All of our beers are crafted in small batches using only premium ingredients. Over the years, our line up of German beers has made a name for itself and now our new 6000-barrel brewhouse allows us the creativity to craft a wide variety of appealing styles and flavors. Our beer is available to-go HERE for pickup or delivery from our brewery.

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CORE BEERS

NEW OAKLAND GLOW PILSNER (VOTED BEST EAST BAY BREW 2020)

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

New Oakland Glow is our rebranded Pilsner, one of our original core beers and voted as the “Best of the East Bay Brew” by East Bay Express/Oakland Magazine readers in 2020 (thank you!). New Oakland Glow is one of our “Linden Street Series,” celebrating our roots as Linden Street Brewery, which was founded in 2009 in a warehouse on Linden Street. A crisp, biscuity light beer with subtle hopped finish.

Appearance: Pale straw color, thick frothy head the remains for most of consumption.

Aroma:  Light bready-ness with sharp floral hop aroma.

Taste: Crisp, clean, and refreshing. Some expressive noble hop bitterness finishes with a mild maltiness and floral hop aftertaste.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Light bodied, very crisp slightly acidic (due to carbonation)  mouthfeel.

ABV: 4.8%

IBU: 26

Hops: Hallertau Mittelfruh, Magnum, Perle

Malt Bill: Weyermann Floor Malted Bohemian Pilsner

EAST BAY NIGHTS BLACK LAGER

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

There’s nothing quite like our East Bay Nights. One of the O.G. mainstays from our Linden Street days, this is our award-winning tribute to the classic German Schwarzbier. Don’t let the color fool you! This beer is light on the palate and packed full of flavor. Notes of coffee and bittersweet chocolate with just a touch of Noble hops round out the roasted malt profile.

Appearance: Very dark in color and while still technically a clear beer, this is about as black as it gets.  A light brown head slowly dissipates.

Aroma: Absolutely bursting with notes of roast malt and dark coffee.

Taste: The roast malt and coffee characteristics are prevalent and linger at the finish but clean, crisp lager notes combine with dark fruit to balance the experience.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Drinkers may be confused by the color but a light and effervescent mouthfeel contributes to the enjoyment of the roast characteristics.

ABV: 5.3%

IBU: 24

Hops: Tettnanger, Perle, Magnum

Malt Bill: Weyermann Barke Pilsner, Weyermann Barke Vienna, Weyermann Caramunich 2, Weyermann Carafa Dehusk 2, Weyermann Carafa Dehusk 3

PROPER HOOLIGAN ENGLISH MILD

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

This classic English dark mild combines a subtle blend of layered caramel malts with floral British Challenger hops to create an easy drinking and smooth experience.

Aroma: Rich, bready notes with a hint of orange peel on the finish.

Flavor: A light bodied but bright maltiness that smooths into a sweet caramel and soft fruit finish.

Mouthfeel: Full for such a low alcohol beer but finishes dry.

ABV: 4.1%

IBU: 20

Hops: English Challenger

Malt Bill: English Halcyon, Pale Chocolate, Pale Crystal, Dark Crystal

SPECIALTY AND SEASONAL BEERS

TROPICAL STATE OF MIND JUICY IPA

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

This unfiltered West Coast IPA was hit with pineapple, orange, passion fruit, and apricot to truly transport you to the tropics!

Appearance: Gold with a slight haze and a moderate white fluffy head.

Aroma: Aromas of citrus and tropical fruits and a hint of juicy fruit give way to notes of peach, mango and blood orange. No malt aroma.

Taste: Alcohol is balanced with hop bitterness and hints of peach, mango and blood orange. Hop flavor is restrained.

Mouthfeel/Finish:  Very low astringency with a soft body and good palate carbonation and a medium finish.

ABV: 7.0%

Hops: Calypso, African Queen, Bitter Gold

URBAN SCRAWL WEST COAST IPA

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

The streets of Oakland are uniquely adorned with over 1,000 murals spread throughout the city. The Town has always been a hub for artists throughout its rich history. No matter where you are, you’re never far from incredible street art.

Appearance: Clear, straw yellow body with a nice white head.

Aroma: Classic West Coast aromas of citrus and pine.

Taste: Notes of orange and grapefruit with a balanced malt body.

Mouthfeel/Finish:  Bright carbonation with a mellow bitterness.

ABV: 6.4%

Hops: Amarillo, Cascade, Comet, Chinook

Malt Bill: Proximity 2-Row

ALL YOU NEED IS DANK WEST COAST IPA

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

Our dankest West Coast IPA was generously hopped with Altus, Galaxy and Strata. Hop flavor dominates the palate with dank and pine notes. The subtle malt backbone helps the hops shine.

Appearance: Golden yellow with a bright, white head.

Aroma: Big, dank aroma complemented by notes of tangerine, grapefruit and pine.

