Swamp Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
3.88/5
Very Good
2,268 Ratings
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

3650 SW 42nd Ave
Gainesville, Florida, 32608
United States

(352) 505-3035 | map
swamphead.com

Notes:
Founded upon the foundation of our great state, we're here to brew world-class beers and be Florida’s brewery. We are Inherently Floridian.

Swamp Head Brewery began in 2008 with the dream and vision of bringing the nation's growing craft beer culture to Florida. Our 30 barrel Gainesville brewery is working to make this vision a reality one batch of handcrafted beer at a time.

Hours:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 4pm to 10pm
Wednesday: 4pm to 10pm
Thursday: 4pm to 10pm
Friday: 1pm to 11pm
Saturday: 1pm to 11pm
Sunday: 1pm to 8pm

Added by mullenite on 09-26-2009

BEER STATS
Beers:
67
Reviews:
453
Ratings:
2,268
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.32/5
Reviews:
31
Ratings:
95
pDev:
9.95%
 
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Ratings: 95 |  Reviews: 31
Photo of samlack1010
4.71/5  rDev +9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of larryarms847
4.26/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Love this brewery. Sits in a swampy area of Florida that's off the road and seems out of nowhere, but beautiful on the outside and in.

The beer is just about average, but there are a few very crushable brews that I loved.

The service was fantastic, very welcoming, knowledgeable, and helpful staff.

Pretty great selection with a number of usual IPA and APA options plus some other interesting options.

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Photo of Vandelay1863
4.52/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of jhartley
3.93/5  rDev -9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of egrissom
5/5  rDev +15.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Beachops
4.11/5  rDev -4.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of flahuskie
4.06/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Second time driving up to new Swamphead from Citrus county. First time there was limited selection (for unknown reason). This time I got there 40 minutes before opening, but employee saw me and wetlands let me in early so I could fill growler and get 10-10-10, tropical disturbance and smoke signal and get back on road to Citrus. Great that they went out of their way. And I am enjoying great beer. Wish I could stay later and enjoy wetlands, but I am an old fart.

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Photo of Satorn
4/5  rDev -7.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Chasegator
4.34/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Photo of ParaCAD
4.35/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

Photo of chloebc1
4.49/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of CalebM
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Franktankthe
3.57/5  rDev -17.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4

Photo of Dr_Fox
3.67/5  rDev -15%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of xt0n1cx
3.9/5  rDev -9.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

New brewery location has a modern feel and more space in the tasting room. The selection is good but limited to mostly year round beers. Would love to see more stouts

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Photo of PorterLambic
4.47/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Wide open industrial looking space with cool, cut wood bar and natural sliced wood table tops. Love that.
Music is a bit too loud but appropriate for the crowd.
Staff is relatively friendly and quite knowledgeable. A full house on Tuesday @ 6 and the they are just flying and smiling behind the bar.
Their beer selection is wider than I expected based on my experience at liquor stores and beer bars. The rotating taps are very interesting 3 days before Xmas. Good stuff and a good time had.

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Photo of StevenMilligan
4.79/5  rDev +10.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Chris-1911
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of davidanastas
4.28/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of KensWorld
4.57/5  rDev +5.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Skillet
4.65/5  rDev +7.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of acraw12
5/5  rDev +15.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Visited yesterday, toured the brewery, and indulged in several of their quality craft beers. Loved the place and loved the beer even more!

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Photo of avisong
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Buckhedberg
4.59/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of IckyT2012
4.54/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Best brewery between Tampa and Atlanta. Wonderful new location is spacious with a beautiful nature view, including pond and bat house. This is one of the best brewery grounds I've ever visited.

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Swamp Head Brewery in Gainesville, FL
Brewery rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 2,268 ratings