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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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Apricot Sournova

BA Sour

11/23/2020

5.5% ABV

This fruity ale was aged for months in oak barrels with California-grown apricots and vanilla beans. It’s ultra-fruity, tart, and refreshing!

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Bourbon Barrel Pêche

BBA Sour Farmhouse

11/21/2020

6.8% ABV

This sour farmhouse ale is aged in bourbon barrels with local and sustainably-grown peaches and nectarines.

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Psychedelic Sea

TIPA

11/21/2020

10% ABV

Hops: Simcoe, Nelson, Mosaic, Motueka

It’s like taking a journey to the tropics, every sip ripples with groovy vibes. Crack open a can and gaze into the haze while you contemplate the cosmic magnitude of the universe.

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Speak of the Scorpio

Sour IPA

11/12/2020

7.2% ABV

Hops: Simcoe, Cashmere

Named after the enigmatic Zodiac sign, this ale is equal parts hoppy, fruity, and tart. These mysterious layers reveal themselves one sip at a time. Prepare to embrace the bold intensity of ripe peaches, summery nectarines, and tart blackberries. 

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Love Hazy

Hazy IPA

11/10/2020

6.1% ABV

Hops: Sabro, Citra, Mosaic

Notes of mango, cantaloupe, and coconut will keep you feeling festive fireside, in the hot tub, or après-ski!

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Boost

Imperial Coffee Stout w. Vanilla

11/1/2020

9% ABV

Collab with Alchemy Collective (coffee)

A bold and decadent stout turbocharged with coffee and vanilla beans. We partner with a new coffee roaster for each batch. You can check the canning date on your can to learn more about our awesome coffee partners!

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Bunny Hill

DH Hazy IPA

10/29/2020

Hops: DH w. Cashmere & Simcoe

This liquid snowflake is dry-hopped with an avalanche of Cashmere and Simcoe creating notes of citrus zest and ripe melon. 

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Fruit Cobbler

BA Fruited Sour Farmhouse Ale

10/24/2020

Collab with Blossom Bluff Orchards (fruit); DKNG Studios (can art) 

Fruit Cobbler is a fruit-filled sour farmhouse ale bursting with fall flavors. This brew was aged for months in oak barrels with California-grown peaches & nectarines from our friends at Blossom Bluff Orchards and was finished with a heavenly dose of vanilla, allspice, nutmeg, and cinnamon.⁠

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Prince of Demons

BA Dark Sour Ale

10/24/2020

Hidden away in a dark and mysterious cellar for many months, enchanted oak barrels now reveal their witch’s brew full of beguiling notes and aromas of ripe summer raspberries and oak. Close your eyes and prepare to enjoy this complex and elevated sensory sorcery.

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Dead Souls

BBA Russian Imperial Stout w. Ancho Chili, Cacao Nibs, Cinnamon, Vanilla

10/20/2020

12% ABV

This bold stout was aged in bourbon barrels with a captivating mix of cacao nibs, cinnamon, vanilla, and ancho chilis to add a touch of smokey spice.⁠

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Foundre Friends 2: Defenders of Funk

DH Foundre BA Ale

10/16/2020

Hops: DH w. Motueka

Collab with Brewers from 8 different breweries in the U.S.

This funkadelic ale AGED FOR 8 MONTHS in oak foudres with fig juice and microflora provided by our friends from all over the galaxy! We finished the brew with a delicate dry-hopping of Motueka, accentuating delicious fruit-forward aromas.⁠⠀

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Sea Change

DH Hazy IPA

10/9/2020

Hops: Mosaic, Motueka

Prepare to set sail on a tropical journey through towering aromas of juicy mango, freshly cut pine, and ripe citrus. Just kick back and let the hazy tide take you on an expedition.

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First Class Delivery

DH Hazy DIPA

10/1/2020

8% ABV

Hops: DH w. Nelson Sauvin

Collab with DKNG Studios (design)

Presale live. Brewed in honor of the mail carriers. Each 4-pack comes with USA forever stamps & a postcard from DKNG Studios

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Loud!

