rbsg tour 2009. pretty cool place, impressive due to the fact its so old and run right in the heart of the city. cool old building, the full selection of anchor brews. however, they don’t sell their oba ale or ol portero whiskey on site. wek sos. tour lets you get right up to everything, they have a lab on premesis, very cool. def worth a stop as there is a lot of history here, even though it was somewhat misrepresented in the tour on some aspects. hop room is cool, everything is cool!
We took a tour in the early summer and had a great time. Tour was informative from a historical perspective and quite entertaining. And hell, it was free and you get to taste 8 of their beers at the end. Just call way ahead of time to get a reservation on one of the tours because they are usually booked about 2 months in advance
A definite must stop while in San Francisco, but make a reservation before you go. Great view of the city. Nice homely "bar" after your tour. Great staff, very knowledgeable. Found out a lot about their beer, and enjoyed the samples of every beer they make on tap (except Small Beer).
Tour, August 2008. Up the stairs, past several well kept, low key offices, through the glass doors is the Anchor tasting room, where the tour starts. The guide was very personable and well spoken, taking us through the whole building, past what looked like free staff taps, though they are likely just water with anchor tap handles, through the bottling room. Don’t miss a chance to stick a head in the hop room, which is as aromatic an experience as can be. The tasting was free, booked in advance, and the beers were wonderful when served this fresh. I did not know that only one business day is devoted to brewing most of their diverse line of beers: the other days are all for steam beer. A worthwhile visit.
Un ecxelente tour cervecero, en el cual conoces la historia y actualidad de la cervecería.
El personal es muy atento y capacitado, su variedad de cervezas es genial, el lugar es muy bonito.
Definitivamente vale la pena.
Always a fun tour - glad we were able to go, a lot has changed between 2004 (when we were last there) and 2013. The tour is informative and entertaining, the folks running it seem to enjoy what they do. and there’s a hop room that will make you drool.
First tried the Porter on a trip to SF 25 years ago, so there will always be a fond place in my heart (get it?) for Anchor Brewing. Visited the brewery 15 years ago after moving to SF. They keep the tours small, so there’s a long waiting list, but I was a last minute add-on. Friendly people, fiirst-class operation, worth a visit to the place that inspired the microbrew revolution in the US. We San Franciscans take great pride in our historic contribution to the American craft brew industry!