Taste: Hop flavor dominates the palate with more dank, resin and pine notes. Subtle malt backbone allows the hops to shine.

Mouthfeel/Finish:  Bright carbonation spritz with a mellow bitterness.

ABV: 6.5%

Hops: Altus, Strata, Magnum

Malt Bill: Proximity 2-Row, Proximity Red Malt, Proximity Pilsen

LIMITLESS AND BOUNDLESS BAVARIAN HEFEWEIZEN

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

On January 22, 1935, Amelia Earhart became the first person to fly solo across the Pacific from Honolulu to Oakland. She also departed from Oakland to begin both attempts at world circumnavigation. Earhart Road near the Oakland Airport was named in her honor. The bready blend of wheat and malt in this Hefeweizen allows banana and clove notes to shine.

Appearance: Opaque yellow-orange.

Aroma: Classic Bavarian Hefeweizen aromas of slightly sweet banana and clove.

Taste: Bready wheat and malt backbone that allows the yeast to bloom with flavors of banana and clove.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Silky smooth with appropriately low bitterness.

ABV: 5.3%

Hops: Magnum

Malt Bill: Proximity Pilsner, Proximity Wheat Malt, Rice Hulls

BROOKLYN TOWNSHIP COMMON LAGER

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In the 1800s, Brooklyn Township extended from Indian Gulch (Trestle Glen) to San Antonio Creek in what is now Oakland. This area was home to several large breweries, including Brooklyn Brewery, which produced 35 barrels of steam beer a day at its peak! In 1872, Oakland annexed the town of Brooklyn but the area was still referred to as “Brooklyn” for many years.

Appearance: Dark copper color and off-white head.

Aroma: Mellow malty notes with minimal hop aroma.

Taste: Hints of caramel, bread, toast and a slight graininess with a firm but not aggressive bitterness.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Medium bodied with a smooth finish. Medium carbonation.

ABV: 4.9%

Hops: Columbus, Crystal, Northern Brewer

Malt Bill: Proximity Pale Ale Malt, Rahr Standard Alix 2-Row, Proximity Munich 10, Proximity Crystal 40, Proximity Chocolate Rye, Proximity Biscuit

HOP MELANGE HAZY IPA

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Appearance: Light orange in color with slight haze and a thick, white head.

Aroma: Intense hop aroma from the Azacca, Bitter Gold, and Huell Melon. Aromas of fruit punch and Juicy Fruit with notes of orange, strawberry and watermelon.

Taste: Fruity and tropical with hints of orange, citrus and tropical fruits with very low hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Soft body and smooth, medium mouthfeel. Medium carbonation.

ABV: 7.2%

Hops: Azacca, Heull Melon, Bitter Gold.

Malt Bill: Rah Premium Pilsner, Rahr Standard Alex 2-Row

FIND ME UNDER THE OAK TREE HAZY IPA

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Citrus dominates on the palate with a balance of bitter peel and fruity sweetness.

Appearance: Opaque orange-yellow color with frothy white head.

Aroma: Bouquet of orange, pineapple and lemon with a slightly sweet finish.

Taste: Citrus dominates witha balance of bitter peel and fruity sweetness.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Silky mouthfeel, clean across the palate with little to no lingering bitterness.

ABV: 6.8%

Hops: Lemondrop, Sultana, Skyrian Wolf

Malt Bill: Proximity 2-Row, Proximity Oat, Proximity Vienna,  Proximity Wheat

THE ABBEY BELGIAN DUBBEL

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

Our Belgian-style Dubbel is classic to style and is all malt, with the addition of belgian candi syrup. We decided to forgo any herbs or spices and let the malts and yeast shine on their own. The perfect beer to warm you up in the final weeks of winter.

Appearance: Light brown with a dense, mousse-like head.

Aroma and Taste: Notes of cocoa, dark fruits, and a hint of caramel on the nose and palate. As this beer warms up these flavors and aromas begin to bloom ever more.

ABV: 7.1%

Malt Bill: Proximity Pale Ale, Proximity Pilsen, Proximity Biscuit, Proximity Munich 10L, Proximity Wheat, Proximity Crystal 150L

SOME KIND OF ALCHEMY WEST COAST IPA

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Appearance: Slightly hazy with a golden hue.

Aroma: Dank with notes of apricot and peach.

Taste: Modern mixture of citrus and tropical notes. Tangerine combines with stone fruit and a touch of mango.

Mouthfeel/Finish:  Silky texture of a New England IPA with the bitter finish of a classic West Coast.

ABV: 6.8%

Hops: Sabro, Mosaic

Malt Bill: Proximity 2-Row Base Malt, Proximity Pilsen, Proximity Vienna, Proximity Wheat Malt

PEARADIGM SHIFT SAISON WITH PRICKLY PEAR AND LIME

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

We turn the traditional saison on its head by adding sweet prickly pear and tart lime. The flavors of prickly pear are balanced by ample lime acidity, followed by a hint of sweet spice. A delicious, new and different approach to a craft beer classic!

