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April 10, 2012

Brews & Baseball: Building Anchor Plaza at AT&T Park

Fans of Brews & Baseball have something new to look forward to this spring, summer, and fall in San Francisco. You may have already heard about Anchor Plaza at AT&T Park, an outdoor taproom that offers a selection of hand-crafted beers from Anchor Brewing, spirits from Anchor Distilling, and a delicious variety of food options… read entire article

March 28, 2012

The Early Days on Telegraph Hill

Visitors to Coit Tower—if fortunate enough to visit on a clear day—will appreciate Telegraph Hill’s spectacular view of modern-day San Francisco. It is one that San Francisco’s early settlers not only appreciated but grew dependent upon, thanks to the small windmill-like structure that once sat atop Telegraph Hill. According to San Francisco pioneer and painter… read entire article

January 19, 2012

Early SF: Golden Gate Trivia

San Francisco has had a Golden Gate for a lot longer than it has had a Golden Gate Bridge. It started during the last Ice Age, when the sea level was several hundred feet lower, and the waters of the glacier-fed Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers carved a deep channel through the bedrock on their… read entire article

January 12, 2012

Introducing: The Anchor Brewing Blog

We’ve been brewing beer for a long time here at Anchor Brewing Company. Over the years, we’ve developed a number of traditions and seen plenty of changes – in our industry, our city, and in the world around us. As the decades have passed and trends have come and gone, we’ve kept things largely the… read entire article

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