co.Punta Gorda6.98
86+28Bone Island BrewingKey West6.84
87+14Escape Brewing CompanyTrinity6.52
88-9Naples Beach BreweryNaples6.16
89+1Old Soul BrewingFt. Myers5.82
90+10Wop’s Hops Brewing Co.Sanford5.66
91-2Three Palms BrewingTampa5.13
92+6Pareidolia Brewing Co.Sebastian4.60
93-2R-Bar & GrilleTreasure Island4.52
94-2Mack HouseFt. Lauderdale3.68
95+10Tomoka BreweryOrmond Beach3.00
96-13Burkes of IrelandCrystal River2.90
97-2Redlight RedlightOrlando2.90
98+6Citrus Park House of BeerCitrus Park2.85
99-6Brooksville Brewing Co.Spring Hill2.42
100-12Brewers’ Tasting RoomTampa2.03
101+2Cigar City Brewing Co. at Tampa Int’l AirportTampa1.92
102-5Daytona Beach Brewing Co.Daytona Beach1.90
103+3Saint Somewhere Brewing CompanyTarpon Springs1.00
104+4The CorkscrewOcala0.45
105-11Two Henrys Brewing Co.Plant City0.33

Florida Breweries’ LTM Taxpaid Sales

Our next table shows retail sales by each brewery for the last 12 months (LTM) ending November 2014.

