Seven months after purchasing Speakeasy Ales & Lagers out of receivership, new owner Cestra “Ces” Butner has reconstructed the company’s California distribution network and reopened the San Francisco brewery’s taproom.
- BREWERY TYPE
- Production - Micro
1195 Evans Ave
San Francisco, CA 94124-1704 United States
- Born and brewed in San Francisco, Speakeasy Ales & Lagers has been bringing great beer from the underground to the masses since 1997. Founder and President, Forest Gray, started with a single iconic beer, Prohibition Ale. Now Speakeasy brews a wide array of acclaimed beers, including Big Daddy IPA, Payback Porter, Double Daddy, Scarface Imperial Stout, and many more, which are distributed across the entire West Coast and other major U.S. markets.
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After announcing plans to indefinitely cease brewing, packaging and taproom operations on March 10, San Francisco’s Speakeasy Ales & Lagers has once again resumed production, according to an update posted to the company’s website and social media accounts. A court-ordered receiver — identified by a source familiar with Speakeasy’s financial situation as Jigsaw Advisors — was appointed to run the failing brewery on March 13 after the company neglected to make payments to Union Bank, its primary creditor, and other vendors.
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Speakeasy Ales & Lagers is set to release its first new beer of 2017, Murky Business APA, the latest addition to the brewery’s draft only Perfect Crime Series.
SF Beer Week is a marathon, not a sprint. Ten days of drinking sour, double, triple, and barrel-aged beers is wonderful, but exhausting, making it hard to reach the finish line. Speakeasy Ales & Lagers will be your palate cleansing aid station.
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers is excited to announce the release of three new cans this fall, including their best selling flagship beers, Big Daddy IPA and Prohibition Ale. By popular demand, Betrayal Imperial Red Ale will also return in a can to Speakeasy’s Limited Series lineup. All three beers will be packaged and shipped to distributors in October.
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers is celebrating its 19th Anniversary with the release of two new beers at their San Francisco brewery and tap room. Bronze Anniversary Ale and Fixed Fight Barrel-Aged Old Ale will be sold for the first time during Speakeasy’s 19th Anniversary Raise the Stakes Weekend, July 14-17.
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers is happy to announce that David Szamborksi has joined the brewery as its new Director of Brewing. Szamborksi, better known as Zambo in the beer industry, arrives with over 10 years of high quality, award winning, brewing experience. The position was recently vacated by Kushal Hall, who decided to return to Southern California.
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers is excited to announce the release of their first ever-sour beer, Juice Joint Kettle Sour, celebrating the infamous nightclubs and secret watering holes owned by gangsters during prohibition. Go behind the velvet rope to enjoy this draft only release. It’s the latest member of Speakeasy’s Perfect Crime Series, featuring ingenious, small batch, and experimental beers, that are carefully contrived so the perpetrator can’t be brought to justice.
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Hitman (Sales Representative) - Speakeasy Ales and Lagers
Hitman (Sales Representative) - Speakeasy Ales and Lagers -- San Francisco, CA (05/20/2016)
The Hitman’s role is to develop business and increase our brand in the San Francisco territory.
|San Francisco, CA||05/20/2016|
Controller - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
Controller - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers -- San Francisco, CA (02/01/2016)
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers, one of CA's fastest growing craft breweries, is seeking to add a Controller
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Year Round Beers
|Syndicate No. 1||Barrel Aged|
|Big Daddy IPA||IPA|
|Prohibition Ale||Amber Ale|
|American Style Pale Ale||Pale Ale|
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