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Cigar City Brewing

Not Rated.
Cigar City BrewingCigar City Brewing
Based on:
255 Beers
35,951 Ratings
Place Score: 100
Ratings: 462
Reviews: 180
rAvg: 4.59
pDev: 11.76%
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

3924 W Spruce St
Ste A
Tampa, Florida, 33607-2441
United States
phone: (813) 348-6363

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @cigarcitybeer

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(Place added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-26-2008)
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Ratings: 462 | Reviews: 180 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.5/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of falcon1
3/5  rDev -34.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 1 | selection: 3 | food: 4

While in Tampa, a friend and I decided to visit Cigar City Brewing. The overall selection of beers available on tap was outstanding and the Cuban sandwiches were very enjoyable. However, the experience would have been very pleasant had it not been for the condescending and rude female bartender on duty. She constantly overcharged every bar order and when this occurred with the second round of ordered drinks, she became very bitchy with my friend, after she pointed out the overcharge. The bartender would take our credit card back and claim that she would fix the problem. The bartender did not resolve the issue and in all reality, she charged us for more beer. In the end, according to my online bank statement, I paid $27.00 dollars for two beers and one flight of beers. When visiting Cigar City Brewing pay close attention to your credit card purchases if there is a short, dark haired, female bartender with glasses, behind the bar.

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4.66/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Though I've not been to many brewpubs, this one is not 10 minutes from my home, and is located on the way home from work. I could not think of a better place to sit down with some friends and hang out over some tasty brews. The atmosphere is very laid back, promoting good conversation and truly enjoying the beer in your glass with friends. There's always something outstanding available to try, and the people could not be more helpful in selecting which beer is right for your taste. I'm a hardcore believer in Cigar City Brewing, and I hope to see many a fellow BA there with me!

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4/5  rDev -12.9%

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2.25/5  rDev -51%

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5/5  rDev +8.9%

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5/5  rDev +8.9%

Photo of Ak555667
3.78/5  rDev -17.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75

I personally really enjoyed my visit tomCigar City. Great atmosphere and nice employees. Great selection of brews on tap. Was really impressed that you can actually bring your dog inside to hang out or sit out on the patio to enjoy your brew. If your ever in Tampa I would definatley suggest stopping in for afew here.

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3.63/5  rDev -20.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 4

I stopped for a brewery tour while with my wife on our last trip to Tampa. It was neat seeing the brewery, and it was after the latest shit show of Huna Day 2014. You could tell everyone was a little tired and overwhelmed by the events of the weekend. Our tour guide Chris was fantastic, answered any and all questions and gave us a nice history of the brewery and some of the beers. The selection in the tap room was decent, I got to try a lot of one-offs. The bartender at the front bar, Zeus was pretty cool. The bartender at the back bar, don't remember his name, but he could have cared less about people buying flights, and only was interested in serving those who were buying full pints. Needless to say, we hung out by the front bar. We also got sandwiches from the cafe they have set up there. Not a huge selection, but the Cuban sandwich was pretty darn tasty. Overall, I liked the experience and will be going back.

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4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -40.1%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3 | service: 2 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5

Okay, get your shit together guys. I traveled all the way from NC and was expecting much more at Huna day 2014. Didn't get to try any of the taps I wanted because of greedy bastards who managed to get by your lazy-ass "ticket checker." Great beer, shitty service, overpriced food = overrated experience. Hope you fix your issues.

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3.93/5  rDev -14.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.5

It was raining today when we went to Tampa. We had intended on a trip to the zoo but wound up at the Cigar City Brewery and had a great time. Tasting room was packed and it took a long time to get one of the bar keeps attention. Once we did it....was....on! Being from OH this was a treat for me! Im super glad we stopped and got treata for the journey home.

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4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

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5/5  rDev +8.9%

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4.5/5  rDev -2%

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4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

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5/5  rDev +8.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

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5/5  rDev +8.9%

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5/5  rDev +8.9%

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4.76/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

As of this review, my only other brewery tour has been Stone in southern California. As a brewery in terms of larger modern, restaurant, tasting room, store. . . This place doesn't compare. But as a brewery that has great service, passionate brewers, amazing beers and a quite small brewing area, this place is off the charts rocking it.

I truly wish I could swing by the local pub or liquor store in so-cal and pick up their beer.

Fun place taking advantage of the local cigar history. Enjoyed the fact you pay for the tour by ' buying a glass' that you get to select what it is filled with to enjoy on your tour. ( which is essentially a well covered bit of info about beer ingredients, and looking at some brewing equipment.)

I made this place a point of destination on a quick trip to Florida and would do it again.

Cigar City Brewing in Tampa, FL
100 out of 100 based on 462 ratings.