Motorworks Brewing

Motorworks Brewing Bradenton's first craft brewery, home to Florida's largest Beer Garden and named one of CraftBeer.com's must-visit Brewery Music Venues in the South.
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Named the #9 brewery nationwide—winning two gold medals and a silver—at the 2018 U.S. Open Beer Championship and awarded Best Large Brewery in Florida at the 2017 Best Florida Beer Championships. Since opening in 2014, Motorworks Brewing has quickly become one of the most-awarded breweries in Florida with over 100 national and international medals. With 20+ beers on draught, a full liquor bar, an

Named the #9 brewery nationwide—winning two gold medals and a silver—at the 2018 U.S. Open Beer Championship and awarded Best Large Brewery in Florida at the 2017 Best Florida Beer Championships. Since opening in 2014, Motorworks Brewing has quickly become one of the most-awarded breweries in Florida with over 100 national and international medals. With 20+ beers on draught, a full liquor bar, an

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FIRST BUCS GAME OF THE SEASON TONIGHT! There’s no better place than right here at Motorworks to cheer on our Tampa Bay b...
09/09/2021

FIRST BUCS GAME OF THE SEASON TONIGHT! There’s no better place than right here at Motorworks to cheer on our Tampa Bay boys as they take on the Dallas Cowboys. Join us at 8:20pm tonight and enjoy $4 pints of Gronkzilla Red IPA for the WHOLE GAME! Wear all your best Gronkzilla gear — and if you need some, you’re in luck! We’ve got some brand new Gronkzilla t-shirts and hats (pictured above) so you can really show off your Bucs spirit. Game will be on with sound both inside and outside for your enjoyment. This season, catch every NFL game right here at Motorworks: Your Bradenton NFL HQ. Because great football deserves great beer. 🏈🍻 GO BUCS!!!!
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Note:
Latin Night has been moved to next Thursday so we can accommodate all football fans.

FIRST BUCS GAME OF THE SEASON TONIGHT! There’s no better place than right here at Motorworks to cheer on our Tampa Bay boys as they take on the Dallas Cowboys. Join us at 8:20pm tonight and enjoy $4 pints of Gronkzilla Red IPA for the WHOLE GAME! Wear all your best Gronkzilla gear — and if you need some, you’re in luck! We’ve got some brand new Gronkzilla t-shirts and hats (pictured above) so you can really show off your Bucs spirit. Game will be on with sound both inside and outside for your enjoyment. This season, catch every NFL game right here at Motorworks: Your Bradenton NFL HQ. Because great football deserves great beer. 🏈🍻 GO BUCS!!!!
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Note:
Latin Night has been moved to next Thursday so we can accommodate all football fans.

Hell of a way to wake up this morning — Motorworks is the #3 brewery in the nation at the 2021 U.S. Open Beer Championsh...
09/06/2021

Hell of a way to wake up this morning — Motorworks is the #3 brewery in the nation at the 2021 U.S. Open Beer Championship! And in addition, we've got FIVE medal winners! Bringing home the gold in Tequila Barrel-Aged Beer we have our Salvaje Farmhouse Ale, and in Chili Pepper Beer, our Datil Imperial Porter. And winning silver medals each we have our famous Pulp Friction Grapefruit IPA in Fruit IPAs, our Thresher for Barrel-Aged Barley Wine – Specialty, and our Rustique for White Wine Barrel-Aged Beer. We are delighted and so proud of our talented brewers and all our staff for making all of this possible. Raising a glass to them today! Join us! 🍻😁

Hell of a way to wake up this morning — Motorworks is the #3 brewery in the nation at the 2021 U.S. Open Beer Championship! And in addition, we've got FIVE medal winners! Bringing home the gold in Tequila Barrel-Aged Beer we have our Salvaje Farmhouse Ale, and in Chili Pepper Beer, our Datil Imperial Porter. And winning silver medals each we have our famous Pulp Friction Grapefruit IPA in Fruit IPAs, our Thresher for Barrel-Aged Barley Wine – Specialty, and our Rustique for White Wine Barrel-Aged Beer. We are delighted and so proud of our talented brewers and all our staff for making all of this possible. Raising a glass to them today! Join us! 🍻😁

