Speakeasy Ales & Lagers

San Francisco, CA

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  • Mini speakeasy prohibition ale 10

    Speakeasy Prohibition Ale

    Amber Ale · 6.1% ABV

    Lush and complex, Prohibition teases the senses with juicy grapefruit, citrus, pine, spice and candied caramel malts.
  • Mini speakeasy big daddy ipa 1

    Speakeasy Big Daddy IPA

    IPA · 6.5% ABV

    Generously dry-hopped and well balanced, Big Daddy IPA is full of floral, grass, pine, and grapefruit notes, accented with subtle notes of fresh bread.
  • Mini speakeasy black hand chocolate milk stout 2

    Speakeasy Black Hand Chocolate Milk Stout

    Sweet Stout · 6.9% ABV

    Silky smooth, creamy, and loaded with chocolate, Black Hand was brewed with roasted TCHO cacao nibs and dark roasted malts.
  • Mini speakeasy double daddy imp ipa 5

    Speakeasy Double Daddy Imperial IPA

    Double IPA · 8.5% ABV

    Dry-hopped with Amarillo, Simcoe, and Mosaic hops, the aroma is lush and pungent, with notes of grapefruit, apricot, mango, tangerine, and pine.
  • Mini speakeasy baby daddy session ipa 2

    Speakeasy Baby Daddy Session IPA

    Session IPA · 4.7% ABV

    Sunny straw in color and loaded with hops, Baby Daddy is full of citrus and tropical notes: grapefruit, melon, lime, passion fruit, and a touch of spice.
  • Mini speakeasy barrel aged scarface imperial stout 2

    Speakeasy Barrel-Aged Scarface Imperial Stout

    Imperial Stout · 9.5% ABV

    The barrel-aged edition of Scarface Imperial Stout will assault your senses with sweet caramel, oak, vanilla, and bourbon flavors.
  • Mini speakeasy old godfather barley wine 2

    Speakeasy Old Godfather Barley Wine

    Barley Wine · 9.5% ABV

    Old Godfather is a full-bodied barley wine with flavors of lush candied fruit, nutty maltiness, and a citrus peel hop bite.
  • Mini speakeasy scarface imperial stout 1

    Speakeasy Scarface Imperial Stout

    Imperial Stout · 9.5% ABV

    Scarface starts out sweet and creamy, then delivers a powerful combination of roasted malt flavors, espresso beans, chocolate covered toffee and dark bread.
  • Mini speakeasy syndicate no 03 vintage ale 8

    Speakeasy Syndicate No. 03 Vintage Ale

    Imperial Stout · 10.5% ABV

    A blend of seven strong ales aged in bourbon barrels with aromas and flavors of vanilla, coffee, oak, molasses, licorice, dark chocolate, and toffee.
  • Mini speakeasy tallulah extra pale ale 1

    Speakeasy Tallulah Extra Pale Ale

    American Pale Ale · 5.6% ABV

    Candy fruit notes of guava, peach, and passion fruit with a light caramel sweetness that's balanced with a moderate, yet assertive level of hop bitterness.
  • Mini speakeasy blind tiger imperial ipa 2

    Speakeasy Blind Tiger Imperial IPA

    Double IPA · 9.5% ABV

    Aggressively hopped with West Coast hops, Blind Tiger explodes with citrus peel and grapefruit flavors.
  • Mini speakeasy syndicate no 01 vintage ale 1

    Speakeasy Syndicate No. 01 Vintage Ale

    American Strong Ale · 10.5% ABV

    A blend of six strong ales matured in bourbon barrels from 12 to 24 months with bourbon, vanilla, dark fruit, burnt caramel, and oak flavors.
  • Mini speakeasy syndicate no 02 vintage ale 4

    Speakeasy Syndicate No. 02 Vintage Ale

    Imperial Stout · 10.5% ABV

    A blend of five strong ales matured in bourbon barrels with flavors of bitter cocoa, candied fruits, vanilla-infused creme brûlée, earthy tobacco, and bourbon.
  • Mini speakeasy untouchable india pale ale 2

    Speakeasy Untouchable India Pale Ale

    IPA · 6.8% ABV

    Untouchable pours a vibrant copper with aromas of fresh pine, caramel malt, and intense notes of grapefruit and perfectly crisp sauvignon blanc grapes.
  • Mini speakeasy payback porter 1

    Speakeasy Payback Porter

    Porter · 7.5% ABV

    Payback pours a deep chocolate brown and is rich in roasted malt aromas and coffee flavors with notes of espresso and baker’s cocoa.
  • Mini speakeasy scarlett red rye 4

    Speakeasy Scarlett Red Rye Ale

    Specialty Grain · 5.5% ABV

    Aromas of fresh rye bread, caramel, and earthy hops, with subtle flavors of caramel, toffee, and chocolate.
  • Mini speakeasy vendetta india pale ale 2

    Speakeasy Vendetta India Pale Ale

    IPA · 7.6% ABV

    Pouring a vibrant orange with a lovely egg-white foam, the aroma is strikingly citrus-forward with notes of pink grapefruit, pineapple and orange zest.
  • Mini speakeasy butchertown india black ale 2

