AleSmith Brewing Company | San Diego, California
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AleSmith Brewing Company
World Class based on 172 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 (13) | Affiliated user(s) here zug4abby | Taps: 16 | Bottles: 7-14

AleSmith Brewing Company

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AleSmith Old Numbskull - Bourbon Barrel Aged 100, AleSmith Speedway Stout - Double Hammerhead , AleSmith Lil Devil - Lactic Acid 73, AleSmith Speedway Stout Small Beer , AleSmith Speedway Stout - Eis (Iced) , AleSmith Speedway Stout - Rum Barrel Aged , AleSmith Speedway Stout - Costa Rican Coffee , AleSmith Speedway Stout - Honey Graham , AleSmith Speedway Stout - Mexican Chocolate , AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Vietnamese Coffee , AleSmith Speedway Stout - Tequila , AleSmith Speedway Stout - Creamsickle , AleSmith Speedway Stout - Café du Monde , AleSmith Speedway Stout - Red Velvet , AleSmith Speedway Stout - Crème Brûlée , AleSmith Speedway Stout - Thin Mint , AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale - Barrel Aged 100, AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 100, AleSmith San Diego Pale Ale .394 91, AleSmith Evil Dead Red 99
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172 reviews for AleSmith Brewing Company
 Ambiance  69%
 Service  88%
 Selection  82%
 Food  45%
 Value  86%
 Overall  86%
 Rating  97%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
mikem409  (209) 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.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
50belair  (170) 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.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk  (317) 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.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
jandd1983  (198) 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 we’ve visited in the Sates, but can’t be missed if you’re a fan.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
AdiBeer  (143) 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  (103) 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.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
rickhall28  (279) 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.
  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  (151) , | 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!

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