#JUSTTAPPED Meet Wings of Lilith! Brewed specially for FemAle Brew Fest 2021, (where we'll be pouring!) this refreshingl...
09/03/2021

#JUSTTAPPED Meet Wings of Lilith! Brewed specially for FemAle Brew Fest 2021, (where we'll be pouring!) this refreshingly tart fruited kölsch opens with a citrus burst of tangerine aroma, complemented by sweet floral notes of cranberry hibiscus. A spritz of lemon peel dances through this medium-bodied brew with a fresh bite of ginger providing a crisp, dry finish. Try it on tap today and refresh your Friday afternoon. #TGIF!

#JUSTTAPPED Meet Wings of Lilith! Brewed specially for FemAle Brew Fest 2021, (where we'll be pouring!) this refreshingly tart fruited kölsch opens with a citrus burst of tangerine aroma, complemented by sweet floral notes of cranberry hibiscus. A spritz of lemon peel dances through this medium-bodied brew with a fresh bite of ginger providing a crisp, dry finish. Try it on tap today and refresh your Friday afternoon. #TGIF!

09/01/2021
KNIGHTRO IPA Now on tap at Motorworks!

#JUSTTAPPED Come enjoy a creamy & delicious Knightro IPA. Our signature 100% Citra dry-hopped India Pale Ale is balanced by a pale malt backbone with a sunset orange color and a medium body, floral & herbal aromas, and distinct notes of grapefruit, orange, and hints of pine. Served fresh on #nitro , providing a unique creamy texture that’s sure to delight your tastebuds! 🍻

Five of our favorites just WON some very prestigious Can Can Awards! 🥇 Coming home proud with the Gold Medal are Salvado...
08/24/2021

Five of our favorites just WON some very prestigious Can Can Awards! 🥇 Coming home proud with the Gold Medal are Salvador’s Wit for Experimental Beer, V Twin for Vienna Lager, and Spruce Pale Ale for Winter Seasonal Beer. 🥈 And wearing their Silver Medals with pride are Intellectual Property Ale for American IPA and Bizarre Gardening Accident Bramble for Specialty Fruit Beer. We are so proud of our talented brewers; it’s their passion and hard work that makes all of this possible. 🥰 Why not show your appreciation and treat yourself to an award-winner today? All five of these showstoppers are available in the taproom or to-go! 🍻

Five of our favorites just WON some very prestigious Can Can Awards! 🥇 Coming home proud with the Gold Medal are Salvador’s Wit for Experimental Beer, V Twin for Vienna Lager, and Spruce Pale Ale for Winter Seasonal Beer. 🥈 And wearing their Silver Medals with pride are Intellectual Property Ale for American IPA and Bizarre Gardening Accident Bramble for Specialty Fruit Beer. We are so proud of our talented brewers; it’s their passion and hard work that makes all of this possible. 🥰 Why not show your appreciation and treat yourself to an award-winner today? All five of these showstoppers are available in the taproom or to-go! 🍻

What’s brewing at Motorworks? Our buddies Eric and Jason from Recycled Brewing Co are in the brewhouse crafting somethin...
08/23/2021

What’s brewing at Motorworks? Our buddies Eric and Jason from Recycled Brewing Co are in the brewhouse crafting something special with us! We had such a blast of a day working together and we’re so excited for you to try our creation. Hoppy? Hazy? Magical? You’ll find out! Stay tuned for this extra special collab beer coming to you on tap and in cans in September. Get excited! 🍻

Everyone's getting excited for Yappy Hour this weekend! 🐶🍻 This Sunday, August 22nd, bring your furry friends and come e...
08/19/2021

