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Blog Archives: January 2016 — December 2016

Ale Industries Increasing Brewery Production Capacity 150% To Meet Demand

August 10, 2016
Joseph Gudino
Ale Industries is over capacity! Because we can’t keep up with demand for our BioEnergy beer, we are proud to announce that we will be undertaking a massive, six-figure, brewery and personnel expansion in the next 90 days. The expansion will allow for our customers to find us in more locations, more consistently, with a greater variety of Ale Industries beers on draft, in bottles, or cans! The production capacity of our brewhouse will increase by 150% (for all the brewers out there: we are adding three new 30 bbl fermenters). The ...

Ale Industries Hosting Award-Winning Food Trucks & Pop-Up Kitchens At The Brewery

August 08, 2016
Joseph Gudino
Now that the construction on East 10th Street is done we can celebrate by inviting all of our favorite delicious delights out to check out the new digs! We thought a calander of the awesome food we have upcoming at the brewery would be helpful in planning your adventures! We will be announcing the monthly lineup in a segment we call Hangry (a joke word used to describe when someone is so hungry they are "angry"). Check it out! If you ask around in Oakland... people will tell you... the best BBQ is from Fat Man Super BBQ. They will be ...

Lineup of Cask-Conditioned Beers to Debut At Ale Industries Taproom

July 27, 2016
Joseph Gudino
Ladies & gentleman, we have an awesome announcement, we are tapping a special cask of a new creation at the brewery on Thursday! Make sure you hurry we will probably run out before the weekend! For those unfamiliar with cask conditioned beer, here is a word from our Production Manager, Richard Angeles: "Cask ale or cask conditioned beer is where you take unfiltered and unpasteurized beer and serve it from a cask without the use of additional co2 or nitrogen. Beer is allowed to carbonate in the cask much like bottle conditioned beer. Cask ...

One of San Francisco's Biggest Personalities Just Gave Ale Industries An Awesome Shout Out

July 08, 2016
Joseph Gudino
You may have heard of SF cult hero, Broke Ass Stuart. He was the one that in 2015 went head to head with Mayor Ed Lee (even joining in the mayoral race) to bring to light issues of the cities changing cultural and business landscapes. The contemporary American travel writer and blogger rose to city-wide populartiy when he published his guide book Broke-Ass Stuart’s Guide to Living Cheaply in San Francisco. Now you can find him over at BrokeAssStuart.com dishing out hot tips about Bay Area living. Guess who just got mentioned? Ale ...

Tired of Being Told "No" On Growlers of Sour Beer? Ale Industries Has Got Your Back

May 12, 2016
Joseph Gudino
Sours, barrel-aged beers, and many beers that recently were unable to be filled in growlers are now being set free. Fill a 32 oz growler at the taproom today! There is no doubting there has been a substantial shift in the craft beer industry in the last 10 years. Styles that have been long appreciated by only a small fraction of the beer drinking population are now reaching mainstream levels of popularity.     One of the most common requests we hear from our guests is to fill their growlers with their favorite sour beer. For years ...

Ale Industries invited to 20th Annual Legendary Boonville Beer Festival!

April 28, 2016
Joseph Gudino
More than 80 breweries are attending and camping at the festival site located at the Mendocino Country Fairgrounds in Boonville, CA. We are honored to be invited to this incredible event celebrating craft beer and the wonderful people who make it. Boonville is as much of an experience for the brewers and brewery employees as it is for the guests and thristy beer drinkers. The theme this year is the Roaring Twenties and there will be a costume contest to find the most dapper man and flapper girl. Say hello to us if you are heading up there!

Here Is Your Spring Fling: An Iced Mocha In A Beer's Body

April 07, 2016
Joseph Gudino
OAKLAND, CA, APRIL 6th 2016 -  The Bay Area craft beer culture has definitely exploded; one brewery is causing some excitement with their innovative new beers and an ever-growing fan base of loyal aficionados. Spring is on its way and Ale Industries is poised to be the next big thing in the craft beer scene with their latest seasonal release: Spring Fling is what an beer would be if it dreamed of becoming an iced mocha. It is an homage to the beloved coffee drink, featuring cacao from the Oakland Chocolate Co. and coffee beans from ...

Ale Industries Announces Canning For April 2016

April 07, 2016
Joseph Gudino
As part of our new direction for the new year, we are officially announcing the Ale Industries cans are coming! There is still about a week left of work to be done, but we are pushing hard for thristy beer drinkers to be able to crack open a delicious can of Golden State of Mind on 4/20. Notice the new look? We are ecstatic to debut our new labels and can design.     The story of the beer is told through a Rube Goldberg Machine, a whimsical journey through the tale of how Golden State of Mind was born during a hop shortage. The ...

