Breweries are extremely popular right now and with good reason. Craft beer is a way to taste the trending flavor of an area, often using ingredients that are unique to a region or that express local flavor. We sampled some fantastic breweries in San Francisco and present you with our picks for The Top 10 Breweries In San Francisco.
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers has a cool laid back ambiance, fantastic service and some outstanding beer. We loved the Big Daddy IPA, Scarlett, and the Prohibition Ale.
If you go to Magnolia Pub & Brewery expect a wait, as they can be pretty busy. But it is totally worth the wait. And if cask ale is your thing, they have a great selection.
Cellarmaker Brewing Company is a great brewery that produces small batches of experimental beers. They keep it interesting which means there is always something new to love. We loved the Imperial Coffee & Cigarettes.
Anchor Brewing Company has been a staple of San Francisco since the 1800's. The know their craft here and it shows in every sip. If you plan to go, book your tour well in advance.
Barrel Head Brewhouse has a lot to love. A great laid back ambiance, good music, tasty food and of course great beer with a happy hour. We recommend the Flight Du Jour.
Southern Pacific Brewing has a nice spacious warehouse ambiance and a great outdoor patio. They have excellent service and great beer and food. We loved the Hefeweizen and the California Blonde.
21st Amendment Brewpub has a great friendly staff, a great menu and fantastic beer. Their lunch menu changes frequently so there's always something new to try. We loved the watermelon beer.
Thirsty Bear Brewing Company is a certified organic brewery that serves up some really fantastic brews and Spanish cuisine. We recommend the Papas Bravas and the Polar Bear.
Rogue Ales Public House is a perfect spot for getting together with friends after a long week. They have great food and brew. We recommend the Brutal Reuben and the Dead Guy Ale.
Triple Voodoo Brewery & Tap Room features a great selection of 16 rotating taps of their craft beers and is open 7 days a week. They are also dog friendly so you can bring your pooch to hang out.