Tap in to Destin-Fort Walton Beach Breweries!

The pitcher perfect day in Destin-Fort Walton Beach includes craft beer, outdoor seating, live music and of course good friends. Check out our list of the best breweries and taprooms from Destin to Crestview:

Destin Brewery

Their name says it all, so if you’re looking for craft beer in Destin, then this is your brewery! Established in 2015, Destin Brewery creates its beers around what both local and visiting families know and love about Destin. All their beers are brewed locally, and they offer a family-friendly (and dog-friendly) tasting room! Keep an eye out for their beautifully designed cans. They are served at most businesses and are the perfect souvenir for beer lovers back home.

Our favs – Emerald Coast Ultra Premium Lager and BOTE Paradise Pale Ale

World of Beer

Located in the shopping mecca, Destin Commons, World of Beer has a fantastic selection of local, regional, and national beers so you for sure will spot your favorite! Of course, beer tastes better with food, and their menu does not disappoint – head there for brunch and try out their favorite “beermosa.” World of Beer also features exclusive Tap Takeovers from Breweries, Themed Trivia like The Office, and Live Music.

Our favs – Black and Tan or build your own flight of four spectacular beers

Props Brewery & Taproom

Props Brewery & Taproom is located in historic downtown Fort Walton Beach. Owned and operated by two veterans, many of the beers available reference their shared experiences with propeller aircrafts. With countless specialty and signature beers available on tap and in cans, there is a bound to be something for everyone in your group.

Our favs – Blueberry Pilsner or Red Tail Ale

The Boardroom

A local’s favorite for brunch, The Boardroom offers a large selection of local and regional craft beer. Game nights and live music keeps this place full of good vibes and good people. The Boardroom is located in Fort-Walton Beach just steps away from Landing Park.

Our favs – Coconut Cream Pie IPA and Auslander

Strange Colt

Drive a little farther and check out Strange Colt in Niceville! A Euro-style pub serving up uniquely crafter beers you’ll only taste there. With plenty of seating, spacious outdoor patios, and weekly food truck features, this is another local favorite you don’t want to miss.

Our favs – Crazy Horse Mango-habanero IPA or Signature Strange Colt Light

3rd Planet

This panhandle staple was founded in 2015 and has been rooted in the Niceville community as a gathering spot for people of all ages. 3rd Planet brews all its signature and specialty beers in-house – plus ample outdoor door seating perfect for game nights, live music and space for kids to play. Fancy something new? Try one of their slushees featuring home-made sangria or wine-based tequila.

Our favs – Dank Side of the Moon or Bluewater Hefeweizen

Crooked Tale GastroPub

Take a trip to Crestview and check out the Crooked Tale GastroPub. Whether it’s for brunch or dinner, the menu boast tasty starters and signature burgers perfectly paired with drafted beers. Afterwards, check out the new shopping center in the Downtown Crestview.

Our favs – The Flying Dutchman and Sweet Water Pale Ale

Events in Destin-Fort Walton Beach

It’s always the best time of the year to visit Destin-Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Mild temperatures and warm gulf waters make the area enjoyable no matter the season. And with a running lineup of exciting local events and festivals, there’s always something to do in Destin-Fort Walton Beach!

5th Annual Shrimp & Grits Festival

February 24, 2024

5th Annual Shrimp & Grits Festival

Calling all Shrimp & Grits fanatics……

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Paradise Music Festival

March 8, 2024 - March 10, 2024

Paradise Music Festival

This Huge Three-Day INDOOR Event at the Beautiful Destin-Fort Walton…

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6th Annual Mac and Cheese Festival

March 10, 2024

6th Annual Mac and Cheese Festival

Thought macaroni and cheese was just for kids? Think again!…

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