Oakland, California Loves Cherry Kush

April 06, 2016
Joseph Gudino
OAKLAND, CA, APRIL 4, 2016 -  Oakland Magazine returns this year with its annual roundup of the best businesses, venues, food & drink destinations from Oakland and the East Bay. The nominees received the most reader votes in round one of their 2016 Best Of Oakland contest with Ale Industries receiving not one, but two nominations for Cherry Kush and Rye’d Piper in the Best East Bay Beer category. Cherry Kush is a hit with both new and experienced craft beer drinkers. With its fun, sweet, bright body it is the perfect addition to any beach ...

Steph Curry Craft Beer Titled "Hefe Curry" Announced From Ale Industries

April 01, 2016
Joseph Gudino
Photo: bleacherreport.com The NBA's Most Valuable Player has been feeling the love. Warriors fans and admirers are going crazy over his game time skills, but now they will have a new reason to get excited. Steph Curry will have his own beer brewed by Oakland's Ale Industries. Hefe Curry is a delicious Hefeweizen styles brewed with curry from the Gujarat region of India. The crisp refreshing ale will feature the ultimate ingredient for those looking to get the full Steph Curry experience. Thanks to sources close to the Warriors who would ...

10 Reasons You Should Totally Date Someone Who Works At A Craft Beer Brewery

March 24, 2016
Joseph Gudino
Beer and fun just go hand in hand. Therefore, beer people are fun. Events, festivals, tap-takeovers, special releases, pig roasts, cheese pairings, brewer dinners, the list of adventures waiting to be had are endless. On a deep level, people who work in craft beer just want you to be happy. They want to share the love and excitement of discovering new beers with the people who are important to them. It's inherent in our craft and we are loved for it! Ok, let's be real. This is probably one of the most well known perks, but hey who ...

2nd Friday at Ale Industries: A Celebration of the Art & Talent That Makes The Bay Area Great

March 08, 2016
Joseph Gudino
Once a month Ale Industries & Jingletown Jazz Room celebrate the local artists that make the Bay Area incredible. We showcase their arts, creations, and music by transforming our full production brewery into an amazing nightlife gallery complete with its own Creator's Corner artist market.  Want to be a part of 2nd Friday's? Email [email protected] with your bio and a few photos of your art!

Back At It Again! Win $250 From Ale Industries & Friends

February 24, 2016
Joseph Gudino
a Rafflecopter giveaway We are back at it again with a ridiculous pack of hand-selected beers to give you a full tour of all the incredible styles we offer. Featuring rare bottles from our Barrel's & Uniquities Department, this crazy pack will include selections signed by our brewers: (2) Pink Drank 12oz, (2) Aussie Kiss 12oz, (2) Weisse Edict 12oz, (1) East Bay IPA 22oz, (1) Rye'd Piper 22oz, (1) Golden State of Mind 22oz, (1) Uncle Jesse 22oz, (1) Beast Oakland 32oz. "Red Bay Coffee was founded in 2014 by Keba Konte a ...

The Beasts of Oakland Dinner at The Half Orange

January 26, 2016
Joseph Gudino
Ale Industries is teaming up with Beast Oakland and returning to one of our favorite East Bay restaurants, The Half Orange, for a wonderful celebration of all things East Oakland! "For food we’ll be featuring Buckets of Buches — fried chicken necks with your choice of sauce — Korean Fried Chicken, Kimchi Waffles, and macaroni salad, and anything else we think of. Our full menu will be available as well." - Jay Porter, owner of The Half Orange Our Brewmaster Morgan Cox and the rest of the Ale Industries crew will be available to answer ...

SF Beer Week Brewery Events

January 18, 2016
Joseph Gudino
Ale Industries is making a huge splash during San Francisco Beer Week 2017! With over 15 events spanning 10 days in cities all over the Bay Area, here are some of the awesome festivities we have planned: Anti-Valentines Day Beer Cheese Chocolate Pairing Date: 2/14 - Tues (All Day) Come celebrate Anti-Valentine's Day with us: sour & bitter beers are featured alongside a decadent cheese & chocolate pairing. Employees vs. Regulars Dart Tournament Date: 2/16 - Thur (7p-9p) Not only is their an awesome prize pack at stake, but eternal ...

Win $250 in Ale Industries Beer: Rare selections, one-of-a-kind bottles, SF Beer Week raffle!

January 12, 2016
Joseph Gudino
To celebrate the majesty that is over 300+ breweries coming together for San Francisco Beer Week, we are raffling off the ultimate prize pack valued at over $250+ for one lucky winner: Rare selections from our Barrel’s & Uniquities department, bottles specially signed by our Co-Owners Morgan Cox & Stephen Lopas, plus eight 22oz bottles from our year round styles and the very first bottle of our new dry-hopped sour, Aussie Kiss! Earn raffle entries by completing the easy tasks below and share the raffle with friends to boost your chances ...

Ale Industries got a new look!

January 07, 2016
Joseph Gudino
New logo, new website! We redefined our mission so we needed a makeover, we hope you enjoy! We can't wait to see what 2016 holds in store for us, please be patient while we make small changes to the site to get the best experience for everyone! There will be additions to the blog, the calendar, the gallery, and testimonials sections. Check back soon to see what new, exciting changes we have rolled out!

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