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Swamp Head Brewery

Closed Now: 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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All around excellent

This is the most attractive brewery we've visited. Cypress wood decor , gorgeous view, very clean... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
Kris M
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Top notch

This brewery is top notch in many ways. Very clean facility with a very good selection of beers... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Boise, Idaho
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Founded in 2008, upon the foundation of our great state, we raised our roof to brew world-class beers and establish ourselves as Florida’s brewery. Having travelled through lands far and close, and finding inspiration along the way, we are proud to...more
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3650 SW 42nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32608-2598
+1 352-505-3035
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

This is the most attractive brewery we've visited. Cypress wood decor , gorgeous view, very clean. The service was excellent, friendly and knowledgeable. Kudos to Jake! Well crafted beer and a large selection. We tasted quite a few and discovered something totally new. A white...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kris M
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

This brewery is top notch in many ways. Very clean facility with a very good selection of beers. Staff is super nice and friendly but professional. They make you feel like a valued customer or like your at cheers. Also the beer tastes great, and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

Went there last year to sample a few beers and loved it. Will be back in August to drain em dry! Easy to find, great staff and beautiful beers. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Sean W
Reviewed June 29, 2018

I was first introduced to Swamp Head during a beer trade several years back and was pleased to find they were close by on a recent trip to Gainesville. The brewery is large, spacious, and well decorated... giving you the feeling of being in a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 28, 2018

Swamp Head is definitely off the beaten path, which allows it to have a peaceful pond view. Their beers are made on site and change often; they also offer a very nice cider, which this non-beer-drinker appreciated. Their dog-friendly policy is fantastic as well, really...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Tasty brews and tours. The best seem to be the ones that are little on the hoppy side. The flights are the way to go to experience the beers.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

My quest to visit every microbrewery in Florida brought me to Swamp Head on June 16. It’s sort of out of the way but well worth it when you find it. Outside there is ample parking in a spacious parking lot. Inside you’ll be greeted...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Brandon N, Public Relations Manager at Swamp Head Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2018

Thanks for the visit, and the kind words, Craig! Best of luck on your quest to visit every brewery in FL. Hope to see you around the brewery again sometime soon...

Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Swamp head is a must visit in the Gainesville area. It is a little difficult to locate the first time but well worth it. They have a very extensive selection of craft brews and all are excellent- there’s something for everyone. The atmosphere inside is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

Great place for a beer! A very nice, comfortable Taproom with a huge selection. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. Easy access from I 75 so there is no excuse for not stopping when you are traveling on I 75. I support all local...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

We went here to sample some of their beer and were not disappointed! Good selection, also of cans and bottles to bring home. The food truck outside was nice as well. Only drawback was the location far from the city.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Laura W
December 31, 2016|
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Response from Maritza C | Reviewed this property |
I really do not know. Just went there with my son his wife and the kids but it was great. Great place to be and spend some time.
September 29, 2015|
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Response from Brandon N | Property representative |
Hey there, we are a family friendly business and typically allow people under the age of 21 to enter the brewery without hesitation! However, there are some events that we do that are 21+ only. These are typically on Fridays... More
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any good brewpubs in Gainesville? (2 Replies)
Does the new Swamp Head Brewery have a brewpub open to the public? If not, who has the best microbrew beers on tap?
November 15, 2010|
Response fromdjb1gator|
There were 2 "brewpubs" if, by that, you mean places that brew their own beer on-site - Hops and Market Street pub. Both are now closed. Stubbies & Steins downtown has a good selection of beers from around the world including some craft beers. I'm not familiar with the Swamp Head Brewery, though I am vaguely aware there is such a thing over on the other side of I-75.