Everyone's getting excited for Yappy Hour this weekend! 🐶🍻 This Sunday, August 22nd, bring your furry friends and come enjoy Yappy Hour right here in our 16,000 sq. ft. beer garden from 1-4pm. We’ll have raffle items and silent auctions with proceeds benefiting our featured rescue, Canine Castaways, Inc. Enjoy live music, drink specials, and tasty eats from local food trucks while browsing unique goods from local vendors and sipping on $4.50 Bloody Marys & Mimosas. We'll also have complimentary water and treats for the precious pups (must be leashed & have up-to-date shots). We can't think of a better #SundayFunday. Come join the fun!

Everyone's getting excited for Yappy Hour this weekend! 🐶🍻 This Sunday, August 22nd, bring your furry friends and come enjoy Yappy Hour right here in our 16,000 sq. ft. beer garden from 1-4pm. We’ll have raffle items and silent auctions with proceeds benefiting our featured rescue, Canine Castaways, Inc. Enjoy live music, drink specials, and tasty eats from local food trucks while browsing unique goods from local vendors and sipping on $4.50 Bloody Marys & Mimosas. We'll also have complimentary water and treats for the precious pups (must be leashed & have up-to-date shots). We can't think of a better #SundayFunday. Come join the fun!

08/17/2021
Get Ready for CELTOBERFEST at Motorworks!

Why are we so excited #Oktoberfest? Because that means it’s almost time for CELTOBERFEST!🍻 This year The New World Celts and Motorworks are back at it again with our annual fantastic fusion of beer-swilling, kilt-sporting, lederhosen-loving merriment and live music throughout the weekend. Join us in our beautiful Biergarten from October 15th -17th for the unique spectacle created when Celtic and Bavarian culture clash! We’ll have SEVEN live bands, special vendors, bagpipers, food specials, steins for sale and lots and lots of men wearing kilts! This event is family (and dog!) friendly, so don your finest lederhosen, dirndl or most festive tartan and join us for a weekend chock-full of Oktoberfest celebrations with a Celtic twist! Get your tickets now at the link below!
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/celtoberfest-vi-music-beer-fest-tickets-167102687637
We can't wait to see you there!🍻

08/16/2021
OKTOBERFEST IS BACK at Motorworks!

We're so excited it’s that time of year again and our famous #Oktoberfest is back with a vengeance. 🍻🇩🇪 This Märzen-style lager is an homage to the more robust Märzen lagerbiers served in Munich during Oktoberfests past. With pleasant bready aromas and a medium body, this bright amber lager boasts a lightly toasted, malty sweetness complemented by a spicy hop character that balances its malt base and dries it out a bit for a crisp finish. Slip into your finest lederhosen and come give it a try! Join us as we get excited for this year's Celtoberfest! 🍻🇩🇪

Tonight's the night! First Tampa Bay Buccaneers game of the NFL preseason and we're ready with some fresh cans of Gronkz...
08/14/2021

Tonight's the night! First Tampa Bay Buccaneers game of the NFL preseason and we're ready with some fresh cans of Gronkzilla and some brand new merch! Come cheer on our boys in the taproom as they take on the Cincinnati Bengals with some tasty Gronkzilla Red IPAs or take some fresh cases home with you! See you at 7:30! We'll have the game on with the sound ON with some delicious craft beer waiting for you!! 🏈🍻

Tonight's the night! First Tampa Bay Buccaneers game of the NFL preseason and we're ready with some fresh cans of Gronkzilla and some brand new merch! Come cheer on our boys in the taproom as they take on the Cincinnati Bengals with some tasty Gronkzilla Red IPAs or take some fresh cases home with you! See you at 7:30! We'll have the game on with the sound ON with some delicious craft beer waiting for you!! 🏈🍻

ATTENTION Yappy Hour fans & pups: We have decided to postpone this month's Yappy Hour Pet Extravaganza benefiting @canin...
08/13/2021

ATTENTION Yappy Hour fans & pups: We have decided to postpone this month's Yappy Hour Pet Extravaganza benefiting @caninecastaways due to the inclement weather we'll be having this weekend. Gotta keep our pups safe and dry! Please join us next Sunday, August 22nd for the makeup celebration! You won't want to miss it!

