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Drink Steam Week 2019 Kick Off | August 11-18

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Sunday, August 11, 2019 - 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 2019

Anchor Brewing Company will once again celebrate America’s first craft beer, Anchor Steam, with the return of Drink Steam Week from August 11-18, 2019 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 11-18, 2019
All Over San Francisco
Most events are free (some required paid tickets as noted below), but bring cash for beer

August 11-18

  • Throughout that week at Public Taps (495 De Haro St, SF), you’ll find $3 special on Anchor Steam pints all week.
  • Get a taste of true San Francisco history with $15 tours (a $25 value) of our historic brewery. Simply book ahead and use the code STEAMWEEK2019 at checkout.

Monday, August 12th

Anchor Steam Cocktail Competition

  • Location: Lucy’s Lounge, Fresno
  • Timeframe: 2 pm
    • Local bars will be competing to create the best craft cocktail featuring Anchor Steam.  Winner will receive $100 gift card and Anchor swag.  Winning bar will receive a perennial trophy to be displayed throughout the year until next year’s competition.

Tuesday, August 13th

Trivia Tuesday – Beer Geek Edition

  • Location: Anchor Public Taps
  • Timeframe: 6:30-8:30 pm
    • Round up the beer geeks in your life and head to Anchor Public Taps for a special edition of our weekly Trivia Tuesday. Anchor brewers will be leading beer trivia rounds covering everything from brewing processes, craft beer history, beer styles, and more.
    • Trivia is free to play and great prizes are on deck for the winners.
    • Enjoy 19 Anchor beers on tap, including classic brews and limited releases. Culinary pop-up Frank Grizzly’s will be on-site with delicious Mexi-Cali offerings.

Thursday, August 15th

Anchor Brewing x Frank Grizzly’s Guided Tasting

  • Location: Anchor Public Taps
  • Timeframe: 7 pm
  • Cost: $30
    • Join pilot brewery Dane Volek and the Frank Grizzly’s team for a seriously tasty guided beer and food pairing.
    • The Mexi-Cali culinary pop-up will create an array of small bites to pair with a variety of Anchor brews.

Anchor Steam Week Oakland Bar Crawl

  • Location: Legionnaire Saloon, Make Westing, SOMAR Bar, and The Layover
  • Timeframe: 6-10 pm
  • Cost: FREE
    • We’re celebrating Anchor Steam Week with an epic Oakland bar crawl. Join us for fresh drafts of Anchor Steam Beer at each location.
    • We’ll be kicking things off at Legionnaire Saloon at 6pm before heading off to Make Westing, SOMAR Bar, and The Layover. Come #RaiseYourAnchor with us at some of the East Bay’s very best bars.

Friday, August 16th

Anchor Brewing & BeMusical Present Galaxy of Funk

  • Location: Anchor Brewing Company
  • Timeframe: 7-10 pm
  • Cost: $39
    • Celebrate the release of Brewers’ Pale Ale Galaxy Hop Blend with an exclusive concert in the halls of Anchor’s historic brewery.
    • We’ll enjoy live music, cheers Anchor brews, and learn about Anchor’s history as we set out on a journey to the depths of funk.

Family Dog Rescue Adoption Happy Hour

  • Location: Anchor Public Taps
  • Timeframe: 5-8 pm
    • Come meet the awesome team from Family Dog Rescue and meet the sweet pups looking for their forever homes.

Sunday, August 18th

Anchor Steam Week Wrap Party with Bandwagon

  • Location: Anchor Public Taps
  • Timeframe: 12-5 pm
  • Cost: FREE
    • Celebrate with us one more time as we bid adieu to Anchor Steam Week.
    • Bandwagon presents three local bands.
    • Set times: TBA

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

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