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Anchor Brewing’s San Francisco Beer Week 2018 Events

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It’s that time of year again: San Francisco Beer Week is the stuff of hop head dreams and we’re thrilled to offer up a number of awesome events jampacked with exclusive brews, pairings, and more! We’re hosting events both here at the brewery and Anchor Public Taps, as well as across the city. Check out our list and come Raise Your Anchor with us!

Friday, 2/9

  • Anchor Brewing Tap Takeover
    • Location: New England Lobster Market, 824 Cowan Road in Burlingame
    • Time: 3-6pm
    • Event Details:
      • Enjoy an Anchor Brewing tap takeover featuring Anchor Steam Beer, Mango Wheat, and Go West! IPA. $1 off Anchor beers.
      • Pair your Anchor beer with the lobster roll, lobster tacos, and the twin tails.
      • Anchor giveaways and special prizes from the brewery.
      • Meet the Anchor crew and learn about the brewery.
  • First Taps: OB Bonfire Lager (ThirstyBear Collaboration)
    • Location: Anchor Public Taps, 495 De Haro Street in SF
    • Time: 5-9pm
    • Event Details:
      • Join us for the debut of our new collaboration beer made with ThirstyBear Organic Brewery.
      • We crafted a fun, smooth and malty American Smoked Lager. It features a mixed malt bill with great character, featuring Admiral Malting’s “Maiden Voyage,” and both mesquite-smoked and cherry wood smoked malt. This delicious brew is finished with Cascade hops to unite this smoky brew as the all-American BBQ beer.
      • Meet the Anchor Brewers!
      • Enjoy 14 Anchor beers on tap and grub from the food truck!

Saturday, 2/10

  • Yoga + Beer with Showga
    • Location: Anchor Public Taps, 495 De Haro Street in SF
    • Time: 10am-12pm
    • Event Details:
      • Come experience Showga; a unique yoga experience incorporating live music featuring local artist Miles Lassi.
      • Afterwards, enjoy beers on tap and food from the food truck on site!
      • Ticket required; includes yoga class & 1 beer of your choice. Purchase tickets here.
  • Anchor Brewing’s Battle of the Bands
    • Location: SoMa StrEat Food Park, 428 11th Street in SF
    • Time: 12-4pm
    • Event Details:
      • Kick off San Francisco Beer Week with a head-bang at the best beer-filled outdoor music showdown in San Francisco!
      • Jam to the Battle of the Bands concert, featuring some of the Bay’s best rising talent. Grab some grub from the trucks and spend the afternoon savoring Anchor Brewing’s finest classic beers and exclusive, limited releases!
      • Free concert with live, local bands battling throughout the day!
      • Cast your vote alongside a panel of notable judges
      • Pouring the best beers Anchor Brewing has to offer; try exclusive limited release beers, along with classic and new creations
      • Meet the Brewers! Meet, greet, and mingle with the masterminds behind these brew-tiful beers
      • 10+ delicious food trucks serving sweet and savory eats
      • Tickets for the optional All You Can Drink Beer Passport can be purchased here.

Sunday, 2/11

  • Pink Boots Society Collaboration Brew Day
    • Location: Anchor Public Taps, 495 De Haro Street in SF
    • Time: 11am-4pm
    • Event Details:
      • Join us and the Pink Boots Society for a special collaboration brew day! Anchor brewer Jen Jordan will be brewing a big IPA dry-hopped with a special Pink Boots hop blend.
        • The collaboration beer to be released on International Women’s Day 3/8 exclusively at Anchor Public Taps.
      • Watch the brewing magic happen while enjoying some of the 14 Anchor beers on tap! Food truck on site providing delicious grub to pair with your beer.
      • Get your learn on at the women-led Beer Education Station and mingle with the Pink Boots San Francisco Chapter.
      • The Pink Boots Society’s mission is to assist, inspire, and encourage women beer industry professionals to advance their careers through education.

