From the best Florida craft beers to the best Florida beer festivals, there’s plenty to celebrate on National Beer Day and every day after.

There's nothing like an ice cold beer to cool down on a scorching day — and with National Beer Day coming up on Sunday, April 7, you’ll want to have Florida’s best craft beers on your picnic table.  

Untappd, a mobile app for beer enthusiasts, helps locals find top-rated beers and breweries across Florida. The beers are rated up to 5 stars and include keywords like ‘sweet’, ‘strong’ and ‘thin’ to help beer seekers select based on their flavor preference.

From crisp and light flavors to heavy brews, here’s a list of Florida beers that ale lovers are saying shouldn't be skipped.

4.24/5 stars Florida IPA: Cherry Pie, Green Bench Brewing; St. Petersburg

Nathan C. says, “The pie spices are straightforward w/ a tart cherry finish. Less juicy hop bitterness & aroma. Still a unique beer.”

4.14/5 stars Pep in Yo Step, Infusion Brewing Company; Trinity

Erik N. says, “A nice little heat in the finish.”

4.14/5 stars French Toast, Funky Buddha Brewery; Oakland Park

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Matt W. says, “Just like french toast! Cinnamon and maple syrup meet a nice bready backbone. It's sweet, but not overly so.”

4.12/5 stars Rip Currant (sour Florida Weiss), Intracoastal Brewing Company; Melbourne

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Kenny L. says, “The most complex sour beer I've had. A sour bite at the beginning that mellows out to a bunch of fruit and sweetness for the finish.”

4.10/5 stars Fresh, Civil Society Brewing; Jupiter

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Jeff H. says, “Juice bomb with just the right amount of bite”

4.08/5 stars Count Shakula, Green Room Brewing; Jacksonville

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Kara W. says, “It’s like I’m drinking Count Chocula cereal, but with alcohol”

3.99/5 stars Jai Alai, Cigar City Brewing; Tampa

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Hendrick V. says, “Hoppy fruity and smooth all through. Not complex, but very smooth and gentle yet very enjoyable.”

The opportunity to enjoy a fragrant beer doesn’t have to end after National Beer Day. Be on the lookout for these upcoming Florida events where you can grab a fizzy pint:

Sprung! Spring Beer Festival, Miami, Florida on Sat Apr 6, 2019

Brew at the Zoo, West Palm Beach, Florida on Sat Apr 6, 2019

Spring Brewfest for Hospice, Spring Hill, Florida on Sat Apr 6, 2019

Brewmasters Invitational Beer Fest, Cape Canaveral, Florida on Sat Apr 13, 2019

Hogtown Craft Beer Festival, Gainesville, Florida on Tue Apr 23, 2019

St Augustine Brewer's Festival, St. Augustine, Florida on Sat May 11, 2019

Beer 'Merica Craft Beer Festival, Orlando, Florida on Sat May 18, 2019

Deerfield Beach Ocean Brews & Blues, Deerfield Beach, Florida on Sat May 18, 2019

Jacksonville Oktoberfest, Jacksonville, Florida on Oct 12 and 13, 2019

Florida Brewers Guild Barrel-Aged & Sour Fest, Jacksonville, Florida on Sat Nov 9, 2019

Orlando Beer Festival, Orlando, Florida on Sat Nov 10, 2019

Laura Jazmin Tolliver is a digital reporter for GateHouse Media Group’s Florida team, based in West Palm Beach, Fla. Jaz’s stories, which run across digital, print and video platforms, are syndicated across the 22 Florida newspaper markets.