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Cigar City Brewing

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Cigar City BrewingCigar City Brewing
BA SCORE
3.96/5
Very Good
48,088 Ratings
Cigar City BrewingCigar City Brewing
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

3924 W Spruce St
Ste A
Tampa, Florida, 33607-2441
United States

(813) 348-6363 | map
cigarcitybrewing.com

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-26-2008

BEER STATS
Beers:
267
Reviews:
9,369
Ratings:
48,088
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.53/5
Reviews:
228
Ratings:
726
pDev:
10.6%
 
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Ratings: 726 |  Reviews: 228
Reviews by srhoadsy:
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5/5  rDev +10.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

My second time visiting and will make a point to come more often. They have expanded the tasting room since my last visit which makes things much less crowded and cramped. Front bar selection was impressive, back bar selection was amazing. Orange Tangerine Ale, Dark Saison and now even Cider.

Tour was a lot of fun and informative. Guide was very nice, patient and knowledgeable. Even got to sample Tony Janus straight from fermenter "just awesome".

Atmosphere was fun, friendly and relaxed.

What can you say about the selection. Barrel Aged Big Sound, Rollin' Dirty, Cider, Itsa Pale Ale. Just to many too list. Highlight, a white oak barrel aged with vanilla beans irish amber on nitro tap called "Hornswoggled". Cannot say enough about this beer. Taste of bourbon without the alcohol burn, toffee, vanilla and just an amazingly creamy sweet body.

On top of all this, the brewery is conveniently located and extremely easy to get to. Just off of 275. Cannot wait to go back.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of malf922
4.33/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5

Photo of oldmankoch
4.33/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of bigcountrylutz
4.26/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Photo of BillRoth
4.35/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Fun place. Great people. Two bars and 20 CC Beers to try. Good range Inc 4 intros and 2 on cask. Current tap lineup was pretty good but too many MOR beers. Some very good but little exemplary. A couple of experimental beers were interesting. Vintage bottles of great stuff / fairly priced but on premises drinking only really limits ability to taste and savor. Unless you come as a group and share the bombers. Cooler had a number of choices for 4/6 packs... and a couple of BA singles. All in all plenty to try and still take some home. Staff are awesome, friendly and super knowledgeable.
Would definitely recommend for a visit if in Tampa/St Pete area.

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Photo of wjbent
4.27/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Alequine
4.4/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Lukass
4.15/5  rDev -8.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of FJHeeter
3.75/5  rDev -17.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Drove over from Orlando on a pilgrimage. Simple place, with some outstanding beers

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Photo of TCP2017
4.48/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

This place hearkens back to the small-town bar feel that I, like many others; know and love. But, as a brewery; has a great selection of drafts available for just about anyone.

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Photo of TrilliumFan
4.32/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of MJSFS
4.89/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Love hanging out at this brewery. They always have a great draft selection, and even pour bottles of Hunahpu's from time to time. There's plenty of room and two bars.

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Photo of cmurda33
4.03/5  rDev -11%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

Cool feeling inside with a lively crowd of people. Had a nice selection of their beers and for the most part has friendly staff.
The tour is a must and I personally had a great tour guide. Highly recommend to anyone who appreciates beer. Cigar City definitely knows what they are doing. The gift shop on site has a nice selection of gear with fair prices. Have fun!

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Photo of MTKATL
5/5  rDev +10.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Brian29
4.7/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

Photo of TH28
4.44/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of ale_addin
4.5/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of beergorrilla
4.15/5  rDev -8.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of kreg02
4.5/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of CollinaTiger
4.6/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

We did the brewery tour on a Sunday. Staff was very knowledgeable and entertaining.
Excellent beers...I mostly stuck with the Jai Alai (excellent). We were hoping to get the White Oak Barrell Aged Jai Alai but they were out at the brewery. We later found some locally at Whole Foods and it did not disappoint.
Great Vibe. There was always a good crowd but lines moved quickly. Great food trucks; Highly recommended.

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Photo of JPadilla
4.53/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of JamesBondGA
4.89/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Tons of beers on tap at the bar and in the Brewery itself inside. Great selection of merchandise as well like tons of t-shirts, hats, stickers, just about anything you would want. There were also 3 full coolers of beer for purchase in case you did bring or didn't want to purchase a growler for the tap selections. I purchased 3 bombers of beers I had not seen before, a t-shirt and a sticker for my laptop. Will hit this brewery up again, next time I'm in Tampa.

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Photo of Duffman79
4.08/5  rDev -9.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of JackRWatkins
4.49/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

V: A very chill and relaxed environment, I do wish the building was more interesting but it has the pleasant and inviting feel of a local brewery and that I like
Q: Well I mean it is Cigar City, so yeah
S: The service was good and the staff was friendly, on par with anyone else but not above and beyond, no complaints here
SL: They have a wide selection of beers but not so many that the menu would seem bloated

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Photo of ADG2995
4.11/5  rDev -9.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

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Cigar City Brewing in Tampa, FL
Brewery rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 48,088 ratings
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