Our Head Brewer, Ian Powell, introduces Oakland United's first Hazy IPA, the Through& Through! Topping out at a whopping 69 million Hazy Beer Bro Units (yes, we made that up), this West Coast Style Hazy IPA features a large New Zealand hop presence (Motueka, Wakatu, and Waimea). The prevalent aromatic hops provide an up [...]
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We have just completed bottling of our International Blonde Belgian Ale, our tasty collaboration with 1888 Coffee. The subtle roasted aromas of the shade-grown coffee from Veracruz, Mexico complement a lightly flavored Belgian-style ale, resulting in a smooth mouth-feel that finishes with a hint of coffee. This blonde bombshell of a bottle is now [...]
JOIN US AT THE TAPROOM FOR SPECIAL BEER WEEK EVENTS: SUNDAY, FEB 8, 12-5 PM: JLBD Release Party Release Party for the newest Jack London Brewing District collaboration, a Hazelnut Nectar Brown Ale THURSDAY, FEB 13, 4-10 PM: TAP TAKEOVER Meet the JLBD Brewers, including our own Head Brewer, Ian Powell, 7-9 PM FRIDAY, [...]
As our local craft beer market continues to develop and expand, Oakland United is also evolving and looking forward to building upon the Belgian and German style beers that have served as the foundation of our business. As we plan on expanding our portfolio, we are delighted to announce the arrival of our new [...]
"From premium beans to superior coffee to exceptional beer" Brewing the perfect cup of coffee, just like brewing the perfect beer, is an intricate and creative experience. Thus, it only seems appropriate that these two craft beverages would come together in something special. For the 1888 Coffee Company, over 130 years of coffee-growing tradition [...]
Our Märzen is back! Märzen lagers were originally brewed by Medieval German brewers in the month of March (Märzen) and aged during the hot months of spring and summer when airborne bacteria frequently interfered with fermentation of the beer. Brewers would then tap them in September or October, providing a rounder, smoother brew. These [...]
It's time for Oktoberfest but if Munich is not in your travel plans, take the short trip over to the Dimond District for Oakland's version of the annual German festival, Oaktoberfest, the fall celebration of craft beer, food, entertainment, arts and all things Oakland. The festival, held at MacArthur and Fruitvale, also raises funds [...]
It's October, beer is king and it's our favorite time of the year! In an Oakland Beer Drinkers' Association collaboration with Christian Kazakoff of Moraga's Canyon Club Brewery, our brewmaster, Shane Aldrich, has just released a new Pale Ale. Its name, "Passcode-O-980-24-M," traces the ale's origins from Oakland to Moraga via Highways 908 and [...]
Join us on Sunday, Sep 15, 12-6 PM, for the 4th Annual Alameda Brews, Blues & BBQ event at 1453 Webster in Alameda. We'll be there to support the West End Arts and Entertainment District , which promotes performing and visual art in Alameda, and you can too while enjoying a beer garden, live music a kids' [...]
We are pumped to have been awarded the 2019 Best of the East Bay Editor's Choice Award for Best Taproom to Sip German Ales! Thank you to our friends at East Bay Express and to everyone who made this possible. Check out the accolades (aw, shucks) and then come on by to the taproom to check [...]