30A Brews

Some say beer is an acquired taste. Maybe it is, and one that some never acquire, but many do. Here in the USA, beer has evolved through the years from a few national brands to hundreds, if not thousands, of unique and delicious brews. They range from light to dark, pale ale to stouts, bitter to mild and everything in between. These days, almost everywhere you go, you can enjoy local craft brews that are unique to the area and often only available in local restaurants and bars. When I travel, I like to eat and drink what is available and unique to that area. That’s one of the luxuries of traveling, in my opinion. Here on the Emerald Coast, we have several local breweries that are worth trying on your next visit to the area. From Panama City Beach to Destin, there are more than six local breweries and several local Distilleries too.

Visitors to 30A and the Emerald Coast can enjoy local food and craft beers at many of our unique restaurants and bars, but if you want to learn more about our craft brews and spirits, you should visit some of their taprooms the next time you’re in the area. If you want to gather your friends and do a brewery crawl, let the 30A Beach Girls know and we’ll help arrange the transportation.


Destin Brewery, 505 Mountain Dr, Destin, FL, https://destinbrewery.com/

Grayton Beer Company, 217 Serenoa Rd, Santa Rosa Beach, Fl, https://www.graytonbeer.com/

History Class Brewing Company, 6 E 4th Street, Panama City, FL, https://historyclass.beer/

Idyll Hounds Brewing Company, 845 Serenoa Rd, Santa Rosa Beach, FL; https://www.idyllhoundsbrewingcompany.com/

Props Brewery, Fort Walton Beach and Freeport, FL; https://www.propsbrewery.com/home/

Salty Oak Brewing Company, 2337 St. Andrews Blvd, Suite C, Panama City, Fl; https://www.saltyoakbrewing.com/


Palm Folly Hard Seltzer, 2668 US -98, Suite 2100, Santa Rosa Beach, Fl; https://palmfolly.com/

Distillery 98, 835 Serenoa Rd, Santa Rosa Beach, Fl; https://distillery98.com/

30A Distilling Co.; 505 N County Hwy 393, Building 15-B, Santa Rosa Beach, Fl; https://www.30adistillingco.com/

Don’t forget, October is just around the corner and that means, Oktoberfest! These festivals are a great way to try all our local craft brews, food and more. Our annual beer festivals are perfect for beer aficionados or anyone who is ready to celebrate fall. Here’s just a few to consider: Baytowne Beer Fest is October 6 & 7 located at the Baytowne Wharf. Panama City Octoberfest in Panama City will be held October 13 – 15th.

30A Beach Girls are here to help you make wonderful memories catered to your unique desires. Give us a call at 850-849-7455 or text us at 850-660-7911 to get started on your Emerald Coast getaway.