Your Local Homebrew Shop

 since 2004

Hoggetowne Ale Works

Upcoming Events:


Homebrew Bottle Share

April 27, 5 - 8 pm. Come celebrate the joy of homebrewing by sharing beer with like-minded humans!

Homebrewers from all over the area are invited to bring their latest brews. Not a homebrewer? Come along and discover the wondrous variety and excellent quality of today’s home brewed beer. You can even bring your favorite commercial craft beers to share.

Discover a style you’ve never tried before! Compare a commercial beer to a homebrew! Talk about your favorites with other people who love beer! FREE.


Beginner's Brewing Class

April 15, noon - 3 pm. Join Chris Cook for a fun hands-on class that teaches prospective brewers just how easy it is to make great beer at home. From steeping grain to pitching the yeast, all the essentials of extract brewing will be covered, along with many helpful tips to avoid common beginner mistakes. Limited spots are available - please call us or stop by to reserve your spot.
$14.99 per person. Approximately 3.5 hours.


All-grain Brewing Class

April 8, noon - 5 pm. Are you ready to take your brewing to the next level and save money in the process? Then it's time to go all-grain!

Join Chris Cook as he demonstrates how to brew an all-grain batch of a future Recipe of the Month. Mashing, sparging, and lautering are explained and illustrated in easy-to-understand terms. Limited spots are available - please call the shop or stop by to reserve your spot.
$19.99 per person. Pizza lunch included. Approximately 5 hours.


EVENT PARKING: As a courtesy to the customers of the other business in our plaza, please park in the back of the shop (drive through the passage between Hoggetowne and the nail salon). Thank you!


Hoggetowne Ale Works, Inc.

3735 W. University Avenue

Gainesville, FL 32607


(352) 367-4455

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Hours of Operation:

Monday - Saturday: 11 - 6

Sunday: 11 - 4


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