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Tag Archives: Serving Craft Beer

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Introducing Brewers’ Pale Ale Galaxy Hop Blend

Brewers’ Pale Ale is our evolving hop series brewed by brewers, for brewers.  We’re proud to release the third rendition of Brewers’ Pale Ale with the highly sought-after Galaxy hop: introducing Brewers’ Pale Ale Galaxy Hop Blend, an exceptionally bright and quaffable beer brimming with tropical hop flavor! Grown only in a specific region of Australia,… read entire article

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Proper Glassware: Does The Beer Glass Really Matter?

There is a whole lot of talk about which glass is appropriate for serving a given style of beer and why it’s important to do so. In days of yore, drinking vessels were whatever was in reach and held liquid. These were variously tankards, flagons, pots, jacks, clay mugs, goblets, and horns just to mention… read entire article

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Say Hello to Anchor Brewing Growlers

We know. We’ve heard you. “It would be really cool if you guys had growlers.” “Could you imagine if Anchor had growlers?” Well, the wait is over. Growlers filled with your favorite Anchor brews are now available in the Anchor Brewing Taproom at our Potrero Hill brewery. But wait… there’s more. We’re also offering growler… read entire article

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Nitro vs Cask Beer: How Are They Different?

By Matt Canter, Certified Cicerone® and member of the Anchor Marketing team. As educated craft beer enthusiasts (you wouldn’t think we would spend all day here at Anchor without completely geeking out learning as much as we can about craft beer, now would you?) we’re fortunate to find ourselves in close proximity to a plentiful selection craft beer bars… read entire article

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Ask Bob Brewer: Serving Beer Properly

Question (via email): How can I order my favorite beer at my local bar and test to see if they’re serving it correctly? Am I getting the best possible product presentation? Bob: When ordering in a bar, there are several things to look for when being served up your favorite beer – or any beer for… read entire article

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Ask Bob Brewer: Liberty Ale in a Cask?

Bob Brewer answers your questions about the world of beer and brewing. Alex: What would happen if Liberty Ale were put in a cask?  Bob: Alex, Liberty Ale was not intended to be  a “cask” ale. We certainly could produce a similar product but it would not be the same on several levels. First, Liberty Ale… read entire article

Ask Bob Brewer: Why Does Canned Beer Have a Harsher CO2 Bite?

John: Why does canned beer have a harsher CO2 bite? Bob: It’s a matter of small time physics. When beer is consumed directly from the can, as opposed to being poured in a glass, most of the CO2 is taken into the mouth along with the liquid.  More CO2 = more CO2 bite. If you… read entire article

Ask Bob Brewer: What’s The Best Temperature To Serve Beer?

What temperature is Anchor Steam best served at? – Jim Bob: Jim, whatever temperature you find most pleasing is the right temperature for you. There are several schools of thought on the subject, but you should choose for yourself. Taste is subjective. No two persons experience taste exactly the same. There are those who would… read entire article

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