    Speakeasy Butchertown India Black Ale

    Black IPA · 8.2% ABV

    Butchertown pours black with a toasted marshmallow head, containing aromas of pine, orange, tangerine, pink grapefruit, and light coffee.
  • Mini speakeasy ritual coffee payback porter

    Speakeasy Ritual Coffee Payback Porter

    Porter · 7.5% ABV

    Payback Coffee Porter pours a pitch black color with an intense aroma of freshly brewed coffee and bittersweet cocoa...
  • Mini speakeasy barrel aged old godfather barley wine 2

    Speakeasy Barrel-Aged Old Godfather Barley Wine

    Barley Wine · 9.5% ABV

    Barrel-Aged Old Godfather Barleywine is a fifty-fifty blend of fresh barley wine and vintage batches that were gracefully aged in High West bourbon barrels.
  • Mini speakeasy betrayal imperial red ale 2

    Speakeasy Betrayal Imperial Red Ale

    American Strong Ale · 8.6% ABV

    Aromas of tropical fruit mingle with caramel and toasted malts. A juicy burst of stone fruits and citrus balance the sharp notes of fresh rye bread.
  • Mini speakeasy pop gun pilsner 3

    Speakeasy Pop Gun Pilsner

    Pilsner · 4.7% ABV

    Pop Gun delivers hints of honey and malt sweetness. German Magnum, Hallertau, and Saphir hops balance the malt with a crisp, bitter, and refreshing finish.
  • Mini speakeasy payback coffee porter 3

    Speakeasy Payback Coffee Porter

    Porter · 7.5% ABV

    Payback Coffee Porter pours pitch black with an intense aroma of freshly brewed coffee and bittersweet cocoa.
  • Mini speakeasy metropolis lager 1

    Speakeasy Metropolis Lager

    Pale Lager · 5.3% ABV

    Metropolis Lager pours a radiant gold with tropical fruit aromas and a delicate floral note, while caramel malts add a subtle sweetness.
  • Mini speakeasy massacre belgian style imperial stout with cherries 1

    Speakeasy Massacre Belgian-style Imperial Stout with Cherries

    Imperial Stout · 9.5% ABV

    A powerful balance of dark roasted malt, fruit forward hops, and Montmorency cherries, with layers of dark chocolate, caramel, and burnt sugar.
  • Mini speakeasy payback smoked porter

    Speakeasy Payback Smoked Porter

    Porter · 7.5% ABV

    This limited edition Payback Porter uses cherry wood smoked malts for a rich smoky flavor that perfectly compliments the notes of bitter cocoa and espresso.
  • Mini speakeasy usual suspects variety pack

    Speakeasy Usual Suspects Variety Pack

    Variety Pack

    Discover the world of Speakeasy Ales & Lagers in this variety pack, filled with four different beers.
  • Mini speakeasy fixed fight 1

    Speakeasy Fixed Fight

    Old Ale · 10.5% ABV

    Fixed Fight Barrel-Aged Old Ale is one heavy hitter...
  • Mini speakeasy suspect 1

    Speakeasy Suspect

    Blonde Ale · 7.9% ABV

    Belgian-style Golden Strong Ale.
  • Mini speakeasy the accomplice 2

    Speakeasy The Accomplice

    Belgian Strong Ale · 8.4% ABV

    Dark malt and fruity yeast esters dominate, producing aromas and flavors of dark rye bread, plums, cooked peaches, fruit cake, crème brulee and currants.
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    Speakeasy Old Godfather '10

    Barley Wine · 9.5% ABV

  • Mini speakeasy payback coffee porter phillz 1

    Speakeasy Payback Coffee Porter Phillz

    Porter · 7.5% ABV

    This limited edition Payback Porter is brewed with a special dark roast coffee called Aromatic Arabic from our friends at Philz Coffee.
  • Mini speakeasy payback pumpkin pie porter 2

    Speakeasy Payback Pumpkin Pie Porter

    Spiced Beer · 7.5% ABV

    The aroma and flavor yields a sharp bite of citrus and ginger, with notes of espresso, baker’s cocoa, sweet toasted maltiness, allspice, and nutmeg.
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    Speakeasy Scarface Imperial Stout 2014

    Imperial Stout · 9.5% ABV

    A complicated brew – behind its fiercely black exterior is a mélange of subtly different roasted malt flavors: bittersweet espresso beans, chocolate-covered toffee, and dark bread.
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    Speakeasy/Smog City California Love

    Imperial Red Ale · 7.9% ABV

    California Love is a collaboration between Smog City Brewing and Speakeasy Ales & Lagers...
  • Mini speakeasy suds session ale 3

    Speakeasy Suds Session Ale

    Session IPA · 4.7% ABV

    Suds Session Ale is a brass colored, light-bodied, malt forward session ale with notes of baked biscuits, caramel, fresh bread, and a touch of citrus.
  • Mini speakeasy the suspect golden ale 1

