You can work up quite a thirst exploring Key West. Luckily, there are plenty of great breweries that call Key West home, and these are great places to quench your thirst. You’ll find that each of Key West’s breweries is unique, from the styles of beer they offer to the atmosphere. 

Exploring Key West’s breweries is a lot of fun. To get you started, the team at Compass Realty has compiled a guide on the breweries you’ll find on this idyllic island.

The Waterfront Brewery

You’ll be hard-pressed to find a brewery with better views than The Waterfront Brewery. Located at the Key West Seaport, you’ll be able to enjoy a craft beer with stunning views of the water. Here, you’ll come for the beer and stay for the views. 

Speaking of their beer, The Waterfront Brewery offers a wide selection of brews. Their tap list frequently rotates, meaning there’s a good chance you’ll find something new to try every time you visit. From ales and lagers to IPAs, they have it all. If someone in your party isn’t a beer fan, no worries, The Waterfront Brewery offers wine by the glass and specialty cocktails. And if you’re feeling peckish, they have a menu full of delicious sandwiches, steaks, and more.

First Flight Island Restaurant & Brewery

First Flight Island Restaurant & Brewery is the southernmost brewery in the U.S. and is an excellent place to grab a craft brew. You’ll find First Flight Island Restaurant & Brewery in Key West’s historic First Flight building, known for being the birthplace of Pan American World Airways. The location is very cool, with a garden canopy dining experience, a bar made from an aluminum wing, and a tree-top deck with great views. One thing is for sure; there’s not a bad seat in the house.

First Flight Island Restaurant & Brewery features three craft beers on tap, each with a distinct style and flavor profile. The Havana Red is a rich amber ale, while the Main Squeeze is a crisp, easy-drinking citrus wheat ale. However, perhaps the brewery’s most popular brew is the Maverick IPA. If you’re feeling adventurous, give their beer cocktails a try. 

The Perfect Brew Is Waiting for You in Key West

After a drink at a Key West brewery, come home to a beautiful vacation rental in Key WestAfter visiting Key West’s breweries, come back to your well-appointed vacation rental from Compass Realty. We have vacation rentals in the best locations throughout Key West, allowing you to stay close to your favorite attractions and activities. Whether you’re looking for a vacation home or a condo, we’ve got the perfect Key West rental for you. To book with us, please give us a call at 305-292-1881.