Darwin Brewing Co. - SPOTLIGHT

Darwin Brewing Company brews artisan ales and lagers influenced by the flavors and spices of South America’s Andean and Amazonian Regions - from Bradenton, Florida.

Matt Cornelius, Co-Founder, Director of Operations

MEET: Matt Cornelius, Co-Founder, Director of Operations

Born in Detroit, Matt began to knowcraft beer through home state names like Bell's, Founder's, and Dark Horse. In 2013, Matt joined Darwin Brewing Company as General Manager of Darwin’s on 4th in Sarasota and, together with Chef Darwin Santa Maria, established the goal of sharing Andean Influenced Beers with beer lovers while taking brewing operations to the production level. Matt is General Manager of Darwin Brewing Co, and oversees taproom operations, production management, distributor relations, and sales


  • Summadayze IPA

  • Circa 1926 Tangerine Wheat

  • Pirata Pils


  • Charapa Spiced Porter 

  • Aguanile Maibock (Collaboration with Cigar City - only TWO kegs in the state!)