Appearance: Ruby rose color witih minimal head.

Aroma: Classic Belgian nose with notes of clove and cinnamon that pair with the semi-sweet prickly pear notes.

Taste: Balanced flavors of prickly pear with ample lime acidity, followed by a hint of sweet spice.

Mouthfeel/Finish:  Sweet start leading to a refreshing, dry finish thatleaves fruit on the palate.

ABV: 6.8%

Malt Bill: Proximity Crystal Vienna Style 20, Proximity Munich 10, Proximity Pilsen, Proximity Vienna, Proximity Wheat Malt

HOP TWO PALE ALE

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Appearance: Yellow-orange hue with a slight hint of haze.

Aroma: Classic West Coast pine, floral with a citrus backbone.

Taste: Biscuit from the malt balances perfectly with pine and citrus notes of the Chinook and Citra hops.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Balanced bitterness from start to finish, with a refreshing carbonated spritz.

ABV: 5.4%

Hops: Citra, Chinook

Malt Bill: Proximity Crystal, Proximity Oat Malt, Proximity Pale Ale Malt, Proximity Wheat Malt

KALEIDOSCOPE HAZY IPA

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

Appearance: Opaque yellow with frothy white head.

Aroma: Super tropical nose with notes of mango, pineapple, passion fruit and some citrus.

Taste: Juicy goodness continues echoing the notes from the aroma, highlighted by pineapple and mango.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Silky mouthfeel with little or no bitterness.

ABV: 7.5%

Hops: Sultana, Strata, Styrian Wolf

Malt: Proximity 2-Row, Proximity Oat Malt, Proximity Wheat Malt

IRON AND STEEL IMPERIAL STOUT

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

In the 1800s, carriage makers did a brisk business in Oakland, and the wheelwrights usually doubled as blacksmiths in order to create the iron rims for the carriage wheels. By 1878, there were 25 carriage makers in Oakland alone, one of which was Grand Central Carriage Works on 12th St. between Harrison and Alice, right up the road from our brewery!

Appearance: Dark black body with light brown head.

Aroma: Notes of roasted malt and coffee with a mild, woody, almost mossy finish.

Taste: Bold, roasted malt notes hit the palate first followed by dry oak and a mild sweetness to round it out.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Velvety texture with a mild bitterness and easy sweetness.

ABV: 10.0%

Hops: CTZ YCH 2020

Malt Bill: Rahr Pale Ale Malt, Simpsions Roasted Barley, Simpsons DRC, Simpsons Chocolate Malt, Simpsons Crystal Extra Dar, Rahr White Wheat, Simpsons Crystal T50

DAUNTLESS DOUBLE IPA

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

Dedicated to the fearless and daring among us!

Appearance: Copper/orange hue with ample carbonation.

Aroma: Tropical meets citrus with notes of pineapple and coconut blending with tangerine and other stone fruit.

Taste: Orange-dominated on the front palate, smoothing out to a mellow bouquet of tropical fruits.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Mild bitterness that balances the high alcohol content with a mellow finish.

ABV: 8.6%

Hops: Sabro, El Dorado, Mosaic

Malt Bill: Rahr Standard Alix-2 Row, Rahr Malted Oats, Simpsons Crystal Light

CHOCO-LATTE NITRO CREAM ALE

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

Cold brew coffee and cocoa nibs add a decadent twist to this classic cream ale while the nitro dosing gives it a silky smooth mouthfeel. Remember, shake gently and pour hard to achieve that perfect nitro cascade.

Appearance: Clear, golden body with a fluffy, nitro head.

Aroma: Coffee notes up front with dried fruit and light chocolate.

Taste: Light body, semi-sweet chocolate, mocha, and a slight bitterness from the fresh coffee beans.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Creamy mouthfeel from the nitrogen with a delicate finish.

ABV: 5.5%

Malt Bill: Rahr Standard Alix-2 Row

LUCKY DOG HAZY IPA

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Our inaugural 2022 release, Lucky Dog Hazy IPA , has intense hops aroma of tropical fruit, stone fruit, and hints of citrus. The malt flavor is understated, allowing the flavors of the hops to shine through, with restrained hop bitterness.

Appearance: Deep golden color and nice, white, fluffy head.

Aroma: Tropical fruit, stone fruit and hints of bright citrus.

Taste: Understated malt flavors allow the hops to shine, with classic hazy restrained bitterness.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Smooth mouthfeel and a soft body with medium carbonation and a medium finish.

