WELCOME TO THE OAKLAND ALE TRAIL!
Oakland’s brewers are rooted in the spirit of the city’s earliest manufacturers, but this new breed of makers is developing flavor and style combinations that are making them stand out in the increasingly crowded world of American craft beer. The Oakland Ale Trail, developed by Visit Oakland in collaboration with a variety of partners from Oakland’s craft beer industry, celebrates the strength of the Oakland’s craft beer community.
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What's Included in the Ale Trail
Ale Industries is a unique environment, that brings together the artistic emotion of Oakland within a craft beer production facility. Choose from 14 Ale Industries BioEnergy Beers available on draft and grab a tour to learn why they are one of the greenest breweries in the Bay Area.
- $1 Off A Pint
- $3 Off A Tasting Flight
Drake’s Dealership is located on historic Broadway Auto Row in the former parts and service department of an old Dodge dealership. Today, Drake’s Dealership Restaurant and Beer Garden features seasonal wood-fired pizzas and fresh beer brewed right here in the East Bay since 1989.
- Spend $25 Get $5 Off
Federation Brewing is a production brewery and tasting room in the Jack London Square district with a fun, inclusive gathering space for positivity and funk. Damn good beer for the hard-working, diverse and slightly-mad people of our community. Join the Federation.
- $3 Off A Flight
Ghost Town Brewing
Ghost Town Brewing opened up this West Oakland taproom
in 2017 to expand their distribution operation and offer the neighborhood a new watering hole. The taproom not only provides space to enjoy your beer, but also features a large dedicated section for games.
Independent Brewing Company
Small, independent, craft beer brewery and tasting room in Oakland's historic Warehouse District near Jack London Square. We specialize in northern California ales and lagers with a smattering of European and historical beer styles not always easy to find.
- $3 Off Full Pints of Beer Or Any Available Merchandise
Novel Brewing Company
A friendly neighborhood brewery where beer enthusiasts and book lovers collide. Beer is brewed in a four-barrel brew house with up to 15 rotating styles to offer beers like the Narrator Black Rye IPA, Dust Jacket New England-style IPA, Unscripted Gose, and There is No There There Saison.
- $1 Off A Pint OR Book Taster
Old Kan Beer
A West Oakland brewery and pub project under the direction
of Chef James Syhabout (Hawker Fare & Commis) and Adam Lamoreaux (Linden Street Brewery). Surrounded by an industrial neighborhood, Old Kan offers a chic beer garden and tasting room serving American pub food and pints.
Original Pattern Brewing Company
Original Pattern Brewing is an award winning employee-owned brewery and tasting room located in a historic brick & timber former warehouse in the Jack London District of Old Oakland. Original Pattern was recognized by USA Today as one of the Best New Breweries 2019 and won a medal at the 2018 Great American Beer Festival. We serve a diverse range of beers in our tasting room for all tastes from modern juicy Hazy IPAs and fruited Sours to traditional Lagers and Belgian beer.
- $3 Off A Flight
Husband and wife team, Luke Janson and Hillary Rose Huffard, planted the seed to design and build a human scale brewery within a bright, airy, indoor jungle-of-a-taproom. Roses’ Taproom was born from an excitement to share the magic of fermentation with the public and build a community hub where everyone feels at home.
In the heart of Oakland’s Temescal neighborhood, Temescal Brewing focuses on making soft, light, restrained, approachable beer while keeping everything exceptionally fresh and rarely brew the same beer twice. The taproom and beer garden is a bright, friendly space for neighbors and out-of-towners alike.
Woods Bar & Brewery
Woods Bar & Brewery is a bustling beer garden in the heart
of Uptown Oakland, featuring a plant-lined, fire-lit patio, cozy lounge, live local music, and a humming microbrewery. This native Bay Area brewery focuses on small batches of fresh, exciting and experimental beers, often in collaboration with friends in the local food and drink world.