Gainesville’s Swamp Head Brewery–Take A Tour and A Taste

Microbreweries are popping up all over Florida.  Most make great craft beer and some are larger and more elaborate than others.  If you want to experience one of the best, head over to Swamp Head Brewery in Gainesville.  Swamp Head opened in 2008 and eventually grew out of its original location and moved to the …

Thirsty? Don’t Miss Gainesville’s First Magnitude Brewing Company

When writing about food and dining in Gainesville, it’s hard to bypass a place that’s really geared towards beer and beer-drinking.  First Magnitude Brewing Company isn’t a bar, but a real brewery where you can sample any number of their standard brews or a few of their seasonal specials. And, if you’re hungry, there’s usually …

Hogtown 5K Beer Run, Haile Plantation, Gainesville, 4/18/16

  It’s the Hogtown 5K Beer Run benefitting Climb for Cancer at beautiful Haile Plantation! Enjoy this unique cross-country run on Saturday, April 18th, at 9:00 am, as hundreds of runners kick off the Hogtown Craft Beer Festival with this exciting race which winds park trails and loops through Haile Plantation. Day-of registration opens at …