From hoppy IPAs and smooth stouts to medium-bodied merlots and sparkling rosés, for residents of Bayside Arbors who like to imbibe, there are some great brewery and winery options nearby for you to explore. Spend a Saturday afternoon at Florida’s oldest microbrewery or sip on vino while painting a masterpiece – you’ll always find something fun to do when you live at our apartments in Clearwater.
Here are a few of the beer and wine experiences located all within a short drive from Bayside Arbors.
Crooked Thumb Brewery
Located less than five miles from our apartments in Clearwater is Crooked Thumb Brewery. The comfortable, laid-back environment of their tasting room is the perfect place to hang out with friends while sipping on a Cloud City Saison or Shade Tree IPA. Adjacent to the tasting room is the outdoor beer garden featuring live music, yard games, and seasonal events. Hungry? Crooked Thumb hosts food vendors serving a variety of cuisines on the weekends.
Visit the brewery’s website to view their beer menu, hours, and current health regulations and procedures.
Clearwater Brewing Company
Independently owned and centrally located, Clearwater Brewing Company has been open since 2017. With over 15 beers on tap, you’ll find selections like the Berry Nutty Stout which is a play on peanut butter and jelly, the Jupiter Station-Hazy DIPA which is rich in hop aroma but not too bitter, and the Bomber’s Brown Ale with chocolate notes. If you’re looking for a bite to eat, they are serving up tasty sliders and tacos.
Visit the website for events, beer lists, hours, and more.
Just over 15 minutes from our apartments in Clearwater is Florida’s oldest microbrewery – Dunedin Brewery. Fermenting and creating beers since 1996, Dunedin Brewery is known for their live music and massive outdoor seating area. Their beer menu features classics like a pilsner and red ale but you’ll also find seasonal and limited release selections as well. Their food menu is impressive with options like fish tacos, burgers, fried pickles, and wings.
Stop by Dunedin Brewery’s website to view the menu and order online.
Grindhaus Brew Lab
Love movies? Love beer? Grindhaus Brew Lab will most certainly be your new favorite hangout spot. The family-run brewery makes every one of their hand-crafted beers in small batches, so every pint you drink is fresh. They specialize in creating a wide variety of beer styles with experimental brews on tap every Friday. On Friday and Saturday nights, enjoy a brew while watching a movie on their 135″ screen in the Brew Lab Theater.
Visit the brew lab’s website for movie showtimes, beer lists, events, and more.
Named the #1 winery in Florida, Aspirations Winery is located less than 2 miles from our apartments in Clearwater. Currently, their tasting room is closed, however, you can still shop their vast array of wines online and opt for curbside pickup or delivery. During normal operations, Aspirations offers home and office wine tastings, paint and sip events, and private parties.
Shop their extensive wine selection through the Apsirations Winery website and pick up a few bottles today.
Experience local beer and wine all within a short drive from Bayside Arbors
There’s nothing better than a cold beer or a silky glass of wine. Luckily for residents of Bayside Arbors, there’s nearly an endless selection of both nearby. Stop by and tour our luxury floorplans today.