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Swamp Head Brewery

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Address: 3650 SW 42nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32608-2598
Phone Number:
+1 352-505-3035
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Tue - Fri 16:00 - 21:00
Sat 13:00 - 21:00

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Great place to hang out with friends

Went here for the brewery tour. Tour is $5 (cash only). You get a pint glass with beer and then the tour. Tour was fun and interesting. After tour we sampled several other... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
NCTraveler1999
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Cary, North Carolina
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Cary, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for the brewery tour. Tour is $5 (cash only). You get a pint glass with beer and then the tour. Tour was fun and interesting. After tour we sampled several other beers. Lots of selection and a great place to just chill and chat with friends. If you are in Gainesville .... check it out!

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Berkeley Lake, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to Swamp Head several times. I really enjoy both the beer and the atmosphere. The tasting room is spacious, uniquely designed and has a great view. Of all their very tasty brews, my favorite continues to be their Big Nose IPA. My only real complaint is the only non-beer offering is water. My wife is not a... More 

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Gainesville, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

The brewery has a pond and the tasting room faces the west, so right before sundown is a good time to visit. You can also sit outside near the pond. Craft-brewed pints are basically $5 and the staff is friendly. Cypress seems to be the theme, from the unusual tables to the outside door handles. Many nights they invite a... More 

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Miami
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is a beer brewery that is also kid friendly. You have a tasting day and the various beers are real good. In their parking lot their is a family that has a stone baked pizza cart that the ingredients are all natural. Yummy.

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Thank Maritza C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Went with friends for an afternoon of beer. The tour was only $5 and we got to drink a beer from their staple collection while learning about their brewing process. They have a good sized production operation for canning and kegging. I love that they experiment so much and offer unique brews. After the tour there are games like giant... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Great place to grab a beer. They typically have food trucks in the evenings. I think you can check their website for which truck is going which night. You used to be able to order food and have it delivered there as well but I'm not sure if that is the case at their newer site. Great place to meet... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

This place is not easy to find even with GPS. It is tucked back behind more than a few industrial buildings & in front of a wooded area. Backyard picnic table seating. They have Taco Tuesday's via food truck. They do not have a kitchen. Dec. 10 is burger night. Closed on Mondays. Our bartender was Shani,very friendly & always... More 

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Crystal River, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We lucky enough to stop in on "rick or treat night" Bartenders and customers in costumes. Great craft beer. Nice outdoors setting. Mexican food truck visits once a week. Excellent food!

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

My husband and I have been return customers/ fans for over 5 years. Swamp Head Brewery: Great smiling service, tasty beer (both standard stock and seasonal offerings), and their environmental conscious sustainability business practice only adds to their excellent-ness as a positive influence within the Gainesville community. Big Nose – Husband’s favorite, he likes hoppy-ness. Cotton Mouth – For Belgian... More 

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Fayetteville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great atmosphere to drink craft beer. They have a pond next to the brewery which is nice to watch the sun set over. Pretty large (20-30ish) selection of craft beer

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