All of our beers are crafted in small batches with only premium ingredients. This allows us to craft a wide variety of styles and flavors. Our core line up has made a name for itself over the years and can be found at a number of fine establishments in the Greater Bay Area.

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CORE BEERS:

OAKLAND UNITED BLACK LAGER

This is our tribute to a classic German Schwarzbier. Don’t let the color fool you, it’s light on the palate, and full of flavor. Notes of coffee and roast, with enough German noble hops to round out the malt profile.

IBU & ABV

24
5.2%

OAKLAND UNITED PILSNER

We use only the best floor-malted German Bohemian Pilsner malt for our Pilsner. Floral on the nose and light in body, we give you a crisp, well-balanced lager that’s sure to please and pairs with everything from pizza to pate.

IBU & ABV

26
4.8%

OAKLAND UNITED BAVARIAN HEFEWEIZEN

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

IBU & ABV

12.5
5.2%
Oakland United Bavarian Hefeweizen

STANDARD DEVIATION IPA

Our West Coast IPA is anything but standard. Each batch is a unique variation of this classic style. We mix, rotate and introduce new hops to keep our IPA’s attitude fresh. The generous flavor and aroma make for a great year round beer that pairs well with any savory culinary delights.

IBU & ABV

75
6.7%

SEASONAL SELECTIONS

APRICOT CRANBERRY HEFEWEIZEN

NOT AVAILABLE

Based on our popular summer seasonal Bavarian Hefeweizen, we’ve added the wonderful fall flavors of apricot and cranberry to balance the banana and clove flavors of a traditional Hefeweizen yeast. Think of it as a beer Bellini: crisp, refreshing and quaffable, and oh-so-great with your omelette.

IBU & ABV

11
5.6%

BELGIAN DUBBEL WITH COFFEE

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

This rich and malty ale is an interesting variation of a classic Belgian Dubbel. Brewed with RoastCo Coffee from West Oakland, we added their cold-brewed Ethiopian Guji after the fermentation process to enrich this ale with its fig and blueberry notes. Perfectly complementing the dried fruit characteristics from the malt, the coffee flavor is subtle at the finish.

IBU & ABV

19
7.84%

RAUCHSCHWARZBIER

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

Rauchschwarzbier literally translates to “smoked black lager.” A medium-bodied beer, the Rauchschwarzbier makes use of Beechwood smoked malt for a wintery remix of our beloved Black Lager.

IBU & ABV

21
5.3%

KELLERBIER

NOT AVAILABLE

An unfiltered Munich-style Helles. Pale in color, light bodied and smooth. Refreshing with subtle hop notes and a slight bready flavor from a carefully chosen lager yeast from Germany.

MAERZEN

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

Our West-Coast take on a traditional German Maerzen Lager, this rich amber beer is full of fall harvest notes. Orginally brewed by Medieval German brewers in March, Maerzen Lagers are brewed strong and well-hopped to survive through the warm summer months.

IBU & ABV

20
5.9%

MAIBOCK

NOT AVAILABLE

This beautiful German Lager has a clear amber color and a fabulous malt bill which is accented by German noble hops. The brightness and slight bitterness of this beer foretell that the perpetually blue skies of summer are right around the corner.

SPECIALTY BEERS

COMMON LAGER

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

California Common Lagers were invented in the Bay Area in era following the Gold Rush. Looking to replicate the lagers of Germany and the East Coast, German brewers cultivated a lager yeast that ferments in California’s moderate temperatures. Medium amber in color, malt-forward with notes of fresh bread, yet sturdily-hopped, Oakland United Common Lager is a robust, sessionable beer great for any time and place.

IBU & ABV

32
5.3%

RYE RUV RU

NOT AVAILABLE

We used malted and flaked Rye for this collaborative beer to add a nice kick. Columbus and Mosaic hops were used exclusively, with a heavy influence at the back end to accentuate the aroma and flavor. Notes of pineapple, passion fruit, citrus zest, spice, and dank are prevalent throughout this gold beauty. Brewed in collaboration with Pacific Coast Brewing Company and Oak Barrel Winecraft as part of the Oakland Beer Drinkers Association series.

IBU & ABV

65
6.7%

INDEPENDENT FROM LINDEN

NOT AVAILABLE

Light and exotic, crisp and crushable, Independent From Linden is an American Pilsner using puffed jasmine rice for a floral aroma that is unmistakable. A gram of saffron per barrel in this gorgeous golden beer gives it a slightly savory finish for a flavor profile as unique as Oakland. Brewed in collaboration between Independent Brewing Company and Oakland United Beerworks as part of the Oakland Beer Drinkers Association series.

CHOCOLATE JESUS

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

Chocolate Jesus is a Belgian Chocolate Imperial Stout that is smooth, rich and decadent. Brewed with Ecuadorian cocoa nibs and a Trappist ale yeast, this bold beer pairs well with grilled steak or chicken, and can be served with vanilla ice cream for an indulgent after dinner treat. Brewed as a collaboration between Lucky Devil Brewing Company and Linden Street Brewery as part of The Oakland Beer Drinkers Association series.

IBU & ABV

31
9.1%

CREAM ALE

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

Brewed in collaboration with Peter Hoey of Brewers Supply group, we present a classic American Cream Ale made with 6-row barley and corn. Lightly hopped with German noble hops and highly refreshing, drink this crushable beer while it’s fresh.

IBU & ABV

17
4.2%

IMPERIAL PORTER

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

Brewed in collaboration with Melissa Myers of The Good Hop as part of The Oakland Beer Drinkers Association series, this beer has all the makings of a traditional imperial porter. Built with subtle notes of chocolate, spices and a hint of orange, it proves worthy in flavor, texture and aroma through these multi-layered ingredients. Heirloom barley, chocolate wheat, chocolate rye and Mandarina Bavaria hops round out this collaboration porter’s characteristics.

IBU & ABV

39
7.8%

OBBP (OAKLAND BERKELEY BELGIAN PALE)

NOT AVAILABLE

Brewed in collaboration with Jeff Kimpe of Triple Rock Brewery in Berkeley. This beer is an American take on a Belgian classic. We used 2-Row barley, amber malt, and dextrose; along with European hops. The American twist comes from our generous dry hopping schedule with Styrian Golding and Tettnanger, letting the consumer get reacquainted with these varieties.