ATTENTION Yappy Hour fans & pups: We have decided to postpone this month's Yappy Hour Pet Extravaganza benefiting @caninecastaways due to the inclement weather we'll be having this weekend. Gotta keep our pups safe and dry! Please join us next Sunday, August 22nd for the makeup celebration! You won't want to miss it!

Has there ever been a better pairing than a juicy, indulgent burger and a cold, refreshing craft beer? We don't think so...
08/12/2021

Has there ever been a better pairing than a juicy, indulgent burger and a cold, refreshing craft beer? We don't think so. Pig on the Road is BACK at 4pm today! You're gonna want to try the Motorworks BBQ Pig Burger: an Angus burger with smoked pulled pork, Applewood-smoked bacon, crispy fried onions, Motorworks V Twin beer cheddar spread, and BBQ sauce, served on a housemade toasted brioche bun. And of course, we'd recommend pairing it with our signature, 10+ time award-winning V Twin® Vienna Lager, available on draft during happy hour from 2-6pm for just $4! Trust us — this combo's pretty hard to beat. 🍔🍻

Has there ever been a better pairing than a juicy, indulgent burger and a cold, refreshing craft beer? We don't think so. Pig on the Road is BACK at 4pm today! You're gonna want to try the Motorworks BBQ Pig Burger: an Angus burger with smoked pulled pork, Applewood-smoked bacon, crispy fried onions, Motorworks V Twin beer cheddar spread, and BBQ sauce, served on a housemade toasted brioche bun. And of course, we'd recommend pairing it with our signature, 10+ time award-winning V Twin® Vienna Lager, available on draft during happy hour from 2-6pm for just $4! Trust us — this combo's pretty hard to beat. 🍔🍻

08/10/2021
HIYA GOURDIE® RETURNS | Friday the 13th at Motorworks

THIS FRIDAY THE 13TH, Hiya Gourdie® RETURNS! We’re getting fully ready for #spookyseason at Motorworks, and that means this Friday, a fresh batch of our signature Pumpkin Ale, Hiya Gourdie, will be available on draft in the taproom and in cans to go! Our hazy, auburn-colored pumpkin ale has a medium body and is well-rounded with prominent sweet, pumpkin pie flavors derived from 35 lbs. of pumpkin puree and fresh galangal, an Asian ginger-like root, heady aromas of mint, and fresh, spicy cinnamon. Now's your chance to stock up for the season! If you're not a scaredy-cat, that is… 🎃🍻👻

SUNDAY BLOODY BRUNCH! Come finish National Oyster Week with a bang with Monica's signature Bloody Mary, made special wit...
08/08/2021

SUNDAY BLOODY BRUNCH! Come finish National Oyster Week with a bang with Monica's signature Bloody Mary, made special with our signature Oyster Stout! Just brewed fresh with wild oysters (shell and all) from Anna Maria Oyster Bar and heaps of dried kelp. Trust me, you're going to fall in love with it. 😍🦪🍻 Enjoy brunch at Motorworks today from 10-2pm with musical guest ROB HAMM live in our sunny beer garden! You can thank me later. 😉

SUNDAY BLOODY BRUNCH! Come finish National Oyster Week with a bang with Monica's signature Bloody Mary, made special with our signature Oyster Stout! Just brewed fresh with wild oysters (shell and all) from Anna Maria Oyster Bar and heaps of dried kelp. Trust me, you're going to fall in love with it. 😍🦪🍻 Enjoy brunch at Motorworks today from 10-2pm with musical guest ROB HAMM live in our sunny beer garden! You can thank me later. 😉

08/06/2021
It's HAPPY HOUR at Motorworks!

