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Tag Archives: Anchor Summer Wheat

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Cooking with Craft Beer: Anchor Summer Wheat Potato Salad

The warm, sunny days of summertime are perfect for sharing great food and great beer with friends & family. When the beer is part of the recipe, everybody wins! We teamed up with Chef Kenneth Hernandez, Culinary Engineer and Founder of Collective Green SF, earlier this summer to create some fun recipes for guests to enjoy with… read entire article

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The Key to Summer Beer

Anchor historian Dave Burkhart explores Anchor’s first brew and bottling of Anchor Summer® Wheat, with a little help from former Anchor brewmaster Fritz Maytag. We first brewed Anchor Wheat Beer—now known as Anchor Summer® Wheat—in 1984, in celebration of the fifth anniversary of the first brew in our Mariposa Street brewery. This is our sixth… read entire article

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American Wheat Beers: Heritage and History

When Anchor Brewing Company first brewed a wheat beer in 1984, it was the first time that a wheat beer had been produced in America since Prohibition. Before Prohibition, during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, several styles of wheat beer were being produced by the largely immigrant German brewing industry that flourished during… read entire article

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