Your Local Homebrew Shop

 since 2004

Hoggetowne Ale Works

Welcome to Hoggetowne Ale Works, one of the largest and most well-stocked homebrew shops in the Southeast!


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!


  • Ingredients and equipment for making beer, wine, cider, mead, kombucha, soda, and cheese
  • Instruction on all steps of the brewing and winemaking process
  • Recipe development and customization
  • Recipe and process troubleshooting
  • Assistance with draft systems
  • Special orders
  • Bulk orders
  • Commercial brewery accounts


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.

Why choose Hoggetowne?


For us, homebrewing is a passion, and we go the extra mile to make sure our patrons receive the highest quality ingredients and best service. This is why we're trusted partners of all commercial breweries within a 40-mile radius of our store!


  • Spacious grain room with dedicated air conditioning unit
  • Hops kept frozen at all times
  • All beer yeasts kept refrigerated at all times
  • Vast supply network of 12 wholesalers - we can special order almost any item carried by homebrew stores around the country
  • Recipes put together fresh to order - no stale crushed grains and hops that have been sitting on a warm shelf for months!
  • Our brew crew includes many award-winning homebrewers, BJCP beer judges, and certified beer servers.
  • We are active members in the local homebrewing community, including the nationally award-winning Hogtown Brewers homebrew club.
  • We keep current with the latest developments in homebrewing research and the homebrewing industry.
  • Serving the North Central Florida homebrewing community for over 14 years!

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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 - 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