Beer Week is Here!

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, [...]

Beer Week is Here!2020-02-06T09:59:05-08:00

Introducing our New Head Brewer!

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 [...]

Introducing our New Head Brewer!2020-01-30T09:09:15-08:00

Debut of International Blonde!

"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 [...]

Debut of International Blonde!2019-12-19T10:36:05-08:00

Märzen Madness!

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 [...]

Märzen Madness!2019-10-17T14:14:59-08:00

Oaktoberfest

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 [...]

Oaktoberfest2019-10-04T14:38:18-08:00

New Fall Release

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 [...]

New Fall Release2019-09-27T16:25:47-08:00

Alameda Blues, Brews & BBQ

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' [...]

Alameda Blues, Brews & BBQ2019-09-10T11:30:28-08:00

Best of the East Bay!

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 [...]

Best of the East Bay!2019-08-02T09:53:04-08:00

Ales for ALS

Come and sample the unique brews from Oakland United and 40 other breweries at the 6th Annual Ales for ALS Beer Festival at Faction Brewing on Saturday, July 27, 1- 5 PM! The festival raises funds for the ALS Therapy Development Institute, the world’s leading ALS research foundation, toward the goal of finding therapies and cure for [...]

Ales for ALS2019-07-25T10:21:18-08:00

New Andrew Ritter Tribute Release

As part of Oakland United's annual memorial tribute to our friend and colleague, Andrew Ritter, we're releasing our new Hoppy Saison, brewed using a blend of Mosaic, Simcoe, Sabro, Loral, and HBC 630, 344, 692, and 56 hops, provided by Yakima Chief Hops and Loftus Ranches. Each year, Brewmaster Shane Aldrich varies the beer style to honor Andrew's [...]

New Andrew Ritter Tribute Release2019-07-17T16:30:25-08:00