Mexican Hot Chocolate Beers: Chocolate, Spice and Everything Nice


Chocolate originated in Central America, and its history dates back to well-before Columbus sailed the ocean blue. Originally, native cultures like the Mayans and Aztecs consumed chocolate as a drink, and softened the intense bitterness of cacao with spices like vanilla and peppers (there’s even some evidence the drink contained…

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Raise Your Anchor, Dub Nation!


Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty ImagesCopyright 2017 NBAE There is, indeed, “strength in numbers”. That’s why we’re proud to announce that our golden lager has once again partnered up with the Golden State!  For the second year in a row, we’re offering up six-packs of Anchor California Lager in…

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Cooking with Beer: Anchor Steam Orange Marmalade Cake


Photo courtesy of Beer Advocate We love baking with brews, so we were thrilled to see this delicious recipe for Anchor Steam Orange Marmalade Cake by our friends at Beer Advocate pop up! Not only is this seasonless treat bursting with flavor, but it makes a pretty excellent celebratory dessert…

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Great Beer, the Great Lakes and the Ties that Bind


The Great Lakes exist as a veritable natural-resource jackpot for the hundreds of breweries located along its shorelines and in its basin. “We are sitting on the world’s largest freshwater source [of surface water]. Truly water world. Love my glacial meltwater,” said Clint Bautz, owner of Chicago’s Lake Effect Brewing. The…

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Anchor Brewing’s San Francisco Beer Week 2018 Events


It’s that time of year again: San Francisco Beer Week is the stuff of hop head dreams and we’re thrilled to offer up a number of awesome events jampacked with exclusive brews, pairings, and more! We’re hosting events both here at the brewery and Anchor Public Taps, as well as across the…

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The Grinch Who Stole My Beer: Turning Skeptics Into Believers


As you and your group of merry beer lovers go about your festivities for the season, you discover the unthinkable. You approach 10 craft beers aligned with taps all aglow, and you hear a person from your group utter, “I don’t like craft beer.” Gasp! What do you do? While…

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


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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Thanksgiving in a Glass: 7 Sage Beers You Should Try


Many a craft brewery T-shirt is adorned with a quote about beer by a celebrated or historical figure that, alas, was never uttered by said celebrity. Benjamin Franklin said nothing about beer being proof that God loves us and Plato didn’t proclaim, “He was a wise man who invented beer.”…

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10 Peanut Butter Beers You’ll Crave


Peanut butter is one of those addicting foods that people just can’t seem to get enough of. So it makes perfect sense to combine that creamy, salty, sweet goodness with beer. Check out these 10 breweries making awesome peanut butter beers. Back Forty Beer Company | Gadsden, AL Described as…

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