Anchor Brewing Blog

A look into our culture, history, and insights into the Anchor Brewing process.

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September 18, 2014

Ask Bob Brewer: Filtering Water Used in Anchor Brews

Mike D. (via email): Hey Bob! I took the tour (loved it!) and was told that you guys use regular old San Francisco tap water. My question is about filtering the water. Do you not filter it because you don’t need to, or because you like some aspect of the water that you don’t want to… read entire article

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September 10, 2014

Anchor Adventures Photo Contest Winners

We’ve had a ton of fun looking through the photos we’ve received all summer long for our Anchor Adventures Photo Contest. Before we get to the awards, we’d like to raise an Anchor and say, “Cheers!”  to everyone who took the time to capture a summer adventure with an Anchor brew. We received over 200 entries from beautiful places across the… read entire article

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August 27, 2014

Beyond the Bottle: Craft Beer in Cans

Bob Brewer looks at the growing trend of packaging craft beer in cans. Beer in cans has been around for a long time. Starting shortly after the repeal of prohibition, American breweries began experimenting with the idea as a way to replace the glass bottle as the primary package for beer - a concept fully endorsed by… read entire article

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August 20, 2014

Linda Rowe: 40 Years at Anchor

By: Jeevan Subbiah Amidst the pillars that support the iconic and historic Anchor Brewing Company, there is a rock. The rock is Linda Rowe, Director of Finance and Administration. “She is the business rock that we built the brewery upon,” stated Fritz Maytag during Linda’s recent all-brewery celebration luncheon. “I didn’t make a business decision… read entire article