Hazy DIPA

9/30/2020

8% ABV

Hops: DH w. Mosaic, Cashmere & Simcoe

Loud! is obnoxiously dry-hopped with our loudest hops and screams with juicy tropical notes of mango, pineapple, and pine with a lusciously smooth mouthfeel

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Rocktoberfest

Marzen

9/28/2020

5% ABV

German-style Lager Brewed With Weyermann Barke Pilsner, Marzen, and Caramunich Malts

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Disco Daze

DH WC IPA

9/23/2020

6.1% ABV

Hops: Nelson Sauvin

Nuanced aromas of citrus peel, lychee, and freshly crushed berries.

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Time Bender

Hazy DIPA

9/20/2020

8% ABV

Hops: Mosaic, Motueka, Cashmere

Collab with Moonraker Brewing, Berkeley Yeast

Featuring ultra-smooth mouthfeel with tropical notes and aromas of citrus and candied pineapple, this high-gravity space juice was brewed in collaboration with Moonraker Brewing and featuring yeast from Berkely Labs plus Mosaic, Motueka and Cashmere hops

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Stratagizer

Wet Hop WC DIPA

9/20/2020

8% ABV

Hops: Strata

Collab with Crosby Hops

An overachieving West Coast-style double IPA, Stratagizer's fresh Strata hop twist makes for a deeply flavorful ale teeming with aromas and flavors of ripe mandarins, white gummy bears, and a subtle kiss of sweet leaf.

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Plum Sournova

BA Sour w. Plums & Vanilla Beans

9/13/2020

5.2% ABV

This new flavor is dazzlingly fruity, tart, and refreshing.

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Libra Charm

DH Sour IPA with Fruit

9/8/2020

Hops: DH w. Sultana

An enchantingly complex and delicately balanced brew. Existing between a fruited sour and a hoppy IPA, this flavorful charmer was aged with peaches, apriums, apricots, cherries, strawberries and nectarines. A dry-hop offers intense aromas of citrus, pineapple, and pine.

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Hypernova IV

Wild BA Sour w. Stone Fruit

9/4/2020

5.8% ABV

Made with astronomical amounts of apriums, peaches, nectarines, cherries, vanilla, and a touch of lactose. 

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Dogpatch

Wine BA Sour Red Ale

8/27/2020

5.9% ABV

Fermented with our house mixed-culture and aged for months with thousands of pounds of tart Montmorency cherries, this fruit-tastic sour elixir will have you howling. 

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Full Tilt Boogie

DDH Hazy DIPA

8/22/2020

8% ABV

Hops: DDH w. Motueka, Moutere & Citra

Brewed with a chewy dose of rye malt for spice and mouthfeel. A DDH offers some tropical flare to this velvety soft and hazy DIPA.

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Lamb & Goose

Oak BA Wild Gueuze Ale

8/12/2020

6.9% ABV

A blend of some of the oldest foundres and barrels in the Almanac oak celler which have been aging for over 2 years, resulting in a strong minerality and funk with notes of citrus and pear.

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Love

DDH Hazy IPA

8/7/2020

6.1% ABV

Hops: DDH w. Mosaic, Citra & Simcoe

Bursting with tropical flavors. Built on a simple base of Pilsner malt and rolled oats, this super dank IPA has a pillowy mouthfeel and flavors of mango, cantaloupe, and citrus.

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Tropical Sournova

BA Sour Ale

8/6/2020

5.2% ABV

Barrel aged for months with astronomical amounts of passion fruit, pineapple, and blood orange.

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Tropical Supernova

Oak BA Sour Ale

8/5/2020

5.2% ABV

Aged for months with astronomical amounts of passion fruit, pineapple, and blood orange.

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Peach Supernova

Oak BA Wild Sour

8/1/2020

5.8% ABV

Naturally conditioned, mixed-culture sour ale aged for months with thousands of pouds of real peaches.

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TRUE

German Kölsch Ale

7/31/2020

5% ABV

Light, crisp, and unfussy German-style ale that's ideal for summer weather.

