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Breweries in San Francisco

Jeff Howard July 31, 2019

While the Bay Area produces some of the finest wines in the world, it is hard to ignore the multitude of craft breweries in San Francisco. No matter which neighborhood you live in, The City has an abundance of wonderful venues to crack open a cold one with your friends. Luckily, we’ve compiled a list of each brewery located in the wonderful city of San Francisco.

Triple Voodoo Brewery & Tap Room

Triple Voodoo’s Tap Room in Dogpatch serves sixteen rotating beers on tap and hosts fantastic events monthly including the “Outlaw BBQ Pop Up” and City Beer Runs 5k Beer Run.

 

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Anchor Public Taps

San Francisco’s oldest brewery is undoubtedly Anchor Brewing Company in Potrero Hill. Founded in 1896, Anchor is one of the only “steam brewing” operations still producing beer. You can enjoy tours of the historic brewery as well as tastings at various locations.

 

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Magnolia Brewing Company

Magnolia Brewing has two locations in Dogpatch and The Haight. The original brewery in Dogpatch operates an independent brewery, full-service restaurant, beer garden, and ample event space. This magnificent venue is perfect for small groups looking to make friends and large parties planning a private affair.

 

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Harmonic Brewing

One more option around Dogpatch is the swanky Harmonic Brewing Company. Harmonic offers a packed schedule with events planned each day and twelve rotating beers on tap. Open seven days a week; this brewery is kid and dog-friendly with food vendors available just outside!

 

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Seven Stills Brewery & Distillery

One of the city’s more well-known spirit and beer-makers, Seven Stills, operates locations in Bayview, The Mission, and The Sunset. A fourth venue is under construction and expected to open in the fall of 2019. Seven Stills’ multiple locations provide a diverse range of beverages and activities sure to suit any event.

 

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Laughing Monk Brewing

If you’re heading to Seven Stills, it is almost mandatory also to try Laughing Monk next door. This buzzing taproom offers sixteen beers on tap, excellent food, and events in the Bayview neighborhood.

 

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San Francisco Brewing Co.

Located in Ghiradelli Square, SF Brewing Co. has a wonderful open patio with a lively atmosphere during the day and evening. This popular hangout is just a short walk for San Francisco residents living in The Marina or Russian Hill. Head down the hill from your luxurious 1000 Chestnut Street apartment for an afternoon of fun!

 

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Mikkeller Bar

Union Square also has excellent beer being brewed at Mikkeller Bar on Mason Street. This trendy craft brewery has FORTY beers on top with a specialized bottle selection and a full menu of entrees and appetizers!

 

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Bartlett Hall

Arguably San Francisco’s classiest brewery is also located in Union Square. Bartlett Hall maintains a unique atmosphere that can only be found in this one-of-a-kind brewery and restaurant. Located on O’Farrell Street, Bartlett Hall is just a few blocks from the Trinity Towers apartments at 888 O’Farrell offering downtown living at a tremendous value.

 

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BareBottle

The San Francisco brewery with the most beautiful Instagram account is undoubtedly Barebottle in Bernal Heights. Check out their website or Instagram account to see some of the artsiest beer photos around!

 

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21st Amendment Brewing

A San Francisco favorite for fans going to the Giants game, 21st Amendment Brewery & Pub in SoMa is a must-try. Whether you’re heading to the ballgame or enjoying happy hour, this location is hard to beat.

 

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ThirstyBear Organic Beer

Another SoMa brewery with an excellent atmosphere is ThirstyBear Brewing right next to the Yerba Buena Gardens. Anyone heading to a local show or event in the Financial District should absolutely give this stylish brewery a chance.

 

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Black Hammer Brewing

Searching for a brewery with an excellent happy hour? Black Hammer Brewing has $1 off pints and $5 off pitchers daily during happy hour at their Bryant Street taproom. You are also welcome to bring outside food and your four-legged friend!

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Cellarmaker Brewing Company

Just one block from the towering Trinity Place apartments, Cellarmaker Brewing Co. is a popular venue for residents that want a drink after a hard day’s work. Known for its phenomenal selection and contemporary atmosphere, this lovely SoMa locale allows for easy transportation via the Civic Center BART and SFMTA stations.

 

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Local Brewing Co.

A great South Beach option also near the ballpark is Local Brewing Co. This brewpub serves a massive selection of IPA’s, lagers, stouts, making it the perfect spot for a happy hour pregame event or post-game celebration.

 

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Fort Point Beer Company

If you’re looking to hit an awesome brewery in The Embarcadero’s Ferry Building, Fort Point Beer Co. is a fantastic option seven days of the week. This well-known SF staple is named for their brewery overlooking Fort Point in The Presidio.

 

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Barrel Head Brewhouse

Barrel Head Brewhouse’s fantastic industrial-chic taproom offers over 40 beers in a beautiful setting near Golden Gate Park. This lovely Inner Richmond neighborhood is also perfect for anyone looking for an apartment near the University of San Francisco.

 

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Black Sands Brewery

Residents of the Haight or Civic Center neighborhood should indeed venture over to Black Sands Brewery. This bright and hip gastropub serves plenty of California favorites and excellent drinks on tap.

 

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Standard Deviant Brewing

There is hardly a lack of bars and restaurants serving Standard Deviant beers around SF, but the best location to try their newest offerings is in The Mission District. This fashionable neighborhood is known for its diverse food options and constant action at Dolores Park.

 

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Woods Cerveceria

If you’re not looking to move far from Dolores Park on a sunny day, Woods Cerveceria is just next door! Specializing in Argentinean beers, Woods’ provides the perfect combination of empanadas and hops! This hoppin’ brewery is placed only one block from Mission San Francisco de Asis and the Casa Dolores apartments.

 

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Southern Pacific Brewing

One more excellent option in The Mission is Southern Pacific Brewing‘s massive gastropub. This ten thousand square foot warehouse once served as the industrial center of the neighborhood and has been re-purposed into a lively event venue open to all.

 

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Social Kitchen & Brewery

San Francisco’s Sunset District also has a few fantastic options including Social Kitchen & Brewery one block from Golden Gate Park. This award-winning brewery dazzles customers with its spacious interior, intimate ambiance, and private mezzanine.

 

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Sunset Reservoir Brewing Company

An equally fantastic option in The Sunset is open for brunch from 10am-3pm on Sunday and Saturday! Make sure to pack an appetite since Sunset Reservoir is much more than just a brewery!

 

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Beach Chalet

Beach Chalet‘s ocean-side location is truly something else. You can actually watch the sunset across the water as you enjoy fresh food and drinks. Ocean Beach is truly a magical place, and Trinity is proud to provide scenic Sea Cliff apartments featuring wonderful views.

 

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City Beer Store

This extensive list of the many breweries in San Francisco should be enough to satisfy your need for beer. However, you can find a variety of these fantastic local brews on tap and bottled at City Beer Store in SoMa. With its perfect location, just steps from Trinity Place and the Civic Center, City Beer Store is the best place to try each of these breweries’ offerings.

 

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