Last Twelve Months (LTM) Reported Retail Sales by Florida Breweries
for the month of November 2014
Monthly RankRanking ChangeBreweryCitySales
(in barrels)
10Cigar City BrewingTampa4,629.40
20Annheuser BuschJacksonville2,350.02
30Funky Buddha BreweryBoca Raton1,708.02
40Dunedin BreweryDunedin1,283.15
50Tequesta Brewing CompanyTequesta1,224.87
60Tampa Bay Brewing CompanyTampa1,120.51
70McGuire’s Irish PubDestin1,069.48
80Bold City BreweryJacksonville966.82
90Due South Brewing Co.Boynton Beach934.05
100McGuire’s Irish PubPensacola874.63
110Swamp Head BreweryGainesville741.84
120A1A Ale WorksSt. Augustine713.20
130Green Room BrewingJacksonville Beach683.46
14+3Saltwater BreweryBelray Beach617.55
15+53 Daughters BrewingSt. Petersburg602.74
16-2Cigar City BrewpubTampa595.09
17-2Seven Bridges Grille & BreweryJacksonville580.04
18+1Big River Grille & Brewing WorksBuena Vista579.70
19-3Pensacola Bay BreweryPensacola567.67
20+2Green Bench Brewing Co.St. Petersburg546.91
210Florida Beer CompanyCape Canaveral542.00
22-4Ragtime Tavern Seafood & GrillAtlantic Beach526.75
23+1Orlando BrewingOrlando473.24
24-1Intuition Ale WorksJacksonville453.54
25+2Aardwolf Brewing Co.Jacksonville429.60
2607venth Sun BreweryDunedin417.59
27+3Cycle BrewingSt. Petersburg414.82
28-3BrewzziWest Palm Beach399.00
29+5Wynwood Brewing CompanyMiami395.67
30-2Big Bear Brewing Co.Coral Springs395.61
31-2Engine 15 Brewing Co.Jacksonville Beach378.62
32+1Rapp Brewing CompanyPinellas Park372.27
33-2Yuengling Brewing Co.Tampa368.69
34+2Props Brewery & GrillFt. Walton Beach354.20
35-3Miami Brewing Co.Homestead350.22
36-1Titanic Brewery & RestaurantCoral Gables341.10
370Barley Mow Brewing Co. TavernLargo302.85
38+2Intracoastal Brewing CompanyMelbourne264.57
390Proof Brewing Co. Pub & Bottle ShopTallahassee261.87
40+1Organic Brewery Production BreweryHollywood261.19
41+1Big Storm Brewing Co.Odessa257.69
42-4BrewzziBoca Raton255.00
430Charlie & Jakes Brewery GrilleMelbourne245.00
440Fort Myers Brewing Co.Ft. Myers243.96
45+1Southern Brewing & WinemakingTampa238.70
46-1Cask & Larder Brewing Co.Winter Park206.97
47+1River City Brewing CompanyJacksonville205.07
48-1Sarasota Brewing Co.Sarasota202.28
490Florida Avenue Brewing Co.Tampa201.82
50+2Ormond Brewing CompanyOrmond Beach198.30
51+2Point Ybel Brewing CompanyFt. Myers185.27
52-2Tall Paul’s Brew HouseGainesville182.93
53-2Wild Rover Pub & BreweryOdessa178.97
54+6Motorworks BrewingBradenton172.44
55+3St. Pete Brewing Co.St. Petersburg165.61
56+6Cask & LarderWinter Park163.82
57+8Proof Brewing Co. Production BreweryTallahassee158.72
58+6JDub’s Brewing CompanySarasota149.96
59-4The Funky Buddha LoungeBoca Raton147.16
60+6Zeta Brewing Co.Jacksonville Beach140.45
61-2Darwin’s on 4thSarasota138.00
62-6Coral Springs Tap HouseCoral Springs136.55
63+4Longneck Brew HouseStuart133.81
64-7The Hourglass Brewery (Old Location)Longwood132.29
65-11Mile Marker BrewingSt. Augustine131.78
66-3Florida BreweryAuburndale128.32
67+3New Smyrna Beach Brewing Co.New Smyrna Beach122.62
68-7Peg’s Cantina & BrewpubGulf Port122.62
690Pair O’Dice Brewing Co.Clearwater120.41
70-2Momo’s Pizza & BrewpubTallahassee114.93
710Bugnutty Brewing Co.Merritt Island109.76
72+8First Magnitude Brewing Co.Gainesville106.21
73-1Pinglehead Brewing CompanyOrange Park104.84
74+2Big Top Brewing Co.Sarasota104.18
75+8UleleTampa102.95
76-3Sailfish Brewing Co.Vero Beach102.71
770Oyster City Brewing Co.Apalachicola100.81
78+1Sea Dog Brewing Co.Clearwater95.10
79-5Mt Dora BrewingMt. Dora94.52
80-5Copp Winery & BreweryCrystal River90.36
81-3Kelly’s Caribbean Bar & GrillKey West83.55
82+2Six Ten BrewingTampa77.24
83-2Fat Point Brewing Co.Punta Gorda73.97
84+3Darwin Brewing Co.Bradenton55.57
85+8Persimmon Hollow Brewing Co.DeLand55.50
86-4Naples Beach BreweryNaples52.05
87+2Veterans United Craft BreweryJacksonville51.62
88-2Cafe KariboFernandina Beach48.39
89-4Cocoa Beach Brewing Co.Cocoa Beach42.98
900Brooksville Brewing Co.Spring Hill40.81
91+1Three Palms BrewingTampa35.59
92-1Mack HouseFt. Lauderdale35.53
93+4LauderAleFt. Lauderdale35.44
94-6Cigar City Brewing Co. at Tampa Int’l AirportTampa34.19
95-1Burkes of IrelandCrystal River32.70
96-1R-Bar & GrilleTreasure Island31.61
97-1Tomoka BreweryOrmond Beach31.10
98+17Playalinda Brewing Co.Titusville29.50
99-1Brewers’ Tasting RoomTampa26.26
100+6Momentum BrewhouseBonita Springs25.75
101+1Orchid Island BreweryVero Beach25.33
102+2Biscayne Bay Brewing Co.Miami24.05
103-4Two Henrys Brewing Co.Plant City20.79
104-4Saint Somewhere Brewing CompanyTarpon Springs18.97
105+2Bone Island BrewingKey West17.03
106-1Redlight RedlightOrlando16.94
107-4Daytona Beach Brewing Co.Daytona Beach16.61
108-7Fermentation LoungeTallahassee15.16
109NRStilt House BreweryPalm Harbor13.00
110+10Sea Dog Brewing Co.Buena Vista12.00
111-3Pareidolia Brewing Co.Sebastian11.62
112-3Old Soul BrewingFt. Myers10.52
113-3Escape Brewing CompanyTrinity10.03
114-3Wop’s Hops Brewing Co.Sanford8.49
115-3Citrus Park House of BeerCitrus Park4.87
116-3The CorkscrewOcala2.21
117-3House of BeerDunedin0.82

