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Frequently Asked Questions


Can I rent the Taproom for a private event?
While our Taproom is open 6 days a week, it is not usually available for exclusive private events/parties.

Is food available at Calusa Brewing?
Yes! Every day, we have a fully functioning kitchen with our food partners, PigFish, and host food trucks when the kitchen is closed.  Click here for about our food options.


Are children allowed inside the Taproom?
Absolutely, as long as they're supervised at all times by attentive parents. Children are not permitted at the bar, and they need parental supervision during games, while some games require an I.D. to play (pool/shuffleboard).


Can my band perform at Calusa Brewing?
Though we sporadically host live music events, these instances are rare. For performance inquiries, please contact


Do you fill growlers?

No, we no longer fill growlers from other breweries. We have the majority of our offerings available in cans to-go. Only when we treat beers are they not available to go and deemed "Draft Only" on our menu.


Can I buy a keg for personal use?
Direct keg sales through our Taproom are rare due to stock limitations. However, we occasionally make exceptions for special events. To learn more, contact us at Note: Deposits will apply.


Will Calusa Brewing be part of my event?
While we're grateful for all invitations, we sometimes have to decline due to constraints. For specific details, contact Before you reach out, please check out our events guide.


Can I request a donation for my charity or event?
We're committed to giving back to the Sarasota/Bradenton communities. We evaluate every request, but our resources sometimes limit us. For donation-related details, refer to our donations policy and then send your application to


How can I get Calusa Brewing stickers or labels for my collection?
We typically have complimentary stickers in our Taproom. To receive one, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:
CB Production/Offices

ATTN: Sticker/Label Inquiry

5701 Derek Rd
Sarasota, FL 34233
Do note that availability is first-come, first-serve.

Can I purchase Calusa Brewing merchandise?

You can purchase all of our available merchandise in the Taproom. If you are out of the area and need an item bought and shipped please email us at to start the process.

Are pets allowed in the Taproom?

In accordance with county ordinance service animals are welcome, however, any other pets are NOT allowed in the Taproom.

Pursuant to:

Doggie Dining Ordinance

Sarasota County Code of Ordinances

Appendix A Zoning Regulations, Article 5, Subsection 5.3.4.o.10

Do you offer brewery tours?

We do not offer brewery tours regularly, but can potentially accommodate planned tours. Email us tour inquiries at

Is there outdoor seating available?

We have an outdoor patio area with ceiling fans to enjoy. Please note, we do not allow pets inside the taproom, they will have to enjoy our taproom from the patio during their visit. 

Do you have gluten-free options?

We produce and serve a limited amount of Hard Seltzer that is gluten-free alongside other beverages i.e. wine, cider, other seltzers, and soft drinks like soda, water etc.

How can I stay updated on upcoming events and releases?

Follow us on popular social media platforms, check the website (updated weekly), give us a call or sign up for our email list at the bottom of the page.

Are there any job openings at Calusa Brewing?

We are fortunate to have a long-standing staff throughout the years, so we have solemnly had to hire but you can always send your resume to

How can I give feedback about my experience?

For any comments or concerns email us at

Can I make a reservation?

We do not offer reservations at this time - our taproom tables/bar seating is all first come, first serve.

Can I order beer online for local delivery?

Unfortunately, we cannot deliver our beer. You can order beer online for pick up at our taproom HERE.

Are Calusa can/bottles available in retail stores/bars?

We do not distribute our cans/bottles into the market. You are only able to purchase our packaged beer through our taproom. Find us on draft in our local area HERE.

How frequently do you release new beers?

Every week, usually on Saturdays. See our Weekly Update HERE and/or sign up for our email list at the bottom of the page.

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