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Swamp Head Brewery

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

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Beer Anyone!

Really enjoyable place to spend the afternoon and learn about beer. We love their Swamp Head 10-10-10- Imperial Indian IPA. Plan to go back for a brewery tour.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
The Villages, Florida
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The Villages, Florida
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyable place to spend the afternoon and learn about beer. We love their Swamp Head 10-10-10- Imperial Indian IPA. Plan to go back for a brewery tour.

Thank jmeddick
The Villages, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in Ocala one afternoon sampling beer at Infinate Ale when I met two guys from Gainesville. I was NOT impressed by the beer there and asked the opinions of the gentlemen that I had struck up a conversation with. Their reply was that I needed to take a trip up to Gainesville and check out Swamp Head. I'm... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We visited Swamp Head Brewery late in the evening and it was difficult to find. Garmin and our GPS told us we were within .2 miles of the brewery but we just couldn't find it. A passer by gave us exact directions and there we were. It is tucked in behind a road that ends and then picks up after... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

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!

Thank NCTraveler1999
Berkeley Lake, GA
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

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 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 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 

Thank JFGainesville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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.

Thank Maritza C
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Reviewed 10 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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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 

Thank RachelH960
Ocala, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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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