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Anchor Brewing Company

1705 Mariposa St, San Francisco, CA 94107-2334
+1 415-863-8350
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If you like beer you have to go

This is a historical and famous brewery in San Francisco. You will see and walk through the whole... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mauricio M
Sao Paulo, SP
Absolutely Worth It

Jon was a great guide, interesting, informative, and funny. The history of the brewery was quite... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Joshua C
via mobile
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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.: 11:00 AM & 2:00 PM Fri.-Sun.: 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM, & 5:00 PM Available for private group tours: Mon.-Thur.: 3:30 PM or 6:00 PM
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“anchor steam” (30 reviews)
“beer tasting” (21 reviews)
“tasting room” (18 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1705 Mariposa St, San Francisco, CA 94107-2334
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a historical and famous brewery in San Francisco. You will see and walk through the whole process of making beer and will taste most of the beers produced by Anchor.

Thank Mauricio M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Jon was a great guide, interesting, informative, and funny. The history of the brewery was quite fascinating ,as was the insight into Anchor’s unique brewing process. All the beers we tasted were delicious.

Thank Joshua C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Tour - explained the name of the company, the idea of Steam beer, history of the brewery, how lager differs from Ale. You get to taste Great Beer - Anchor Steam, Porter, Liberty Ale,... Great food places nearby (Sally's). Easy access from both 101...More

Thank TheFlyingSanJose
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outstanding and informative tour hosted by knowledgeable and fun guide. The tour began and ended in a very cool tasting room with generous pours of a wide variety of beer styles carefully crafted using time honored techniques. A great way to spend a Saturday afternoon...More

Thank MJM1959
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun tour. We were able to try 7 different beers/lagers during the tour. Good value for the price. Tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank rmcamp2rx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Learn all about the long history of Anchor Steam in San Francisco and sample numerous varieties of the beers they brew.

Thank mattman52
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful experience at Anchor Brewing Company. The facilities were great, the tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly, and the plentiful beer samples were delicious. Highly recommend!

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Showed up for tour and found I was the only one . Got to try all the beers including the experimental ones. They were brewing at the time, I got to talk with the brew masters. Saw entire place. Tour guide was awesome. Worth every...More

1  Thank Mike L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice tour, lovely tasting. Surprisingly small site but larger range of beers than I thought. Public tap rooms next door worth a visit too.

Thank SpearingBritney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour director was funny, informative, and extremely knowledgeable. Did I mention he was really funny? He was. We learned a lot and got to sample excellently crafted beer. You can't find many places like this anymore and I was already a fan of their...More

Thank mminn811
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Chris V
13 December 2016|
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Response from jalameida | Property representative |
The tour prices vary depending on tour type. You can find all the tour information on our website>Brewery>Tours.
21 August 2016|
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Response from tousim09 | Reviewed this property |
There are buses running down Potrero, I would use Google maps from your starting location (on wifi if no roaming data) and it's easy to walk over from Mission side of hwy. We walked to Anchor from Bernal Heights and went to... More
18 January 2016|
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Response from Poipuvisitor | Reviewed this property |
I recall that the actual tour only lasts about an hour. There is a beer tasting afterward and people seemed to linger there.