While our indoor taproom remains closed, Oakland United Beerworks brewers remain busy in the brewhouse creating new and interesting releases. Come on by our Outdoor Beer Patio, open Thursday - Sunday, noon - 7PM (262 Second Street, Oakland). Our friendly staff would love to talk all things beer and to serve you a tall, [...]
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Released today: In celebration of his birthday, Ian is releasing Wet Hop Lazer Kitten, brewed with Michigan Cashmere hops from Hop Head Farms. Wet hops sparkle and dazzle in this beer, conferring light grassiness in aroma and taste without the vegetal quality found in some wet hopped beers. Fruit blends well with the hop [...]
Announcing two new releases: No Sleep 'Til Oakland Breakfast Porter is our collaboration with Oakland's Bicycle Coffee. Made with 100 pounds of their premium roast, this porter has big upfront chocolate and caramel notes, underlying the vibrant Bicycle Coffee earthiness that finishes with hints of fruit. New Oakland Glow Pilsner is the first in [...]
Released today: Hella-saurus Rex, Jay Smith's birthday beer and our first ever Helles Lager! It's been in the tank since July 21st and is busting out for its debut! Golden and bright in appearance and crisp and refreshing with a faint hint of grain, breadiness and grassiness.
Now available: Careless Whitsper, our Blood Orange Fruited Witbier! A nod to big hair, padded shoulders and yes, WHAM!, this wheat beer is a light and refreshing taste of nostalgia and perfect for our warm summer days and nights! But, wait, there's more: our Brew Crew, Ian and Ralph, are on the label! [...]
Released today: Our newest Hazy IPA, Mando-Haze! Hops star here with big tropical fruit, particularly pineapple, that transitions into a more dank and earthy back palette. Fruit and light grassy notes linger afterwards. Available ONLINE HERE at noon today in 16-oz single cans, 4-packs and 24-can cases and soon in crowlers and growlers! [...]
The first in our Barrel-Aged Series is the Proper Hooligan English Mild, aged for 4 months in High West Bourbon barrels, picking up some nice characteristics from spontaneous fermentation. It is mildly tart with light bourbon oak notes and a balanced sweetness on the finish. Our baby Flanders red! A truly unique beer that [...]
This year's tribute to our friend and colleague, Andrew Ritter, is a sessionable Hazy Pale Ale. It is high in drinkability, low in alcohol and well balanced but still packs a hazy punch. A heavy hint of grapefruit and citrus zest on the front palate transitions into a particularly dank pine resin finish. Proceeds [...]
Released today! Introducing our shout-out to the heroes working the front lines against COVID-19, especially to the medical professionals risking their lives in this fight. Thank you! In your honor, OUB is contributing a percentage of the proceeds to support local COVID-19-related charities. "First Responder" is a bold Hazy DIPA, jam-packed with Citra, Simcoe [...]
Introducing 2 brand new offerings from our small but mighty brew crew: Zapatos De Baile ("Dancing Shoes"), made with Zappa hops, is a light Mexican lager perfect to get you jazzed about the warm summer months. A malt bill of 2 Row, Vienna and Flaked Maize creates a light drinkable body that allows the [...]