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AleSmith Brewing Company

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AleSmith Brewing CompanyAleSmith Brewing Company
BA SCORE
96
world-class

164 Ratings
Ratings: 164
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.39%
Active Beers: 102
Beer Ratings: 20,457
Beer Avg: 4.13
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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Reviews by DocJitsu:
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DocJitsu

California

4.44/5  rDev +2.5%

AleSmith is another of several San Diego breweries that have a tasting area in the adjacent open space of the brewery itself. However, AleSmith outdoes places like Green Flash and Ballast Point by attending to the aesthetics of the tasting area. The bar is L-shaped with a few bourbon barrels strewn around the floor for tables. The layout is geometrically appealing and the colors and stainless steel contribute nicely to the aesthetics. There is a narrow bar that parallels the stack of bourbon barrels in the front, offering more surface area for sitting your beer. Flights are available to taste any or all of the beers on tap, of which there is an ample variety. The staff are very helpful, accommodating, friendly, and quite knowledgeable. Very charming for a brewery tasting room. And, of course, the beers are magnificent. The Vietnamese Coffee Speedway--dear Lord!

11-04-2012 16:16:32 | More by DocJitsu
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Keananmichael5

California

4/5  rDev -7.6%

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JayPeso

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

08-13-2014 21:53:17 | More by KForge
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Gavage

New Jersey

4.59/5  rDev +6%

This is a small little tasting room in a warehouse and office area that is pretty easy to find. Lots of grey concrete and dark woods here as there were a few hitops to stand around and sample beers. Some barrels decorate one wall and souvenirs on another. The bar area is L shaped but is for standing only.

13 beers were available on this trip, the standard offerings plus 3 specialties. The beers I had were super fresh and delicious. Picked up a t shirt and a bottle to go. A very enjoyable stop.

08-13-2014 14:40:22 | More by Gavage
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California

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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AleSmith Brewing Company in San Diego, CA
96 out of 100 based on 164 ratings.