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Swamp Head Brewery

3650 SW 42nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32608-2598
+1 352-505-3035
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Great beer and view

Very cool place! They have pieces of logs for tabletops. The selection is great. Big Nose is a beer... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Comfortable, Interesting Brewery

This is a big place with indoor and outdoor seating. Cool tables made of wood stumps and slabs... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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Founded in 2008, upon the foundation of our great state, we raised our roof to brew world-class beers and establish ourselves as Florida’s brewery. Having travelled through lands far and close, and finding inspiration along the way, we are proud to be here, proud to be Inherently Floridian.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“craft beer” (10 reviews)
“great beer” (11 reviews)
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3650 SW 42nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32608-2598
+1 352-505-3035
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cool place! They have pieces of logs for tabletops. The selection is great. Big Nose is a beer I would recommend. I went after school was out but I heard when school is in session they have lifesize fuseball.

Thank Sclour
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is a big place with indoor and outdoor seating. Cool tables made of wood stumps and slabs. Busy place with adults and kids, dogs, food trucks and it's overlooking the swamp! Good beers with a large variety to choose from. Well worth a visit...More

1  Thank pelicanlady2016
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Great afternoon sipping a variety of excellent, locally crafted beers, along with an informative tour of the pristine facility. It was a spur of the moment get-away and well worth the trip.

Thank VaT R
Reviewed 17 May 2017

There is lots of beer for those who enjoy the brew. Place is clean and has reasonably good service. There is no food inside. Food truck outside. There is plenty of outdoor seating and in good weather that is very nice. Beer is a little...More

Thank Frances C
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Great place with great beer. We had the Wild Night Ale and the Blueberry Cottonmouth.Nice mix of people , dogs are allowed and they have a play area for people with kids. They also have a food truck nice place to hang out and enjoy...More

Thank Petergun1962
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We have been frequenting Swamphead since its inception but somehow never did the brewery tour until today. Totally worth the wait and worth every dime of ts ridiculously low $5 charge. We have now added a brew tour to our list of "things to do...More

Thank bridgetsch
Reviewed 8 May 2017

They have a good selection of beers for everyone. It's dog friendly. There are fun games to play with others like connect "4", corn hole etc, what more do you need?

Thank Layla M
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

GPS gets you close. Great find. Great beer. Anyone in Gainesville a must visit. Great atmosphere and knowledgeable staff. We had plenty of questions about the variety of beer.

Thank 626kenj
Reviewed 3 April 2017

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
Reviewed 26 March 2017

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...More

1  Thank m4hnidj
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Laura W
Hi /love the name of your establishment/ tom Petty and some band members are from Gainesville/ Have any members of The Tom Petty & The Heart Breakers ever been in for a beer or anything?
31 December 2016|
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Response from Maritza C | Reviewed this property |
I really do not know. Just went there with my son his wife and the kids but it was great. Great place to be and spend some time.
Do you have to be 21 to go in?
29 September 2015|
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Response from Brandon N | Property representative |
Hey there, we are a family friendly business and typically allow people under the age of 21 to enter the brewery without hesitation! However, there are some events that we do that are 21+ only. These are typically on Fridays... More