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Vibes

DH Hoppy Pilsner

7/23/2020

5% ABV

Hops: DH w. Hüll Melon, Citra & Motueka

Collab with Admiral Pilsner

Dank lemon-lime aromas make this an ultra crisp lager.

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Sunshine & Opportunity

DH Oak BA Wild Ale

7/15/2020

5.8% ABV

Hops: DH w. Sabro, Citra, Mosaic

BA in oak barrels with pear juice. A delicate DH imparts a transcendent tropical aroma in every sip.

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Hypernova Volume III

BA Sour

7/14/2020

5.1% ABV

Made with astronomical amounts of boysenberries, black currants, vanilla beans, and a touch of lactose, this 100% mixed-culture and barrel-aged sour explosion might just warp space, time, and your tastebuds.⁠

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Moon Letters

DDH Hazy IPA

7/11/2020

6.1% ABV

Hops: DDH w. Moutere & Sultana

Intense tropical flavors and aromas

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Strawberry Sournova

Oak BA Wild Sour Ale

7/11/2020

5.3% ABV

BA in oak barrels with strawberries and vanilla.

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Waves

DH West Coast IPA

7/9/2020

6.7% ABV

Hops: DH w. Simcoe & Centennial

WAVES is our uber dry-hopped West Coast IPA fully maxed out on dank aromas of citrus and pine

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Gemini Mind Trick

Sour IPA

7/1/2020

7.2% ABV

Hops: Citra

Aged with strawberries, peaches, honey, and lavender. Citra hops add an unexpected tropical twist, resulting in a beguiling ale that transitions and evolves with every sip.

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The Future Is Fluid

DH West Coast IPA

7/1/2020

6% ABV

Hops: Mosaic, Sabro, Simcoe, Glacier

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Love, Pride Edition

Hazy IPA

7/1/2020

6.1% ABV

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Sabrosa

Hazy DIPA

6/24/2020

8% ABV

Hops: Sabro, Citra

A mesmerizing flavor adventure. It's a super dank and juicy brew double dry-hopped to the maximo with Sabro and Citra hops. Spellbinding tropical flavors of coconut, tangerine, and ripe cantaloupe permeate the 4th dimension of your tastebuds. Enjoy it with sunshine and magic rainbows!

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Dogpatch

Sour Red Ale

6/24/2020

5.9% ABV

Fermented with our house mixed-culture and aged for months in oak wine barrels with thousands of pounds of tart Montmorency cherries, this fruit-tastic sour elixir will have you howling under the cherry moon!

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Black Is Beautiful - Almanac

Imperial Stout

6/24/2020

10% ABV

Collab with Black Is Beautiful, Weathered Souls Brewing

Black is Beautiful is a worldwide initiative created by Weathered Souls Brewing Co., a Black-owned craft brewery in San Antonio, Texas, to raise awareness for the injustices people of color face daily, and to raise funds for police brutality reform and legal defenses for those who have been wronged. Almanac will be donating 100% of profits of our batch to Black Lives Matter and the National Black Farmers Association.

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Love

DH Hazy IPA

6/17/2020

Lush, tropical, juicy

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Purple Paisley Coconut Variant

 

6/17/2020

We made an ultra-limited batch of a Purple Paisley Coconut Variant that turbo charges the original bottled version with even more tropical juice goodness.⁠

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Cherry Lamb & Goose

BA Wild Ale with Cherries

6/10/2020

7.1% ABV

Mixed-culture Fermented Gueuze-Style Ale Aged in Oak Barrels With Cherries and Bottle Conditioned

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Dream Sequence

BA Wild Ale

6/10/2020

5.4% ABV

Mixed-Culture Fermented Farmhouse Ale Aged In Oak Barrels

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Purple Paisley

BA Wild Ale with Plums, Blackberries and Black Currants

6/10/2020

5.5% ABV

Sour Farmhouse Ale Aged In Oak Barrels With Plums, Blackberries, and Black Currants

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