Speakeasy Ales & Lagers

San Francisco, CA

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All beers · Speakeasy Ales & Lagers

  • Speakeasy Prohibition

    Amber Ale · 6.1% ABV

    Lush and complex, Prohibition teases the senses with juicy grapefruit, citrus, pine, spice and candied caramel malts.
  • Speakeasy Big Daddy

    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.
  • Speakeasy Black Hand Chocolate Milk

    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.
  • Speakeasy Double Daddy

    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.
  • Speakeasy Baby Daddy

    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.
  • Speakeasy BA Scarface

    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.
  • Speakeasy Old Godfather

    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.
  • Speakeasy Scarface

    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.
  • Speakeasy Syndicate No. 03

    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.
  • Speakeasy Tallulah Extra

    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.
  • Speakeasy Blind Tiger

    Double IPA · 9.5% ABV

    Aggressively hopped with West Coast hops, Blind Tiger explodes with citrus peel and grapefruit flavors.
  • Speakeasy Syndicate No. 01

    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.
  • Speakeasy Syndicate No. 02

    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.
  • Speakeasy Untouchable

    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.
  • 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.
  • Speakeasy Scarlett Red

    Specialty Grain · 5.5% ABV

    Aromas of fresh rye bread, caramel, and earthy hops, with subtle flavors of caramel, toffee, and chocolate.
  • Speakeasy Vendetta

    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.
  • Speakeasy Butchertown

    Black IPA · 8.2% ABV

    Butchertown pours black with a toasted marshmallow head, containing aromas of pine, orange, tangerine, pink grapefruit, and light coffee.
  • 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...
  • Speakeasy Betrayal

    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.
  • Speakeasy Pop Gun

    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.
  • 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.
  • Speakeasy Metropolis

    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.
  • Speakeasy Massacre w/ 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.
  • 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.
  • Speakeasy Usual Suspects Variety Pack

    Variety Pack

    Discover the world of Speakeasy Ales & Lagers in this variety pack, filled with four different beers.
  • Speakeasy Fixed Fight

    Old Ale · 10.5% ABV

    Fixed Fight Barrel-Aged Old Ale is one heavy hitter...
  • Speakeasy Suspect

    Blonde Ale · 7.9% ABV

    Belgian-style Golden Strong Ale.
  • 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.
  • Speakeasy Old Godfather '10

    Barley Wine · 9.5% ABV

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Speakeasy Scarface 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.
  • Speakeasy + Smog City California Love

    Imperial Red Ale · 7.9% ABV

    California Love is a collaboration between Smog City Brewing and Speakeasy Ales & Lagers...
  • Speakeasy Suds

    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.
  • Speakeasy The Suspect

    Blonde Ale · 7.9% ABV

    Belgian strong golden ale.
  • Speakeasy Baby

    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...
  • Speakeasy BA 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.
  • Speakeasy Bayview

    Brut IPA · 6.75% ABV

    With the tides and trends of San Francisco, weve brewed Speakeasy Ales & Lagers first Brut IPA...
  • 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.
  • Speakeasy Blood Orange Double Daddy

    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.
  • Speakeasy Bronze Anniversary

    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.
  • Speakeasy Cement Shoes

    American Strong Ale · 8.2% ABV

  • Speakeasy Contraband

    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.
  • Speakeasy Discreet

    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.
  • 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.
  • Speakeasy Juice Joint

    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.
  • 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...
  • Speakeasy Murky Business

    American Pale Ale · 5.3% ABV

    Notes of pineapple, grapefruit, papaya, and lychee dominate.
  • Speakeasy Mystic Haze

    NE/Hazy IPA · 7.1% ABV

    Hazy IPA
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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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