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AleSmith Brewing Company
World Class based on 181 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

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

Hours: Mon - Fri 12:00 - 9:00 PM; Sat 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM; Sun 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Mayor: Theydon_Bois (20) | Affiliated user(s) here zug4abby | Taps: 16 | Bottles: 7-14

AleSmith Brewing Company

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AleSmith Hall of Fame: Imperial San Diego Pale Ale 97, AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale - French Oak , AleSmith Lil Devil - Ginger , AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale - Chai Tea , AleSmith Nut Brown Ale - Barrel Aged 99, AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Vietnamese Coffee 100, AleSmith Olde Ale 99, AleSmith Olde Ale - Bourbon & Brandy 99, AleSmith Robust Porter 96, AleSmith Decadence 2014 98, AleSmith San Diego Pale Ale .394 99, AleSmith Speedway Stout 100, AleSmith / Mikkeller Beer Geek Speedway 99, AleSmith Decadence 2011 98, AleSmith No Boil Hop IPA , AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee 100, AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kona Coffee 100, AleSmith Decadence 2011 - Barrel Aged 100, AleSmith Old Numbskull - Rye Barrel Aged 100, AleSmith Speedway Stout - Eis (Iced)
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181 reviews for AleSmith Brewing Company
 Ambiance  69%
 Service  88%
 Selection  82%
 Food  45%
 Value  86%
 Overall  86%
 Rating  97%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
50belair  (210) Florida | November 14, 2014
He Alesmith for Speedway Grand Prix. The line up was insane. That being said, I imagine itís a bit more tame on a typical day. Friendly staff. Nice selection of house brews. Worth the stop if your in SD.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk  (382) GŲteborg, Sweden | October 26, 2014
Not totally easy to find, but the GPS took us there. Well designed tasting room, not very crowded when we visited. This was maybe the place with the highest priority to visit during our stay in the San Diego area. With that in mind, the beer selection was a bit of a disappointment. I was very happy to drink Vietnamese Coffee and a collab with Cigar City. My expectations was maybe too high but I was hoping for even more. Decent prices and we did come back the second time. Definately a must visit, but donít hope for too many rare beers.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
jandd1983  (211) Florissant, Missouri | October 21, 2014
Happened to visit with 2 casks available, Decadence and BBA Speedway. A little hard to find, but once you are there, great service, and well worth the stop. Wish we would have had more time, but were trying to visit several other places.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
cimedirapa  (11) , | October 19, 2014
The place is nothing special compared to other tap rooms weíve visited in the Sates, but canít be missed if youíre a fan.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
AdiBeer  (168) London, England | October 17, 2014
Very nice, small brewery tap, great selection of own beers, good value, nice service.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322  (134) Chesapeake, Virginia | October 16, 2014
Great place, nice atmosphere, friendly staff.... and awesome beers. Nice location a little off the main path. Donít miss this place.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
PRBeer  (332) Parsippany, New Jersey | September 20, 2014
With the exception of Green Flash, AleSmith was probably the best brewery I visited during my recent SD craftbeer tour (8 breweries & 4 beer bars in 2 1/2 days!). This place is classy and well designed. I really like the look and feel of it...the signage, back-bar setups, and the tap setups themselves. The beer selection was great. I especially loved the beer dedicated to Tony Gwynn..."394 Pale Ale"...bought the shirt too...classy act on AleSmithís part! I highly recommend a visit here to compliment any SD craftbeer tour.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
MOlsonNotBeer  (31) Illinois | August 24, 2014
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Jimmythespoon  (168) , | 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 itís 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 canít 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  (461) 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 thatís about all your going to do.

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