Monday: 2/12

  • Hoppy Monday with Anchor Brewing
    • Location: Anchor Public Taps, 495 De Haro Street in SF
    • Time: 6-7:30pm
    • Event Details:
      • Join us for a Hoppy Monday with the Anchor Pilot Brewer Dane Volek who will host an educational and entertaining seminar and tasting, focused on all things hops!
      • In an intimate group led by Dane, attendees will learn extensively about hops; the agronomy of hops, hop science and chemistry, hop use in brewing, and the variety of hop products available to brewers today.
      • Enjoy pours of Anchor Steam, Liberty Ale, Brewers’ Pale Ale, Potrero Project Juicy Pale Ale No. 1, and GFA Double IPA.
      • Ticket required; includes seminar and beer tasting. Purchase tickets here.

Tuesday, 2/13

  • Trivia Tuesday- Beer Geek Edition
    • Location: Anchor Public Taps, 495 De Haro Street in SF
    • Time: 6-8pm
    • Event Details:
      • Round up the beer geeks in your life and head to Anchor Public Taps for a special edition of our weekly Trivia Tuesday! Anchor brewers will be leading beer trivia rounds covering everything from brewing processes, craft beer history, beer styles, and more! Trivia is free to play.
      • Great prizes and tasty brews!
      • Enjoy 14 Anchor beers on tap and grub from the food truck!
  • Anchor Brewing Tap Takeover
    • Location: Old Princeton Landing, 460 Capistrano Road in El Granada
    • Time: 4-7pm
    • Event Details:
      • Enjoy an Anchor Brewing tap takeover featuring Anchor Steam Beer, Unfiltered Steam Beer, Brewers’ Pale Ale, Blackberry Daze IPA, Mango Wheat, and Anchor Gold. $1 off Anchor beers 4-7pm!
      • Old Princeton Landing will be featuring Taco Tuesday fair along with Anchor Steam Beer battered fish and chips.
      • Anchor giveaways and special prizes from the brewery.
      • Meet the Anchor crew and learn about the brewery.

Wednesday, 2/14

  • Anti-Valentine’s Day Party
    • Location: Anchor Public Taps, 495 De Haro Street in SF
    • Time: 5-9pm
    • Event Details:
      • Some call it Valentine’s Day, others call it Single’s Awareness Day. If we’ve got roses and chocolate, we’d rather use it to make beer.
      • Join us alone, with a friend, or a lover for some tasty treats, regardless if and how you’re celebrating.
      • We’ll be tapping a specialty firkin of Imperial Porter cask conditioned with rose water, made exclusively for this event.
      • It appears as jet black as the heart of your scorned lover.
      • Aromas of dense chocolate cake and room temperature brownies, with a hint of the roses you were going to give your lover, before they left.
      • Flavors to match, and a hint of sweet complexity that will never let you down. Warming, copious quantities of ethanol. Just like you need it.
      • And! A linger that stings, but in a way that makes you crave more. Not like lovers past, but the one yet to come.
      • We’ll also have our Chocolate Milk Stout on tap; a silky sweet milk stout with added cacao to make a beautiful combination of chocolatey milkiness in a smooth and delicious Stout. This creamy delight was made for quaffing with nice roasty-toasty malty aromas and a touch of milk sugars to soothe the palate.
      • Dandelion Chocolate will be onsite featuring a delicious beer and chocolate pairing! Enjoy a four-part beer and chocolate pairing featuring San Francisco’s oldest brewery and renowned single-origin chocolate maker! The pairing will feature new and limited-release brews from Anchor Brewing and a unique, tasty selection from Dandelion Chocolate. Get the specialty beer flight and enjoy a complimentary chocolate pairing with it.
      • Enjoy 14 Anchor beers on tap, from classics you know and love to limited-release beers exclusively served at Anchor Public Taps.
      • Get some grub from the food truck onsite serving up contemporary Mexican cuisine sourced from local, organic, and sustainable farmers.
  • Love Games
    • Location: Emporium, 616 Divisadero Street in SF
    • Time: 8-11pm
    • Event Details:
      • Join Anchor Brewing and San Franpsycho for a special Valentine’s Day party! Whether you’re single or taken, come out to Emporium for a good time. Don’t hate the player, hate the game.
      • Anchor brewers’ skee ball competition: take on the Anchor brewers in skee ball! Free to enter, win great prizes from Anchor, San Franpsycho, and other local businesses.
      • Play pinball, pool, and 50 old-school arcade games.
      • San Franpsycho will be onsite live-screen printing an exclusive Anchor x San Franpsycho design drawn by a local artist.
      • Enjoy an Anchor Brewing tap takeover including both classic and new beers; Unfiltered Steam Beer, Anchor California Lager, Brewers’ Pale Ale, Anchor Coffee Porter, and Blackberry Daze IPA.
      • Meet and mingle with the Anchor brewers, the masterminds behind these beers.
      • Dance to the beats of local DJ’s spinning tracks all night.

