Florida Beer Company
Ratings: 10 | Reviews: 5 | Display Reviews Only:
4.09/5 rDev +3.5%
The FBC taproom is now open!!! It is a large and impressive first floor space, well lit with a huge panorama of the brewing floor. The bar is circular and televisions abound around the taps on the center column. There are also many high and a few low tables. The atmosphere is clean and professional, not a bad/weird place to bring kids or non-bar people. The service is excellent, but they usually need more bartenders. No smoking and no food, but you can bring food in and there are many delivery menus available. There are also several beers available that they don't distribute, such as the Feast of Flowers which is a farmhouse ale, 8.8%, brewed for Epcot. Some of the beers are better than others. Their Sunshine State Pils is much lighter and crisper than the other pils they have, and stay away from the wheat IPA. My personal favorite is Gaspar's Porter.
They are still in the soft opening stage, and they plan to include wifi access and brewery tours sometime this summer. A little out of the way, but certainly worth a visit!
07-02-2014 01:52:08 | More by ScumAle
3.58/5 rDev -9.4%
No frill no thrills taproom that offers decent brews. You can never go wrong with a Swamp Ape though. Southernmost Wheat is pretty solid too. They go down like water. They offer cheap cases of beer which is worth bringing home. Biggest suggestion is to make sure you stay on the main roads when visiting. There are some not so nice neighborhoods around the brewery.
01-08-2013 01:47:08 | More by iemailjack
4.5/5 rDev +13.9%
There's a new brewery and an awesome new tap room in Cape Can right near the port. It's air conditioned has several televisions and a window into the brewery. Much improved. My old review follows:
As noted in a previous review this is a tasting room above the brewing floor. Free samples of just about everything they make under their own labels are available (they also contract brew for a lot of others). Growler fills became available recently and there are often good deals on bottled beer (cheaper than a liquour store or supermarket). Blazingly hot in the summer with no air conditioning, best to visit in cooler weather unless just running in and out to grab some beer. I'd also recommend the Kelly's cider if you like that type of thing, one of the better one's I've had.
10-02-2011 14:07:19 | More by Drew966
4.33/5 rDev +9.6%
I visited their tasting room. It is a mezzanine upstairs, above the brewing operations. It is a bare bones space for them to serve samples of beer and sell beer. It is not air conditioned, so it was hot. No, it was not warm. It was hot. One guy runs the tasting room operation. He was extremely nice, and helpful. Heck, he gave me free beer! What a guy! It was good too. He and I were chatting in front of a big fan, so we were OK. I especially liked the Swamp Ape IPA. They use 5 different types of hops to make it. Very nice. I had a nice pale ale also. It is fun to stand up there and sip beer while watching the people below making it. LOTS of it. I was surprised at how large their operation is. They have been at it for a long time. I think he said 15 years.
07-25-2011 21:32:20 | More by kopfjaeger
Florida Beer Company in Cape Canaveral, FL
90 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.