Your Local Homebrew Shop

 since 2004

Hoggetowne Ale Works

Whether you are upgrading from a Mr. Beer or are brand new to the hobby, we have competitively priced equipment kits to fit all budgets.

We do not sacrifice on quality - all of our kits will make great beer! For this reason, we custom-build each of our recipe kits instead of simply re-selling off the shelf kits from a wholesaler. And we're more than happy to customize your kits to suit your personal needs. Want to go straight to kegging instead of bottling? Or use a state-of-the-art stainless conical fermentor? Don't hesitate to ask!

We also have winemaking kits!

For more information on the equipment in these kits, click here.

Full-size brewing equipment kits (make 5 gallons)

Basic Brewing Equipment Kit - $75

 

This is our bare bones equipment kit ideally suited for brewers on a budget, or people who just want to give the hobby a go to see if it is right for them without investing large amounts of up-front capital. All the absolute must-haves are included, except a kettle and bottles (discounted if purchased together with this kit).

 

Includes:

 

  • 6.5 gallon food-grade bucket fermentor with lid
  • 6.5 gallon food-grade bottling bucket with spigot
  • Airlock
  • Siphon tubing
  • Racking cane with clip
  • Bottle filler
  • Bottle capper
  • 50 caps
  • Bottle brush
  • 4 oz Io-Star sanitizer
  • Instructions

Standard 6-gallon Glass Equipment Kit - $135

 

This kit is identical to our 6-gallon PET kit, with two exceptions. It features a glass carboy instead of a PET plastic carboy, and includes a carboy brush for keeping your fermentor in tip-top shape.

 

 

 

If you do not have a stockpot or kettle, we sell discounted 5-gallon stainless steel pots with the purchase of a kit for $39.99 (regular $44.99).

Optional secondary fermentors start at just $26!

Standard 6-gallon PET Equipment Kit - $115

 

Our most popular kit, this set of equipment expands on the Basic kit by substituting a 6-gallon food-grade clear PET plastic carboy for the bucket fermentor, and adds a blowoff tubing, a brewing-grade cleanser, a hydrometer for monitoring fermentation progress and calculating alcohol content, a stick-on thermometer for monitoring fermentation temperatures, and a funnel for easy filling.

 

Includes:

 

  • 6 gallon PET carboy fermentor
  • 6.5 gallon food-grade bottling bucket with spigot
  • Drilled stopper
  • Airlock
  • Siphon tubing
  • Blowoff tubing
  • Racking cane with clip
  • Bottle filler
  • Bottle capper
  • 50 caps
  • Bottle brush
  • 4 oz Io-Star sanitizer
  • 2 oz One-Step (or similar) cleanser
  • Hydrometer
  • Stick-on thermometer
  • Funnel
  • Instructions

Deluxe 6.5 gallon Glass Equipment Kit - $215

 

The glass version of our deluxe kit. It comes with our largest glass fermentor - 6.5 gallons in size, for extra headspace and mess-free fermentations.

 

 

 

 

Deluxe 6 gallon PET Equipment Kit - $195

 

The biggest bang for your buck and our most complete kit - it features the biggest, easiest-to-use, and highest quality components. If it is within your budget, you can't go wrong with it!

 

Includes:

 

  • 6 gallon PET carboy fermentor
  • 6.5 gallon food-grade bottling bucket with spigot
  • Drilled stopper
  • Two airlocks
  • How To Brew book by John Palmer
  • Siphon tubing
  • Auto-Siphon with clip
  • Bottle filler
  • Bottle capper
  • 144 caps
  • Bottle brush
  • 8 oz Star San sanitizer
  • 8 oz B-Brite (or similar) cleanser
  • Hydrometer
  • Hydrometer test tube
  • Lab thermometer
  • Stick-on thermometer
  • Funnel with screen
  • 2 cases of 22 oz beer bottles
  • Plastic stirring spoon
  • Reusable nylon grain steeping bag
  • Instructions

 

 

Small-batch brewing equipment kits (make either 1 or 2.5 gallons of beer)

 

For prospective brewers who wish to make smaller batches than the industry-standard five gallons, we now offer equipment kits that make one or 2.5 gallons of beer. Descriptions will be added to this web site soon!

Hoggetowne Ale Works, Inc.

3735 W. University Avenue

Gainesville, FL 32607

 

(352) 367-4455

Same-day recipe orders for pick-up:

orders@hoggetowne.com

 

Manager: danny@hoggetowne.com

Owner: barronsh@aol.com

 

 

 

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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