Your Local Homebrew Shop

 since 2004

Hoggetowne Ale Works

Welcome To Hoggetowne Ale Works, Gainesville's only full-service Homebrew Supply Shop!


If you are a homebrewer or wine maker in North Central Florida, or are interested in learning how to hand-craft your favorite fermented beverages at home, we invite you to visit us at 3735 W. University Avenue in Gainesville, just minutes from the Interstate and the University of Florida. We carry all the equipment and ingredients to supply brewers of all experience levels - whether you are about to brew your first batch or your 100th, our passionate staff is here to help!


We stock a full range of over 70 malts and grains from maltsters including Weyermann, Rahr, Chateau (Castle), Briess, Muntons, Simpsons, Gambrinus, Dingemans, Bairds, and Crisp. We carry more than 70 hops from all over the world. Our selection of yeast includes the full line of White Labs liquid brewing yeast, a limited number of Omega Yeast and Yeast Bay strains, and a full selection of all types/brands of dry yeast.


We also carry equipment and ingredients for making wine, mead, cider, and soda!


If we do not have an item you are looking for in stock, we'll check our extensive network of wholesalers and special order it for you for no extra charge.


Feel free to call ahead or email for larger orders; it will greatly reduce your wait time if you are concerned about being "in line" or short on time. We do not mind at all.



Hoggetowne Ale Works is a full-service homebrew shop. Our services include:


- Instruction on all steps of the brewing and winemaking process

- Recipe development and customization

- Recipe and process troubleshooting

- Assistance with draft systems

- After-hours beer emergency help via text message

- Special orders

- Bulk orders

- Commercial brewery accounts


We also host brewing and winemaking classes periodically for a small fee. See here for upcoming dates.

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Hoggetowne Ale Works, Inc.

3735 W. University Avenue

Gainesville, FL 32607


(352) 367-4455

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Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday: 12 - 7

Saturday: 11 - 6

Sunday: 1 - 6

Home Football Games: Hours vary


Closed on New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Hogtown Craft Beer Festival, Memorial Day, July 4, Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day