Craft Beer has enjoyed a strong following in the past decade. Boutique distilleries continue to spring up on Florida’s west coast, delivering an ever-broader palette of high-quality selections. So pull up a stool at one of these events and discover why the ever-expanding craft beer scene is a Gulf Coast favorite:

Brews With Attitude Craft Beer Fest May 10th, 6-10 pm

Tampa’s ultimate annual craft beer festival is back for its sixth year and this year it is back with a whole new experience! Join us as we celebrate the art of beer at #BrewsWithAttitude Craft Beer Festival.  Over 100 Craft Beers and Ciders to sample,
Tampa’s favorite Food Trucks, Live Entertainment, One-off craft beer releases and a Variety of hand rolled cigars. Selections include Blue Point, Bold City, Coppertail, SweetWater, and Tampa Bay Brewing.

Barns & Beer Craft Beer Festival May 14th, 7-10 pm

Come out to a beautiful, classic farm with a big red barn set on a picturesque 40-acre lake. Enjoy over 75 of the best craft beers and wine with great entertainment, great food and support a great cause. Benefiting the Old McMicky’s Farm Foundation with organizations including Big Brothers Big Sisters, Children’s Cancer Center, Hillsborough County Foster Care and Pacso/Pinellas Foster Care.

Beer Camp Across America June 4th, 6-10 pm

This summer, Beer Camp Across America is hitting the road and they have invited every brewer in the U.S. to join! The sultry southeast is booming with brewers and beer fans eager to embrace craft beer, and has become a nationally renowned region for exciting beers. Celebrate the craft beer community and have some beers on the lawn while enjoying the best of Tampa’s food truck scene.

When you live at the community of GlenLakes on the Gulf Coast all of these fun events are a short drive away. Be sure to stop by GlenLakes Sports Bar to enjoy some brews with out a designated driver. Nestled in the heart of GlenLakes is the newest neighborhood of estate home sites. Located between the 10th, 11th and 12th fairways and sparkling Cypress Lake, each estate home site offers outstanding nature views. Click here for a GlenLakes homebuyer’s guide.