Anchor Brewing Blog

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

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July 8, 2014

Stern Grove Festival | San Francisco Symphony

A patriotic weekend culminated in a special performance by the San Francisco Symphony at Stern Grove. The Symphony’s program joined the celebratory mood of 4th 0f July weekend festivities, featuring a delightful array of American music, with venerable artists Bernstein and Mancini among the choice picks. American-made brews, Anchor Steam, Anchor California Lager, and Anchor IPA were the perfect… read entire article

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July 2, 2014

Stern Grove Festival: Allen Stone | Yuna

Sunday, June 29 was one of those picture perfect (real) summer days in San Francisco, which brought out the crowds to bask in the bright California sun at Sigmund Stern Grove. And how appropriate to celebrate the summer sun with some jovial, uplifting, soulful music from Yuna and Seattle’s Allen Stone. We were pleased to join the masses to celebrate… read entire article

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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