Brewery News: Anchor Brewing shares "Drink Steam Week" with Belle + Whete, Brown Lantern, Emmet Watsons, Henry’s Tavern, Treehouse

Press Release

San Francisco, CA ... Anchor Brewing Company will once again celebrate America’s first craft beer, Anchor Steam® Beer, with the return of Drink Steam Week August 14-21, 2016. In 2015, the Mayor of San Francisco proclaimed the third week of August to be Drink Steam Week, celebrating Anchor’s contribution to craft beer in America and continued commitment to brewing in San Francisco. In its second annual year, Drink Steam Week will consist of events and happenings across the country to celebrate Anchor’s rich history.

“Anchor Steam Beer is the foundation of both Anchor Brewing and the American craft beer movement,” said Anchor Brewing CEO and President Matt Davenport. “Throughout its 120-year history in San Francisco, Anchor has held steadfast to traditional brewing techniques and high quality standards, influencing and inspiring brewers and beer fans alike over the decades. Drink Steam Week is an opportunity to celebrate this legacy with the craft beer community.”

Anchor will kick the week long celebration off with the “Drink Steam Week Kick-Off Party” on August 14th at the Anchor Beer Garden at The Yard in San Francisco. For a full list of events and special offerings happening throughout Drink Steam Week, visit  #DrinkSteam

Grab an Anchor Steam and #RaiseYourAnchor to America’s first craft beer wherever you are!  Below is a short list of Drink Steam Destinations around the country:

San Francisco
Blackthorn Tavern, Brewcade, Bus Stop, Grant and Green, Kilowatt, The Lark Bar, The Page, Pi Bar, SOMA StrEat Food Park

North Bay
BooKoo, Peris Tavern, Smitty’s Bar, Sprengers Tap Room, Taps Beer Co. & Kitchen

South Bay
Dutch Goose, Fish Market Restaurant, The Office, Sam’s Chowder House, Seven Mile House

Los Angeles
Brick + Mortar, Johnny’s, Pig ‘n Whistle, San Francisco Saloon, Sports Harbour

San Diego
The Balboa, Coin Haus, The Fish Market Restaurant, Slaters 50/50, Small Bar

Belle and Whete, Brown Lantern, Emmet Watsons, Henry’s Tavern, Treehouse

Howell’s & Hood, Moody’s Pub, Oyster Bah, Presidio, Shaw’s Crab House

The Manchester Arms, Padriacs, The Righteous Room, The Square Pub, W.H. Stiles Fish Camp

New York City
Bowery Bar, Finnerty’s Irish Pub, Live Bait, Old Stanley’s, Old Town Bar

Cleary’s, Conor Larkins Grill & Tap, Copper House Tavern, Doyle’s Cafe, Highball Lounge

For more information on Anchor Brewing Company, visit or follow @anchorbrewing on social media.

About Anchor Brewing Company
Anchor Brewing Company’s roots date back to the California Gold Rush, making it one of America’s oldest breweries. Its Anchor Steam® Beer is San Francisco’s original since 1896. In 1965, Fritz Maytag acquired and revived the struggling brewery at a time when mass production of beer dominated and seemed unstoppable. Maytag started a revolution in beer that originated today’s craft beer movement. An undisputed icon, Anchor is America’s first craft brewery where beers are handmade in our traditional copper brewhouse from an all-malt mash. At Anchor, we practice the time-honored art of classical brewing, employing state-of-the-art methods to ensure that our beers are always pure and fresh. We know of no brewery in the world that matches our efforts to combine traditional, natural brewing with such carefully applied, modern methods of sanitation, finishing, packaging and transporting. To learn more visit