Are you a craft beer lover looking for the hopping craft beer bars in St. Pete locals treasure?  Here's our list of the best places to crack open a cold one and get sudsy in St. Pete. Click on the links for addresses and additional information and to navigate to their websites.

St Petersburg Brewing Company  Are you ready for St. Petersburg’s own best brews? St. Pete brewing company offers delicious libations that will appease the most seasoned tasters’ tests. Try their Homemade Cigar City Apple Cider or their Oktoberfest Märzen. They even have pizza if you are feeling peckish. Come to the St. Pete Brewing Company and sample their bucket of beer.

The Ale and the Witch  Looking for unique craft beer that won’t have you booing? Fly on over to The Ale & the Witch, to tossed down award-winning brews and a weekly cask. They also have live music and fantastic food. 

3 Daughters Brewing  If you’re looking for quality handcrafted beer in St. Pete, look no further than Three Daughters Brewing. With a tasting room chock full of events, like the upcoming “Yoga on Tap with The Body Electric Yoga Company.” You’ll have a blast while tasting brews like their citrusy Bimini Breeze. Experience the fun flavor of Three Daughters Brewing. And if you like Cider....they've added a new cider tasting station!

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Brewer's Tasting Room The Brewer’s Tasting Room is a place committed to bringing the finest beers to emptyglasses. Enjoy BTR’s tasty opportunities as you sample brews from across the country. Try 5 Rabbit Ironica IPA from Michigan or Angry Chair Space Grass from Tampa, Florida. They even have a live feed of beers on tap and in casks. Head over to the Brewer’s Tasting Room today and let your palette fill you in on what you’ve been missing. 

Courigan's Irish Pub  Been on the lookout for craft beer bars in St. Pete that throw a party? Say “Top of the morning” to this Top-of-the-Line Irish pub selling brilliant craft beers and creative mixers, lie...the Irish breakfast shot. They also have an incredible line-up of live entertainment and drafts that rotate frequently, so you will never be bored. They also have a ladies night every Thursday. Join the shenanigans at Courigan’s Irish Pub. 

Engine No. 9  This sports bar doesn't miss a thing, offering a magical selection of beers and food they include #9 fruit ale from Magic Hat Brewing Company, and Breckenridge Brewery’s Vanilla Porter, along with a massive list of other favorites, domestics, and ciders too. The menu is pricey but unique and delicious. We never pass up on the crunchy fried pickle spears or the hefty hotdog special, known as “The #9”. Cheer for your favorite sports team as you refuel your engines here. A sanctuary for Chicago Blackhawks fans, hockey is a beloved sport in this bar, and for a good reason. The owner and Executive Chef is Jason Esposito.

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Stone Soup Cafe   Looking for a hearty meal with a heaping side of beer? Try Stone Soup Café. Variety should be in the name because the choices are endless when it comes to the soup and the beer! Visit the Beer Menu at this best-kept secret in St. Pete.

Cycle Brewing Ready to try some of Saint Pete’s best craft beer at a unique craft beer bar in St. Pete?  Come to Cycle Brewing in downtown St. Petersburg. Cycle brewing now offers 32-oz ‘crowlers’ otherwise known as ‘canned growlers’ you can take home with you. Beers qualifying for this special tap take out are marked with a G, so keep your eyes peeled. You can refill any glass, regardless of whether or not it is affiliated with Cycle Brewing, so if you have a favorite mug, they invite you to bring it when you visit. PS - Crowlers are $2 off every Monday.

Green Bench Brewing Company  We treasure Green Bench beers! Their Sunshine City IPA, and their Spring Bloom IIPA— a bronze medal winner at the 2014 Open Beer Championship top our long list of favorites from this craft beer bar in St. Pete. Dog and kid friendly, you are welcome to bring the family along. 

Flying Boat Brewing Co.  Looking for a craft beer bar that’s as passionate about beer as you are? Come to Flying Boat Brewery, getting their wings off the ground recently in St. Pete they've quickly become a treasured treat due to their dedication to authenticity. Try their sweet and citrusy Green’s Lantern IPA or their boldly flavored Infallible American Stout. We also love that every beer sold is in part a contribution to John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital! We can't think of a better reason to grab a pint, can you?

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