It's HAPPY HOUR and Monica is ready for you with a crisp, refreshing Intellectual Property Ale®! Our classic core American IPA is filtered and bittered with high alpha hops from the Pacific Northwest, providing floral and herbal aromas and juicy flavors of grapefruit, pine, and orange. Intellectual Pale Ale is sunset orange colored and 100% Citra dry-hopped. Its bold hop bitterness is supported by a pale malt backbone, giving it a medium body, dry finish and zero bitter legal aftertaste. 🤪 If that's not your jam, from 2-6PM you can enjoy any of our core beers, well drinks, or house wines for just $4! We've got the secret to a perfect afternoon here at Motorworks — you know you wanna stop by! 🍻

08/05/2021
GRONK SMASH! Gronkzilla is BACK at Motorworks Brewing!

GRONKZILLA IS BACK — and just in time for the NFL preseason! As you can see, @dank_heat is celebrating with an epic GRONK SMASH. 🤣🍻🏈 Our legendary red IPA has returned in cans and on draft in our taproom. Join us tonight to celebrate with a few (or more ) Gronkzillas, catch the first game of the preseason, and get ready for some football! 🏈🍻 We've got the best spot to watch, with 9 TVs in the taproom and a 22-foot projector screen outside in our massive beer garden!

This season, catch every NFL game right here at Motorworks: Your Bradenton NFL HQ. Because great football deserves great beer. 🏈🍻
If you're not familiar, Gronkzilla is a hard-hitting special release produced to celebrate the newest addition to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and NFL Superbowl Champion, Rob Gronkowski.

Gronkzilla is passionately brewed with genuine New England tears and double dry-hopped with Azacca and Citra hops, imparting flavorful citrus notes and a firm bitterness that balances its rich, caramelly malt base, boasting a sweet malt character and snappy hop bite with a finish that evokes joy to all Bucs Fans’ palettes.

08/03/2021
Be the Juice, Be the Juice, BE THE JUICE!

We're on the verge of sPoOkY sEaSoN and we've got a brand new IPA that'll give you chills! Meet Be The Juice, a juicy American IPA dosed with sweet strawberries and juicy guava for a punch of aromatic berry and jam-like flavors complementing a classic hop profile and malt backbone. Just don't say it three times in a row! 👻

08/02/2021
OYSTER STOUT: Fresh on tap at Motorworks AND Anna Maria Oyster Bar

National Oyster Day is August 5th and you know what that means — IT’S OYSTER WEEK! We enjoyed a wonderful family oyster day here at Motorworks eating some yummy oysters, sharing some laughs, and brewing and kegging some fresh Oyster Stout for you! A special collaboration with Anna Maria Oyster Bar, this annual creation is brewed with wild oysters (shell and all) and heaps of dried kelp. This dry, Irish-Style Oyster Stout is black as an oceanic trench with a creamy mouthfeel and medium body. A slightly briny aroma mingles with roasted dark malt flavors and notes of coffee and a subtle “marine” essence. It’s smooth, refreshing, and perfectly paired with your favorite oyster dish! Join us in our taproom or beer garden for a pint or three today!🦪🍻

07/29/2021
Just Tapped: Spicy Frostbane

#JustTapped We're back at it again with that SPICE. Meet our Spicy Frostbane. This rich, velvety behemoth of a pastry stout—brewed with black onyx cocoa, cinnamon, chili peppers, nutmeg, allspice, Galangal root, and pumpkin — boasts a full-bodied wallop of hot & spicy sweetness. Stop by the taproom and try some today! #SpicyBoi 🔥🔥🔥

You know what they say... where there's smoke, there's fire! 🔥 Meet our newly brewed Rauchbier. This mildly smoked Munic...
07/28/2021