    Speakeasy The Suspect Golden Ale

    Blonde Ale · 7.9% ABV

    Belgian strong golden ale.
  • Mini speakeasy baby ipa 1

    Speakeasy Baby IPA

    IPA · 4.6% ABV

    When a Big Daddy and a Mommy Daddy love each other very much... they express it in a very special way...
  • Mini speakeasy barrel aged old godfather 1

    Speakeasy Barrel Aged Old Godfather

    Barley Wine · 9.0% ABV

    A blend of fresh barleywine and vintage batches that were gracefully aged in High West bourbon barrels from 1 to 2 years.
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    Speakeasy Bayview Brut Ipa

    Brut IPA · 6.75% ABV

    With the tides and trends of San Francisco, weve brewed Speakeasy Ales & Lagers first Brut IPA...
  • Mini speakeasy big daddy s humidor 1

    Speakeasy Big Daddy's Humidor

    IPA · 6.5% ABV

    Big Daddy IPA is a balanced West Coast IPA with bright floral, piney aromas and a citrusy, crisp finish.
  • Mini speakeasy blood orange double daddy imperial ipa 2

    Speakeasy Blood Orange Double Daddy Imperial IPA

    Double IPA · 8.5% ABV

    Double Daddy's aroma is overflowing with grapefruit, orange, and tangerine notes, while the blood orange juice adds overtones of strawberries and raspberries.
  • Mini speakeasy bronze anniversary ale 1

    Speakeasy Bronze Anniversary Ale

    Brown Ale · 6.0% ABV

    A quaffable summer beer that’s bronze in color with balanced notes of roast chestnut, biscuit, lightly toasted bread, and orange zest. Made to celebrate Speakeasy's 19th Anniversary.
  • Mini speakeasy cement shoes 2

    Speakeasy Cement Shoes

    American Strong Ale · 8.2% ABV

  • Mini speakeasy contraband ipa 2

    Speakeasy Contraband IPA

    IPA · 7.6% ABV

    Made in collaboration with Brothers Beer in New Zealand, Contraband IPA is full of tropical and citrus fruit flavors: lime, lemon, and mandarin orange.
  • Mini speakeasy discreet wheat ale 2

    Speakeasy Discreet Wheat Ale

    Wheat Ale · 5.7% ABV

    Calypso, Amarillo, and Mosaic hops have been combined with lemongrass herb to deliver doses of grapefruit, lemon, pine, grass, and mango, with a tart finish.
  • Mini speakeasy joe s ale of strength 2

    Speakeasy Joe's Ale of Strength

    English Strong Ale · 9.6% ABV

    Barrel-aged with oak, bourbon, and vanilla flavors, backed up with notes of caramel and slight roast.
  • Mini speakeasy juice joint kettle sour 2

    Speakeasy Juice Joint Kettle Sour

    Sour Ale · 6.0% ABV

    Crystal clear and straw in color, Juice Joint Kettle Sour smacks you in the face with candied fruit tartness and layers of citrus flavors.
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    Speakeasy Mandatory Business

    NE/Hazy IPA · 7.5% ABV

    Our limited April beer is Mandatory Business a Hazy IPA that exudes apricot and ruby red grapefruit in the nose with a hint of Strawberry and funky dankness...
  • Mini speakeasy murky business 1

    Speakeasy Murky Business

    American Pale Ale · 5.3% ABV

    Notes of pineapple, grapefruit, papaya, and lychee dominate.
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About the brewery

In a typically foggy San Francisco summer in 1997, Forest Gray and his cadre of bootleggers were inspired to bring their unique and exceptional beers from the underground to the masses.

Defiantly producing small batches of beer in a secret warehouse in San Francisco’s long forgotten Butchertown District, Speakeasy quickly gained a loyal following with bold, complex beers and striking 1920s imagery.

From the brewery’s humble beginnings delivering hand-filled kegs out of the back of a van, the company now boasts more than 30 distributors across the West Coast and major metropolitan markets across the country.

Starting with a single, iconic beer that immortalized the spirit of those who persevered when America’s taps ran dry – a bold, hoppy amber ale known as Prohibition Ale – Speakeasy now brews a wide array of acclaimed beers from sessionable pale ales to bourbon barrel-aged imperial stouts.

Big Daddy IPA, which would become Speakeasy’s kingpin and San Francisco’s best-selling IPA, fully realized the brewery’s passion for intense, in-your-face flavors that were still balanced and approachable.

2011 ushered in a new era in the brewery’s history–with the launch of many exciting new beers, the opening of The Speakeasy Tap Room, a stunning package redesign and a major facilities expansion, Speakeasy Ales & Lagers is poised to elevate the brand to national awareness.

In 2015, a new 60 barrel brewhouse, malt handling system, fermentors, centrifuge, and canning line were installed. Production capacity increased to 90,000 barrels per year and Speakeasy launched The Session Series, which features their beer in a can for the first time. The new beers are easy drinking, flavorful, and lower in alcohol at 4.7% ABV. The first release was Baby Daddy IPA, followed by Suds Session Ale.

From only four employees at the start to over 40 now, Speakeasy has grown by leaps and bounds. The brewery’s trademark eyes–ubiquitous and cryptic–beckon you to join the Speakeasy revolution: no password required.

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