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This map shows Florida's craft beer hot spots

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Florida craft brewery heat map

Florida's craft beer scene has exploded, but some areas have seen more love than others. Here's a cool way to visualize it. This is a heat map of production craft breweries based on the data from my Florida Craft Beer Guide and Map.

To point out the obvious: Tampa Bay is the center of the Sunshine State's craft beer cosmos, with Jacksonville a distant second.

Are you lucky enough to live in a red zone?

Here's a closer look at Tampa Bay and Jacksonville, at the same scale:

Tampa Bay and Jacksonville

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Alan Shaw

Alan Shaw has been a fan of craft beer for nearly two decades. He is partial to hops and has been an editor at the Herald-Tribune since 1997. He can be reached at (941) 361-4914, by email or mail at 1741 Main St., Sarasota, FL 34236. Follow him at @alancshaw on Twitter and on Facebook.
Last modified: April 11, 2014
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