Cigar City Brewing | Tampa, Florida
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Cigar City Brewing
World Class based on 200 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

3924 West Spruce Street Suite A
Tampa, Florida United States 33607 [ print map ]
813 348 6363 | facebook | twitter

Hours: Sun.-Thr. 11am-10pm, Fri. & Sat. 11am-12am

Mayor: hopscotch (21) | Taps: 26 | Bottles: 5

Cigar City Brewing

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Beer Available At Cigar City Brewing (arranged by most recent)
Keel & Curley Madman Hard Cider 40, Cigar City This Wonít Be Popular In The Tasting Room 78, Cigar City Ales for ALS 61, Cigar City Florida Man 91, Cigar City Jolly Ollie 94, Cigar City You Never Know 96, Cigar City / Folklore / MOOLA Wiregrass Post-Prohibition Ale 87, Three Floyds Chevalier Bertrand du Guesclin 98, Three Floyds Barrel Aged Blot Out The Sun 98, Cigar City Cyprus Orange Pale Ale , Cigar City Citrus Punch Red Ale , Cigar City Cookie Dough Brown Ale 72, Cigar City Guayabera Citra Pale Ale 96, Cigar City / Nantahala Two Regular Joes 94, Cigar City Candy Corn IPA , Cigar City Spooky Strawberry Cereal IPA , Cigar City Strawberry Creamsicle IPA , Cigar City Spooky Blueberry Cereal Brown Ale , Cigar City Marshal Zhukovís Imperial Stout (Sherry Barrel) 99, Siren / Cigar City / Grassroots Neither 98
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200 reviews for Cigar City Brewing
 Ambiance  80%
 Service  83%
 Selection  85%
 Food  71%
 Value  82%
 Overall  88%
 Rating  99%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
biggsbowler  (22) Port St. Lucie, Florida | August 6, 2011
This place is the reason, why Florida is getting recognized for craft beer. They are small and young. However, they are bold and constantly pushing the limits. Itís a must stop for a beer nerd/geek. Thank you Joey, Wayne, and the rest of the wonderful staff at Cigar City.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
scotchzi  (13) Florida | July 24, 2011
LOVE this place. thank you so much cigar city for bringing world class beer to Florida. Thank you for helping to cultivate the brewery scene in your area. I remember the early days of a little hot tasting annex in the middle of small brewery. to now a full scale brewery with a legit, always busy, tasting room. keep up the good work guys, and you will always have our support.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
Chipalsa  (32) Florida | July 23, 2011| Updated January 11, 2013
This place is full of smiling faces, short stories and on the occasion, great music. The beer selection is fantastic, and everything is fresh - some of you might have to re-rate! Prices are fantastic and the people are great - really creating the perfect atmosphere to just sit around and drink all day.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 19/20
DialSquare  (132) Columbus, Ohio | July 12, 2011| Updated October 28, 2014
Love the beers -- so not a stretch that I also like the brewery. Been to the tasting room a few times with hardly anyone there and have been for the Hanahpu releases when the place was packed. Good times either way. What you see is what you get - a warehouse brewery and a small tasting room with growlers to go.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
GT2  (662) Oceanside, California | July 10, 2011
Always a fun time at CCB. They hold release parties, festivals, so itís hard to rate this place not taking special occasions into account. Clearly the best brewery in Florida right now with, thank the lord, a wet zone so you can have beers on premise. Tap list rotates quite quickly with something new on every week it seems. Loads of special Pilot batch stuff, special releases, guest taps from other Florida microbreweries. Joey and Wayne are both cool guys though very busy. Bar staff can be in crappy moods occasionally but on quieter days you can have some great conversations. Prices are pretty high during festivals but reasonable on normal days. There are take away bottles as well. It used to be everyone hung out inside the brewery, now there is a sectioned off true bar with tables etc. Very fun place to visit and right in the smack middle of cool stuff to do in Tampa. Definitely jaunt over to Alessi Bakery not far away for the best Cuban sandwiches in the US (not a joke). I would rate Alessi 100/100 if it were eligible for RateBeer places. Also stop by Rollin Oats market a block from Alessi to check out some CCB bottles. You can also go over to Whole Foods or Total Wine and More right behind Cigar City to pick up CCB bottles that might not be for sale on premise. Sometimes the beers at Whole Foods and Total Wine are actually $1 less than on premise.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
OmegaX  (21) Florida | July 3, 2011
This place is awesome. My first trip over was a blast. Upon arrival I walked into the tasting room that has loads of taps with a big variety of CCB beers ready to go + guest taps as well. Growlers to go at a great price and some bottles of the beers that you canít get in growlers. Everyone there was really chill and helpful, answering any questions while still shooting the breeze and laughing, making the atmosphere great. All the folks I met in the tasting room were cool as hell, too. Great service, selection, and value. What else is there to say? This is gonna be a new regular stop for me.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
whatsupstairs  (9) Inland Empire, California | June 20, 2011
i was super cool to get off a plane in ft lauderdale and then drive 4 hours to cigar city in the same day there where nice people and that oatmeal cookie brown omg super ill i bought a hanupahu tap handle it was coool
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
fata2683  (131) Tucson, Arizona | June 18, 2011
visited during the RBWG 10í. Very neat warehouse brewery with an attached tasting room. Everything here is very well done with tons of tap options and bottles to go. A must stop.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
FloridaNative  (19) Florida | May 16, 2011
After drinking some CCB beer in Brooklyn, and then coming home to explain to everyone that people in NYC are very excited about this brewery from Tampa, I made sure to attend the city council meeting for the zoning of their tasting room. And I am glad I did. This place is making world class (and recently award winning) beer and selling it as fast as can be. The tasting room is set to expand, and they sell growlers at the bar. Last time I was there, I could basically get anything I wanted in a growler. Fresh beer is an amazing thing, and their diversity of taps are astounding. This place is getting up to speed fast, so previous reviews may not be what is going on this week. Staff is super in the know, and the brewery is on the other side of the wall (with tv closed circuits so you can see what the guys are up to in there). Highlights are the Saisons, the IPAs, any of their Imperials or Stouts, and any of their aged brews.
JaBier  (100) Capital City, Ohio | May 5, 2011
Stopped in the afternoon of 4/28/11. Small taproom with plenty of bar space and a display of bottles behind the bar. Very laid back atmosphere. Friendly bartender who really knew the beers that were there (and plenty of them that werenít, including stuff from other brewers). She claimed that all the bartenders who work there are really into beer and that she knew the least of all of them. Incredibly impressive. We even got an impromptu tour from Joey since the guy who normally does tours had a mishap that morning (heal quickly!). Twelve beers on tap, 10 or 11 of which were CCB. Tasty stuff, with Oatmeal Raisin Cookie, East India Dry Stout and Jose Marti being the standouts. Awesome place and I look forward to going back the next time Iím in the Sunshine state.

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