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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!

Sale Items!

We have HUGE SALES on our Hops!! see below


We have partnered up with Zymology Labs and we're a drop off location.  If you want some of your great homebrew tested for ABV, calories, density, real and apparent extract, and real degree of fermentation testing, then drop off your samples to us.  Zymology Labs required a 4 oz sample.  Zymology Labs , and sign up for their  mail list!

We have partnered up with Brewer's Friend.  Go to our resources tab to view homebrew calculators as well as homebrew recipe generators.  Resources Link