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Sunday, August 13, 2017 - All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Most events are free and open to the public. Bring cash for beer

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Celebrate Drink Steam Week 2017

Anchor Brewing Company will once again celebrate America’s first craft beer, Anchor Steam, with the return of Drink Steam Week from August 13-20, 2017 with events, drink specials, limited-release pours and happenings across the country (but mostly here in San Francisco) to celebrate Anchor’s rich history.

Drink Steam Week
August 13-20, 2017
All Over San Francisco
Most events are free, but bring cash for beer

August 13-20

  • Get drink deals on Anchor Steam Beer and giveaways at the Anchor Beer Garden at The Yard in San Francisco.
  • Growler of the Week: get $6 growler fills of Anchor Steam Beer at the Anchor Beer Garden at The Yard and the Anchor Shop located at the brewery in San Francisco.
  • Purchase a limited-edition Drink Steam shirt from San Franpsycho featuring a custom design drawn by a local artist, available in their online store and at their San Francisco store located at 1248 9th Ave.

Sunday, August 13th

Drink Steam at Stern Grove Festival

  • Time: 12-4pm
  • Location: Sigmund Stern Recreation Grove on Sloat Blvd in San Francisco
  • Event Details:
    • For the 6th year in a row Anchor Brewing is a proud sponsor of Stern Grove Festival, which is hosting its 80th season of free concerts!
    • Grab a 6-pack of Anchor Steam and head out to the free concert featuring War and Malo

Tuesday August 15th

  • Drink Steam with San Franpsycho
    • Location: Hemlock Tavern
    • Time: 7-10pm
    • Event Details:
      • FREE Event (Just pay for your beer)
      • Enjoy Anchor brews & live tunes featuring local bands.
      • Bring apparel you want screen printed. The San Franpsycho crew will be screen-printing a custom, limited-edition San Franpsycho and Drink Steam design created by a local artist.
  • Drink Steam with Wood Thumb
    • Location: Wood Thumb, 354 5th Street in SF
    • Time: 6:30-9pm
    • Event Details:
      • Anchor Brewing and Wood Thumb  present an evening of San Francisco craftsmanship with woodworking and Anchor Steam Beer
      • For all our beer-lovers out there, create your own wooden six pack carrier with attached bottle opener. Transport your favorite Anchor brews around town in sustainable, handmade style
      • During this 2.5-hour workshop, Christopher, Wood Thumb founder, will teach you how to use basic woodworking tools to create one of Wood Thumb’s best selling products. Plus, you will have the opportunity to discover their amazing studio while enjoying a cool atmosphere.
      • $68 – All-inclusive ticket includes workshop, all materials/tools needed, and beer.

Wednesday, August 16th

  • Drink SF Beer Shuttle & Meet the Brewers
    • Location: Anchor Brewing
    • Time: 6:30-10:30pm (Meet the Brewers 6-9pm)
    • Event Details
      • FREE Event (Just pay for your beer)
      • Come see where the brewing magic happens. Hop on the Drink SF Beer Shuttle and stop at Anchor Brewing, San Francisco’s original since 1896.
      • Meet the brewers at the Beer Education Station and learn about Anchor’s unique brewing process.
      • Brewers panel featuring Anchor’s Head Brewer and Research & Development Manager, starting at 7:30pm
      • Taste the freshest Anchor Steam straight from the source, as well as new and limited release beers.
      • Take a self-guided tour and see the brewhouse, open fermentation, and the hop room.
  • Drink Steam & Make Stuff with Workshop SF
    • Location: Zeitgeist
    • Time: 6-9pm
    • Event Details:
      • FREE Event (Just pay for your beer)
      • Come #DrinkSteam and make stuff with Workshop SF DIY School.
      • To celebrate Drink Steam Week, Workshop SF, one of the country’s first DIY schools, will be leading a wide variety of fun, free DIY projects. Come get your hands dirty while drinking an Anchor Steam.
      • Workshop projects will include:
        • Pinback Button Making: Custom make your dream button on the spot.
        • Himmeli Art: Create amazing, 3 dimensional geometric art. Perfect for hanging air plants or jewelry on, or just displaying on its own.
        • Block Printing: Block print your own cards, envelopes, beer koozie or even your jeans.
        • Kokedama: Make a beautiful hanging moss planter, complete with plant.
      • Workshop SF has been offering fun DIY classes and private events since 2007 all around SF and at their school in Western Addition.
      • Event starts at 6pm and lasts as long as the supplies do.
      • You can’t argue with a motto like drink beer make stuff.

Thursday, August 17th

  • SF Giants Pre-Game Party
    • Location: Anchor Beer Garden
    • Time: 5-7pm
    • Event Details:
      • FREE Event (Just pay for your beer)
      • Join in for fresh brews and tasty grub before the Giants take on the Phillies
      • 25 Anchor taps, including limited-release beers served only at the Anchor Beer Garden with Happy Hour pricing
      • Delicious food from Belcampo, including burgers, sandwiches & more
  • Drink Steam with Rexx Life Raj
    • Location: Rickshaw Stop
    • Time: 7:30-11pm
    • Event Details
      • FREE Event (Just pay for your beer)
      • Join Anchor Brewing for a FREE show supporting local music
      • Rexx Life Raj is one of the Bay Area’s best rappers on the rise. His dynamic style is equal parts poise and fluency, along with excellent backing production. His commanding stage presence is not to be missed.
      • Rayana Jay’s smooth and soulful vocals underpin her R&B grooves that showcase some of the best music in the Bay right now.
      • Anchor Brewing Tap Takeover, plus $1 off Anchor beers
  • Steam & Soul Night
    • Location: Make-Out Room
    • Time: 10pm-2am
    • Event Details:
      • FREE Event (Just pay for your beer)
      •  Enjoy fresh Anchor Steam on tap soundtracked by a rotating cast of Bay Area soul and funk DJs spinning at 45 rpm.
      • No cover; dancing satisfaction guaranteed
  • Drink Steam at SF Eagle
    • Location: SF Eagle, 398 12th Street in SF
    • Time: 8:30pm-2am
    • Event Details:
      • Join in for a live concert featuring local bands:
        • Glen Meadmore & His Kuntry Band
        • Pachuco Cadaver
        • Maria Konner & Not From Jersey
        • Hosted by DJ Dank, doors 8:30pm, show at 9pm, $8 entry

Friday, August 18th

  • Drink Steam with Humphry Slocombe
    • Location: Kilowatt in SF
    • Time: 6-8pm
    • Event Details:
      • FREE Event (Just pay for your beer)
      • Join in for an Anchor Brewing & Humphry Slocombe beer float party.
      • Anchor Brewing and Humphry Slocombe have a mutual appreciation for one another, being two San Francisco companies working to delight the taste buds with suds and sweets.
      • Celebrate Drink Steam Week and grab a cold Anchor Steam pint on draft at Kilowatt. Humphry Slocombe will be serving up complimentary, tasty scoops of Anchor Steam ice cream. Enjoy it on the side or combine it to make a beer float.

Sunday, August 20th

Drink Steam Week at Stern Grove

  • Time: 12-4pm
  • Location: Sigmund Stern Recreation Grove on Sloat Blvd in San Francisco
  • Event Details:
    • For the 6th year in a row Anchor Brewing is a proud sponsor of Stern Grove Festival, which is hosting its 80th season of free concerts.
    • Grab a 6-pack of Anchor Steam and head out to the free concert featuring Brazilian Girls and Moon Hooch.

Links: Event details

Cost: FREE*
*Most events are free and open to the public. Bring cash for beer

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