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“Great place even for those who don't drink beer”
Review of Swamp Head Brewery

Swamp Head Brewery
Ranked #8 of 74 things to do in Gainesville
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Swamp Head is definitely off the beaten path, which allows it to have a peaceful pond view. Their beers are made on site and change often; they also offer a very nice cider, which this non-beer-drinker appreciated. Their dog-friendly policy is fantastic as well, really adding to a sense of community and camaraderie.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tasty brews and tours. The best seem to be the ones that are little on the hoppy side. The flights are the way to go to experience the beers.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My quest to visit every microbrewery in Florida brought me to Swamp Head on June 16. It’s sort of out of the way but well worth it when you find it. Outside there is ample parking in a spacious parking lot. Inside you’ll be greeted by a large and lively group of craft beer lovers. Swamp Head is very dog friendly giving it an st home feel like your own dog is chilled out in the family room with you

Swamp Head offers a dizzying selection of beers including Loggerhead Lager. The brewery donates $1.00 from each pour of Loggerhead to a sea turtle conservation organization. When I learned that, Swamp Head became my new most favorite microbrewery in Florida.

If you’re in Gainesville you simply MUST visit this excellent brewery. If you care about the environment and especially sea turtles then belly up to the bar and patronize this place

One word of caution however. Don’t wear your Florida State Seminoles shirt when you go here. For some reason everyone stares at you when you do

Thank Craig F
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Brandon N, Public Relations Manager at Swamp Head Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the visit, and the kind words, Craig! Best of luck on your quest to visit every brewery in FL. Hope to see you around the brewery again sometime soon...

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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Swamp head is a must visit in the Gainesville area. It is a little difficult to locate the first time but well worth it. They have a very extensive selection of craft brews and all are excellent- there’s something for everyone. The atmosphere inside is very upbeat and fun and everyone there is knowledgeable and helpful about the choices. Not to miss!

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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Great place for a beer! A very nice, comfortable Taproom with a huge selection. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. Easy access from I 75 so there is no excuse for not stopping when you are traveling on I 75. I support all local breweries and I recommend that you stop by here.

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