Florida Breweries’ LTM Growth in Taxpaid Sales

Our next table looks at the change in each brewery’s LTM taxpaid 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 November 2014
Monthly RankRanking ChangeBreweryCityMonthly Growth Rate
1+100Wop’s Hops Brewing Co.Sanford200%
2-1Escape Brewing CompanyTrinity185%
3+84Citrus Park House of BeerCitrus Park142%
40Momentum BrewhouseBonita Springs126%
5+83Old Soul BrewingFt. Myers124%
6+96Persimmon Hollow Brewing Co.DeLand82%
7+9UleleTampa78%
8-2Biscayne Bay Brewing Co.Miami71%
9+81Bone Island BrewingKey West67%
10-3Pareidolia Brewing Co.Sebastian66%
11-3Orchid Island BreweryVero Beach65%
12-7First Magnitude Brewing Co.Gainesville52%
13-11Six Ten BrewingTampa48%
14-4LauderAleFt. Lauderdale36%
15-12Veterans United Craft BreweryJacksonville31%
16+3Cask & LarderWinter Park27%
17-5Proof Brewing Co. Production BreweryTallahassee27%
18+3The CorkscrewOcala26%
19-5Motorworks BrewingBradenton22%
20-2Redlight RedlightOrlando21%
21+8JDub’s Brewing CompanySarasota20%
22-13Sea Dog Brewing Co.Clearwater19%
23-10Oyster City Brewing Co.Apalachicola18%
240Darwin Brewing Co.Bradenton17%
250St. Pete Brewing Co.St. Petersburg16%
26-11Zeta Brewing Co.Jacksonville Beach15%
27+5Big Top Brewing Co.Sarasota13%
28+98Green Bench Brewing Co.St. Petersburg13%
29+43 Daughters BrewingSt. Petersburg13%
30-10Daytona Beach Brewing Co.Daytona Beach13%
31-9New Smyrna Beach Brewing Co.New Smyrna Beach12%
32+6Ormond Brewing CompanyOrmond Beach12%
33+1Cycle BrewingSt. Petersburg11%
34+9Wynwood Brewing CompanyMiami11%
35+7Tomoka BreweryOrmond Beach11%
36-8Point Ybel Brewing CompanyFt. Myers11%
37-11Sailfish Brewing Co.Vero Beach10%
38-7Fat Point Brewing Co.Punta Gorda10%
39+16R-Bar & GrilleTreasure Island10%
40-13Longneck Brew HouseStuart10%
41-4Three Palms BrewingTampa10%
42-25Burkes of IrelandCrystal River10%
43+69Annheuser BuschJacksonville9%
44+25Props Brewery & GrillFt. Walton Beach9%
45-10Florida Beer CompanyCape Canaveral9%
46-7Saltwater BreweryBelray Beach8%
47+72Big River Grille & Brewing WorksBuena Vista7%
48+1Aardwolf Brewing Co.Jacksonville7%
49-9Brooksville Brewing Co.Spring Hill6%
50-27Pair O’Dice Brewing Co.Clearwater6%
51+12Florida Avenue Brewing Co.Tampa5%
52+2Rapp Brewing CompanyPinellas Park5%
53+15Brewers’ Tasting RoomTampa4%
54+68River City Brewing CompanyJacksonville4%
55+56Bold City BreweryJacksonville3%
56+14Southern Brewing & WinemakingTampa3%
57-12Yuengling Brewing Co.Tampa3%
58+20Intracoastal Brewing CompanyMelbourne3%
59+15Tampa Bay Brewing CompanyTampa3%
60-8Fort Myers Brewing Co.Ft. Myers2%
61+46Due South Brewing Co.Boynton Beach2%
62+5Mt Dora BrewingMt. Dora2%
63-4Big Storm Brewing Co.Odessa2%
64+8Organic Brewery Production BreweryHollywood2%
65-35Two Henrys Brewing Co.Plant City2%
66+9Orlando BrewingOrlando1%
67+38A1A Ale WorksSt. Augustine1%
68+11Big Bear Brewing Co.Coral Springs1%
69+40Bugnutty Brewing Co.Merritt Island1%
70+38The Funky Buddha LoungeBoca Raton1%
71-5Funky Buddha BreweryBoca Raton1%
