We have all seen the devastation wreaked by the Lahaina wildfires: the tragic loss of life, destruction of homes and property, lack of food, water, shelter and power for survivors. In light of restrictions for travel to Maui, many of us are seeking ways to help from afar. OUB is hosting a fundraiser on Sunday, [...]

WE CAN HELP: MAUI FUNDRAISER2023-08-17T14:42:48-07:00

Jack London Brewing District Block Party

Come on down to Jack London Square for the second annual Jack London Brewing District Block Party! We'll be there on Sunday, Aug 6, 12-5PM on 5th St between Harrison & Alice St, along with Dokkæbier, Original Pattern, Buck Wild, Hella Coastal, Shapeshifters, and Cellarmaker Brewing, celebrating Jack London's craft beer community. Enjoy craft [...]

Jack London Brewing District Block Party2023-08-05T15:14:58-07:00

Ales for ALS: Great Beer for a Great Cause!

Join us on Saturday, Aug 5, 1-5PM at Faction Brewing in Alameda as beer enthusiasts from around the world come together to end ALS. Ales for ALS™ is a fundraising program in which over 40 breweries create delicious beers and commit to effectively treating and ending ALS by donating proceeds toward research at ALS Therapy Development Institute. Every [...]

Ales for ALS: Great Beer for a Great Cause!2023-07-27T13:21:43-07:00

Pride of the Month Release!

We're proud to be releasing PRIDE OF THE TOWN BELGIAN BLOND ALE today and to support and partner with the Oakland LGBTQ Community Center, Oakland’s first all-inclusive, intergenerational wellness center for queer and trans people. The Center operates a range of programs supporting the health of our community, including peer support groups, substance use [...]

Pride of the Month Release!2023-06-23T09:36:17-07:00

Celebrate Pride Month at OUB!

Join us this Sunday, 6/11 (1-4 PM), for our "Girls, Gays, and Theys Day Party" and Live Vinyl DJ event at the taproom! We're excited to have talented artists selling their amazing merchandise, including impressive leatherwork presented by @thewind.in.thetrees and amazing art and goodies by @lngrmstplr, @crisisclubgallery, and @radbreath. Plus, don't miss the Live [...]

Celebrate Pride Month at OUB!2023-06-08T14:07:30-07:00


Our friend and colleague Andrew Ritter loved family, friends, brewing beer, and rugby and tragically died from ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) at the age of 31. We miss him dearly and brew an annual tribute beer in his honor. Starting today, we're offering a West Coast IPA, named for his favorite cheer, [...]

DRINK BEER, SLAY DRAGON!2023-04-20T10:07:31-07:00

Oakland Animal Services Gala

Since 2005, Friends of Oakland Animal Services (FOAS) has supported Oakland Animal Services (OAS) in their lifesaving work. OAS is Oakland’s only open-admission shelter which means that every animal — homeless, orphaned, injured, unwanted, lost, abandoned, and mistreated — is welcomed. OAS takes in over 6,500 animals each year and has developed robust adoption and foster [...]

Oakland Animal Services Gala2023-04-04T09:35:03-07:00

“Best of Oakland” Vote

Oakland Magazine’s “Best of Oakland” was inspired by the desire to highlight the many things we love about our little corner of the world. This is your chance to recognize the small businesses, from animal services to health and wellness to food and beverage, that contribute to the culture and diversity of our community. [...]

“Best of Oakland” Vote2023-03-08T10:13:42-08:00


Join us this weekend at the taproom to enjoy our newest West Coast IPA, "From Funktown to Jingletown," as well as a wide selection of other beer styles, including our award-winning Black Lager and Pilsner. On Saturday, we're at the Bay Area Brew Festival in SF and host a Yappy Hour at the taproom [...]

JANUARY WEEKEND UPDATE!2023-01-26T16:55:09-08:00


Our friend and colleague Andrew Ritter loved family, friends, brewing beer, and rugby and tragically died from ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig's disease) at the age of 31. We miss him dearly and brew an annual tribute beer, this year an Apricot Wheat, in his honor. Proceeds from the sale of this beer will support [...]

HONORING ANDREW2022-08-27T08:43:07-07:00
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