ABV: 7.5%

Hops: Cascade, Cashmere, BRU-1

Malt Bill: Rahr Standard Alix-2 Row, Rahr Premium Pilsner, Rahr Malted Oats, Rahr White Wheat

BLACKBERRY BRAMBLE BLACKBERRY SOUR ALE

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

Introducing the inaugural beer in our Sour Ale series.  This tart ale, with it’s beautiful deep purple color, is bursting with sweet, ripe blackberries and finishes deliciously sour.

Appearance: Beautiful deep purple in color with a pinkish head.

Aroma: Clean aroma of ripe blackberries.

Taste: Sweet blackberry flavor, quickly transitioning to a tart/sour finish. Refreshing with a balanced sourness.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Heavy carbonation accentuates the puckering mouthfeel without being overly sour.

ABV: 4.5%

Malt Bill: Rahr White Wheat, Rahr Premium Pilsner, Rahr Standard Alix-Row2

HOPE SPRINGS ETERNAL HAZY IPA

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

While walking through an Oakland neighborhood recently, we spotted a beautiful deer, a fully-grown buck. We realized that urban Oakland is not an ideal habitat for him and hoped he may one day wander into Redwood Regional Park or Lake Chabot where he would assuredly thrive. Whether man or beast, we do what we can to keep on keeping on, in the hope that one day, we would each wander into our own Redwood Regional Park or Lake Chabot. Hope springs eternal!

Appearance: Lemon yellow in color with ample haziness.

Aroma: Stone fruit leads with some tropical and citrus  notes.

Taste: Stone fruit-forward with a slight hoppy bitterness and a tangerine finish.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Silky and full bodied.

ABV: 6.8%

Hops: Cascade, Comet, Chinook, Azacca

Malt Bill: Rahr Standard Alix-2 Row, Rahr Pale Ale,  Rahr Malted Oats, Rahr White Wheat

MIGRATION WEST COAST IPA

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Oakland’s Lake Merritt is home to over 100 different types of birds and serves as an important rest stop for waterfowl in the spring and fall during their migration between Alaska and Patagonia. This IPA, named in tribute to our beautiful lake, offers a tasty mixture of stone fruit and tropical and citrus notes.

Appearance: Clear, copper in color with a clean, white head.

Aroma: Apricot, pine and orange with a slightly sweet malty backbone.

Taste: Classic West Coast IPA maltiness up front with a dank and citrusy finish.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Bright carbonation.

ABV: 6.8%

Hops: Amarillo, Mosaic, Comet, Chinook

Malt Bill: Simpsons Caramalt, Gambrinus Munich Light

SARSAPARILLA IMPERIAL STOUT

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

Brewed in collaboration with our friend, Brewer Tommy Weaver, this innovative Sarsaparilla Stout harmoniously blends the worlds of craft beer and root beer!

Appearance: Dark brown to black body with creamy head.

Aroma: Classic root beer character with notes of vanilla and mint.

Taste: Bold stout body with some chocolate notes and a balanced bitterness and lingering mild sweetness.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Smooth and creamy with a crisp carb finish.

ABV: 6.0%

Hops: CTZ YCH 2020

Malt Bill: Crisp Marris Otter, Weyermann Munich Dark Type 2, Briess Midnight Wheat, Simpsons Crystal Light

HAZY POP HAZY IPA

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

Nuanced juiciness coupled with a silky mouthfeel that rests with a hint of dankness on the back of the palate.

Appearance: Pale straw in color, with a hazy, thick white head.

Aroma: Tropical fruit, citrus, apricot and pine.

Taste: Tropical and citrus flavors dominate with subtle alcohol and low bitterness.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Soft body with medium carbonation and medium finish.

ABV: 6.6%

Hops: Citra, El Dorado, Idaho 7

Malt Bill: Rahr Standard Alix-2 Row, Rahr White Wheat, Simpsons Malted Oats

REDWOOD RED ALE

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

“And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” -John Muir

Smooth caramel color and aroma. Finishes with a dry and subtle malt character.

Appearance: Red amber with a nice white head.

Aroma: Bready, toasty and hints of caramel.

Taste: Restrained hop bitterness with bread, caramel and notes of toast and roast. Medium malt sweetness.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Soft body with medium carbonation and medium finish.

ABV: 4.5%

Hops: CTZ

Malt Bill: Rahr Pale Ale Malt, Simpsons Crystal Medium, Simpsons Roasted Barley

ANDREW RITTER TRIBUTE VIENNA LAGER

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

We lost our friend and colleague, Andrew Ritter to ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) when he was only 31 years old. Each year, we brew a beer in his memory and make a contribution to ALS Therapy Development Institute. By buying and enjoying this beer, you can contribute to these efforts to honor Andrew and bring us all closer to a cure.

Appearance: Copper orange color with good clarity and a lingering head.

Aroma: Semi-sweet maltiness with some notes of yeasty breadiness.

