San Diego, California, USA.
Inspired by the classic beer styles of Britain and Belgium, AleSmith is a growing artisan brewery in San Diego. Founded in 1995 by Skip Virgilio and Ted Newcomb in San Diego and inspired by the classic beer styles of Britain and Belgium, AleSmith is a growing artisan brewery. In 2002 the brewery was purchased by the company's brewmaster, Peter Zien. AleSmith produces a variety of beers, many of which have high alcohol content and are strongly hopped beers. The brewery has been the most popular on the RateBeer.com website in recent years and is consistently rated among the best brewers in the world.