Speakeasy Ales and Lagers

Speakeasy Ales and Lagers

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Website
https://goodbeer.com/
Phone
415 642-3371
Location
San Francisco, CA
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Founded
1997
BREWERY TYPE
Production - Micro
Address
1195 Evans Ave
San Francisco, CA 94124-1704 United States
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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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Speakeasy Ales & Lagers Releases Safehouse Saison

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers Releases Safehouse Saison

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers reveals its latest limited edition racket in the series, Safehouse Saison, a 6.2% ABV farmhouse-inspired saison brewed with black peppercorns.

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers Expands Distribution to Kansas

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers is thrilled to announce today its debut in the state of Kansas with new distributor, Speakeasy Distribution. The latest addition to Speakeasy Ales & Lagers’ distribution lineup, Speakeasy Distribution now offers Speakeasy Ales & Lagers’ acclaimed flagship beers Prohibition Ale and Big Daddy IPA as well as session beers Baby Daddy and PopGun Pilsner (all four brands are now available in 6-packs with 12 oz. cans).

Speakeasy Looks to Rebuild Retail Presence in 2018

Speakeasy Looks to Rebuild Retail Presence in 2018

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.

Speakeasy Saved: San Francisco Brewery Purchased by Former Beer Distributor

Speakeasy Saved: San Francisco Brewery Purchased by Former Beer Distributor

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers has officially staved off extinction. Two months after announcing plans to cease brewing operations and ready for a sale, the San Francisco-based brewery today said former Horizon Beverage Company owner Cestra Butner, via the newly launched “Hunters Point Brewery” holding company, had acquired its brewing equipment assets and brands.

Speakeasy Signs Exclusive Brewing Contract with Shmaltz

Speakeasy Signs Exclusive Brewing Contract with Shmaltz

In an effort to keep beer in the marketplace while a court-appointed receiver solicits bids for the Speakeasy Ales & Lagers brand and brewing assets, the San Francisco craft brewery has signed an exclusive contract brewing agreement with New York’s Shmaltz Brewing, Brewbound has learned.

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers Resumes Production, Readies For Sale

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers Resumes Production, Readies For Sale

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.

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers Shuts Down Operations

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers Shuts Down Operations

San Francisco’s Speakeasy Ales & Lagers will indefinitely cease brewing, packaging and taproom operations, the company announced today.

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers Debuts Three New Cans this Fall

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers Debuts Three New Cans this Fall

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 Releases 2 New Beers to Celebrate 19th Anniversary

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers Releases 2 New Beers to Celebrate 19th Anniversary

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.


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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
San Francisco, CA 02/01/2016
Regional Sales Manager - Northern California - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
Regional Sales Manager - Northern California - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers -- San Francisco, CA (08/24/2015)
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers is looking for a Regional Sales Manager for Northern California.
San Francisco, CA 08/24/2015
Packaging Manager - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
Packaging Manager - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers -- San Francisco, CA (02/17/2015)
San Francisco, CA 02/17/2015
Packaging Manager - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
Packaging Manager - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers -- (02/17/2015)
02/17/2015
SF Sales Representative - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
SF Sales Representative - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers -- (10/20/2014)
10/20/2014
Regional Sales Manager - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
Regional Sales Manager - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers -- (08/11/2014)
08/11/2014
Sales Director - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
Sales Director - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers -- (08/11/2014)
08/11/2014
Brewer/Cellarman - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
Brewer/Cellarman - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers -- (08/05/2014)
08/05/2014
Regional Sales Manager - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
Regional Sales Manager - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers -- (07/07/2014)
07/07/2014
Hitman (Sales Representative) - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
Hitman (Sales Representative) - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers -- (07/03/2013)
07/03/2013
Bay Area Regional Sales Manager - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
Bay Area Regional Sales Manager - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers -- (01/22/2013)
01/22/2013

Year Round Beers

Beer Name Style
Metropolis Lager Lager
Black Hand Stout
Syndicate No. 1 Barrel Aged
Payback Porter Porter
Tallulah Pale Ale
Vendetta Pale Ale
Big Daddy IPA IPA
Double Daddy IPA
Prohibition Ale Amber Ale
American Style Pale Ale Pale Ale

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6/20/2015 Speakeasy Ales & Lagers 18th Anniversary Party Festival San Francisco, CA