AleSmith Brewing Company (OUT OF BUSINESS)

9366 Cabot Dr
San Diego, California United States 92126
brewery (AleSmith)  4.85/5.0 190 reviews
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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Beers At AleSmith Brewing Company

NameABVEntered
AleSmith Pilsner5.25%4/29/2017
AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged: Vietnamese Coffee12%4/24/2017
AleSmith Speedway Stout - Nibs & Beans12%4/23/2017
AleSmith Speedway Stout - Boxcar13%4/21/2017
AleSmith Speedway Stout - Hammerhead12%4/11/2017
AleSmith Speedway Stout - Mokasida Coffee12%4/8/2017
AleSmith Nut Brown Ale - Coffee5%4/1/2017
AleSmith Speedway Stout - Pumpkin Latte12%4/1/2017
AleSmith Spezial Pils4.9%4/1/2017
AleSmith Speedway Stout12%3/1/2017
AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged12%3/1/2017
AleSmith Noël12%2/26/2017
AleSmith / Mikkeller Porter8.5%2/26/2017
AleSmith San Diego Pale Ale .3946%2/26/2017
AleSmith Grand Cru - Barrel Aged10%2/25/2017
AleSmith Tart Lil Devil5.75%2/4/2017
AleSmith Northeast IIPA9%1/4/2017
AleSmith IPA7.25%1/4/2017
AleSmith Speedway Stout - Neapolitan12%1/4/2017
AleSmith Mash Monstrosity7%1/4/2017
AleSmith Decadence 20169.5%1/3/2017
AleSmith Speedway Stout - Coffee Cake12%1/3/2017
AleSmith Speedway Stout - Maple Bourbon Pecan12%1/3/2017
AleSmith Speedway Stout - Barrel Aged: Coconut Vanilla12%1/3/2017
AleSmith Noble Empire11%1/3/2017
AleSmith Reforged XXI11%1/3/2017
AleSmith Olde Ale - Bourbon Barrel11%1/3/2017
AleSmith Decadence 2014 - Barrel Aged10%1/3/2017
AleSmith Grand Cru10%1/2/2017
AleSmith Speedway Stout - Mexican12%1/2/2017
AleSmith X Extra Pale Ale - the "eX"5.25%12/31/2016
AleSmith X Extra Pale Ale - Passion Fruit5.25%12/31/2016
AleSmith Speedway Stout - Hawaiian12%12/13/2016
AleSmith Speedway Stout - Brewer’s Blend: Vietnamese Coffee12%12/11/2016
AleSmith Nut Brown English-Style Ale (Bottle and Draft)5%12/11/2016
AleSmith Decadence 201410%12/11/2016
AleSmith Anvil ESB - Smoked Hatch Chili Peppers5.5%12/11/2016
AleSmith Speedway Stout - Smoked12%11/14/2016
AleSmith Speedway Stout - Tamarind Mole12%11/13/2016
AleSmith Speedway Stout - Dutch Cocoa ( Cask)12%11/13/2016
AleSmith Speedway Stout - Barrel Aged: Peanut Butter12%11/10/2016
AleSmith Speedway Stout - Barrel Aged: Kona 12%11/10/2016
AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale - Port Barrel Aged10%10/20/2016
AleSmith Speedway Stout - Velvet12%10/19/2016
AleSmith Lil Devil5.75%10/17/2016
AleSmith Old Numbskull - Bourbon Barrel Aged11%10/16/2016
AleSmith Evil Dead Red6.66%10/7/2016
AleSmith Reforged XX11%9/27/2016
AleSmith X Extra Pale Ale5.25%9/27/2016
AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee12%9/24/2016
AleSmith Double IPA8.5%8/21/2016
AleSmith Robust Porter6.5%7/19/2016
AleSmith India Pale Lager5.5%7/19/2016
AleSmith Speedway Stout - Crème Brûlée12%7/19/2016
AleSmith Old Numbskull11%7/19/2016
AleSmith Horny Devil10%7/19/2016
AleSmith Private Stock Ale11%7/7/2016
AleSmith Decadence 2011 - Barrel Aged 11%7/6/2016
AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kona Coffee12%7/5/2016
AleSmith Spring Bock6.6%6/28/2016
AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale - Two Penny6.5%5/17/2016
AleSmith Nut Brown Ale - Barrel Aged 5%5/17/2016


82
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Travlr  (2789) Charlotte , North Carolina | January 16, 2011
Small tasting bar set up in the warehouse/brewery. Staff was very friendly and helpful, beers of course were great. A buck a taste, can’t beat it. Great place.
86
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
t0rin0  (1529) Do Not Resuscitate, California | December 10, 2012
I’ve been here maybe half a dozen times, the first time being the 2007 BA Decadence release and the most recent being last Saturday to get my BA Speedways.

Not much has changed over the years other than they’ve moved next door and made a prettier bar/tasting area. It always seems to be pretty busy on Saturdays but getting a beer is never difficult. Nice people, nice atmosphere, great beer.

They offer 1L growlers now which is nice but since I get down there so infrequently Ive never bought one.
86
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
WingmanWillis  (1463) , England | July 3, 2016
Visited on 14th November 2014 for the Speedway Grand Prix. Thanks to GT2 and his wife for the lift there. It’s a huge facility with the brewery and taproom all on one site. The taproom is pretty large but was heaving for this event so you could stand around the brewery. We managed to get a table to perch on and worked our way through the pre-ordered 12 Speedways. All were excellent, also had other variants on tap plus other core beers. Service was excellent, prices good and a really nice vibe. Even got handed a ticket for an extra flight which helped kill time waiting for Norway’s no.5 rater to finish up. A great experience and one I’d love to do again.
90
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
brokensail  (1352) Dublin, California | July 31, 2012
Have been here many times. Always a nice place to stop and grab some Alesmith beers and growlers. They have some beers on-tap that typically don’t make it outside of the brewery, the staff is friendly, and the prices are very good.
70
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 8/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois  (1031) Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, 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!
88
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Leighton  (1027) London, England | December 12, 2013
A small but adequate tasting room. Very clean and neatly laid out. They has pretty much all the AleSmith standards on tap plus around three or four specials, including one Speedway variant. They offer tasting-size pours on all beers in addition to larger pours. The value is pretty decent. The staff was extremely friendly. A fair range of bottles for takeaway. You can also get growlers of some of the beers (not the specials). Given this brewery’s stature in the beer world I would say this place is a must-visit. It’s right near Hess so take them both in when you’re in the area.
78
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2  (1001) Escondido, California | 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.
90
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
bytemesis  (958) Sunnyvale, California | November 28, 2012
Tasting room opens at two and is doing a brisk business by 2:15. Staff is friendly and helpful, and there are a ton of Alesmitth beers on tap. When I was there there were no speedway variants (bummer!), but plenty of stuff to sample anyway. 4oz pours range from 1-2.50 and they keep ’em coming. I enjoyed my visit.
94
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
mcberko  (926) Vancouver, British Columbia | November 13, 2013
One of my favourite breweries, so obviously it was an awesome experience. We came here for San Diego Beer Week with 11 variations of Speedway Stout on tap, so how could it be better. All their beers are awesome without exception Despite it being packed, service was very quick and friendly. Prices are very reasonable. There was also a food truck out back (not sure if it was just for the event or if it’s the norm) which served some nice grub. Obviously an absolute must stop when in San Diego.
74
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
Sammy  (685) Toronto, Ontario | January 16, 2014
Modern tasting room, a couple of good surprises available. Worth going out of the way for.

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