Anchor Brewing Blog

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

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May 16, 2014

Alameda County Fair Homebrew Label…

Jim Stitt, longtime label designer for Anchor, and Dave Burkhart, Anchor’s Design and Graphics Production Manager, spent Saturday, May 10 together at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton CA. After enjoying some delicious BBQ and homebrew with the knowledgeable and affable judges of the Alameda County Fair (Bay Area Brew Off) Homebrew Competition, Jim and… read entire article

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May 8, 2014

See the Elephant in New York City!…

Anchor IPA is now available in New York! Anchor Brewmaster Mark Carpenter and the Anchor Brewing crew will be in New York City the week of May 12-15 to celebrate the arrival of Anchor IPA with release parties Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday nights. We hope you’ll join us at one (or more!) of the events… read entire article

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April 30, 2014

Ask Bob Brewer: Refrigerator vs.…

Bob Brewer answers your questions about the world of beer and brewing. Bro Mist (via Facebook): Does beer age as well refrigerated? Or is cellar temperature best? And, What is your favorite beer to brew? Bob: When aging beer there are several things to consider along with just the temperature. Certainly cellar temperature, around 55 degrees… read entire article

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April 18, 2014

What’s Wrong with this…

Brewery Historian Dave Burkhart and Brewery Loyalist Melba Moeck on Anchor’s “Earthquake Beer” A few months ago we received this nice email from longtime Anchor fan Melba Moeck: After the 1989 earthquake Anchor Brewing bottled beer with upside-down labels. If someone at Anchor Brewing is interested in a six-pack of these unopened bottles that could… read entire article