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Anchor Brewing Company

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Address: 1705 Mariposa Street, San Francisco, CA 94107
Phone Number: +1 415-863-8350
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09:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 19:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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We offer guided public tours every day, by reservation only. You’ll get a...

We offer guided public tours every day, by reservation only. You’ll get a brief history of our company and a walk through three floors of our brewery. And yes, there’s a tasting session immediately to follow. Together, the brewery tour and the beer tasting last for about 1.5 hours. Due to popular demand, we are not able to accommodate you for a tour without reservations.

Public Tour schedule:

Mon.-Thur.: 10:00 AM & 1:00 PM

Fri.: 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM, & 4:30 PM

Sat.-Sun.: 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM, & 4:30 PM

Available for private tours:

Mon.-Thur.: 3:30 PM or 6:00 PM

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Much interesting history

Very knowledgable and friendly guide- Caleb. Learned a lot about Anchor Steam Brewery and about beer making in general.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Berkeley, California
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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very knowledgable and friendly guide- Caleb. Learned a lot about Anchor Steam Brewery and about beer making in general.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I took my son and his fiancé for this fun tour and tasting. We all had a great time, learned a lot about Anchor and its history, and sampled some of the different beers. It was very well done and I would highly recommend this tour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was definitely one of the best brewery tours my wife and I have been on. Interesting, informative, and the samples are generous. Had a great time and would definitely recommend this to others. The building is beautiful, very clean, produces every bottle of Anchor beer made, and smells amazing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very informative tour, concluded with great beer. History of the brewery, how the "steam " became part of the name, and how the beer is made. Excellent time.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great behind-the-scenes, no-holds-barred in-depth look at the world of artisan micro-macro-brewing at its best! Lots of history on the origins of craft brewing in San Francisco which was specific to the area. Plus, beer at the beginning of tour! Full access to personal guide and brewery for 2 hours, 1 of which is solely for drinking their delicious product and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband was excited to go to Anchor to hear and see about the steam beer process. I had never even tried Anchor beer. At the start of the tour we were given a sample and a history lesson and I liked both. The tour guide/brewer definitely knew what he was talking about and was cool. We got a tour... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall a great tour! Tour guide made it interesting and approachable. Loved the variety of beers in the tap room. Would definitely recommend

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour really easy to find (we walked from union square) super friendly people tour guide (Mike) was really good and very approachable, whole tour was about an hour and super chilled, lots of beer at the end which we loved! Would definitely recommend

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was presented in a very thorough manner with a detailed introduction and history of the company. Our guide, Joey, was excellent and very professional in his presentations together with some humorous anecdotes. His description of the process steps gave an excellent understanding of manufacturing methods. His description of each beer was excellent as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoy our tour and the tasting. Excellent tour guide and such an impressive history behind Anchor Beer

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