Taste: Malty with a fresh bread quality, finishing with a sweet and savory note of honey.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Carbonated but not overly sprtizy. Smooth sweet maltiness covers the palate with almost no lingering bitterness.

ABV: 4.7%

Hops: Perle, Magnum

Malt Bill: Weyermann Caramunich, Weyermann Floor Malted Bohemian Pilsner, Weyermann Vienna

A SHOULDER TO CRYO ON UNFILTERED WEST COAST IPA

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

Released for the first time in February, this unfiltered West Coast IPA has been updated with the use of Cascade, Chinook, Comet, Cryo Sabro and Cryo Equanot hops, a blend that allows the hops to really shine.

Appearance: Golden with a haze, medium white head, and medium carbonation.

Aroma: Intense citrus and tropical fruit. Notes of grapefruit and tangerine.

Taste: Mild alcohol with balanced bitterness, hints of citrus and pine.

Palate: Soft palate with medium finish.

ABV: 7.5%

Hops: Cascade, Comet, Chinook

Cryo Hops: Sabro, Ekuanot

Malt Bill: Rahr Premium Pilsner, Rahr Standard Alix 2-Row

PULLMAN PORTER IMPERIAL PORTER

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

Oakland transformed from a commercial hub to a true community upon arrival of the transcontinental railroad terminal. Part of the Pullman Palace Car Company and the first African American-led union, the Pullman Porters and their families brought Oakland to life. This porter is roasty and chocolate-forward, and with a slightly sweet finish.

Appearance: Dark brown with medium head and medium carbonation.

Aroma: Notes of coffee, chocolate and dried fruit.

Taste: Slight sweetness that is balanced by a warming alcohol presence, hints of coffee, chocolate and dried fruit.

Palate: Soft palate with medium carbonation and a medium finish.

ABV: 7.5%

Hops: Magnum

Malt: Munich, Pilsner, Special B, Chocolate, Dark Crystal, Brown Malt

WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU LEMONS RASPBERRY LEMON WHEAT

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

Subtle wheat characteristics with bright lemon and tangy raspberry flavors.

Appearance: Golden amber, cloudy with a slight haze.

Aroma: Lemon zest with notes of raspberry and citrus.

Taste: Lemon with a hint of raspberry. Restrained hop bitterness. Clean finish.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Medium body with medium carbonation. Soft body, medium finish.

ABV: 5.0%

Hops: Mandarina Bavaria

Malt Bill: Rahr Premium Pilsner, Rahr White Wheat, Simpsons Naked Oats

BAY SHORE FOG HAZY IPA

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Hints of melon showcase this aroma-forward juice bomb with notes of stone fruit and ruby red citrus.

Appearance: Hazy and pale in color.

Aroma: Citrus and fruity with notes of peach, orange and grapefruit.

Taste: Smooth with citrus and an almost juice-like taste. Hints of spice and pine.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Full bodied mouth feel that slightly lingers on the palate.

ABV: 7.5%

Malt Bill: Rahr Premium Pilsner, Rahr White Wheat, Grain Millers Flaked Oats, Rice Hulls

Hops: Citra, Comet, Chinook

HAPPY CAMPER SAISON

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

Summertime is Saison Time at Oakland United! Citrus peel and rose hips create a campfire crusher that is bright, floral and relaxing, a new spin on the classic Franco-Belgian farmhouse style.

Appearance: Slightly hazy, golden yellow, straw-like.

Aroma: Some fruity esters alongside the citrus peel with a slight herbal note.

Taste: Semi-sweet maltiness complemented by the floral rose hips and the slight bitterness of the citrus peel. Fruit notes throughout.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Very light mouthfeel with a carbonation that coats the tongue.

ABV: 4.6%

Hops: Mandarina Bavaria

Malt Bill: Feldblume, Admiral Maltings Admiral Pils, Certified Organic Admiral Pils, Admiral Maltings Volo Gold, Admiral Maltings Pacific Victor

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STREET CRUISER DRY NITRO STOUT

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Back in the Linden Street days, we would tool around town delivering our kegs to bars via bicycle. It is with this DIY spirit that we bring you the Street Cruiser Dry Nitro Stout. This roasty flavor bomb is packed with dry stout goodness, highlighted with a creamy nitro head. Shake well before enjoying!

Appearance: Dark brown cascade of nitro bubbles transitions into a black beer with cream colored head.

Aroma: Slight nuttiness with a hint of milk chocolate.

Taste: Similar to the nutty aroma with a creamy milk chocolate-like finish.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Creamy and silky with very slight bitterness.

ABV: 5.2%

WEST END INDIA PALE ALE

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Classic hop flavors lead to a subtle maltiness. Includes Chinook and Magnum hops for iconic West Coast flavors.

Appearance: Slightly opaque orange-apricot in color with a white head.

Aroma: Notes of tangerine and orange peel with a hint of malty sweetness and honey.