Thursday, 2/15

  • Throwback Thursday
    • Location: Anchor Public Taps, 495 De Haro Street in SF
    • Time: 5-9pm
    • Event Details:
      • Celebrate Throwback Thursday with us for a very special and rare release of a beer from our past, Anchor Bock. We’re brewing up a fresh batch specially for this event so you can enjoy fresh pours of a beer from our past, sound-tracked by throwback tunes!
      • Anchor Bock Beer is brewed from a complex blend of malts, and fresh, whole-cone hops. The dark satiny texture of the beer, with its rich hints of chocolate, caramel and roasted barley, is our interpretation of the historically strong German Bock beers. Anchor Bock Beer is brewed with a blend of 2-Row Pale, Munich, Caramel, Chocolate, and Wheat malt. It’s hopped with Nugget and Glacier in the brewkettle and dry-hopped in the cellar with Glacier hops.
      • Meet the Anchor brewers!
      • Enjoy 14 Anchor beers on tap and grub from the food truck!
  • Anchor Shrimp Boil 2018
    • Location: Anchor & Hope, 83 Minna Street in SF
    • Time: 5pm & 7:30pm (2 seatings)
    • Event Details:
      • Join us for Anchor & Hope’s annual Shrimp Boil
      • Enjoy all-you-can-eat shrimp and all-you-can-drink draft beer featuring brews from Anchor Brewing, ThirstyBear Organic Brewery, and San Francisco Brewing.
      • Ticket required. Make a reservation by calling Anchor & Hope at 415-501-9100
  • Barrel Aged Porter Release
    • Time: 5:30-8pm
    • Location: Anchor Brewing, 1705 Mariposa Street in SF
    • Event Details:
      • Join us at the brewery for the release of our Barrel Aged Porter!
      • Barrel Aged Porter is an elevated exploration of Anchor’s original porter recipe, aged to perfection in a variety of barrels, in-house.
      • Event ticket includes:
        • 1 bottle of Barrel Aged Porter (22 oz.)
        • Tastings of the Barrel Aged Porter and Anchor Porter for a side-by-side comparison of the beers, before and after the barrel!
        • Tastings of exclusive and new beers; Unfiltered Steam Beer & Brewers’ Pale Ale.
        • Light bites paired with our beers.
        • Self-guided brewery tour.
        • Opportunity to purchase additional bottles of the Barrel Aged Porter while supplies last (22 oz., $20 retail). Packaged beer, growlers, and merchandise are also available for sale, however, the Barrel Aged Porter only comes in 22 oz. bottle format.
      • Purchase tickets here.
  • Chili and Beer Pairing
    • Time: 5-7pm
    • Location: Hardwood Bar & Smokery, 680 8th Street in SF
    • Event Details:
      • Enjoy a bowl of chili made with San Francisco’s original Anchor Steam Beer. Naturally, pair with a pint of Anchor Steam!
      • Meet and mingle with the Anchor crew and learn about the brewery.
      • Classic and new beer features on tap: Anchor Steam Beer and Brewers’ Pale Ale.

