The bayside community of Panama City has an abundance of world-class pubs and craft breweries and we’ve charted your course to find these treasures on the Panama City Ale Trail. These nine local craft breweries and pubs specialize in a variety of local and regional brews, live music, and good times.
Follow our convenient self-guided tour for an authentic Panama City ale experience like no other. Super enthusiast? Make your tour even more social and interactive with the UNTAPPD app.
STOP #1 – Little Village
Located at 2808 West 12th St. you’ll find St. Andrews most laid back spot where there’s always live music, fresh island style grub from Finns, and a lovely breeze off the water with outdoor deck and palapa seating. Experiment with the flavors of Little Village by trying their signature Spanglish Latin Lager, Funky Buddha Blood Orange Tart Shake, and Magners Irish Cider.
STOP #2 – Taproom
Located at 1010 Beck Ave in the St. Andrews district of Panama City, this Beer Garden offers room to roam with both a spacious and trendy indoor bar and an outdoor bar and patio that keeps the beer flowing and the conversations going. Their flagship brews include Ghost in the Machine IPA, Hawaiian Lion Porter, and Passion Guava Grisette. Pair one of these brews with tasty fare from the wide variety of food trucks you’ll find parked on their doorstep almost daily.
STOP #3 – St. Andrews Slice House
Located at 1127 ½ Beck Ave, the Slice House is known for its unique gourmet pizza flavors and a rotating selection of more than 10 taps. Not forgetting standard favorites, staple beers are chilled and ready to quench your thirst. Breezy outdoor deck seating overlooking the Bay will have you saying the Slice is Right for St. Andrews!
STOP #4 – The Salty Hobo
Located at 1118 Bayview Ave, the Salty Hobo has become an all-day favorite of many locals. Their sail-covered courtyard with outdoor bar and stage make any time of day a great time to take in the view of St. Andrews Marina and explore flagship brews such as 420 Strain G13 IPA, BamaMosa Biere de Champagne, and Mill Pond Dirty Blonde Ale. Move the fun indoors for a game of pool or ping pong and pick your favorite tunes for an impromptu dance party next to the jukebox.
STOP #5 – History Class Brewing
Located at 6 East 4th St, this downtown destination is a self-proclaimed half brewpub half museum. Enjoy a continually evolving beer menu and craveable bar food amidst the tales of Panama City past and the stories of new friends. Absorb the history surrounding you in the awe-inspiring atmosphere as you savor a variety of beers ranging from light to dark, including IPA’s, porter, amber, and pale ale.
STOP #6 – Craft Beer EmPOURium
Located at 300 Harrison Ave, the Craft Beer EmPOURium has long been a staple in Downtown. Nothing beats kicking back with a beer and a friendly pool game after a long day at work. The outgoing staff and local patrons are a perfect compliment to experiencing their craft flagship brews including Mythic Worlds IPA, Goses are Red Sour, and The PastryArchy Oat Milk Stout. This stop along our Ale Trail is game on!
STOP #7 – House of Henry
Located at 461 Harrison Ave, the newest Irish Pub in Historic Downtown Panama City promises an authentic pub experience with two large bars, a stage, and live music from the best local musicians around. House of Henry brings a full kitchen and menu and favorites such as Guinness, Pilsner, Stouts, Pale Ales, and Brown Ales to liven up your late-night ale cravings.
STOP #8 – Slapsticks Cue & Brew
Located at 1508 Calhoun Ave, Slapsticks has a little something for everyone with 200 different beers and ciders to choose from along with 16 different craft tap beers on continuous rotation, including popular local brews and flagship brews such as their Strawberry Pie Sour, Southern Pecan Brown Ale, and Salt Life Lager. Throw back a cold one and appease your competitive side with pool tables, darts, foosball, and retro stand-alone arcade games or lounge in a sofa near the stage area, taking in the talents of local musicians and comedians. A stop at Slapsticks is sure to be unforgettable!
STOP #9 – Salty Oak Brewing
Located on the corner of Beck Ave and 23rd Street, this Nano Brewery is quickly establishing itself as a local hotspot in Historic St. Andrews. Leave your mark on their sharpie-ridden bar top, join in the fun with engaging musicians, or take a seat and challenge your friends to a board game. With over 28 taps, their flagship brews include the Oaks IPA, H.S.A. Haze, and the Blueberry Cider and their reasonably priced flights are a great way to get to know all that Salty Oak Brewing has to offer.
Grab a friend or two and let Panama City’s Ale Trail guide you on your own personal pub crawl! Be sure to tag us in your photos and share your favorites with us using our hashtag #WhereLifeSetsSail!