Taste: Similar notes of tangerine with orange and grapefruit peel. Bitterness all the way through but not overwhelming. Lingering zestiness.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Smooth coating of carbonation on first sip with a dry finish and lingering bitterness.

ABV: 6.0%

Hops: Chinook, Magnum, Mosaic

Malt Bill: Rahr 2-Row, Rahr White Wheat, Simpsons Crystal Light

SO SMOOTH WEST COAST IPA

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This deliciously delicate IPA is filled with hoppy satisfaction, made with a veritable plethora of hops, including Citra, Comet, Pacific Gem, Chinook and Cascade.

Appearance: Golden orange with a slight haze.

Aroma: Citrus notes of orange peel and a hint of piney resin aromas.

Taste: Light malt backbone with mellow but lasting bitterness. More citrus and pine that get you on the nose.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Delicate mouthfeel with some bursts of effervescent carbonation on the tongue.

ABV: 6.5%

Malt Bill: Rahr Standard Alix 2-row,  Rahr White Wheat, Simpsons Crystal Light, Simpson Golden Promise

Hops: Citra, Comet, Pacific Gem, Chinook, Cascade

OL’ BRICK BITTER ESB

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Ol’ Brick Bitter is our take on an English classic.  This easy drinking pub ale was one of our best known during the Linden Street days and was resurrected after years of lying dormant as a recipe in our books.  ESB is a style known for its unique interplay between the malt and the bitterness imparted by the hops. Smooth, dry and delicious!

Appearance: Light, pale orange/straw. Thick white foamy head.

Aroma: Light malt sweetness with a nice floral hop character and a hint of pear on the finish.

Flavor: Light body punctuated with significant malt overtones. Very classic English malt profile with West Coast hop characteristics. Prominent pear and other subtle fruit flavors finish with a light, lingering bitterness.

Mouthfeel: A lower than usual carb level, as is traditional for this English style. Very clean finish.

ABV: 4.8%

Hops: Comet, Super Saazer

Malt Bill: Crisp Marris Otter, Crisp Extra Pale Maris Otter, Grain Millers Flaked Oats, Wyermann Carared

STAYCATION HAZY IPA

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Packed with juicy tropical goodness, it will transport you on a whirlwind adventure without your ever needing to leave your house! Travel is good and all, but when you’ve got Staycation in hand, why go anywhere?

Appearance: Opaque and yellow-orange in color.

Aroma: A bouquet of citrus fruit! Tangerine dominates with hints of pineapple and mango.

Taste: As you would expect from the aroma, you’ll get tropical fruits up front with hints of orange and grapefruit peel on the finish, rounded out with some residual sweetness from the malts.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Silky with a mild bitterness.

ABV: 7.5%

Malt Bill: Rahr Premium Pilsner, Rahr White Wheat, Grain Millers Flaked Oats, Rice Hulls

Hops: Comet, Southern Cross, Waimea, Columbus CTZ

FRESH CUT KOLSCH

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Nothing shouts summertime like a tall, frosty light beer after a long day of yard work! Let’s face it: beer just tastes better outside! Combining bready lager goodness with the bright contrast of ale yeast, this hybrid style is the quintessential German light beer for gathering with friends and knocking back a few!

Appearance: Golden yellow with a slight haze from the wheat.

Aroma: Clean, crisp maltiness with minimal to no hop aroma.

Taste: Clean through and through! Some malty sweetness with minimal bitterness. Some fruity esters but an overal neutral malty palate.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Smooth mouthfeel with a burst of carbonation on the tongue.

ABV: 4.5%

Malt Bill: Weyermann Bohemian Pilsner, Rahr White Wheat

Hops: Hallertau Mittelfruh, Magnum

SEASON OF PRIDE WEST COAST IPA

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Oakland United Beerworks celebrates diversity, openness, and inclusion. Our newest West Coast IPA, utilizing a myriad of hops, is emblematic, with the individual flavors of the hops working together in beautiful harmony. We are proud to present our most distinctive beer to date! ‘Tis the season to be sublime, ‘tis the season to be courageous, ‘tis the season to be you. ‘Tis the Season of Pride!

Appearance: Straw gold in color with a slight haze.

Aroma: Stone fruit with some light malt breadiness.

Taste: Stone fruit turns quickly to resin and malt with a bitter but clean finish.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Mellow carbonation with a classic, lingering west coast bitterness.

ABV: 6.5%

CHILLY BIN NEW ZEALAND HOPPY LAGER

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Super tropical New Zealand Gem hops straight off the boat from New Zealand provide a bracing bitterness, finished with bready lager goodness.

Appearance: Light straw in appearance with a white frothy head that will continue to bubble throughout.

Aroma: Nice bland of NZ and Noble scents. Fresh cut grass and light fruit settle over a herbaceous backbone.

