Below is a list of the top and leading Distilleries in Tampa. To help you find the best Distilleries located near you in Tampa, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Tampa’s Best Distilleries:
The top rated Distilleries in Tampa, FL are:
- Gamblers Bay Distillery – an excellent source of joy and pride for their family
- Dark Door Spirits – continuously strive to modernize and keep giving you something cheers-worthy
- 82°West Distilling – find the ideal balance of flavors to call forth
- Tampa Bay Rum Co, Home of Gasparilla Rum – oldest rum distilleries in Tampa
- Florida Cane Distillery – tasting experience that captivates the Florida lifestyle
Gamblers Bay Distillery
Gamblers Bay Distillery was established in Tampa, FL in 2019. While they may be fresh to the craft distillery market their family recipes date back 120 years starting in Romania, traveling by way of Canada to land in Tampa, FL. They are passionate to join the growing market and love for craft cocktails and share with the Tampa Bay community a family tradition. In their family, a worthy drink has always been a symbol of a moment in time. Distilling superior quality small batched liquor has been an excellent source of joy and pride for their family and they await to continue this for their next generation and share this with you.
“This distillery sources its ingredients from local farms in Florida and makes their spirits in well-loved small batches. The owners have a great story and you can tell they really love what they do. The vodka and Navy Strength rum are delicious. My boyfriend and I had a great time getting drinks and touring the facility. Such a beautiful experience.” – Jamie L.
Dark Door Spirits
Dark Door Spirits are in the business of making distilled spirits and sharing the secret of those spirits with you. Whether it’s macerations, new technology, or wild flavor combinations, they continuously strive to modernize and keep giving you something cheers-worthy. At Dark Door Spirits, they like to help the Tampa Bay community and work together with Tampa’s best breweries to make specialty spirits. Along with those specialties you’ll be able to discover them at many of Tampa’s festivals and bars. At Dark Door Spirits, everyone is accepted behind their doors to celebrate the fondness they have when making some of the best spirits in Florida.
Spirits, Corporate Gifts, Tours & Classes, Events
“Great atmosphere with great drinks and awesome staff.” – Sarah H.
82°West Distilling was established with a passion for craft distilling, a commitment to the heritage of rum, and expertly-combined natural ingredients. Their vision is to bring the equivalent artistry and creativity to rum that the craft brewing movement brought to beer. Each of their rum varieties is prepared through constant experimentation and iteration until they find the ideal balance of flavors to call forth a celebration of rum’s centuries-long history as the preferred beverage of sailors and seafarers.
Their name, 82° West, denotes the longitude line that passes directly through Tampa Bay, ensuring that they will always be able to locate their way home. Their rum epitomizes the spirit of Tampa, from the coastal sunshine to the creative energy of the city, back through their record as a home for renegades and rebels, artists and entrepreneurs, and visionaries from all walks of life.
Rum, Whiskey, Tequila
“We purchased the Groupon and while we couldn’t do the tour due to COVID, we did the tasting, and wow. The environment is inviting and relaxing. The music is not loud and we were able to talk and laugh. The hosts were amazing, recommending drinks, cigars, and sharing laughs. Sitting outside was so perfect. So many memories and we will be back.” – Sharon S.
Tampa Bay Rum Co, Home of Gasparilla Rum
Tampa Bay Rum Co, Home of Gasparilla Rum, located in Ybor City is one of the oldest rum distilleries in Tampa, having initiated production of their fine grog in the year 2018 CE or Anno Domini, should you choose the classic denomination. The ghost of Jose Gaspar and his marauding pirate crew can still be felt within the antique walls of their distillery and you will be carried past whilst sampling their Gaspar’s and Gasparilla Rums at their Buccaneer Bar.
Gasparilla Spiced Rum, Gasparilla Coconut Rum, Gasparilla Silver Rum, & More
“Delicious rum and a great tour on the rum distilling process! You get to sample 4 rums and the shot glass you sample is your souvenir to take home. The staff is super friendly and makes it a fun experience.” – Ashley K.
Florida Cane Distillery
Florida Cane Distillery is a team of craft spirit professionals committed to creating a tasting experience that captivates the Florida lifestyle. With fresh Florida produce and Florida sugar cane at the vanguard, they have established brand recognition, distribution, and pride of place as Florida’s first-ever vodka tasting room. They are situated in the center of Ybor City, filled with rich history and unique experiences. They have the biggest craft spirit portfolio in the country. Come visit them and test their craft cocktails or join a Tour and Tasting. They are positive you will find a Florida CANE spirit you’ll love.
Vodka, Rum, Whiskey, & More
“Amazing place, great staff, fun tastings, great drinks.” – Dale S.
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