Friday, 2/16

  • An Evening with Anchor Brewing
    • Location: Gott’s Roadside, Ferry Building Marketplace in SF
    • Time: 5-8pm
    • Event Details:
      • Celebrate SF Beer Week with Anchor Brewing at Gott’s Roadside
      • Enjoy an Anchor Brewing tap takeover featuring both classic and new beers; Anchor Steam, Anchor California Lager, Blackberry Daze IPA, Brewers’ Pale Ale, and Anchor Porter.
      • The kitchen will be making special dishes with Anchor Steam Beer! Try the Anchor Steam beer battered cauliflower seasoned with an Indian Dal spices and served with a tomato chutney. Or try Gott’s classic Anchor Steam Beer battered fish and chips!
  • First Taps- Potrero Project Porter
    • Location: Anchor Public Taps, 495 De Haro Street in SF
    • Time: 5-9pm
    • Event Details:
      • Join us for the debut of a new porter brewed at Public Taps!
      • Meet the Anchor Brewers!
      • Enjoy 14 Anchor beers on tap and grub from the food truck!
  • Anchor Brewing Presents Xiomara, Kendra McKinley & JULiA LEWiS
    • Location: Amnesia, 853 Valencia Street in SF
    • Time: 8pm-12:30am
    • Event Details:
      • Celebrate San Francisco Beer Week as Anchor Brewing Company & DotheBay present a local music showcase, hosting some of the Bay’s best rising talent.
      • Xiomara, who will headlining the show with a live band, is an Oakland-based singer who straddles the line between R&B, hip-hop, jazz and soul with every breath.
      • Kendra McKinley will take the stage in duo format, showcasing her prismatic voice that inhabits multiple musical identities.
      • JULiA LEWiS will open and close the show with two very special (and very different) sets. One of the Bay’s rising hop-hop and electronic producers, his style incorporates everything from Brazilian rhythms to big, beautiful, booming bass.
      • Enjoy Anchor Brewing tap features including classic, new, and limited-release beers; Anchor Steam Beer, Anchor California Lager, Brewers’ Pale Ale, and Brandy Barrel Aged Stout.
      • Meet and mingle with the Anchor brewers, the masterminds behind these beers.
      • Concert is free with RSVP through DotheBay. Entry is subject to the venue’s capacity.

Saturday, 2/17

  • Anchor Brewing Single Barrel Tasting
    • Location: Anchor Public Taps, 495 De Haro Street in SF
    • Time: 1-5pm (1-hour tasting sessions)
    • Event Details:
      • Join us for our most anticipated event during SF Beer Week! Anchor brewers will take attendees through a very rare tasting featuring single barrel aged beers siphoned directly from the barrel in front of you.
      • Attendees will enjoy pours of:
      • Ticket required, pre-sale tickets recommended- this will sell out! Purchase tickets here.
  • Anchor Beer & Dandelion Chocolate Pairing
    • Location: The Chapel, 777 Valencia Street in SF
    • Time: 6-8pm
    • Event Details:
      • Enjoy a four-part beer and chocolate pairing featuring San Francisco’s oldest brewery and renowned single-origin chocolate maker! The pairing will feature new and limited-release brews from Anchor Brewing and a unique, tasty selection from Dandelion Chocolate.
      • Learn about the craft of chocolate making and taste warm, liquid, unfinished chocolate.
      • Brewers and chocolate makers will be onsite to chat about their craft and lead you through the pairing.
      • No ticket required, just come by for a beer flight and complimentary chocolate pairing.

Sunday, 2/18

  • Beer Float Party with Humphry Slocombe
    • Location: Anchor Public Taps, 495 De Haro Street in SF
    • Time: 2-4pm
    • Event Details:
      • I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream… and beer!
      • Join us for an Anchor Brewing & Humphry Slocombe beer float party! Anchor and Humphry Slocombe have a mutual appreciation for one another, being two San Francisco companies working to delight the taste buds with suds and sweets.
      • The good folks at Humphry Slocombe will be serving scoops of complimentary beer ice cream. Pick between Anchor Steam Cream or Coffee Porter Cream! Take it to the next level and make a beer float with a pint of Anchor Steam or Anchor Coffee Porter!

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