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Anchor Brewing Company Debuts Fog Breaker IPA—A Bright, Refreshing and (mostly) Haze-Free San Francisco IPA

September 10, 2018

Anchor Brewing Company announces the release of Fog Breaker IPA, a San Francisco IPA bursting with fresh pine and juicy tropical hops. Inspired by the brewery’s fog-busting location in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood, Fog Breaker IPA bottles up this sunshiny brightness with handfuls of hops.

Anchor Brewing Celebrates the Return of Drink Steam Week, Commemorating the San Francisco Original that Started the Craft Beer Movement

July 25, 2018

For the fourth year in a row, Anchor Brewing Company will celebrate America’s first handcrafted beer, Anchor Steam® Beer, with the return of Drink Steam Week taking place August 12-19, 2018. Back in 2015, the Mayor of San Francisco proclaimed the third week of August to be Drink Steam Week, celebrating Anchor’s revolutionary role in the American craft beer movement and continued commitment to brewing in San Francisco. This summer, Drink Steam Week will consist of celebrations across the country to honor Anchor’s profound 122-year history.

Anchor Brewing Announces A New Spin on a Classic – Anchor Steam Beer is Now Available in 19.2oz Cans

June 25, 2018

Anchor Brewing Company announces a new spin on Anchor Steam® Beer, San Francisco’s original since 1896. Arriving just in time for summer adventures, Anchor’s flagship beer is now available in cans for the first time and this 19.2oz offering gives beer fans even more opportunities to enjoy Anchor Steam wherever they go.

Anchor Brewing Debuts San Franpsycho® IPA—A Juicy Collaboration Brew that Celebrates the City and Culture of San Francisco

April 09, 2018

Anchor Brewing Company announces the debut of San Franpsycho® IPA, a Juicy IPA created with long-time collaborators San Franpsycho®, a community-based clothing and lifestyle brand. A delicious, balanced and easy-drinking beer that finishes with floral hops and big, juicy notes of peaches and apricots, San Franpsycho IPA is the perfect, sessionable summertime brew. This IPA celebrates the city and culture of San Francisco but will be available nationwide—bringing the unique ethos of the City by the Bay to beer lovers from coast to coast.

Anchor Brewing Teams Up with San Francisco Giants to Present Two Fan Favorites for Baseball Season – Los Gigantes™ and Limited-Edition Anchor Steam® SF Giants 12-Pack

March 29, 2018

Anchor Brewing Company and the San Francisco Giants announce the re-release of two fan-favorites just in time for the 2018 Major League Baseball season. Anchor and the Giants are proud to share their limited-edition collaboration brew, Los Gigantes™, a crisp, clean, crushable Mexican style lager that’s perfect for game day. The two iconic San Francisco institutions are also releasing a new limited-edition Anchor Steam® San Francisco Giants 12-Pack, putting a fresh spin on a classic beer.

Anchor Brewing Debuts Brewers’ Pale Ale—An American Pale Ale Made With An Evolving Hop Blend

February 27, 2018

Anchor Brewing Company announces the debut of Brewers’ Pale Ale, a bright and fruity American Pale Ale bursting with hop aroma and flavor. Brewers’ Pale Ale is brewed by brewers, for brewers. And now, Anchor is proud to share it with their beer community.

Anchor Brewing Continues Golden State Warriors Partnership with Release of New Limited-Edition California Lager® Packaging

January 25, 2018

Anchor Brewing Company announces its continued partnership with the Golden State Warriors with the release of new, limited-edition California Lager packaging that highlights the Warriors’ “Strength in Numbers” campaign. A flavorful, easy-drinking golden lager for the Golden State, Anchor California Lager® (4.9% ABV) is the perfect brew for game time or anytime.

Anchor Brewing Releases their 43rd Annual Christmas Ale, a Highly Anticipated and Celebrated Tradition

November 01, 2017

Anchor Brewing Company announces the release of its 2017 Anchor Christmas Ale. A smooth and creamy winter warmer with rich flavors of cacao, toffee and roasted nuts, and subtle hints of honey and herbal spice, this year’s brew marks the 43rd annual release of this Anchor tradition.

Anchor Brewing Company Announces the Opening of Anchor Public Taps – A New Pilot Brewery and Bar in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill

October 10, 2017

Anchor Brewing Company announces the opening of Anchor Public Taps on Saturday, October 21st at 11:00 am to 9:00 pm. Public Taps is Anchor’s new pilot brewery and bar located at 495 DeHaro Street across from Anchor’s iconic brewery and taproom in Potrero Hill. Featuring both classic and new beers, Public Taps is a gathering place for San Franciscans and for the many visitors seeking a one-of-a-kind San Francisco experience.

Anchor Brewing Company Debuts Anchor Coffee Porter

An American Classic Brewed with San Francisco’s Four Barrel Coffee

October 03, 2017

Anchor Brewing Company announces the debut of Anchor Coffee Porter™, a San Francisco collaboration brew made with Four Barrel’s unique Flash-Chilled Coffee. An innovation on a craft classic, Anchor Coffee Porter is inspired by Anchor Porter®, first brewed in 1972, providing a delectable twist on the first modern American Porter.

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