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2018 Freaks of the Industry Enrollment Now Open!

April 04 2018
April 04 2018

We are opening up public memberships to the Ale Industries beer club for 2018. Our beer club, The Freaks of the Industry, directly supports the continued growth of our taproom & local customer experience.



The Freaks of the Industry 2018 Membership Privileges (only 25 spots open this year!)

  • 10% discount on ALL sales in the taproom including specialty bottles, Ale Industries apparel & merchandise.

  • Birthday growler fill (on select beers)

  • Monthly free pint

  • Invitations to exclusive Freak of the Industry events

  • Behind the scenes company updates

  • Freaks of the Industry membership card

  • Access to (1) bottle/can of each of our newly released beers scheduled for 2018. This information (bottle sizes, release dates) will continue to be updated throughout the year.

  • (1) AI Logo Growler: our stainless steel, vacuum-insulated, double-walled 64 oz. mini-keg growlers are super durable & stylish. Featuring a heavy-duty cap to keep beer fresh, this awesome growler will keep the contents cold for up to 24 hours!

  • (1) AI Hoodie: Make sure everyone knows who your favorite brewery is with this California-style, zip-up hoodie. 100% cotton for a soft feel. Keep warm while you rep Ale Industries!

  • (1) "I'm A Freak of the Industry" T-shirt: These exclusive members-only T-shirt will let you proudly display your freakiness. Make sure to include your size in the application so everything fits perfect!

  • (1) AI Pint Glasses: Grab an Ale Industries beer and fill up with one of these awesome 16oz pint glasses.

  • (1) AI Beer Soap: Locally-made hand-brewed soaps with ingredients that nurture and hydrate your skin. Olive & coconut oils, sustainable palm oil, beer, and hops. With several different styles to choose from, you can try them all!

Come party with us! Awesome member-events with complimentary artisan food from Oakland's best food trucks and pop-up restaurants, beer tastings of experimental upcoming beers, live performances from local musicians, and sweet presentations from our talented staff about the in's & out's of running a growing brewery & taproom!

We have awesome customers. The best, in our humble opinion. Both new and old friends are what makes Ale Industries special. Newcomers will make connections, meet Bay Area beer lovers, and learn about crafting high-quality, delicious beer right from the source.




Who can join?

CA residents, 21+

How long is the membership?

April 1, 2018 - April 1, 2019.

How do I purchase a membership?

Visit this link or buy in the taproom. Memberships are $200.

Why $200?

If you add up all that you get, you come out ahead. But even so, we want to be clear - with the initial bump in revenue we plan to continue outfitting the taproom with more comfortable seating, atmospheric lighting, and upgrades for the staff like a dishwashing machine & more glassware. By becoming a Freak you become an integral part in our mission.

Can I buy one for a friend?

Yes. The option is available at purchase to designate gift recipient.

Can I split one with a friend?

No. Since this is the first time we are launching this club we are keeping it straightforward and simple to track successes and future challenges.

How do I pick up my AI apparel, gear, beer, and merch?

All AI apparel and merch must be picked up by member (or their trustee) at the brewery with a valid ID.

Can I send a trustee to pick up my beers for me?

Yes. In the application, you can specify the full name and email address of the person who will be picking up your gear & beer. Please know that, in doing this, you are authorizing the release of all Freak items to this person. We cannot take responsibility for ensuring this person's trustworthiness, and are not liable for what happens to the items once they leave the brewery.

Do I have to designate a trustee now / can I change my trustee?

You don't have to designate a trustee during the application, but we recommend that you do if you plan on having someone else pick up beers for you. You can definitely add a trustee or change your trustee at a later date as well. Email us at [email protected] This can be done anytime during your membership. Please keep in mind that we only allow 1 trustee per membership, and we ask that you notify us of any trustee changes at least 48 hours in advance of that person coming by the taproom to pick up your gear and/or beer.

What happens if the apparel does not fit or arrives damaged?

You have 7 days from purchase to return any defective article of clothing. You have 14 days to return apparel that does not fit as long as it is not damaged in any way.

How long will you hold my beers?

We will hold newly released beers to you for pickup for 60 days. After that, they will disappear into someone’s belly :)

Can I buy multiple Memberships?

The Freaks of the Industry Memberships are limited to 1 per individual.

Will I have first dibs for 2019 membership?


Can I cancel or get a refund for my membership?

All sales are final. We cannot issue a refund for any reason. The aim is to ensure that you will never want one.

What do I do if I need to update personal information or if I am unhappy with The Freaks of the Industry in any way?

Email [email protected] and we'll get you sorted!

Purchase now

*The Freaks of the Industry Memberships are for private use only. Ale Industries reserves the right to terminate a membership for any reason.


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