Auburn Alehouse Brewery and Restaurant

Brian & Lisa Ford opened Auburn Alehouse Brewery & Restaurat in 2007 in the iconic Shanghai Restaurant, embracing the building's character and colorful history in the heart of Historic Auburn. While enjoying their full bistro menu, patrons can often see Brian & his brewers making world-class beer in small batches, using only the finest malted barley and American-grown hops. With a collection of prestigious awards hanging on the wall it's easy to see why the SacBee recently said Auburn Alehouse is one of the region's premier craft breweries.

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Auburn Alehouse 10th Anniversary Ale

Auburn Alehouse 10th Anniversary Ale

American IPA6.5% ABV

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Auburn Alehouse 289'Er

Auburn Alehouse 289'Er

Double IPA8.0% ABV

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Auburn Alehouse 7 Year Itch

Auburn Alehouse 7 Year Itch

American IPA7.5% ABV

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

You’ll find this IPA sharp, bitter and full of grapefruit and tropical flavors and aroma.

Auburn Alehouse American River Pale Ale

Auburn Alehouse American River Pale Ale

American Pale Ale5.6% ABV32 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Our version of the classic West Coast Pale Ale is both extremely balanced and refreshing. A delicate caramel malt profile gives way to a vibrant hop flavor, with a dry citrus hop aroma and orange fruitiness in the finish.

Auburn Alehouse Californium

Auburn Alehouse Californium

American IPA7.2% ABV80 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

The brewers added Comet and Idaho 7 hops to the "C" hops to make this single IPA taste like a double IPA!

Auburn Alehouse Cheap Trick  (Highwater  Collab)

Auburn Alehouse Cheap Trick (Highwater Collab)

American IPA6.5% ABV

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Auburn Alehouse Coffee Porter

Auburn Alehouse Coffee Porter

American Porter5.2% ABV

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Auburn Alehouse English Mild Ale

Auburn Alehouse English Mild Ale

English Mild Ale4.0% ABV25 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Auburn Alehouse FG4

Auburn Alehouse FG4

Hoppy Wheat5.1% ABV40 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Brewed in collaboration with the crew at Final Gravity Taproom and Bottle Shop in Roseville, CA to commemorate their 4th anniversary.

Auburn Alehouse Final Final

Auburn Alehouse Final Final

American IPA6.9% ABV38 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Brewed for Beach Hut Deli and featuring Equinox hops. The brewer's held back their hop buckets to let the hints of tropical fruit and pineapple refresh your senses. Although you might not be on a tropical island, let the notes of citrus and passionfruit transport you to your favorite beach. Final Final is a wonderfully refreshing beer to start or end your day with. Just try and make it your last!

Auburn Alehouse Five (Final Gravity 5th Anniversary Ale)

Auburn Alehouse Five (Final Gravity 5th Anniversary Ale)

American Pale Ale5.0% ABV

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Auburn Alehouse Fool's Gold Ale

Auburn Alehouse Fool's Gold Ale

American Strong Pale Ale7.8% ABV40 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Don't let looks deceive you; this unassuming American Strong Ale packs a punch! Light in color and full bodied due to our brewers adding foolish amounts of pale malted barley and buckets of Pacific Northwest hops. Fool's Gold starts almost honey sweet and finishes quite dry, with an impressive balance that is neither overly hoppy or sweet.

Auburn Alehouse Gimme Five

Auburn Alehouse Gimme Five

American Brown Ale5.0% ABV50 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Hoppy brown ale with five malt varieties and 5 hop additions. Brewed to give back to High Fives Foundation based out of Truckee.

Auburn Alehouse Gold Country Pilsner

Auburn Alehouse Gold Country Pilsner

Pre-Prohibition American Pilsner5.0% ABV42 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Our most award-winning beer, Gold Country Pilsner is brewed as a traditional American-style Pilsner - a popular beer enjoyed by early settlers in our region. Our Pilsner is pale in color, has a brilliant clarity and a soft white head. The subtle up front biscuit malt flavor balances well with the delicate hops that contribute to this beer's dry, snappy finish.

Auburn Alehouse Gold Digger IPA

Auburn Alehouse Gold Digger IPA

American IPA6.3% ABV65 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Here's a nugget that James Marshall missed! Pale and crystal malts provide the backbone and golden hue, while Summit, Simcoe and Chinook hops do the dancing on your tongue. Late hop additions to the kettle and dry hopping in the fermenter give our India Pale Ale both hop aroma and flavor worth digg'n for!

Auburn Alehouse Gold Digger Special 2.0

Auburn Alehouse Gold Digger Special 2.0

American IPA6.3% ABV

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Auburn Alehouse Grave Digger Black IPA

Auburn Alehouse Grave Digger Black IPA

Black IPA7.3% ABV75 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

A black version of our Gold Digger IPA. Brewed with dehusked black malts to lend a dark rich roasted malt character, this seasonal brew also has copious amounts of Columbus, Centennial and Cascade hops.

