South Florida's Local Craft Beer Scene
A Brewmaster's Perspective

Yooo fellow craft beer enthusiasts! I’m Dan Martinelli, Brewmaster and Co-owner at Yeasty Brews Artisanal Beers. My wife, Denielle, and I embarked on this adventure to bring our passion for unique, hand-crafted beers to the vibrant South Florida community. We’re thrilled to be part of the thriving local craft beer scene and can’t wait to share our journey with you.

My Craft Beer Journey

My love for brewing began years ago, experimenting with different flavors and techniques, ultimately leading to the creation of our beloved Yeasty Brews. Our goal has always been to provide an inviting space for people to gather, enjoy great beer, and make lasting memories. The South Florida beer scene is a melting pot of creativity and innovation, and we’re proud to be part of it.

Now, let me tell you why Yeasty Brews is one of the top-rated breweries in the area. We believe in using fresh, natural ingredients, which is why every batch of our beer is hand-crafted and unique. Our brewmasters, myself included, enjoy blending unconventional flavors to create truly one-of-a-kind beer experiences. From hoppy IPAs to velvety stouts, there’s something for everyone at Yeasty Brews.

Dan’s Top 5 Breweries In Fort Lauderdale

As part of this fantastic community, I want to share my top 5 favorite South Florida breweries that contribute to our thriving local craft beer scene:

1. Yeasty Brews Artisanal Beers

3944 NW 19th St, Lauderhill, FL 33311 | (754) 223-2198

Of course, I have to start with our very own brewery – the heart and soul of our small town. A visit to our brewery is nothing short of an experience. Imagine walking into a space filled with the aromas of carefully crafted beer, the warmth of the friendly bartender’s smile, and the buzz of locals gathered together, deep in conversation.

Whether you’re in the mood for a quiet night in or you’re looking for a fun weekend social activity, you can always find entertainment here. We host weekly events that showcase local talent and have created a laid-back atmosphere that will make you feel right at home.

2. Tarpon River Brewing

280 SW 6th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 | (954) 353-3193

Nestled between the tranquil Tarpon River and the mighty New River, lies a brewery that is more than just an establishment serving good food and drinks. It’s a hub for the community, a place where people gather to enjoy not just diverse and quality beer, but also to celebrate life and cultivate connections. Their commitment to the local community transcends beyond the products and services they offer, emanating throughout the very fabric of their business.

Tarpon River Brewing

3. Invasive Species Brewing

726 NE 2nd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 |

Nestled in the heart of Flagler Village, Invasive Species boasts an exceptional taproom experience which blends floor-to-ceiling taxidermy art and a vast rotation of beers. Whether you’re a seasoned beer enthusiast or a curious newcomer to the world of craft beer, Invasive Species’ innovative approach to brewing will undoubtedly leave you amazed. Their beers are meticulously crafted with passion and attention to detail, making it the perfect spot to relax and unwind with friends over some delicious drinks.

4. Orchestrated Minds Brewing

803 NW 1st St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311 | (954) 530-6655

Specializing in hop-forward IPAs, flavorful sours, rich stouts, and many other styles, Orchestrated Minds Brewing takes immense pride in crafting an impressive array of high-quality beers. Utilizing the freshest local ingredients and cultivating a community vibe, this South Florida gem offers a truly unique craft beer experience – a must-visit destination for beer enthusiasts and casual drinkers alike.

5. Dream State Brewing

115 NW 6th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311 |

Last but definitely not the least, Dream State Brewing brings people together and satiates their taste buds with their vast and enticing menu of craft beers. Their selection ranges from crisp and refreshing blonde ales to classic pilsners and rich lagers, each brewed to perfection with the finest ingredients. The inviting atmosphere of their brewpub located in Sistrunk Market Place is the perfect spot for you to kick back, unwind and relish some local brews with your friends while exchanging lively, jovial conversations.

Dan's Final Notes

The South Florida local craft beer scene is all the rage right now and Yeasty Brews is thrilled to be part of it! Our brewery is a place where beer aficionados can gather to celebrate their love for crafting and sipping unique beers.

From our thirst-quenching ales to our barrel-aged stouts, every sip of our beer is about quality and passion. We use only fresh, local ingredients, some of which are even grown on our own rooftop garden.

Come and join us at Yeasty Brews to experience our devotion to brewing firsthand. We promise to make your visit a memorable one with great beer and even better memories! Cheers to that! 🍻

Yeasty Brews Artisanal Beers