AleSmith's 24th Anniversary Weekend
We’re fortunate to have been brewing delicious beer for 24 years! The weekend will include an art festival, a host of new beer releases, VIP tasting events, live music, and more.
24TH ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND BEER RELEASES
Faction Brewing Collaboration: Coastal Connect (4.8% ABV) New Zealand-style pilsner
Hopwright Series: Tropical Marmalade (7.1% ABV) Hazy India pale ale brewed with Aloha hops
OG Barleywines: 4-pack barrel-aged collaboration with Skip Virgilio of Gravity Heights
24th Anniversary Small Batch Series Collaborations
2019 Barrel-Aged Speedway Stout (13% ABV) Imperial Stout with coffee aged in bourbon barrels
Friday, August 9th: VIP CheeseSmith & AleSmith Pairing (SOLD OUT)
6:30pm – 7:30pm
Join Owner, Peter Zien as he guides you through a tasting of two of his passions, craft beer and gourmet cheese. This is your opportunity to learn about the flavor nuances of five unique cheeses, featuring CheeseSmith delicacies created by Peter himself. Be among the first to experience his new endeavor alongside five complementary AleSmith brews. Each $50 ticket includes (5) gourmet cheese and craft beer pairings, as well as a 24th Anniversary commemorative glass.
Saturday, August 10th: Art, Music & Beer Festival (Day 1)
11am – 7pm
We’ve partnered with Alternative Entertainment to invite a host of talented local artists to the brewery to showcase their original paintings, sculpture, crafts, and more! In addition to the art on display, attendees will be treated to musical performances throughout the day, including headliner Sully & The Souljahs. We’ll also be releasing a variety of truly special beers brewed in partnership with some of our favorite local businesses. More details to come!
Sunday, August 11th: Art, Music & Beer Festival (Day 2)
11am – 5pm
We’ve partnered with Gray Area Entertainment to invite a host of talented local artists to the brewery to showcase their original paintings, sculpture, crafts, and more! In addition to the art on display, attendees will be treated to musical performances throughout the day.
Sunday, August 11th: Anvil & Stave Barrel-Aging Education
12pm – 1pm
The popularity of our barrel-aging program is what led us to create the Anvil & Stave speakeasy right here in the Tasting Room. Go behind-the-scenes to learn how each barrel imparts special flavors to these complex beers, while tasting some of our most popular concoctions under the guidance of Peter Cronin, Quality Supervisor at AleSmith Brewing Company and UCSD Instructor. Each $40 ticket includes (8) 2 oz barrel-aged pours plus a 24th Anniversary commemorative glass.