You know what they say... where there's smoke, there's fire! 🔥 Meet our newly brewed Rauchbier. This mildly smoked Munich Helles is crisp, clean, & refreshing with a strong Pils malt aroma. It's lightly sweet with a smoked malt character, and sure to be a hit on a sunny summer day. If you're looking to take it up a notch, try one of its spicy friends! On tap right now in spicy pepper brews we've got Jalapeño Low Light, a low-carb light lager brewed with jalapeño and lime, our famous Mango Habanero IPA, a special limited edition Guava Habanero IPA, and of course, the legendary Datil imperial chocolate porter brewed with spicy datil peppers. This summer, we're bringing the heat! Can you handle it? 🍻🔥

You know what they say... where there's smoke, there's fire! 🔥 Meet our newly brewed Rauchbier. This mildly smoked Munich Helles is crisp, clean, & refreshing with a strong Pils malt aroma. It's lightly sweet with a smoked malt character, and sure to be a hit on a sunny summer day. If you're looking to take it up a notch, try one of its spicy friends! On tap right now in spicy pepper brews we've got Jalapeño Low Light, a low-carb light lager brewed with jalapeño and lime, our famous Mango Habanero IPA, a special limited edition Guava Habanero IPA, and of course, the legendary Datil imperial chocolate porter brewed with spicy datil peppers. This summer, we're bringing the heat! Can you handle it? 🍻🔥

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1014 9th Street West
Bradenton, FL
34205

Opening Hours

Monday 11am - 10pm
Tuesday 11am - 10pm
Wednesday 11am - 10pm
Thursday 11am - 11pm
Friday 11am - 12am
Saturday 10am - 12am
Sunday 10am - 10pm

Telephone

(941) 567-6218

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Our Taproom features our flagship beers year-round, while the remaining twenty-five taps or so host a rotating lineup of unique seasonal & small-batch brews. Select beers are available for growler fills or can be purchased to-go in cans or bottles.

In addition to 20+ craft beers on tap, we offer a full liquor bar and specialty cocktails, an extensive wine list and diverse food options via local restaurant partners and food trucks.

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Since opening in 2014, Motorworks Brewing has quickly become one of the most-awarded breweries in Florida with over 50 national and international medals, including being awarded Best Large Brewery in Florida at the 2017 Best Florida Beer Championships. With 20+ beers brewed in-house on tap, an extensive assortment of wines, refreshing cocktails and a rotating batch of seasonal & specialty brews available in the taproom, Motorworks Brewing is the best place to join friends for a fresh pint of beer or a cocktail! We’re also home to Florida’s largest Beer Garden, where you can enjoy a beautiful, raised deck surrounding a 150+ year-old oak tree and play games on our 10+ co****le sets, enjoy a game of Giant Jenga or just sit back and relax under the shade of the old oak. Bands perform on our massive outdoor music stage every Friday & Saturday night (or inside the taproom if it rains) and on Tuesday and Thursday nights as well, plus we host a rotating lineup of delicious Food Trucks and food options from local restaurant partners each week.

Join us in the Beer Garden or taproom and let us pour you a cold, hand-crafted brew!

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The photo is of a Hudson Dealership, owned by my Family, in 1950's Detroit, Mich.
Thanks Brian from Ugly Grouper! And thanks Bruce for the Beer!
Visted last week from NY....loved Pulp Friction.......checked out a few stores that said they sold it.....none! Wish I could get it here!
Tried your ADOPTABLE Lager on Labor Day--NICE!! Found it at Nature's Food Patch in Clearwater--nice can, w/Manatee County Animal Services info printed on the product! Well done, Motorworks!!
Are you still making hand sanitizer?
I stopped in last Thanksgiving. Some bartender talked me into buying this. I wish she had talked me into buying a case.
This beer is freakin amazing!!!!!!!!! HAPPY CINCO DE MAYO!!!!
Thanks for assisting us with all this home confinement! These will go well with the porterhouse!!!!
Pretty damn tasty
PLEASE, PLEASE Tell me that you are still doing the beer labels for missing dogs. My Lucy has been stolen in Bradenton. 941-718-1155.
Thank you Motorworks for making this tolerable.