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Cigar City Brewing

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Cigar City BrewingCigar City Brewing
BA SCORE
100
world-class

363 Ratings
Ratings: 363
Reviews: 172
rAvg: 4.61
pDev: 9.33%
Active Beers: 377
Beer Ratings: 39,181
Beer Avg: 3.89
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
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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xseanprimex

South Carolina

4.94/5  rDev +7.2%

Drove 45 min. to Tampa during my vacation to Orlando just for this visit. I really enjoyed the brewery. With two bars in the tasting room, the people were spread out enough to where service was great. I showed up at about 1pm so maybe the rush wasn't too bad, but still busy enough to see that locals must love this place. The list of brews on tap was awesome, with all the regulars and a bunch of brewery only offerings. The merch selection was good, but pricy. Had a good time and it was well worth to drive.

10-28-2013 13:41:44 | More by xseanprimex
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Chibeerguy1

Illinois

5/5  rDev +8.5%

10-27-2013 22:33:56 | More by Chibeerguy1
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MSL94

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +8.5%

10-25-2013 19:52:15 | More by MSL94
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mecmd

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +3%

10-25-2013 04:13:59 | More by mecmd
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Retsinis

California

3.52/5  rDev -23.6%

Had traveled to Orlando for vacation and made a point to make the hour drive to Cigar City in Tampa. From the outside, reminds me of many craft breweries in Southern California, industrial park feel, warehouses, etc. Inside, all manner of brewana, swag, sourvenirs, etc. Very minmimal bottle availability in terms of variety, sadly, but I sort of assumed that going in.

Large amount of beer available on tap, over 20 I believe. No stouts, or any of the humidor series sadly, mostly a mix of Pales, IPA's, browns, porters, a scotch ale, berliner weiss, a pumpkin ale, etc. Good diversve mix. but not a single barrel aged offering on? Guess being a Hoarder Society member in the Bruery has me spoiled. Large digital beer board in the back space, and card type board display at the front bar.

The Atmosphere and decor were a bit mixed for me. Given the great weather, and some lush greenery outside, inside, it was a bit dark & dingy in some area's, and even outdated. Some of the front bar, and some of the chairs seemed from out of an old bowling alley, imho. Some sky lights, but few windows. Stark contrast from say the Cigar city pub, the brewery's labels, and reach. Granted, seems they put the money where it should go, into the beer, and that equipment. However, seemed a large remodel makeover might add to the space, and even be needed in the tasting room, imho.

Quality craft brewery overall, certainly in my top 100 for the country, but, if I'm being honest, I left a bit disapointed in my experience, only because I had a higher expecation for the tasting room, and what offerings would be available, but that could just have been bad timing. Possibly unfounded opinion, from my perspective, I traveled cross country, so I wanted it to be a world class experience, since what I've been lucky to have had shared with me at festivals & bottle shares, beers from cigar city, that have been fantastic, but both the space, and the offerings, while excellent, fell a bit short of my hopes.

With this said, the place was busy for the several hours my wife and I were there trying pretty much all of the taps they had, and they are doing just fine, and will likely continue to do so.

10-23-2013 16:07:32 | More by Retsinis
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acurtis

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -13.2%

10-22-2013 18:41:58 | More by acurtis
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Liberatiscioli

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -34.9%

10-22-2013 01:08:21 | More by Liberatiscioli
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Armando_Perez

Florida

5/5  rDev +8.5%

10-21-2013 22:11:54 | More by Armando_Perez
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MPSTARR

Florida

5/5  rDev +8.5%

First visit to the brewery, was very impressed with the way I was treated by the staff.

Great atmosphere, I was impressed by the current what's on tap display.

Took the tour, was very impressed by the knowledge and enthusiasm of our guide.

Sampled several unique beers that could not be found outside of the tasting room.

It was well worth the trip, looking forward to my next visit.

Have enjoyed every beer from Cigar City since my visit, highly recommend trying them.

10-20-2013 20:18:47 | More by MPSTARR
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DaleStenberg

Florida

5/5  rDev +8.5%

10-19-2013 22:17:22 | More by DaleStenberg
Cigar City Brewing in Tampa, FL
100 out of 100 based on 363 ratings.