Belgian Dubbel with Coffee

Just released: the new batch of our popular Belgian Dubbel with Coffee, a rich and malty variation on the classic Belgian Dubbel. Cold-brewed Ethiopian Guji coffee, added after the fermentation process, enriches the ale with fig and blueberry notes. The dried fruit characteristics are complemented by a subtle coffee finish. Need we say more? [...]

Belgian Dubbel with Coffee 2018-12-09T10:47:44+00:00

Have Beer, Will Travel!

Heads up, Oakland United fans!  While we’re putting the finishing touches on our new Jack London taproom & brewery, you can get our Hef, IPA, Pils, and, of course, our famous Black Lager in bottles at many local retailers. Berkeley Bowl, Cask on College and Star Grocery in Berkeley; The Good Hop in Oakland; [...]

Have Beer, Will Travel! 2018-08-17T10:19:51+00:00

Paul Jones: Bridging Oakland and Vallejo

During a celebrated visit to the Bay Area in 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt accepted an invitation to lay the cornerstone of a new YMCA in Vallejo. Arrangements were made for the Torpedo Boat Paul Jones to transport the President from Oakland Mole to Mare Island. Teddy, famously competitive, suggested an attempt at a record [...]

Paul Jones: Bridging Oakland and Vallejo 2017-10-16T17:46:26+00:00

GRACIAS to Gilman

While we are working toward getting our new brewing facility operational, Gilman Brewing Company has allowed us to brew our beer at their facility. So huge THANKS go to Sean Wells, Tim Sellmeyer and their wonderful staff! The East Bay community of craft brewers is a tight knit one and we are proud and [...]

GRACIAS to Gilman 2017-10-18T12:33:10+00:00

Introducing Rye Ruv Ru, Our New Rye IPA Collaboration Brew

Water. Yeast. Hops. Barley. Rye. Time with good friends and neighbors. All are key ingredients to making this great beer known as Rye Ruv Ru. We collaborated with Pacific Coast Brewing and Oak Barrel Winecraft to bring you the latest installment of the Oakland Beer Drinkers Association series: a Rye IPA. A Rye IPA differs from [...]

Introducing Rye Ruv Ru, Our New Rye IPA Collaboration Brew 2017-03-06T18:06:52+00:00

SF Beer Week Brewmaster Pong-A-Palooza

Pop. Pop. Pop. SF Beer Week is right around the corner! Sharpen those slice shots, dust off those paddles and join us Saturday, February 18at SPiN in San Francisco for an evening playing ping-pong against our very own Shane Aldrich and some of NorCal’s finest brewers. Each brewery will be pouring TWO limited release beers [...]

SF Beer Week Brewmaster Pong-A-Palooza 2017-09-13T14:53:27+00:00

A Humongous Thank You to Faction Brewery

In the midst of our relocation efforts, we'd like to thank Roger , Claudia and the crew at Faction Brewing for sharing their space with us so we are able to keep our core beers flowing. The local East Bay brewing community has been supportive in so many ways during this time of transition. We are proud [...]

A Humongous Thank You to Faction Brewery 2017-09-13T14:53:27+00:00