The Beer Shed started out in the 1940s as a bait shop known for supplying fishermen with free beer. It morphed into a full-time bar in 1960.

If you’re looking for an authentic dive bar you need not look much further than the Alafia River. Well, that is, you’ll probably have to keep looking once you’ve found the Alafia River just because this one is really difficult to find if you don’t know where you’re going. Check out what Justin Grant has to say about this authentic Florida swamp bar with a thriving local patronage. You don’t get much more local than this.