AleSmith Brewing Company | San Diego, California
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AleSmith Brewing Company
World Class based on 164 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

9366 Cabot Dr
San Diego, California United States 92126 [ print map ]
858 549 9888 | facebook | twitter

Hours: Monday-Friday:12-9pm Sat:11am-9pm, Sun:11am-6pm

Mayor: Theydon_Bois (12) | Affiliated user(s) here zug4abby | Taps: 16 | Bottles: 7-14

AleSmith Brewing Company

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Beer Available At AleSmith Brewing Company (arranged by most recent)
AleSmith Decadence 2014 92, AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged) 100, AleSmith Speedway Stout 100, AleSmith San Diego Pale Ale 394 89, AleSmith Barrel Aged Decadence 2007 100, AleSmith IPA 100, AleSmith Barrel Aged Grand Cru 96, AleSmith Old Numbskull (Brandy Barrel Aged) 95, AleSmith Wee Heavy Barrel Aged 100, AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale 100, AleSmith Decadence 2012 100, AleSmith / Cigar City Ramblin’ Rye 95, AleSmith Horny Devil 97, AleSmith Speedway Stout (Vietnamese Coffee) 100, AleSmith Anvil ESB 95, AleSmith Baltic Porter , AleSmith Speedway Stout (Brewer’s Blend with Vietnamese Coffee) 100, AleSmith Speedway Stout (Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee) 100, AleSmith Tripel with Peaches and Apricots , AleSmith Speedway Stout (Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak) 100
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164 reviews for AleSmith Brewing Company
 Ambiance  69%
 Service  88%
 Selection  82%
 Food  10%
 Value  86%
 Overall  86%
 Rating  97%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
MOlsonNotBeer  (30) Illinois | August 24, 2014
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Jimmythespoon  (130) , Cyprus | August 17, 2014
Quite far out of town set in an industrial estate is the infamous Alesmith. Again this was one of my favourite breweries that I was really looking forward to visiting. As I found through my beer travels through the U.S is that in general brewery tap rooms tend to be disappointing.Sure it’s great to see were these great beers come from but most breweries never make much of an effort to make their tap rooms comfortable and welcoming. Alesmiths tap room was quite clean and modern efficient service and a few tables and a few stools despite the large amount of people there. The selection available again was not anything that you can’t find in good bars in San diego. Overall if you are a fan of this brewery you will have to visit!
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 12/20
jrallen34  (437) Chicago, Illinois | July 4, 2014
In a busy strip mall, no places to sit, very crowded and uncomfortable. Their available drafts were basically everything they bottle in addition to a good pale ale, a terrible porter, and an ok version of the barrel aged speedway that was to thin and hot at the same time. If they have a Speedway variant on tap, come to tick that but that’s about all your going to do.
jredmond  (201) Manhattan, New York | June 30, 2014
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 16/20
Lothore  (40) California | June 3, 2014
Average looking building in an industrial park. You walk through what looks like an office to get to their warehouse which houses an awesome bar. They used to pour 1.50 tasters which may be the best value i’ve ever gotten for craft beer. Their staff is nice, friendly and knowledgeable.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois  (620) The ’Sham, England | April 20, 2014
Visted on Friday18/04/14 around 2.30pm. Had been really looking forward to Alesmith and the chance to try some ’one off’ brewery only beers, namely Speedway varieties, I left disappointed! Located in an idustrial unit, the interior is pretty swish with about 6 or 7 tables, all taken, whilst we were there. Service was very good, the only fail for me was the lack of ’interesting’ beers on tap. There were only 2 beers I’d not had before, just plain Speedway on the Speedway front. Nice place but from a tickers point of view really not worth the effort unless you can get some advance info on whats on!
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
SmashinSaxon  (20) Virginia | April 8, 2014
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
mikesaum  (18) Newark , Ohio | March 25, 2014
Small little tasting room, all regulars on tap, a few specials, tasters were cheap. Good service, was just hoping for a bit more selection.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
cards04  (104) Steinbach, Manitoba | March 13, 2014
Nice place to sit down and enjoy all their regulars. Tasters of every beer is cheap. Atmosphere is subdued.. And you can see them working on there next great beer in the back. Probably one of the few places to try all their speedway variants... When available.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
ARH  (62) Chicago, Illinois | February 20, 2014
A quaint little storefront tasting room, but to be honest, for a guy from Chicago - where Alesmith is unavailable - it was awesome to finally sample some of the offerings of this reknowned brewer.

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