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AleSmith Brewing Company

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AleSmith Brewing CompanyAleSmith Brewing Company
BA SCORE
96
world-class

171 Ratings
Ratings: 171
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.14%
Active Beers: 101
Beer Ratings: 20,634
Beer Avg: 4.12
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

9368 Cabot Drive
San Diego, California, 92126
United States
phone: (858) 549-9888

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap 

Notes:
AleSmith has been in operation since 1995. The brewery is open to the public for growler, bottle and merchandise sales:
Monday - Thursday: Noon-9pm
Friday: Noon-9pm (food truck at 5pm)
Saturday: 11am-9pm (food truck at 1pm)
Sunday: 11am-6pm

Tours are given the last Saturday of each month. Please call ahead for groups of 7 or more.

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StoneTSR

Colorado

4.23/5  rDev -2.5%

APPEARANCE: Deep brown, close to black, maybe a maroon. About a half-finger of off-white head rests on top and stays in place. Underneath, thousands of tiny bubbles slowly work their way towards the surface around the outside edges. The only unattractive sight here is the big chunks of sediment, but the spectacular lacing makes up for it.

SMELL: Fig, raisins and dark fruit are all over this aroma. The intensity on the nose could be stronger and it more complex.

TASTE: Wonderfully complex. This almost tastes like maple syrup. There’s a ton of brown sugar, plenty of dark fruit and a bigger dose of hops than expected.

MOUTHFEEL: Very sweet up front with a pleasantly drying finish. The body is enormous, but the beer does not sit too heavy. Most beers this big tend to have a mouthcoating feel. This does not. Instead, it feels very smooth and silky going down.

OVERALL: Excellent. As usual AleSmith nailed the style.

08-29-2014 04:51:27 | More by StoneTSR
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patklupe

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

08-28-2014 17:18:48 | More by patklupe
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goseymo

Virginia

5/5  rDev +15.2%

08-27-2014 01:13:54 | More by goseymo
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MicroBeerMan1980

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

08-25-2014 07:48:04 | More by MicroBeerMan1980
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Evan

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

08-23-2014 00:38:44 | More by Evan
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mabermud

Washington

4.27/5  rDev -1.6%

A quaint little tasting room. No food, helpful staff, good beer.

08-21-2014 23:50:31 | More by mabermud
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trdtercel92


4.44/5  rDev +2.3%

08-21-2014 00:54:16 | More by trdtercel92
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Keananmichael5

California

4/5  rDev -7.8%

08-18-2014 21:50:51 | More by Keananmichael5
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JayPeso

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

08-16-2014 16:09:18 | More by JayPeso
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briang01

Maryland

4/5  rDev -7.8%

08-15-2014 20:36:42 | More by briang01
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AleSmith Brewing Company in San Diego, CA
96 out of 100 based on 171 ratings.