Top & Local Beer near San Francisco, CA

Lagunitas IPA

Lagunitas IPA

American IPA6.2% ABV52 IBU

Lagunitas Brewing CompanyPetaluma, CA

Widely available nearby

Big on the aroma with a hoppy-sweet finish that’ll leave you wantin’ another sip.

Lagunitas Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale

Lagunitas Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale

American Wheat Beer7.5% ABV64 IBU

Lagunitas Brewing CompanyPetaluma, CA

Available at a few places nearby

A truly unique style featuring a strong hop finish on a silky body. A filtered pale wheat ale that is great for both IPA and wheat beer fans.

Anchor Steam

Anchor Steam

American Lager4.9% ABV37 IBU

Anchor BrewingSan Francisco, CA

Available at a few places nearby

San Francisco's famous amber beer. First brewed in 1896.

21st Amendment Hell or High Watermelon

21st Amendment Hell or High Watermelon

American Wheat Beer4.9% ABV17 IBU

21st Amendment BrewerySan Francisco, CA

Available at a few places nearby

This American wheat beer is brewed with real watermelon, for a flavor that’s surprisingly crisp, dry and refreshing.

Russian River Pliny The Elder

Russian River Pliny The Elder

Double IPA8.0% ABV100 IBU

Russian River Brewing CompanySanta Rosa, CA

Widely available nearby

Pliny the Elder is well-balanced with malt, hops, and alcohol, slightly bitter with a fresh hop aroma of floral, citrus, and pine.

Russian River Blind Pig

Russian River Blind Pig

American IPA6.3% ABV70 IBU

Russian River Brewing CompanySanta Rosa, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

Full-bodied, very hoppy, citrus, pine, fruity notes with nice dry, bitter finish!

Drake's Denogginizer

Drake's Denogginizer

Double IPA9.8% ABV90 IBU

Drake's Brewing CompanySan Leandro, CA

Available at very few places nearby

An Imperial India Pale Ale. Alc/Vol: 9.75% IBUs: 90

Drakes 1500 Dry Hopped Pale Ale

Drakes 1500 Dry Hopped Pale Ale

American Pale Ale5.5% ABV48 IBU

Drake's Brewing CompanySan Leandro, CA

Available at a few places nearby

A hop-forward American Pale Ale. Loads of Simcoe and Amarillo hops are blended in the fermenter just after fermentation has finished to impart a huge aroma of pine and juicy citrus.

Anchor Christmas Ale

Anchor Christmas Ale

California Common6.9% ABV28 IBU

Anchor BrewingSan Francisco, CA

Available at very few places nearby

The Ale’s recipe is different every year, but the intent with which we offer it remains the same: joy and celebration of the newness of life.

21st Amendment Down To Earth

21st Amendment Down To Earth

Session IPA4.4% ABV42 IBU

21st Amendment BrewerySan Francisco, CA

Available at very few places nearby

More relaxed than an IPA, but with all the hop aroma and flavor, Down to Earth is our tribute to unsung heroes and unplanned adventures.

Moylans Kilt Lifter Scotch Ale

Moylans Kilt Lifter Scotch Ale

Wee Heavy8.0% ABV21 IBU

Moylans BreweryNovato, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Rich malt balance perfectly with delicate hops to provide a concentrated and intense flavor. Slainté!

Speakeasy Prohibition Ale

Speakeasy Prohibition Ale

American Amber Ale6.1% ABV50 IBU

Speakeasy Ales & LagersSan Francisco, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Prohibition strikes a perfect balance between malts and hops, with its roasted caramel notes and dry, clean finish.

Almanac Loud! Hazy DIPA

Almanac Loud! Hazy DIPA

Hazy Double IPA8.3% ABV

Almanac Beer Co.Alameda, CA

Available at very few places nearby

This one uses its outside voice. Obnoxiously dry-hopped with Mosaic and Denali, LOUD! screams with tropical flavors.

Almanac Sunshine And Opportunity

Almanac Sunshine And Opportunity

Mixed-Fermentation Sour Beer5.6% ABV

Almanac Beer Co.Alameda, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Altamont Beer Works Maui Waui

Altamont Beer Works Maui Waui

American IPA6.5% ABV

Altamont Beer WorksLivermore, CA

Available at a few places nearby

The Mosaic and Citra hops give strong aromas and flavors of guava, pineapple, and mango. Light in color and body, with a soft bitterness.

Fort Point KSA

Fort Point KSA

Kölsch4.6% ABV17 IBU

Fort Point Beer CompanySan Francisco, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Light & Crisp Kolsch Style Ale

Heretic Make America Juicy Again

Heretic Make America Juicy Again

American IPA6.5% ABV40 IBU

Heretic Brewing CompanyFairfield, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Hazy, luscious, and full of juicy hops

Heretic Torment

Heretic Torment

Belgian Dark Strong Ale10.0% ABV

Heretic Brewing CompanyFairfield, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Torment is a rich beer with lots of caramel, malt, dark fruit, and Belgian candi sugar notes. The luscious fruity character is full of caramel apples, candied pears, and chocolate covered oranges.