Taste: Crisp and refreshing. Subtle hop bitterness pleasantly blends into grass and a hint of mint that linger with the carbonation on the tongue.

Mouthfeel/Finish: This lager is meant to be crisp and crushable and delivers. Smooth enough for lager drinkers with just enough hop bite for IPA drinkers.

ABV: 5.2%

Hops: Pacific Gem

Malt Bill: Weyermann Floor Malted Bohemian  Pilsner, Crisp Flaked Rice, Rahr White Wheat

TART OF GLASS TART CHERRY ALE

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White cherries and Sac Trois yeast combine flawlessly to create a mildly sweet, yet subtly tart, brew.

Appearance: Light pink with slight haze. Bright white frothy head that dissipates quickly.

Aroma: Some tartness that comes from a blend of yeast and fruit. Light cherry aroma, though by no means overpowering.

Taste: Very bright and fresh. Manages to feel tart while being more distinctly fruity. Solid cherry character blends well with the wheat backbone.

Mouthfeel/Finish: overpowering. This beer is light and effervescent on the palate.  Some acidity lingers at the finish but nothing overly sour.

ABV: 5.5%

DOUBLE VISION DOUBLE IPA

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Packing a hoppy punch, this IPA is sure to make you see double. Loaded with Chinook, Citiva, Cashmere and Comet hops, this dankalicious DIPA will have your head spinning.

Appearance: Bright orange, bright and clear.

Aroma: Classic West Coast IPA aromas of pine hit up front with subtle notes of coconut from the Cashmere and pineapple from the Citiva, followed by a mild, almost caramel sweetness.

Taste: The pine and fresh fruit notes that come through in the aroma are wonderfully apparent on the palate. This beer drinks almost like a West Coast-Hazy IPA hybrid, with the classic dankness of a WC and the smooth tropical fruits of a Hazy.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Amazingly easy drinking, despite the 8.2% ABV, with only a mild alcohol burn on the back end.

ABV: 8.8%

IBU: 55

Hops: Chinook, Citiva, Cashmere, Comet

Malt Bill: Simpsons-Crystal Light, Rahr White Wheat, Rahr 2-row, Rice Hulls

ALL THAT SHINE MUNICH LAGER

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Produced by Assistant Brewer Ralph Long, All That Shine is an easy drinking German Lager, bready and beautiful. Pour it into a glass and watch as the golden hues catch the sun.

Appearance: Bright, clear, straw in color with a crisp, frothy, effervescent head.

Aroma: Aromas of Bavarian bread hit up front, thanks to the classic German malt profile. Herbal and fruity notes from the hops round out the aromas.

Taste: Light and drinkable with a super clean, Pilsner-like finish. This beer drinks more like a Helles than a traditional lager with sweet fruit (tangerine) characteristics due to the Mandarin hops. Biscuity and bready malt sweetness is balanced by the hop finish.

Mouthfeel/Finish:  Delicate on the palate with a nice carb mouthfeel. Smooth and easy drinking.

ABV: 5.2%

Hops: Mandarina Bavaria 2019

Malt Bill: Weyermann Floor Malted Bohemian Pilsner, Weyermann Munich, Weyermann Pale Wheat

GOLDEN CHILD GOLDEN STOUT (NITRO)

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This collaboration brew with Loma Brewing is based on years of friendship and almost a decade in the making. Loma and Oakland United started with an eloquent base and built upon it with liberal chocolate nib and vanilla additions to create a truly unique experience. Creaminess and the mouthfeel of a full nitro can round out the flavor profile.

Appearance: GOLDEN! When properly poured, a thick white creamy head cascades down the sides of the glass, eventually settling  with about 2 inches of dense nitro foam.

Aroma: Very dessert-centric without being overly sweet or cloying. Vanilla and chocolate notes waft as the nitro pour effervesces.

Taste: A luxurious blend of malt sweetness, bitter (and fruity) chocolate, and rich vanilla are melded by the creaminess of the nitrogen pour to make an exceptionally complex and enjoyable golden stout.

Mouthfeel/Finish: The nitro pulls the weight on mouthfeel, making a pillowy pallet for the flavors to be expressed. Subtle sweetness and high notes of vanilla linger.

ABV: 7.0%

Hops: UK Challenger

Malt Bill: Crisp Marris Otter, Crisp Naked Malted Oats, Weyermann Vienna

HOP CANDI SESSION IPA

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Hoppily rounding out our Linden Street series, this Session IPA is bright, juicy and a perfect balance of hop-forward flavor and light drinkable body.

Appearance: Light orange/straw with a fluffy white foamy head.

Aroma: Light and fresh! Really bright citrus with mild pine aftertones.

Taste: Crisp and refreshing. Subtle hop bitterness pleasantly blends with grapefruit and floral notes.