Auburn Alehouse Hop Donkey

Auburn Alehouse Hop Donkey

Imperial Red Ale9.0% ABV85 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

This bad-ass red ale has a deep red hue thanks to highly kilned crystal and roasted chocolate malts. Intense hop flavors and aromas come from a concoction of Northwest "C" hops with a touch of Amarillo. Hop Donkey's 85 IBU's are balanced by a smooth caramel malt character that keeps you braying for more!

Auburn Alehouse Independence Day Ale

Auburn Alehouse Independence Day Ale

American Pale Ale5.4% ABV40 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

All-American Pale Ale brewed with US grown malted barley and hops! "IDA" is pale and crisp with a medium-bodied malt profile. A star-spangled hop cast provides rich piney and citrus notes and just enough bitterness to tame the malt sweetness. IDA is the best choice for slaking the heat on a hot July day. Raise a pint to all who keep us independent!

Auburn Alehouse Irish Stout

Auburn Alehouse Irish Stout

Irish Stout3.9% ABV30 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

True to style, our Irish Stout has a lighter body but more roasted barley flavor. The color is a beautiful deep ruby/mahogany hue with an off white creamy head. Hops are on the upper end of the style but push the roasted profile forward. We use English grown Challenger and East Kent Golding hops which are noted for their earthy/spicy aroma. Nitrogenation is employed for a smooth creamy experience!

Auburn Alehouse Mcford’s Irish Red Ale

Auburn Alehouse Mcford’s Irish Red Ale

Irish Red Ale4.1% ABV24 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

McFord's Irish Red Ale was inspired by a recent trip to Ireland. The Fords tasted their way through the Emerald Isle picking apart the flavors and nuances of traditional Reds and Stouts that have been brewed there for centuries. McFord's IRA is ruby red and showcases a fine malt body with a slight mineral presence. A steady hand of traditional hops just balances the sweetness out and are present in the background.

Auburn Alehouse Miners Wheat

Auburn Alehouse Miners Wheat

American Wheat Beer5.0% ABV22 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

All-American filtered wheat ale. American grown pale and wheat malts and Willamette Valley hops combine to give Miner's Wheat Ale a crisp malt presence that is swept away by citrusy floral hops. A real summertime crowd pleaser!

Auburn Alehouse Oktoberfest Marzen

Auburn Alehouse Oktoberfest Marzen

Märzen5.2% ABV40 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Our Oktoberfest Marzen is our interpretation of an authentic German Marzen. Amber-red in color this lager is matured for over 30 days with our unique lager yeast strain. The result is a “fest “ Marzen with delicate malt and hop flavor that is very quaffable!

Auburn Alehouse Old Prospector

Auburn Alehouse Old Prospector

American Barleywine10.0% ABV95 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Dark and complex, this strong ale was brewed to wine strength using copious amounts of malt and hops. Aging for several months has mellowed this "old prospector" into a smooth and rich ale, perfect for sipping on a cold winter's night. Dark crystal malts lend a toasted malt sweetness with flavors of raisins and plums, while Magnum and Cascade hops balance this full bodied malt brew with a clean bitterness and hop aroma.

Auburn Alehouse Old Town Brown

Auburn Alehouse Old Town Brown

English Brown Ale3.8% ABV25 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Styled after the classic English Brown Ale, the Old Town Brown is truly one of the most sessionable ales on the menu. Old Town Brown has a smooth yet complex maltiness derived from a special blend of roasted chocolate and caramel malts. Don't be surprised if you can't just order one!

Auburn Alehouse PU240 Imperial IPA

Auburn Alehouse PU240 Imperial IPA

Double IPA8.0% ABV100 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Named after the isotope essential for nuclear grade weapons, this "Weapons Grade Ale" is the hop bomb you didn't see coming! At 100 bettering units, PU240 captures the explosive hop flavor and aroma necessary to achieve a critical mass that you won't find in other high-hop ales. A classified and combustible amount of Summit and Galena hops along with a double dry-hop bombardment of Simcoe, Amarillo and Centennial contribute to PU240's high rate of hop fusion.

Auburn Alehouse Placer Porter

Auburn Alehouse Placer Porter

American Porter5.0% ABV34 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

This dark ale is very smooth with a complex roasted malt character. Crystal, brown and chocolate malts inspire coffee and chocolate flavors and aroma. A malty sweet finish compliments the middle bitter roasted malt finish.

Auburn Alehouse Porter 240

Auburn Alehouse Porter 240

Experimental Beer9.0% ABV

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Auburn Alehouse Porter 240

Auburn Alehouse Porter 240

American Porter10.0% ABV

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Auburn Alehouse Pu 239

Auburn Alehouse Pu 239

Double IPA9.0% ABV

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Auburn Alehouse Rye IPA

Auburn Alehouse Rye IPA

Rye IPA6.7% ABV

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Auburn Alehouse Saison Collab With Peter Hoey

Auburn Alehouse Saison Collab With Peter Hoey

Saison7.0% ABV

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Auburn Alehouse Shanghai Stout

Auburn Alehouse Shanghai Stout

Oatmeal Stout4.8% ABV40 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Full-bodied with roasted coffee undertones, our stout is mashed in with over 100 pounds of oats to give it a smooth, creamy profile. Nitrogen is employed to produce a thick creamy head and to enhance drinkability. Its name is a tribute to the bar and restaurant that formerly occupied ours!

