Sample Local Craft Beers On A Gainesville Brewery Tour

September 22nd, 2017 by Corey A Edwards

Enjoy a Gainesville Brewery Tour!The local craft beer scene is really hopping (no pun intended) and one of the best ways to discover it is on a Gainesville brewery tour!

The craft beer craze has taken the nation by storm over the last decade and Florida is no exception. Craft breweries are popping up all over the place with excellent and unique local beers on tap. While many local brewers bottle and keg their beers for outside consumption, one of the best ways to sample a beer is at the brewery.

While not all craft breweries offer tours, most do and they are almost always worth your while. Learning about the brewing process, meeting the brewmaster, and seeing the brewery adds personal value to any beer. Brewmasters tend to love to talk about their beers and you can learn fascinating things about their particular process. There is more than one way to brew a beer and many craft brewers love to experiment.

Even breweries that only offer taprooms, not tours, are worth your time. There’s nothing quite like sampling local craft beers in their home environment. Not only are the beers likely to be the freshest they’ll ever be, breweries often have specialty brews available no where else.

Taking a Gainesville brewery tour is also a great way to supplement your time when you’re here to see Gators home games during the 2017 UF football season!

Gainesville Brewery Tour

Blackadder Brewing
618 NW 60th St, Gainesville, FL 32607
Belgian-inspired beers and 40 taps in a cozy, old world pub atmosphere. No tours offered.

Cypress & Grove Brewing
1001 NW 4th St, Gainesville, FL 32601
A friendly, neighborhood brewery offering a variety of craft beers and homemade seltzers. Tours available.

First Magnitude Brewing
1220 SE Veitch St, Gainesville, FL 32601
A family-friendly craft brewery and tap room with an oak-shaded beer garden and covered warehouse where you can watch the brewers. No tours offered.

Swamp Head
3650 SW 42nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32608
Local brewhouse offering craft beers in a low-key taproom & weekly tours of its facilities. Tours available.

Tall Paul’s Brew House / Alligator
10 SE 2nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
A nanobrewery offering seasonal small-batch beers made from local ingredients via Tall Paul’s Brewpub. No tours offered.

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