Current Tap List
Last updated 11-18-19
2019 Oregon Beer Awards Gold Medal Winner
(ABV: 4.2%, IBU: 19) An ale as fun to drink as its name is to say! Pale blond in color, this very light beer is topped with a pure white head of foam. Only lightly hopped, the fresh basil takes over the aroma yet remains balanced and not overpowering in the taste. Honey lends a touch of sweetness, with the finish being dry and crisp.
Seasonals and Rotating Beers
Tuesday – Saturday
11:00am – 10:00pm
11:00am – 8:00pm
Minors allowed daily until 9pm
Our brewery taproom features seating accommodating 75+ guests, a full food menu, 14 taps featuring our latest brews and 2 guest ciders, plus wine by the glass. Enjoy food and drink in the taproom adjacent to the production area or take your beer home to go.
We love providing space for the community to come together over top-notch craft beer and food. Thank you Salem for your continued support and for having fun with us!
Become a SAW Crew Member
Join our Mug Club! Annual memberships are $100, begin June 1st, and include lots of awesome perks. The SAW Crew is full for 2019. Membership renewal
and new enrollment will begin again April 2020.
Our talented culinary team extends the same spirit as we put into our beer, bringing you well-crafted and enjoyable classic pub fare with artisan flair. Our food is crafted using as many fresh ingredients as possible, sourcing locally and regionally as available. Whether it’s one of our starters like hand-cut fries or fried jalapenos; our Oregon pasture raised beef burgers; a fresh salad; or the extensive build your own menu, we think you are going to love our food! Oh, and don’t forget about our amazing sauces, desserts, and more. Serving lunch and dinner during regular taproom hours!
Salem Ale Works was founded by two college friends and former wildland firefighters; Justin Ego and Jake Bonham. Their shared experiences and love of great craft beer gave rise to the formation of a nano-brewery in 2013; through which they have brought well-crafted and enjoyable beers to the Salem community and beyond.
In June 2017, after several years of incremental growth and amazing support from the Salem community, Salem Ale Works outgrew its location and made the move to a new space, nearly 5 times as large but within sight of the previous building.