Marin Albion Amber Ale

Marin Albion Amber Ale

American Amber Ale5.0% ABV

Marin Brewing CompanyLarkspur, CA

Marin Blueberry Hefeweizen

Marin Blueberry Hefeweizen

5.4% ABV

Marin Brewing CompanyLarkspur, CA

Moylans NorCal IPA

Moylans NorCal IPA

American IPA6.5% ABV

Moylans BreweryNovato, CA

Exciting and provocative, India Pale Ale provides a stimulating assault on all senses.Our version of the IPA style possesses a deep golden hue that nearly winks at you from the glass. Extremely full-bodied, its rich flavor wraps your tongue in a lush blanket of sweet malt with a spicy hop finish. Two hop varieties in the Dry Hopping provide an enticing floral bouquet, with notes of resin and herbs,creating a delightfully quaffable and refreshing ale we’re sure you’ll love!

Fort Point Westfalia

Fort Point Westfalia

American Amber Ale5.6% ABV16 IBU

Fort Point Beer CompanySan Francisco, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Nuremberg Inspired Red Ale

Altamont Beer Works Rich Mahogany

Altamont Beer Works Rich Mahogany

American Amber Ale6.5% ABV

Altamont Beer WorksLivermore, CA

Available at a few places nearby

A pungent hop aroma and flavor is delivered by the use of Columbus, Summit, and Cascade hops; followed by a medium bitterness.

Barebottle Dolce Dust

Barebottle Dolce Dust

Hazy IPA6.6% ABV

Barebottle Brewing Co.San Francisco, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Barebottle Tsunami Swell

Barebottle Tsunami Swell

American IPA7.3% ABV

Barebottle Brewing Co.San Francisco, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Laughing Monk Sister Strata (Wet Hop)

Laughing Monk Sister Strata (Wet Hop)

American IPA6.5% ABV

Laughing Monk BrewerySan Francisco, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Faction The Penske File

Faction The Penske File

American Pale Ale5.8% ABV

Faction Brewing CompanyAlameda, CA

Fieldwork Freecloud IPA (Hazy)

Fieldwork Freecloud IPA (Hazy)

Hazy IPA6.8% ABV

Fieldwork Brewing CompanyBerkeley, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Fieldwork Future Flagship

Fieldwork Future Flagship

Hazy IPA6.8% ABV

Fieldwork Brewing CompanyBerkeley, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Ghost Town Woe

Ghost Town Woe

Double IPA8.4% ABV

Ghost Town BrewingOakland, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Hermitage and Calicraft collab 3 Leaf Stout

Hermitage and Calicraft collab 3 Leaf Stout

Irish Stout6.0% ABV

Hermitage Brewing CompanySan Jose, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Laughing Monk Nurse Clara

Laughing Monk Nurse Clara

Hazy IPA6.8% ABV

Laughing Monk BrewerySan Francisco, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Alpha Acid May The Haze Be With You

Alpha Acid May The Haze Be With You

American IPA6.5% ABV

Alpha AcidBelmont , CA

Available at very few places nearby

Super juicy Pale Ale hopped with Citra, Mosaic and Wakatu hops.

Cellarmaker Mo' Centennial

Cellarmaker Mo' Centennial

American IPA6.3% ABV

Cellarmaker Brewing Co.San Francisco, CA

Cellarmaker Orange Whipped Dream

Cellarmaker Orange Whipped Dream

American IPA6.7% ABV41 IBU

Cellarmaker Brewing Co.San Francisco, CA

Devils Canyon Full Boar

Devils Canyon Full Boar

Wee Heavy7.4% ABV12 IBU

Devil's Canyon Brewing Co.San Carlos, CA

Epidemic Ales Pucker punch raspberry lemon

Epidemic Ales Pucker punch raspberry lemon

American Wheat Beer5.5% ABV

Epidemic AlesConcord, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Faction Alec Norton Lager

Faction Alec Norton Lager

Märzen5.8% ABV

Faction Brewing CompanyAlameda, CA

Faultline Ragnarok Lager

Faultline Ragnarok Lager

International Dark Lager7.8% ABV30 IBU

Faultline Brewing CompanySunnyvale, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Faultline Spring Bock

Faultline Spring Bock

Helles Bock7.2% ABV23 IBU

Faultline Brewing CompanySunnyvale, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Deep golden color with rich malt & a crisp hop finish

Ghost Town B.A. Old Trepanner Barleywine

Ghost Town B.A. Old Trepanner Barleywine

American Barleywine12.3% ABV

Ghost Town BrewingOakland, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Hermitage Wild Blackberry

Hermitage Wild Blackberry

Barrel Aged American Sour6.5% ABV

Hermitage Brewing CompanySan Jose, CA

Original Pattern Country Doctor Pilsner

Original Pattern Country Doctor Pilsner

German Pils5.4% ABV

Original Pattern Brewing CompanyOakland, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Original Pattern Rascal DIPA (Hazy)

Original Pattern Rascal DIPA (Hazy)

Hazy Double IPA8.2% ABV

Original Pattern Brewing CompanyOakland, CA

Available at very few places nearby

The Rare Barrel / Great Notion Guava Chameleon

The Rare Barrel / Great Notion Guava Chameleon

American IPA7.5% ABV

The Rare BarrelBerkeley, CA

The Rare Barrel Map Of The Sun

The Rare Barrel Map Of The Sun

Wild Specialty Beer7.7% ABV

The Rare BarrelBerkeley, CA

Overflowing with notes of juicy apricots and apricot jam. Tart and complex, with a bright acidity that enhances its fruity aromatics.