Anchor Brewing Blog

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Monthly Archives: July 2016

Crowning Achievements: Anchor Brewing Milestones

You might have noticed a date and a corresponding description underneath the crown of your last bottle of Anchor Steam Beer. Since 2015, in commemoration of 50 years since Fritz Maytag bought Anchor Brewing, igniting the American Craft Beer Revolution, Anchor Steam bottles include fun facts about Anchor’s rich history on the underside of each cap.  … read entire article

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Anchor Brewing & California State Parks: A Natural Partnership

Anchor Brewing Company is proud to celebrate California’s rich cultural and natural history while supporting the preservation of the Golden State’s unique heritage. Actively embracing California’s brewing traditions, Anchor California Lager® is our re-creation of a historic beer: the first genuine lager brewed in California. The label features a California Grizzly Bear, an icon for our state, as well as for… read entire article

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Cooking with Craft Beer: Grilled Go West! IPA Jalapeno Blackberry Wings

The weather is getting warmer and it’s time to roll out the grill after its winter hibernation. We’ve teamed up with San Francisco-based Chef Kenneth Hernandez to create this delicious recipe for jalapeno blackberry wings made with our Go West! IPA. Trust us, you’ll want to give these a try. Plus these wings pair great with… read entire article

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Cooking with Craft Beer: Liberty Ale Cold Wild Rice

Summertime and picnics are a perfect pairing, especially when craft beer is on the menu. When the beer is one of the ingredients, you’ve got a recipe for a tasty summer treat. We’ve teamed up with Chef Kenneth Hernandez again this summer to create some fun recipes for guests to enjoy with their picnics at San Francisco’s… read entire article

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From the Barrel: Anchor Brandy Barrel-Aged Stout Release

Sit back and let us tell you a story. A story of a rich, dark stout that found its way into brandy barrels, and eventually into our signature 1.5 L Magnum bottles. The story of this unique brew is really two stories: the story of the barrels and the story of the stout. The Barrels The story… read entire article

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Christmas in July with Anchor Brewing

We might be months from hearing sleigh bells ring, but with the first brew of this year’s Anchor Christmas Ale already in the books, we’re in the mood to celebrate. We’re celebrating “Christmas in July” at the brewery all month long with a special Christmas in July Bucket, filled with bottles of Anchor Christmas Ales… read entire article

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