West Volusia County, Florida’s eclectic mix of attractions, restaurants, and boutiques continues to get cooler and cooler, with the “CoolCraft Beverage Trail Pass,” your mobile passport to the best breweries, wineries, pubs, and craft beverage producers in West Volusia!
Using the Beverage Trail Pass, when you check-in at five participating locations, you are eligible to receive a Free Pint Glass Koozie. It’s a great way to celebrate and have a great time with your friends and family!
Stay tuned for some special offerings coming this summer. Even when it’s hot, every one of our CoolCrafters will have something to keep you cool.
Following the strict recipes and utilizing non-GMO ingredients, the folks at HyderHead invite you to have a wee taste of the highlands in their legendary Downtown DeLand brewery, themed after the founders’ Scottish heritage.
Blue Springs Brewery
Florida-inspired and Volusia brewed, Blue Springs Brewery, named after nearby Blue Spring State Park, brings delicious food and drinks to the heart of West Volusia County for people of all ages to enjoy.
Central 28 Beer Company
The culmination of 25-plus years of brewing outstanding beers of exceptional quality, Central 28 Beer Company is a meaningful leader in the local craft brewery scene, offering crisp, superior beers.
Persimmon Hollow Brewing Co.
Sporting American and Belgian-style beers, Persimmon Hollow Brewing Co. is the dream of two brewers and best friends who wanted nothing more than to open a craft brewery in the heart of historic Downtown DeLand.
Sidecar Home Market & Bar
Located in the Historic District of Downtown DeLand, Sidecar Home Market and Bar is both a mid-century furniture store and a bar. Featuring a craft beer list, with brews both on tap and canned/bottled, as well as a wine list and some non-alcoholic choices, Sidecar is a highlight of the CoolCraft Beverage Trail.
The Blind Pig
The Blind Pig has been a well-known watering hole in DeLand for over 20 years. Serving drafts and bottles from around the state, and wine, the Pig’s small bar food menu compliments with sauces and appetizers made in house. Games and special events are a staple of The Pig with darts and pool being a favorite.
Half Wall – DeLand
Dedicated to crafting high-quality, innovative flavors both in cuisine and with their brand of craft beer, Half Wall Restaurant & Brewery serves their own brand of craft beers along with delicious food. Their Downtown DeLand restaurant also includes a full-service bar, boasting 76+ craft beers on tap.
Trilogy Coffee Roasting Co.
Trilogy is a small batch coffee roaster that is locally known for its ethically sourced, exceptional specialty coffee. Roasting each batch each day, Trilogy is the local expert in bringing out the ideal flavor from each coffee bean.
MG Coffee Brews & Bites
Enjoy organic, single-origin, fresh roasted coffee and teas from around the world, along with your choice of freshly baked pastries, cakes, and sweets … and don’t forget the sandwiches at this unique DeBary bakery.
Downtown DeLand’s local açaí bowl shop! Specializing in beautiful and delicious açaí with granola and fruit for your breakfast and lunch cravings, Buddha Bowls serves up those bowls, along with smoothies and more within the DaVinci Designs Studios.
Centro Tea Co. & Plant-Based Kitchen
Centro Tea Co. & Plant-Based Kitchen provides fine, hand-blended, organic, loose-leaf teas and in-house-made vegan pastries. Specializing in all-natural seasonal ingredients, sourcing locally, and even organically growing their own butterfly pea flowers for our “Disco Lemonade”.
Where to find us: Order ahead and pick them up at the shop, find them every Friday from 6-9 pm at the Artisan Alley Farmers Market in Downtown DeLand, or locally sip tea and munch on vegan scones at fellow CoolCrafter Trilogy Coffee Roasting Co.
The Elusive Grape
Featuring more than 40 different wines by the glass and a selection of cold beer, The Elusive Grape has been proudly serving as “DeLand’s living room” since 2003.
Grapevine Wine Bar
Located within the beautiful community of Victoria Park, Grapevine is a casual wine bar that has wine on tap. With bottles of wine, to stay or go, bottled beer, and light food, you’ll want to sit back and enjoy the company of your close ones under their outdoor patio.
Enjoy the unique tastes of the Sunshine State with locally grown Muscadine Grapes, available all year long frozen, and learn the art of the craft of winemaking at Elliott Vineyards, home of the Sandhill Crane Gang Wine Club.
Spring Garden Vineyard
Every year, from August through September, enjoy picking your own muscadine grapes at Spring Garden Vineyard. Its Country Store also sells jellies, jams, and other canned muscadine products, along with other wine-making supplies.
Hemingway’s 442 is a high-end “speakeasy” themed cigar lounge within the Historic DeLand Hotel. Featuring top-shelf scotch, bourbon, gin, and whiskey, the bar features regular live acts and is a popular spot for locals.
Offering a full-liquor bar, tapas, and a quiet setting for completing your day’s work or just a great time with friends. The Lounge is located within the Historic Artisan Downtown Hotel in the heart of Downtown DeLand.
Wander Bar Cocktail Lounge
The concept of Wander Bar is simple: provide entertaining bartenders and expert service in a comfortable environment! Wander Bar Cocktail Lounge is the newest addition to Downtown DeLand and specializes in custom craft cocktail creations and superior customer service.
One of the most loved local businesses in Downtown DeLand, Nest, has been a staple in the community for over 10 years. With a unique collection of products; from their eclectic blend of furniture, gifts and artwork, they also serve wine and beer. Feel free to sip while you shop!
Odd Elixir Meadworks & Abbey Bar
Specializing in traditional mead techniques with a creative approach to ingredients and flavor, Odd Elixir is a nano concept winery inspired by the amazing local flavors of Florida.
Kermit’s Key West Key Lime Shoppe
What may seem like an odd addition to the CoolCraft Beverage Trail is actually one of our favorite stops in the area. Specializing in everything key lime, Kermit’s Key West Key Lime Shoppe’s crown jewel is its Key Lime Juice. Pair it with their key lime pie on a stick, dipped in Belgian chocolate, or any of their other key lime goodies, and you’re guaranteed to leave your mouth puckered.
Founded in 1993 primarily as a jazz club where artists, musicians, and friends could come together, Cafe DaVinci has expanded well beyond jazz, however, the vibe remains the same 20 years later. Visit Davinci’s today for a plethora of live events and a hearty selection of craft brews.
Great Tasting Tours
Provides a rich, focused exploration of the exciting history, culture, food, drink, and interesting sites that have made DeLand the “Best Mainstreet in America,” Great Tasting Tours features many of the stops along the CoolCraft Trail, while GreatTasting Tours’ entertaining tour guides introduce participants to an eclectic mix of excellent restaurants, coffee roasters, unusual shops, and local attractions.
You can also win on the “trail!” Taste and track your progress along the beverage trail using the new mobile passport to receive a FREE pint glass koozie. For more information, visit coolcrafttrail.com.
About West Volusia
West Volusia region, is a destination with stories to tell, history to share, and fun to have. Nestled between Orlando and Daytona Beach, West Volusia encompasses fourteen communities with an eclectic collection of accommodations and attractions. The authenticity travelers are looking for is here. From top-rated downtown DeLand to the scenic St. Johns River, this is real Florida.
More information on West Volusia County can be picked up in the Visitor Center located at 116 W. New York Avenue in Downtown DeLand, FL, or can be found online at www.visitwestvolusia.com. Please call 386-734-0162 for more information.