Mouthfeel/Finish: This all-day IPA is crisp and compact. The simple malt bill works to highlight the expressiveness in the hop profile

ABV: 4.3%

Hops: Chinook, Comet,  Cascade

Malt Bill: Weyermann Premium Pilsner, Simpsons Crystal Light, Weyermann Pale Wheat

DANGER ZONE WEIZENBOCK

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At 9.3% ABV, this wheat version of a German-style bock is the second of our higher ABV holiday beer releases. It has a complex malty sweetness that effervesces into a much lighter and delicate notes of fruit and light caramel!

Appearance: Deep caramel body with some haze from yeast in solution. Light fluffy head.

Aroma: First perception of malt sweetness transitions into banana esters and clove phenolics from the presence of the weisen yeast.

Taste: Complex malty sweetness that effervesces into much lighter delicate notes of fruit and light caramel.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Malt-forward body, starting sweet but finishing delicate with a sultry burn. Quintessential dessert beer characteristics.

ABV: 9.3%

Hops: Hop Head Farms Super Saazar

Malt Bill: Admiral Maltings Admiral’s Hearth, Admiral Maltings Yolo Gold Wheat,  Admiral Maltings Pacific Victor, Admiral Maltings Kilnsmith, Admiral Maltings Feldblume

ZIG A ZIG AHHH HARD GINGER BEER

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Created in collaboration with our friend and great brewer, Tommy Weaver, we used over six hundred pounds of fresh ginger to deliver a hard and unique twist on an old favorite.

Appearance: Light straw/orange in color. Surprisingly bright considering the volume of ginger we used. Head is quickly disspiating.

Aroma: Light malt sweetness, mostly overpowered by the spiciness of the ginger but also features a subtle earthiness.

Taste: Light and clean malt body serves as a vehicle to deliver a big hit of ginger upfront that lingers on the back palage with a nice subtle burn.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Light, slightly thin mouthfeel that is complemented by the effervescence and intensity of the ginger.

ABV: 6.1%

Hops: Comet

Malt Bill: Crisp Marris Otter, Meyermann Pilsner, Muntons Amber DME

QUEENSBURY RULES SCOTCH ALE / WEE HEAVY

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Front loaded with roasted barley toughness and backed up by a robust caramel sweetness, Queensbury Rules delivers a smooth knockout punch.

Appearance: Dark and heavy with subtle ruby legs seen at an angle.

Aroma:  Almost smore sweetness blends with the roast for a light but pleasant aroma.

Taste: Big roast characteristics upfront make way to a caramel sweetness that rounds out into a full mouth umami

Mouthfeel/Finish: Big body, faux cashmere tongue coating with a sweet but not cloying after taste.

ABV: 8.8%

Hops: Hallertau Callista, Summit

Malt Bill: Crisp Marris Otter, Crystal (3.5%), Simpsons Roasted Barley, Wyermann Roasted Barley

NO SLEEP ‘TIL OAKLAND BREAKFAST PORTER

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No Sleep ‘Til Oakland Breakfast Porter, our collaboration with Oakland’s Bicycle Coffee, is made with 100 pounds of their premium roast to create a smooth and silky coffee kick.

Appearance: Rich dark chocolate brown, dark frothy head that dissipates relatively quickly.

Aroma:  Heavy fresh coffee aroma combines with the malt character to express a dark chocolate earthiness.

Taste: Big chocolate and caramel notes upfront underlie the vibrant bicycle coffee earthiness that finishes with hints of fruit.

Mouthfeel/Finish: Robust, full mouth feel. Finishes with sharper coffee-like acidity.

ABV: 6.4%

Hops: Cascade, Magnum

Malt Bill: Sim Brown Coffee Malt, Simpsons Chocolate Malt, Simpsons Crystal Light, Grain Millers Flaked Barley, Fawcett Dark Crystal, Fawcett Pale Chocolate Malt, Rahr Standard Alix2-row

ZAPATOS DE BAILE MEXICAN-STYLE LAGER

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“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 create a light drinkable body that allows the subtle fruit from the Zappa hops to shine through. Get ready to strap on your Dancing Shoes and enjoy!

ABV: 5.2%

IBU: 30

Hops: Zappa, Magnum

Malt Bill: Rahr Standard 2 Row, Crisp Flaked Torrefied Maize, Weyermann-Vienna

BAVARIAN HEFEWEIZEN

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Known as the breakfast beer of Bavaria, this refreshing summer beer is made with 50% malted wheat, 50% pilsner malt, German noble hops, and a famous German yeast strain contributing notes of banana and clove.

Tasting notes: On the nose, you’ll notice banana, clove (purely a by-product of yeast fermentation). This highly sessionable beer is lightly hopped while the wheat and yeast give it a little cloudiness through the glass.

ABV: 5.2%

IBU: 12.5