Swamp Head Brewery | Gainesville, Florida
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Swamp Head Brewery
Exceptional based on 15 ratings
Type: Brewery

3140 SW 42nd Way
Gainesville, Florida United States 32608 [ print map ]
352 505 3035

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Hours: Tue-Fri 4:00pm-8:00pm, Sat 1:00-5:00pm


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Beer Available At Swamp Head Brewery (arranged by most recent)
Swamp Head Batch 600 Belgian Saison (Bourbon) , Swamp Head Batch 600 Belgian Saison (Oak with Brettanomyces) , Swamp Head Batch 700 - Imperial Black IPA , Swamp Head Day Trippiní , Swamp Head Hydroslide , Swamp Head Morning Glow , Swamp Head Chipotle Smoke Signal Porter 69, Swamp Head Catherineís Resentment 87, Green Bench Saison de Banc Vert 46, Swamp Head/Alligator Brewing It Takes a Village , Swamp Head Blueberry Cottonmouth 36, Swamp Head 10-10-10 IPA 87, Swamp Head Veruca Raspberry Salt , Swamp Head Big Nose 89, Swamp Head Midnight Oil Stout 90, Swamp Head Stump Knocker 81, Swamp Head Cottonmouth 65, Swamp Head Wild Night 45, Swamp Head Sciaenhops Imperial Red Ale 83, Swamp Head / Cigar City Barrel Aged Roosevelt 97
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15 reviews for Swamp Head Brewery
 Ambiance  76%
 Service  82%
 Selection  72%
 Food N/A 
 Value  74%
 Overall  75%
 Rating  82%
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  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 5/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 8/20
fluffy  (85) St Petersburg, Florida | May 31, 2014
i had high hopes for this place, but was pretty nonplussed. another warehouse retrofitted for brewing. ho hum. smallish taproom with a few of their bbers on tap, plus 3 or 4 guest taps. nothing too exciting. honestly if i want anything from them again, ill just get it at the store.
72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris  (498) Burnaby, British Columbia | May 17, 2014
Although in an industrial park, they have setup the tasting room nicely. Service was by the brewers and to be honest, they shouldnít be allowed up front. Not bad but always distracted. Selection was their own stuff of which you could get some in a sampler. Unfortunately you canít get the other stuff in samples or .5 pours.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
drowland  (172) Valdosta, Georgia | November 16, 2013
Stopped in for my first and only visit thus far for the BA Roosevelt and BA 10-10-10 release. The place was really busy, but the staff was prompt and friendly and it was a small but nice looking place. I will definitely visit again when in the area.
74
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
marshal_zhukov  (11) Tallahassee, | September 22, 2013
The tap room is a little stuffy, but at least its air conditioned. The outside was hot and muggy, but thatís Florida in the summer. Service was the best part, very nice and attentive. Selection was sub par, not very much on tap, and Iím not a huge fan of their beers. I would come back again if they had an event, otherwise probably waiting until they move to the new space.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
jbruner  (110) Athens, Georgia | August 21, 2013| Updated September 5, 2013
Nice sized tasting room with a long bar and a few tables in the back; lots of wood and cool tables made from cypress stumps. Service was fantastic, knew about their beers and the guest ones, and Andy was nice enough to give me a tour once I told him where I work. Value is average, I think it was only$4 for one of their pints. Overall, a great place right off the highway, but they could expand the selection a bit and it would be fantastic; which hopefully will happen when they move in a year.
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
BMMillsy  (81) Florida | May 11, 2013| Updated November 9, 2013
Neat little spot back in the industrial area. Nice bar area, and tables let you sit among the brewing equipment, semi-outside. They have more bottles these days, and will be canning this summer. Bottles available in the tap room. Also have CCB and some other Florida stuff on tap. Grabbed some one-off special releases yesterday, and was able to get 3 of each. Nicely run, but they ran out quickly since it is such a small place. Thatís OK, I got my full allotment.
72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
chinchill  (83) South Carolina | March 28, 2013
Way nicer experience than I expected upon arrival at the industrial warehouse parking area. Very nice and knowledgeable service, attractively priced beer flight, a few guest taps, and some fine woodwork here and there. Growler fills and bomber bottles to go.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
PorterPounder  (313) Tallahassee, Florida | March 20, 2013
Stopped by here on a Tuesday afternoon just after they opened and the crowd was already rolling in. Simple but nicely decorated tasting room attached to the brewery. Have about five of their standards on tap with a few rotating specials and handful of regional guest taps. Place had a nice friendly vibe to it - both the clientele and the staff. Beer was solid - wish they had a few more one offs - but not a major detractor. Will make this a regular stop on my way through Gainesville - right off the interstate.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
erickok  (161) Tours (and Paris), France | September 26, 2012| Updated June 3, 2013
Situated in an industrial area, and simply decorated tap room, but still manages to get a nice atmosphere in here. Did a Tuesday night tour here, which was lead very knowledgeable and interestingly. Very well priced as well, with one beer and a glass you can keep. Enough time for questions too. The tasting room itself offers all their standard beers, some seasonals and some specials. I really like their brews, with Nidnight Oil being my favourite standard offering, but the special I had was great as well - a red wine barrel-aged dark saison. Good stuff. In a way itís a shame that they doesnít bottle there beers, but with their very natural and healthy growth this seems like a matter of time.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
PaulUnwin  (117) Pinellas Park, Florida | August 26, 2012
We went during the day so there was no other customers there, service was top notch and plenty of Swamphead beers to choose from, it was August last year, and they even had a fire to keep us warm, haha!!

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