Auburn Alehouse The Golden One

Auburn Alehouse The Golden One

Cream Ale5.5% ABV19 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Light in color and low in bitterness, this sparkling ale can keep you going all evening long.

Auburn Alehouse Village Idiot

Auburn Alehouse Village Idiot

Specialty Wood-Aged Beer9.8% ABV45 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

We brewed a stronger version of our already strong Pale Ale, Fool’s Gold, and aged it in 4 Roses Whiskey barrels for five months. The result is a straw-colored Ale with aromas of whiskey and oak. This heavy-hitter has a surprisingly smooth malty finish. At 9.8% ABV, a few glasses of this and you’ll be…. well the name says it all!

Auburn Alehouse ZZ Hop

Auburn Alehouse ZZ Hop

Triple IPA9.4% ABV140 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Triple the hop iSOBERization from three different forms of Chinook, Centennial and Amarillo hops. An intense floral and piney aroma with an explosion of hop flavor quickly turns to sharp bitterness followed by a brief encounter with malted barley. One sip will make your tongue feel like a hop oil spill has occurred just past your lips.

Auburn Alehouse 9 Lives

Auburn Alehouse 9 Lives

Session IPA4.8% ABV45 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Brewed for our 9-year Anniversary, this session IPA has Cascade and Mosaic hops.

Auburn Alehouse Auburn Export Lager

Auburn Alehouse Auburn Export Lager

American Lager5.0% ABV22 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Our lightest brew is a bright-golden colored lager that delivers a crisp, delicate balance of malts and German noble hops. This refreshing lager is fermented at cooler temperatures, for much longer periods with the Alehouse's authentic lager yeast, giving it a smooth, clean taste. A perfectly refreshing everyday beer.

Auburn Alehouse Cease & Desist

Auburn Alehouse Cease & Desist

Belgian-American IPA5.5% ABV60 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

This Belgo-American IPA is a collaboration with our friends at Berryessa Brewing Co. A day at each brewery with the same ingredients produced this highly drinkable medium-bodied Ale. This hazy golden-colored Pale Ale was brewed using 15% brown rice and hopped with Citra and Sorachi Ace hops. Its fresh citrus aroma with banana and clove flavors rounds off the intense hoppy characteristics.

Auburn Alehouse Fg5

Auburn Alehouse Fg5

American IPA5.0% ABV

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Auburn Alehouse Hop Snob

Auburn Alehouse Hop Snob

White IPA6.7% ABV75 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Light and hazy in color, with a brief, biscuity, maltiness drowned by deep waves of sharp orange zest, grapefruit, mango and lemon. Sharp and piney.

Auburn Alehouse Hoppy Workplace IPA

Auburn Alehouse Hoppy Workplace IPA

American IPA4.8% ABV48 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

We used fruity Simcoe hops blended with slightly dank mosaics to create a hop explosion in a pint.

Auburn Alehouse Lil' Digger IPA

Auburn Alehouse Lil' Digger IPA

Session IPA4.8% ABV50 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Our interpretation of a California "session " IPA, Lil' Digger has all the hop punch of its big brother, but with less alcohol. This highly quaffable IPA employs two-row pale and lightly kilned malts that are overpowered by a heavy-handed brewer with access to Galaxy and Centennial hops! California style for sure.

Auburn Alehouse Lil' Lucci

Auburn Alehouse Lil' Lucci

Saison5.7% ABV25 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Mild fruitiness, low hop presence with a slight haze, this saison is certain to refresh our hot summer time customers.

Auburn Alehouse One

Auburn Alehouse One

Kölsch4.9% ABV21 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

German-style Blonde Ale.

Auburn Alehouse Pu2401 Whiskey Blend

Auburn Alehouse Pu2401 Whiskey Blend

American Porter10.0% ABV

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Auburn Alehouse Rye Not?

Auburn Alehouse Rye Not?

Rye Ale5.1% ABV22 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

Brewed with 25% Rye malt this seasonal Rye Ale is similar to a wheat ale in that it is smooth, light-bodied, crisp and goes down easy! The addition of malted Rye adds a sharp crispness to an already perfect summer beer.

Auburn Alehouse Sluice Box

Auburn Alehouse Sluice Box

American Brown Ale6.7% ABV40 IBU

Auburn Alehouse Brewery and RestaurantAuburn, CA

A collaboration brew with High Water Brewing Company, this American brown ale is highly hopped with Mosaic and El Dorado hops to give it a pleasant but strong hoppiness. Brewed with Vienna, Brown and dark Crystal malts, this special brew had molasses and sorghum syrup added to the boil to give it a subtle sweetness.