72+41Cigar City BrewingTampa0%
73+42Charlie & Jakes Brewery GrilleMelbourne0%
74+9Playalinda Brewing Co.Titusville0%
75+9Organic Brewery BrewpubHollywood0%
76+9MIA Brewing Co.Miami0%
77+9Engine 15 Brewing Co. Production BreweryJacksonville0%
78-67Kelly’s Caribbean Bar & GrillKey West0%
79-43Cafe KariboFernandina Beach0%
80+11JW Marriott Grande LakesOrlando0%
81+11Sea Dog Brewing Co.Buena Vista0%
82+11Dixie Grill and BarWest Palm Beach0%
83+11House of BeerDunedin0%
84+11Mad Beach Craft Brewing CompanyMadeira Beach0%
85-20Florida BreweryAuburndale0%
86+10Mizkan AmericasAlfred0%
87+10Florida Distillers CompanyAuburndale0%
88+10Florida Distillers CompanyWinter Haven0%
89+10Brew HubLakeland0%
90+10Lakeland Brewing Co.Lakeland0%
91+12Grayton Beer Co.Santa Rosa Beach0%
92+12Two Lions WineryDunedin0%
93NRStilt House BreweryPalm Harbor0%
94NRBowigens Beer Co.Casselberry0%
95NRBarley Mow Brewing Co. Production BreweryLargo0%
96-25Titanic Brewery & RestaurantCoral Gables0%
97-44Barley Mow Brewing Co. TavernLargo0%
98-51Mack HouseFt. Lauderdale0%
99-49Cigar City BrewpubTampa0%
100-20Engine 15 Brewing Co.Jacksonville Beach-1%
101-447venth Sun BreweryDunedin-1%
102-29Green Room BrewingJacksonville Beach-1%
103-26McGuire’s Irish PubDestin-1%
104-56Dunedin BreweryDunedin-1%
105-43Tequesta Brewing CompanyTequesta-2%
106-60Miami Brewing Co.Homestead-2%
107-31McGuire’s Irish PubPensacola-2%
108-27Momo’s Pizza & BrewpubTallahassee-2%
109-49Pensacola Bay BreweryPensacola-2%
110+4Tall Paul’s Brew HouseGainesville-2%
111-47Proof Brewing Co. Pub & Bottle ShopTallahassee-2%
112+6Copp Winery & BreweryCrystal River-2%
113+11Darwin’s on 4thSarasota-2%
114-32Seven Bridges Grille & BreweryJacksonville-2%
115-59Pinglehead Brewing CompanyOrange Park-2%
116-72Sarasota Brewing Co.Sarasota-3%
117-76Wild Rover Pub & BreweryOdessa-3%
118-2Swamp Head BreweryGainesville-4%
119-58Intuition Ale WorksJacksonville-4%
120-62Ragtime Tavern Seafood & GrillAtlantic Beach-5%
121-1Saint Somewhere Brewing CompanyTarpon Springs-6%
122-33Fermentation LoungeTallahassee-6%
123-2Coral Springs Tap HouseCoral Springs-6%
124+1Peg’s Cantina & BrewpubGulf Port-6%
125-8BrewzziBoca Raton-7%
126-3The Hourglass Brewery (Old Location)Longwood-7%
1270BrewzziWest Palm Beach-9%
1280Cask & Larder Brewing Co.Winter Park-12%
129-19Cocoa Beach Brewing Co.Cocoa Beach-12%
130-79Naples Beach BreweryNaples-14%
131-2Mile Marker BrewingSt. Augustine-17%
132-26Cigar City Brewing Co. at Tampa Int’l AirportTampa-21%

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 October 2014.

Florida Breweries with No Reported Retail Activity
through November 2014
Organic Brewery Brewpub
MIA Brewing Co.
Engine 15 Brewing Co. Production Brewery
JW Marriott Grande Lakes
Dixie Grill and Bar
Mad Beach Craft Brewing Company
Mizkan Americas
Florida Distillers Company
Florida Distillers Company
Brew Hub
Lakeland Brewing Co.
Grayton Beer Co.
Two Lions Winery
Bowigens Beer Co.
Barley Mow Brewing Co. Production Brewery