The craft beer scene continues to grow in Gainesville. There’s no better way to cool off after a day running around in the summer heat than sipping on a hoppy IPA served in a chilled glass. At First Magnitude Brewing Company, you can sample some of the unique ales, tasty lagers, and various brew styles Florida has to offer. Find out what’s on tap and discover what makes this brewery a local favorite! Learn about First Magnitude Brewing Company and other local hotspots when you download our thoughtful vacation guide. It’s full of the best recommendations for places to visit during your stay with Sweetwater Branch Inn!
Tasty Craft Beer
The beers on tap cycle on and off the menu seasonally. Enjoy a myriad of flavors from crisp blonde ales and creamy milk stouts to dry, hoppy IPAs and sour, fruit Goses! If you’re not much of a beer fan, select a tasty hard, apple cider, a glass of cabernet, or a sweet chardonnay. Some brews you might see on the tap list include:
Vega Blonde Ale:
Are you easing into your beer-tasting career? Try this simple brew in the summer to quench your thirst. This refreshing blonde ale pairs perfectly with all the exciting Gainesville adventures!
72 Pale Ale:
Perfect for hop lovers, this beer features prominent citrus and floral aromas that accentuate bready, malt notes. With a semi-dry finish and spicy herbal aftertaste, your taste buds are in for a treat!
Saltwater Intrusion Gose with Guava and Passionfruit:
A spring favorite, this beer mixes salty character with a light-bodied tartness and features fresh-ground coriander, hints of flowers, and spice.
Nightfall Robust Porter:
Coffee lovers adore this smooth, rich combination of roasted malts and pine, spice flavors. This brew pours black with a light brown head, as the name suggests!
Delicious Food Trucks
Keep an eye on the food truck schedule and check their Facebook page so that you don’t miss some of Gainesville’s tastiest eats. Sample gourmet sausages, creative croque de monsieur sandwiches, and authentic Mexican tacos. After working up an appetite during the day, you’ll be glad to share a couple of cold ones with your friends and grab a delicious bite to eat in the evening.
First Magnitude Brewing Company’s Events
Peruse the brewing company’s events calendar to participate in exciting activities such as trivia, yoga, running events, live music, and various parties and celebrations! It’s an excellent opportunity to chat with locals about their favorite places to go and things to do in the area.
Uber Back to Sweetwater Branch Inn
After enjoying the fantastic selection of beer at First Magnitude Brewing Company, find a safe ride back to Sweetwater Branch Inn for the evening. Tucked away in a private oasis within a bustling Florida city, our property boasts ample space and lush, tropical foliage. The convenient location allows for easy access to all the best bars, seafood restaurants, and attractions in Gainesville.
Luisa’s Room, located in the McKenzie House, features a luxurious jacuzzi tub, a beautiful, wooden, Lexington bed-frame, and a custom-made stained glass window. Rest and recuperate after a long night at the Brewing Company’s taproom so, you’re ready for tomorrow’s adventures! You’re going to love it here, and we look forward to your visit!