Posted by: Jan 26, 2020

Growth in Last Twelve Months (LTM) Taxpaid Sales for Florida breweries was essentially flat in November 2019.

Monthly Highlights

  • Four new Florida breweries in November 2019: Cultured Collective (Orange Park), Crave & Copper by The Florida Brewery (Auburndale), Genetic Brewing (Lake Mary), and Grayton Beer Brewpub (Grayton Beach).
  • No Florida brewery upgraded from a brewpub license (CMBP) to a production brewery  license (CMB) in November 2019. Breweries with a CMB license can start fill growlers, sell bottled or canned products for consumption off premises, and sell to licensed distributors. Where a brewery upgrades its license, the tables below denote the CMBP license with * and the CMB license with ^.
  • In November 2019, the total number of licensed breweries stood at 386. Of those, 360 breweries reported taxpaid sales in October.
  • Month-to-month taxpaid sales increased by 0.95% in November 2019. Total taxpaid sales during the rolling last-twelve-months (LTM) rose by 0.08%. Compared to November 2018, LTM taxpaid sales were up by 7.34% in November 2019.
  • For reporting breweries, the average taxpaid sales per brewery in November 2019 was 26.01 barrels, a monthly increase of .017 barrels per brewery.
  • In November 2019, Florida breweries’ taxpaid sales accounted for 0.83% of all beer sales in Florida (8.3 out of 1,000 beers sold).

Would you like The Florida Breweries Report as an Excel spreadsheet? Reports for this month and all months back to January 2015 are available at this link: https://brwlng.co/FLBreweries.

Florida Breweries Monthly Taxpaid Sales

The next table shows each Florida brewery’s taxpaid sales volume for the month of November 2019. Not every Florida brewery makes retail sales in a taproom or brewery.

Florida Breweries Report – Reported Monthly Taxpaid Sales for November 2019

wdt_IDMonthly RankRanking ChangeBreweryCitySales (in barrels)
1133 Daughters BrewingSt. Petersburg365.87
227Annheuser BuschJacksonville242.95
33-2Crooked Can Brewing Co.Winter Garden205.41
4481The Waterfront BreweryKey West151.00
55358Green Bench Brewing Co.St. Petersburg145.23
6619The Tank Brewing Co.Miami137.79
7714Veza Sur Brewing Co.Miami116.64
884Intracoastal Brewing CompanyMelbourne114.10
99-7Funky Buddha BreweryBoca Raton112.14
101017J Wakefield BrewingMiami109.26
Monthly RankRanking ChangeBreweryCitySales (in barrels)

Florida Breweries’ LTM Taxpaid Sales

Our next table shows retail sales by each brewery for the last 12 months (LTM) ending November 2019.

Florida Breweries Report – LTM Reported Taxpaid Sales for November 2019

wdt_IDMonthly RankRanking ChangeBreweryCitySales (in barrels)
110Crooked Can Brewing Co.Winter Garden2,374.64
221Annheuser BuschJacksonville2,113.15
33-1Cigar City BrewingTampa1,982.62
440Funky Buddha BreweryBoca Raton1,782.01
5513 Daughters BrewingSt. Petersburg1,727.06
66-1Concrete Beach BreweryMiami1,379.19
771Wicked Barley Brewing CompanyJacksonville1,289.89
882Proof Brewing Co. (1320 South Monroe)Tallahassee1,265.44
99-2Coppertail Brewing Co.Tampa1,248.19
1010-1Intracoastal Brewing CompanyMelbourne1,231.24
Monthly RankRanking ChangeBreweryCitySales (in barrels)

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. The rightmost column identifies breweries that have less than 12 months of reported taxpaid sales.

Florida Breweries Report – LTM Reported Taxpaid Sales Monthly Growth Rate for November 2019

wdt_IDMonthly RankRanking ChangeBreweryCityMonthly Growth RateLess than 12 Months Reported
11200Wolf Branch Brewing Co.Mount Dora345%*
22207Hiatus Brewing Co.Ocala215%*
335Brew TheoryOrlando124%
44189Odd Colony Brewing Co.Pensacola120%*
55-3Ology Brewing Co. (Power Mill)Tallahassee107%*
66224Azalea City Brewing Co.Palatka100%*
77-6Hammerstein Brewing Co.Largo97%*
8863Two Henrys Brewing Co.Plant City92%
99-4Blue Springs BrewingOrange City58%*
1010-7Lemonstreet Brewing Co.Jacksonville53%*
Monthly RankRanking ChangeBreweryCityMonthly Growth RateLess than 12 Months Reported

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 November 2019.

Florida Breweries Report – No Reported Taxable Activity through November 2019

wdt_IDNo Reported Taxpaid Activity
1Hollywood Brewing Co.
2Yeasty Brews
3Raw Brewing Company
4Premiere Brewery
5Invasive Species Brewing*
6Burkes of Ireland
7Cultured Creative
8Krome Brewing Company
9Unbranded Brewing Co.
10Intuition Ale Works (Production Brewery)
No Reported Taxpaid Activity