As our former Taproom Manager Jay Smith makes his way east toward new adventures in Kansas City, we wish him a fond farewell and thank him for helping us launch our Jack London taproom in April of 2019. Meet Eric Pontrelli, our new Taproom Manager, who will be debuting at the front of the [...]
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Oakland United is pleased to announce Mike Vinson as our new Head Brewer. Mike has over 5 years of experience brewing in the Bay Area and comes to us from Headlands Brewing, where he was the Head Brewer for their Lafayette brewpub. He has previously worked for East Brother Brewing and Gilman Brewing and has [...]
In response to the alarming increase in hate incidents against Asian Americans, Oakland United supports Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus, whose mission is to promote, advance, and represent the legal and civil rights of Asian and Pacific Islander communities. Please join us at the taproom on Saturday, Apr 17, to come together [...]
Join Oakland United Beerworks for our First Annual Chili Cook Off! On Easter Sunday (Apr 4, 1-6PM), we're hosting a head-to-head chili showdown for a great cause. We'll have a handful of teams bringing their best chili recipes and representing their favorite local charities. For $30 on Eventbrite, you'll get 2 drink tickets, an [...]
Our small but mighty Brew Crew is introducing 3 new and varied collaboration beers. A Shoulder to Cryo On West Coast IPA, made in collaboration with the good folks at Gilman Brewing, features the use of cryo hops, which provide intense hop flavor and aroma. The collaboration also resulted in a Hazy IPA, brewed [...]
Showcasing the truly versatile nature of beer, this Valentines Day Gift Box provides pairings of 4 of our beer and 4 types of chocolate from East Bay chocolatier, Michael Mischer. Head Brewer Ian Powell and Taproom Manager Jay Smith have selected specific chocolates that accentuate the flavors of the beer and vice versa, described [...]
It's SF Beer Week and we're hosting a virtual beer tasting party! Head Brewer Ian Powell and Taproom Manager Jay Smith will guide you through a tasting of 4 of our new Beer Week collaboration beers: the Golden Child Golden Stout (nitro), A Shoulder to Cryo On West Coast IPA, A Shoulder to Cryo [...]
If you feel like you've been through the emotional wringer lately, with COVID, elections and further political intrigue, we're here to offer you some help! The first of 2 releases this week, Hop Candi Session IPA, is an all-day IPA, crisp and refreshing with subtle hop bitterness blending into grapefruit and floral notes. This [...]
Just released, Ol' Brick Bitter ESB is our take on an English classic and the third in our Linden Street series. This easy drinking pub ale was one of our best known during the Linden Street days and is the first to be resurrected after years of lying dormant as a recipe in our [...]
From all of us at Oakland United, best wishes for a healthy, happy 2021! We appreciated all of your support during the difficult year and enjoyed being able to meet and greet you during your taproom visits, the brief period our Outdoor Patio was open, and during our local deliveries. For those legions of [...]