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Anchor Brewing to Quadruple its Production with New Facilities Planned for Pier 48

Expansion Project Represents first Major Tenant of Mission Rock Project

February 19, 2013

Anchor Brewing Company Launches Anchor California Lager® And Forms Partnership with California State Parks Foundation

Sales of California Lager will Benefit Discretionary Grants for State Parks Across the Golden State

February 07, 2013

A Super-Sized Craft Beer Wager between Anchor Brewing Company and Flying Dog Brewery

January 28, 2013

As our beloved San Francisco 49ers prepare for their Super Bowl match-up against the Baltimore Ravens, Anchor Brewing Company enters a high-stakes wager involving more than just hometown pride against Maryland’s largest craft brewer, Flying Dog.

Anchor Brewing Company Sets Sail with Zymaster® Series No. 3: Flying Cloud San Francisco Stout

January 15, 2013

San Francisco, CA (Jan. 15, 2013) – Today, Anchor Brewing announces the release of the third brew in our Zymaster® Series, Flying Cloud San Francisco Stout. Named after a San Francisco sailing legend from a time when stouts were first exported to the West Coast, Zymaster® No. 3: Flying Cloud San Francisco Stout will be released in selected Anchor markets in January 2013.

SAN FRANCISCO MAYOR LEE & GREEN BAY MAYOR SCHMITT MAKE FRIENDLY WAGER ON 49ERS-PACKERS PLAYOFF GAME

January 11, 2013

San Francisco, CA – Today Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Mayor James J. Schmitt of Green Bay, Wisconsin agreed to a friendly wager on the outcome of this weekend’s 49ers-Packers NFC Divisional Playoff game, which takes place this Saturday, January 12 at 5:00 pm at Candlestick Park in San Francisco.

Toast the Season with Anchor Brewing Company’s 2012 Christmas Ale

November 01, 2012

Anchor Brewing Company announces the release of our Christmas Ale for 2012, an Anchor tradition now in its thirty-eighth year.

MAYOR LEE & ST. LOUIS MAYOR SLAY MAKE FRIENDLY MAYORAL WAGER ON GIANTS-CARDINALS NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

Mayors Wager Twitter Avatars & Iconic Foods on Outcome of NLCS

October 14, 2012

Mayor Edwin M. Lee and St. Louis Mayor Francis G. Slay today agreed to a friendly mayoral wager on the outcome of the Giants-Cardinals National League Championship Series matchup.

A Magnum-Sized Celebration to Honor 41 Years of Brewing

September 28, 2012

On September 30, 1971, Mark Carpenter joined Anchor Brewing Company as one of five employees. In the decades that followed, Mark played a key role in developing the many innovative American craft beers that were produced at Anchor.

Virgin America Gains Steam in the Air

August 15, 2012

Anchor Steam ® Beer derives its unusual name from the gold rush era when the foggy night air cooled the fermenting beer on San Francisco’s rooftops and thus, was nicknamed “steam”. Now our trademark American craft brew, Anchor Steam Beer will literally be flying high above the skies of San Francisco and around the country.

Anchor Brewing Unveils Zymaster® Series No. 2: Mark’s Mild

July 17, 2012

San Francisco, CA (July 17, 2012) – Today, Anchor Brewing announces the release of the second craft brew in our Zymaster Series, Mark’s Mild.