Anchor Brewing Blog

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

Monthly Archives: June 2014

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June 30, 2014

Ask Bob Brewer: Pasteurizing Craft Beer

Bob Brewer answers your questions about beer and brewing. Gary Gillman, Toronto (via email): Why does Anchor continue to use pasteurization even for draft beer? Most craft beer I am familiar with is not pasteurized except for some bottled and canned product. Isn’t unpasteurized beer superior in flavor? Bob: Good question Gary, and one that comes up from time to time.… read entire article

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June 23, 2014

Stern Grove Festival Returns to San Francisco

Just in time for the first Sunday of summer, the Stern Grove Festival kicked off its 77th season this past weekend at beautiful Sigmund Stern Grove in San Francisco. Crowds poured into Stern Grove for the “Big Picnic” to witness the timeless work of two classic Motown artists, Patti Austin and the great Smokey Robinson. What better… read entire article

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June 18, 2014

Anchor Adventures Photo Contest

The entry period is over. Thanks to everyone who entered! Planning an adventure this summer?  Capture your Anchor Adventure with an Anchor California Lager – now available in cans! – or any Anchor brew, and enter it in our Anchor Adventures Photo Contest! Entries will be accepted through Thursday, August 21, 2014. Whether you’re at… read entire article

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June 17, 2014

Anchor Brewing and Chris Robinson Brotherhood Present Brotherhood Steam Beer

Our friends of Chris Robinson Brotherhood released their new album “Phosphorescent Harvest” and kicked off their U.S. tour in the SF Bay Area earlier this spring. To celebrate, we tapped the first keg of our Brotherhood Steam Beer, a Golden State Collaboration of handcrafted California tunes and handcrafted California brews. Inspired by the brewing tradition of our… read entire article