Anchor Brewing Company | San Francisco, California
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Anchor Brewing Company
Excellent based on 68 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

1705 Mariposa St
San Francisco, California United States 94107 [ print map ]
415 863 8350

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Hours: Call to book a tour


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Beer Available At Anchor Brewing Company (arranged by most recent)
Anchor IPA 89, Anchor Old Foghorn Ale 99, Caldera IPA 96, Anchor BigLeaf Maple Autumn Red 86, Popaire Tinta De Pop 49, Anchor Saison 50, Anchor California Uncommon , Anchor Liberty Ale 93, Naparbier Alien Claw 89, De Dolle Extra Export Stout 98, Menduiña Santa Campaña 81, Waterloo Tripel 7 Blonde 60, Hardknott Dark Energy 82, La Pirata Black Block 99, Anchor Zymaster Series No. 1 California Lager 57, Menduiña Demo Neghro Oak Aged , Anchor Winter Wheat 92, Moeder Overste 78, Far West Red Wine Ale 37, Bresañ Tostada 18
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68 reviews for Anchor Brewing Company
 Ambiance  92%
 Service  89%
 Selection  72%
 Food  65%
 Value  92%
 Overall  87%
 Rating  95%
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
emartell  (23) Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico | December 3, 2013
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.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
y0cola  (21) fremont, California | April 15, 2006
interesting tour. went into a lot of detail and history with the tour but damn the wait for the beer was way too long. unlimited free beer at the end of the tour. we got crunkdafied.
94
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
salvaticas  (20) , | January 19, 2014
A pleasant surprise. The classic Anchor Steam is unbeatable, and the brewery has a rich and beautiful history. The tour and guides were fantastic. The beer is underrated. Excellent.
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
noradeirdre  (16) New Orleans, Louisiana | September 15, 2013
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.
96
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
Rocket04  (15) | February 27, 2015
Used to be free tour but now $15. This review is for when it was FREE. Awesome tour and great tasting of so many beers at the end!
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
SFtaster  (13) San Francisco, California | January 22, 2010
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!
96
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 20/20
asedzie  (12) San Francisco, California | January 19, 2008| Updated May 2, 2008
Live in the neighborhood and stopped by to say hi on a friday afternoon. Stopping by without a reservation way in advance was definitely a no no, but the folks inside were really neighborly and invited me in to have drinks with the employees at the bar overlooking the gorgeous brewing equipment. Lots of fun chatting with these guys and tasting the beer fresh from the brewery. Did the tour and it was great. Strangely enough, the smells of the hand brewing process alone have made me a loyal drinker of Anchor products.
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  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
infinitetease  (12) Tucson, Arizona | March 4, 2009
All US microbreweries owe Fritz Maytag and Anchor Brewing a debt of gratitude. Their beers are generally very good (although I don’t like their summer wheat beer or the Small beer.) Anchor Steam, Liberty Ale, and Porter are all classics and hold up well against any of the extreme beers of their style. Anchor is not a trendy brewery - I wouldn’t expect a sour or a Belgian style Tripel from them any time some - nor would I want one. I respect their integrity, and thank them for leading the micro-brewery revolution so long ago.
94
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
UNCCTF  (11) Cary, North Carolina | May 28, 2004
An amazing brewery tour - I expected a much bigger facility, but the operation is in fact pretty small. The tasting was fantastic - pretty much all you can drink, as they didn’t mind refilling my glass at least twice with Old Foghorn. A must if you’re ever in the Bay Area. Also, check out some of the food joints nearby - great sandwiches and such at all of them.
84
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
BigDUK  (10) , England | August 28, 2009
Toured on the 29th July 09. Booked over 2 months in advance and just got on! The building is fairly modern and unassuming; you’d never guess it’s a brewery from the exterior (no signs or visible clues to mention, even the taxi driver had no idea it was here!). The tour guide (Andrew I think) was very informative, detailing the company history and its relatively recent rebirth. Seeing the 3 beautiful coppers tuns near the start of the process to the bottling to the all important tasting after the tour was great. A great tour for those interested in either the company or brewing in general. And its free!

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