Anchor brewing is an old brewery that originated in 1849. It was founded by a German brewer that emigrated to San Francisco. Twenty five years later the name Anchor was first used.
Today, Anchor Brewing remains one of the most traditional breweries in America, a pioneer of the craft brewing movement. Though its top Beers (especially Anchor Steam Beer) are known throughout the world, they are all still handmade in Anchor’s handsome copper brewhouse in San Francisco.