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AleSmith Brewing Company
World Class based on 174 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 - Crème Brûlée , AleSmith Evil Dead Red 99, AleSmith Lil Devil 95, AleSmith San Diego Pale Ale .394 93, AleSmith Nut Brown English-Style Ale (Bottle and Draft) 97, AleSmith Decadence 2014 97, AleSmith Speedway Stout 100, AleSmith Speedway Stout - Costa Rican Coffee , AleSmith Speedway Stout - Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee 100, AleSmith Old Numbskull - Bourbon Barrel Aged 100, AleSmith Speedway Stout - Honey Graham , AleSmith IPA 100, AleSmith Speedway Stout - Mexican Chocolate , AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vanilla & Coconut 100, AleSmith Speedway Stout Small Beer , AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Vietnamese Coffee 98, AleSmith YuleSmith (Summer) India Pale Ale 100, AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 100, AleSmith Speedway Stout - Red Velvet , AleSmith Speedway Stout - Thin Mint
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174 reviews for AleSmith Brewing Company
 Ambiance  69%
 Service  88%
 Selection  82%
 Food  45%
 Value  86%
 Overall  86%
 Rating  97%
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  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
TapHunter  (12) , | March 24, 2013
Great local place to hang out with good beers on tap. it is very nice after they remodel it.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2  (714) Hanover, Maryland | December 27, 2014
A nicely kept brewery that was a little difficult to find at dusk, but not too hard. The tasting room is somewhat small but there is room to slide out back and grab some grub from a local food truck. The staff stayed busy and that made getting beers ordered take a bit.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
BOSSbrewer  (84) Arkansas | November 23, 2014
Visited this afternoon on a tour of some of the north SD breweries. Was not disappointed. Fantastic beers on tap - thought of the Speedway Stout varieties were out. Helpful and friendly staff. Very good visit.
82
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
mikem409  (212) bloomfield, Michigan | November 15, 2014
Stopped by a few years back to pick up BA speedway bottles. Warehouse setting with barrels everywhere. Solid tsp list and food trucks.
86
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
50belair  (171) Florida | November 14, 2014
He Alesmith for Speedway Grand Prix. The line up was insane. That being said, I imagine it’s a bit more tame on a typical day. Friendly staff. Nice selection of house brews. Worth the stop if your in SD.
82
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk  (322) Göteborg, 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 don’t hope for too many rare beers.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
jandd1983  (199) 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.
86
  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 we’ve visited in the Sates, but can’t be missed if you’re a fan.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
AdiBeer  (146) 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  (108) 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  (294) 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.

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