Miami’s Hottest Beer Scene: Our Guide to the Top 10 Breweries in the City

Miami’s craft beer scene is blowing up, and we’ve got the inside scoop on the 10 best breweries you need to check out.

Updated May 11, 2023

Miami is a city known for its vibrant nightlife and endless entertainment options, but did you know that it’s also home to some of the best craft breweries in the country? From traditional styles to experimental brews, these hidden gems offer something for every craft beer lover. Here are the top 10 must-visit craft breweries in Miami.

Bay 13's Taproom Miami
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Bay 13 Brewery

Bay 13 Brewery and Kitchen is a perfect spot for beer lovers and foodies alike. The brewery offers a diverse range of beers, from their classic ‘The G Blonde’ to their bold ‘Snagfest’ Marzen Lager. The onsite kitchen serves delicious food that pairs perfectly with the beers, making it a great spot for a casual evening out. In addition to the great beer selection, the taproom also boasts a cozy and inviting atmosphere, with comfortable seating and friendly staff. Bay 13 Brewery and Kitchen is a must-visit destination for craft beer lovers looking for a unique experience in Miami.

Taproom of Beat Culture Brewery in Miami
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Beat Culture

This independent, locally-owned brewery was founded by brothers with a real passion for craft beer. At their Doral location, they focus on producing unique and innovative brews that push the boundaries of traditional styles. Some that we have tried include their coffee, chocolate, and fruit-infused beers which feature Miami-grown ingredients from our best local vendors. Their taproom is a chill and casual space, with a rotating selection of beers on tap and a full kitchen.

Unbranded Miami brewery
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Unbranded Brewing

Located in Hialeah, this hidden gem in Miami produces small-batch beers that are truly one-of-a-kind. With a strong focus on quality ingredients and unique recipes, Unbranded’s beers are not to be missed. The brewery’s taproom is cozy and inviting, with a laid-back vibe that makes it a great spot to unwind after a long day. Be sure to try their core beers, such as the ‘Hialeah Light’ and the ‘Hazy IPA’. In addition to their core lineup, they also frequently release limited edition and seasonal brews, giving visitors the chance to try something new on every visit.

M.I.A's Taproom Miami
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Located in Doral, M.I.A. Beer Co. is a Miami-based brewery that takes inspiration from the city’s vibrant culture. Their beers are known for their bold flavors and unique ingredients, such as their ‘305 Golden Ale’ infused with local honey and the ‘Miami Weiss’ with guava and passion fruit. The brewery’s taproom is a great spot to enjoy a pint and catch a game on TV.

Entrance to the J. Wakefield Brewing taproom in Wynwood Miami
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J. Wakefield Brewery:

Located in the Wynwood Arts District, J. Wakefield Brewery is known for its sours and barrel-aged beers. Some of their classics include El Jefe, a coconut-infused Hefeweizen, and Hops 4 Teacher, a citrus IPA. They have a tap list of 16 handcrafted beers, so there’s something for everyone to try. The taproom is a welcoming and relaxed space with a laid-back atmosphere.

Outside Lincoln brewery in Miami
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Lincoln’s Beard Brewing Co

A must-visit destination for craft beer lovers in Miami. Located in Coral Terrace, this brewery offers a wide variety of delicious brews that are sure to please every palate. From their flagship beers like the ‘Morning Glory‘ to their rotating “Guest Beer” options, Beers, Ciders, or Seltzers that they feature from other breweries, there’s always something new to try at Lincoln’s Beard. The brewery even has a cozy taproom where you can enjoy a pint or two while mingling with other beer enthusiasts. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to taste some of the best beer Miami has to offer at Lincoln’s Beard Brewing Co.

Funky Buddha's Taproom
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Funky Buddha Brewery

While not quite located in Miami, Funky Buddha Brewery is arguably the most well-known brewery in South Florida and no list would be complete without it! And for good reason! With a wide variety of beers that range from traditional to experimental, Funky Buddha has something for everyone. The brewery’s taproom is also a must-see, with a large outdoor seating area and live music on weekends. Don’t miss out on their classics like the Floridian Hefeweizen’ and ‘Hop Gun IPA’ or their famous limited-releases like Maple Bacon Coffee Porter, No Crusts Peanut Butter, and Cookies & Cream Porter.

Wynwood brewing's selection
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Wynwood Brewing Co.

Located in the Wynwood Arts District, Wynwood Brewing Co. was the first craft brewery in Miami and has since become a staple in the city’s craft beer scene. With a wide variety of beers that range from traditional to experimental, Wynwood Brewing Co. has something for everyone. The brewery’s taproom is also a must-see, with a modern industrial design and rotating art exhibits. Try their flagship beers such as the ‘La Rubia‘ Blonde Ale and ‘Pop’s Porter’, named after the founder’s father.

The Tank Brewery in Doral
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The Tank Brewing Co.

Located in the Doral neighborhood, The Tank Brewing Co. is a veteran-owned brewery that prides itself on producing high-quality beers that are true to style. With a focus on traditional German and Belgian styles, The Tank’s beers are crisp, clean, and easy to drink. The brewery’s taproom is a great spot to relax and try a flight of beers. Their ‘El Farito’ IPA and ‘Lo-Ca’ low-calorie blonde ale are must-tries.

Spanish Marie Brewery Miami
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Spanish Marie

A relatively new and exciting brewery, located in the Kendall neighborhood of Miami, is known for its experimental brews and unique ingredients. These are showcased in its unique and creative flavor combinations, such as their ‘Miami Punch’ and new ‘Butterbeer’. The brewery’s speakeasy is also a must-see, with a modern and industrial design, making it a great spot to relax and enjoy their all-new food menu with friends. Spanish Marie is quickly becoming a favorite among Miami’s craft beer community and is definitely worth checking out if you’re in the area.

With so many great Miami breweries to choose from, it’s hard to narrow it down to just 10. But these hidden gems are definitely worth a visit for any craft beer lover in Miami. Each of these breweries offers something unique and a chance to explore the brewing scene in Miami. Whether you’re a fan of traditional styles or experimental brews, these breweries will not disappoint. Cheers!


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