Introducing Joe-Joe’s Cookie Stout – A Collaboration Brew with Trader Joe’s

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We’re thrilled to announce the debut of Joe-Joe’s Cookie Stout™, a collaboration brew to celebrate the 50th anniversary of beloved grocery store Trader Joe’s. An homage to the Joe-Joe cookie, this tasty new brew brings together two California manufacturers in one unique, cookie-infused beer. Joe-Joe’s Cookie Stout (6% ABV) is a creamy, chocolatey…

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Introducing Anchor’s 43rd Annual Christmas Ale

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year: our 2017 Christmas Ale officially hits shelves today! For our 43rd annual release of this Anchor tradition, our brewers created a smooth and creamy winter warmer with rich flavors of cacao, toffee, and roasted nuts, plus subtle hints of honey and herbal spice.…

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Introducing Anchor Public Taps – A New Pilot Brewery and Bar

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Before Anchor became a full-fledged commercial brewery, it was a beer and billiards saloon near Russian Hill. A lot has changed over our 121-year history, but we’re still big believers that great beer plus great friends will surely bring great times. With that in mind, we couldn’t be more excited…

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Handcrafted in San Francisco: Anchor Coffee Porter

Coffee and beer lovers, rejoice! We’re thrilled to finally unveil our newest beer, 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…

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From the Barrel: Old Potrero Rye Whiskey Barrel Aged Stout

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Anchor Brewing’s barrel aging program is growing, slowly but surely. You can’t rush these things, literally and figuratively. Lucky for us, the marriage between brewing and distilling has been an ongoing tradition at Anchor. Almost 30 years after Fritz Maytag bought Anchor Brewing, igniting the American craft beer revolution, Fritz…

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Anchor Brewing Debuts Third Release in their Pacific Siren Series, Blood Orange Blonde

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We’re thrilled to announce our third release in the Pacific Siren Series, Blood Orange Blonde– a refreshingly unique blonde ale made with juicy and tart blood oranges. Blood Orange Blonde has the delectable taste of the blood orange. The fruit is deep crimson in color with enticingly rich aroma and tangy-sweet…

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Anchor Brewing Teams Up with San Francisco Giants for Second Collaboration Beer Release, Los Gigantes

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We’re very excited to announce our second limited edition collaboration brew with the San Francisco Giants, Los Gigantes, a crisp, clean, and crushable Mexican style lager. Baseball and San Francisco have gone hand in hand for more than 100 years. With roots that date back to the California Gold Rush, Anchor…

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Anchor Brewing Debuts Limited California Lager Golden State Warriors Packaging

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We’re excited to announce the limited release of our Anchor California Lager Golden State Warriors packaging.  A flavorful, easy-drinking golden lager for the Golden State, Anchor California Lager is the perfect brew for gametime or anytime. The Warriors, whose final season in Philadelphia is best remembered for Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point…

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Introducing Blackberry Daze IPA, a Funky Fusion of Rich Earth and Ripe Fruit

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We’re thrilled to announces the release of Blackberry Daze IPA™, a synergistic union of blackberries and hops. Because the blackberry was once wildly rampant in California, it is our ideal choice for this singular Anchor brew.  Blackberry Daze IPA (6.5% ABV) gets its hop bitterness and some hop aroma in…

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Under the Crown: Anchor in Pop Culture

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Anchor historian Dave Burkhart brings us interesting tales of Anchor’s past, guided by the factoids printed on the underside of Anchor Steam Beer crowns Under every Anchor Steam® Beer crown (we brewers call bottle caps crowns) is a little piece of Anchor lore. Each represents anywhere from ounces to tons…

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