Vermont's Best Homebrew Supply Store!
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Homebrew Store Hours


39 River Rd, Essex Junction VT

Store Hours

Monday : Closed

Tues:  Closed

Wednesday: 3:00PM - 7:00PM

Thursday:  3:00PM - 7:00PM

Friday:  3:00PM - 8:00PM

Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

Sunday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Online Orders ship every weekday​

1st Republic Brewing Company

1st Republic Brewing Company is a brewery and a local homebrew shop in Vermont.   Our tap room opens Saturday September 22nd where you can buy tasting flights, growlers (bottles coming soon).  Visit 1st Republic Brewing Company's Website too!

We have 40 different grains, 44 different Hops, 27 liquid yeast strains, and 15 dry yeast strains, also we have CO2 exchanges.

If you want to buy grain and hops in bulk, visit out bulk ordering page, review our costs, fill out the form, and we'll get it for you.

Beers on tap right now:

RPA - Republic Pale Ale, Windsor - Amber Wheat, 104 Porter - Smoked Porter, Belgian Blonde, Kolsch, and Farmhouse Saison, Ardent Concession IPA.  Come get a flight and growler!

Highlighted Items

It is Cider and Wine Making season!  Take a look at all the yeast and other products we have to help you make the best wine and cider!


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We have recently added the option to crush grains when you are shopping online, so we can now ship grains to you crushed.

We have added product reviews, so please review the products.

We have eliminated the order online and pick up in store option.  If you order online we will have to ship it to you, or you can stop by our store.

We have added a huge selection of brewing equipment to our product offering.  We do not carry it all at our location in Essex, but if you see something you like, order it and we will ship it to you.