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Almanac Beer Co.

Farm To Barrel Beer. Proudly brewed on Alameda Island in Northern California.

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651B W Tower Ave.
Alameda, CA 94501
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Monday 12pm - 7pm

Tuesday 12pm - 7pm

Wednesday 12pm - 7pm

Thursday 12pm - 7pm

Friday 12pm - 7pm

Saturday 12pm - 7pm

Sunday 12pm - 7pm

Hours, products & services subject to change.

Please see brewery for information.

RECENT RELEASES

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Pisces Dreams

Sour IPA w. Cherries & Apricots

2/23/2021

7.2% ABV

Hops: Hallertau Blanc, Cashmere

This cosmic ale is chock full of ripe juicy cherries and lush California-grown apricots. Generously dry-hopped with Hallertau Blanc & Cashmere, Pisces Dreams combines the juicy aromatics of a hazy IPA with the irresistible tartness of a sour ale.⁠

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Oslo Hot Chicken

DDH Hazy DIPA

2/12/2021

Hops: DDH w. Centennial, Motueka & El Dorado

This dank mother clucker of a beer was fermented with Kveik, a Norwegian yeast that ferments at hella high temps (like 100°F!) before being double dry-hopped with Centennial, Motueka, and El Dorado. Delight in the huge citrusy notes of lemon zest, mandarin orange, and mango.

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Black Is Beautiful

BBA Imperial Stout

2/10/2021

Collab with Weathered Souls Brewing

This new batch of irresistibly chocolatey imperial stout was aged in bourbon barrels for nearly eight months adding new nuance and depth to the beer.

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Liaison Blanc

Chenin Blanc BA Sour Ale

2/9/2021

Collab with Dashe Cellars

The product of a love affair between a thirty-month-old mixed fermentation sour ale and Chenin Blanc grapes. The final blend flirts with all the qualities beloved in the Chenin Blanc grape— notes of crisp green apple, earthy pear, and a stunningly refined slate minerality. The mature oak-aged sour ale offers a sturdy backbone of delicious tartness and a gentle touch of intriguing farmhouse funk.⁠

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Cherry Sournova

Sour Ale w. Cherries

1/30/2021

5.8% ABV

This naturally conditioned, mixed-culture sour ale was aged for months with mountains of real cherries. The resulting ale is bright, tart, and super fruity.⁠

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The Future Is Fluid

WC IPA

1/23/2021

Hops: Mosaic, Sabro, Simcoe, Cashmere

Created by the womxn of Almanac in support of the Pink Boots Society, a nonprofit that creates training and educational opportunities for womxn in the beer industry. Cheers to a more inclusive, equitable, and fluid future!⁠

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Pillow Talk

Czech Pilsner w. Oak Spirals

1/17/2021

5.3% ABV

This luscious lager is Brewmaster Phil's new favorite beer. It was delicately caressed with oak spirals for a soft touch of smooth oaky vanilla—just enough to make you swoon.⁠

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Universal Ghost

BBA Imperial Stout

1/13/2021

11.3% ABV

A deeply rich and hypnotizingly dark vision of otherworldly intensity manifests upon each transcendent sip.⁠

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Liaison Blanc

Sour Ale w. Chenin Blanc Grapes

1/2/2021

7.3% ABV

Collab with Dashe Cellars

The product of a love affair between a thirty-month-old mixed fermentation sour ale and Chenin Blanc grape.

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Secret Notion

Sour Ale w. Zinfandel Grapes

1/2/2021

6.7% ABV

Collab with Dashe Cellars

The perfect treat for beer and wine lovers alike. 

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Tropical Ghost

BBA Imperial Stout w. Coconut & Almonds

12/23/2020

11.3% ABV

We used 7 pounds of coconut and 3.5 pounds of almonds per barrel to create this delightfully tropical, over-the-top stout

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Universal Ghost

BBA Imperial Stout

12/23/2020

11.3% ABV

A deeply rich and hypnotizingly dark vision of otherworldly intensity manifests upon each transcendent sip.⁠

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Follow The Capricorn

Sour IPA

12/18/2020

Hops: Mosaic

A sophisticated sour IPA that’s not afraid to take charge. Let it lead you through fruity and tart notes of juicy nectarines, pluots, blackberries, plums, cherries, apricots & vanilla. An ambitious dry-hopping of Mosaic harmoniously blends in heavenly tropical aromas.⁠

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Shower in Place

SH Hazy DIPA

12/16/2020

8.2% ABV

Hops: Mosaic

Shower in Place Hazy DIPA is brewed with a hint of pear juice and dry-hopped with mega-tropical, brewer-selected Mosaic hops. SIP is the perfect way to make each shower a tasty little staycation. Please shower in place responsibly.⁠

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