Tasting Room Events

American Craft Beer Week – May 14th to May 20th

Member Monday – Monday, May 14th

Order of the Anvil Members are invited to celebrate American Craft Beer Week with a specialty beer on tap.

Taco Tuesday – Tuesday, May 15th

Tacos al Roro will be onsite with all-you-can-eat tacos!

Beer Bingo – Wednesday, May 16th

Play this classic American game for a chance to win fun AleSmith prizes.  Hosted by our own Anthony Dedrick from 7-9pm.

Venissimo Cheese Pairing – Friday, May 18th, 6-8pm

Enjoy eight 3oz. pours of AleSmith beers paired with Venissimo cheeses and appropriate accoutrements (think crackers, nuts, and jam), while learning how to create your own pairings at home.  $60 per person; reservations recommended. Purchase tickets

2018 Vietnamese Speedway Stout Release – Saturday, May 19th

Limited release of one of our most popular Speedway Stout variations, for the first time in 16oz. cans.  We’ll also be tapping Vanilla Vietnamese Speedway Stout, Peanut Butter Vietnamese Speedway Stout, and Cask Vietnamese Speedway Stout!

Swell Coffee Pairing – Sunday, May 20th, 11:30am-12:30pm

Be one of 25 lucky people who will join us as we celebrate the final day of American Craft Beer Week with a truly unique coffee experience featuring local roaster Swell Coffee!  Swell Coffee opened it’s doors in San Diego in 2011 and focuses on responsibly sourced single origin coffee.  They select only the highest quality beans and roast fresh onsite, ensuring complete control of the final product.

During this pairing, we will taste four very unique coffees while Swell representatives describe the coffee’s origin, processing, and flavor characteristics.  Swell will also give valuable tips on how to create your own amazing pour over and cold-brew coffee at home.  Nothing goes with coffee quite like everyone’s favorite beer, Speedway Stout.  Our brew team will be making Speedway variations featuring each of the four Swell coffees.  Best of all, guests who participate in this pairing are able to purchase a 32oz growler fill of their favorite Swell Speedway Stout to take home!  Kick your Sunday off right with a nice dose of morning coffee.

$20 per person; reservations recommended.  Purchase Tickets

Beer Education Series: Hops (New World) – Monday, May 21st 

Enjoy a guided tour of the recent history of New World hops, and common hop flavors, while sipping on five 4oz. hop-forward beers.  $20 per person; reservations recommended.  E-mail tours@alesmithbrewing.com to save your spot.

Beer Education Series: Hops (Brewing Forms with Specialty Brewer, Collin Field) – Monday, May 28th

Finish off your holiday weekend with a special class, featuring our Specialty Brewer, Collin Field.  Learn about hop structure, verbiage, different forms of packaging, and usages of hop types in a home brewing setting.  Enjoy five 4oz. pours selected by Collin.  $20 per person; reservations recommended.  E-mail tours@alesmithbrewing.com to save your spot.

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