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AleSmith Brewing Company
World Class based on 177 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

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

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


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AleSmith Brewing Company

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Beer Available At AleSmith Brewing Company (arranged by most recent)
AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kopi Luwak 100, AleSmith Speedway Stout Small Beer , AleSmith Old Numbskull - Rye Barrel Aged 100, AleSmith IPA 100, AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kona Coffee , AleSmith Speedway Stout 100, AleSmith Old Numbskull 100, AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale 100, AleSmith / Cigar City Ramblin’ Rye 95, AleSmith Robust Porter 88, AleSmith San Diego Pale Ale .394 97, AleSmith Speedway Stout - Tequila , AleSmith Old Numbskull - Brandy Barrel Aged 98, AleSmith / Mikkeller Beer Geek Speedway 97, AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 100, AleSmith X Extra Pale Ale 97, AleSmith Nut Brown English-Style Ale (Bottle and Draft) 97, AleSmith Nut Brown Ale - Barrel Aged 98, AleSmith Speedway Stout - Rum Barrel Aged , AleSmith Speedway Stout - Creamsickle
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177 reviews for AleSmith Brewing Company
 Ambiance  69%
 Service  88%
 Selection  82%
 Food  45%
 Value  86%
 Overall  86%
 Rating  97%
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88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
AdiBeer  (151) London, England | October 17, 2014
Very nice, small brewery tap, great selection of own beers, good value, nice service.
78
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322  (120) Chesapeake, Virginia | October 16, 2014
Great place, nice atmosphere, friendly staff.... and awesome beers. Nice location a little off the main path. Don’t miss this place.
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
rickhall28  (304) 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 AleSmith’s part! I highly recommend a visit here to compliment any SD craftbeer tour.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
MOlsonNotBeer  (30) Illinois | August 24, 2014
78
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Jimmythespoon  (157) , | 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!
50
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 12/20
jrallen34  (450) 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.
86
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
jredmond  (219) Manhattan, New York | June 30, 2014
76
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 16/20
Lothore  (53) 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.
70
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois  (807) Tourist Town (West), 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!
90
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
SmashinSaxon  (20) Virginia | April 8, 2014

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