Top & Local Beer near San Francisco, CA

Lagunitas IPA

Lagunitas IPA

American IPA6.2% ABV52 IBU

Lagunitas Brewing CompanyPetaluma, CA

Available at a number of places 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 IPA7.5% 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.

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

Available at a number of places 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 few places nearby

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

21st Amendment Blood Orange Brew Free

21st Amendment Blood Orange Brew Free

American IPA7.0% ABV70 IBU

21st Amendment BrewerySan Francisco, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Blood Orange Brew Free is brewed like our original west coast style Brew Free! or Die IPA, but with an abundance of fresh blood orange puree

Anchor Porter

Anchor Porter

American Porter5.6% ABV20 IBU

Anchor BrewingSan Francisco, CA

With deep black color, a thick, creamy head, rich chocolate, toffee and coffee flavors, and full-bodied smoothness, Anchor Porter® is the epitome of a handcrafted dark beer. A blend of specially roasted pale, caramel, chocolate, and black malts, along with our top-fermenting yeast, creates complexity without bitterness.

Heretic Evil Cousin

Heretic Evil Cousin

Double IPA8.0% ABV100 IBU

Heretic Brewing CompanyFairfield, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Evil Cousin is Heretic's take on a West coast imperial IPA. This beer is a bold, in-your-face hop monster. It has a light, easy drinking malt character that allows the hops to stand out. The hop character in this beer is intentionally on the dank side; big, sticky, and aggressive.

Heretic Evil Twin

Heretic Evil Twin

Red IPA6.8% ABV45 IBU

Heretic Brewing CompanyFairfield, CA

Available at very few places nearby

It is a great example of a bold, rich, balanced craft beer, without being heavy and hard to drink in quantity.

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.

Speakeasy Payback Porter

Speakeasy Payback Porter

Robust Porter7.5% ABV35 IBU

Speakeasy Ales & LagersSan Francisco, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Brewed with Chilean chocolate malts and rolled oats, this Robust Porter is rich in roasted malt aromas and baker's cocoa.

Almanac Apricot Sournova

Almanac Apricot Sournova

Mixed-Fermentation Sour Beer5.6% ABV

Almanac Beer Co.Alameda, CA

Black Diamond Jagged Edge IPA

Black Diamond Jagged Edge IPA

American IPA7.1% ABV75 IBU

Black DiamondConcord, CA

Moylans Orange And Black Congrats Ale

Moylans Orange And Black Congrats Ale

Black IPA6.0% ABV

Moylans BreweryNovato, CA

Almanac Tropical Sournova

Almanac Tropical Sournova

Mixed-Fermentation Sour Beer5.2% ABV

Almanac Beer Co.Alameda, CA

Barebottle Socola

Barebottle Socola

Imperial Stout13.1% ABV

Barebottle Brewing Co.San Francisco, CA

Ghost Town Big Ass Monkey's Paw

Ghost Town Big Ass Monkey's Paw

Double IPA8.1% ABV

Ghost Town BrewingOakland, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Hermitage Citra

Hermitage Citra

Single Hop IPA7.0% ABV70 IBU

Hermitage Brewing CompanySan Jose, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Citra Ranked #35 out of 247 | Best American IPA in the U.S. 2016, Blind Tasting 247 of the Best American IPAs, Paste Magazine 2016

Altamont Beer Works 8th Anniversary Ale

Altamont Beer Works 8th Anniversary Ale

American Pale Ale5.7% ABV

Altamont Beer WorksLivermore, CA

Altamont Beer Works Maui Waui Double

Altamont Beer Works Maui Waui Double

Double IPA8.2% ABV

Altamont Beer WorksLivermore, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Barebottle Mosaic Kush Hazy IPA

Barebottle Mosaic Kush Hazy IPA

Hazy IPA6.6% ABV

Barebottle Brewing Co.San Francisco, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Cellarmaker Moonage Daydream

Cellarmaker Moonage Daydream

American Pale Ale5.5% ABV30 IBU

Cellarmaker Brewing Co.San Francisco, CA

Cooperage Fruitception

Cooperage Fruitception

Mixed-Fermentation Sour Beer6.2% ABV

Cooperage Brewing CompanySanta Rosa, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Hermitage Copious

Hermitage Copious

American IPA7.2% ABV65 IBU

Hermitage Brewing CompanySan Jose, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Laughing Monk Holy Ghost

Laughing Monk Holy Ghost

German Pils5.2% ABV20 IBU

Laughing Monk BrewerySan Francisco, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Temescal Airmail

Temescal Airmail

American Pale Ale5.2% ABV

Temescal BrewingOakland, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Temescal We Have The Technology

Temescal We Have The Technology

American IPA6.9% ABV

Temescal BrewingOakland, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Anchor Christmas Ale 2017

Anchor Christmas Ale 2017

Winter Seasonal Beer6.7% ABV28 IBU

Anchor BrewingSan Francisco, CA

Brewed for it's 43rd season, combination of malts, spices, & hops add layers of complexity & brings this year’s winter ale to a new level.

Cooperage Hoppy Little Trees

Cooperage Hoppy Little Trees

American IPA6.8% ABV

Cooperage Brewing CompanySanta Rosa, CA

Drake's Best coast IPA

Drake's Best coast IPA

American IPA7.0% ABV

Drake's Brewing CompanySan Leandro, CA

Drake's Transatlantic

Drake's Transatlantic

Winter Seasonal Beer10.0% ABV

Drake's Brewing CompanySan Leandro, CA

Eight Bridges Lord Of The Danks

Eight Bridges Lord Of The Danks

American IPA6.0% ABV50 IBU

Eight Bridges Brewing, Inc.Livermore, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Epidemic Ales Pale Alien - HAZY PALE ALE

Epidemic Ales Pale Alien - HAZY PALE ALE

American Pale Ale6.0% ABV

Epidemic AlesConcord, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Faction Imperial Chit Wit

Faction Imperial Chit Wit

Witbier6.8% ABV

Faction Brewing CompanyAlameda, CA

Faction Pale Ale

Faction Pale Ale

American Pale Ale5.5% ABV45 IBU

Faction Brewing CompanyAlameda, CA

Fieldwork Emma

Fieldwork Emma

5.2% ABV

Fieldwork Brewing CompanyBerkeley, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Fieldwork Finer Things

Fieldwork Finer Things

American Lager4.2% ABV

Fieldwork Brewing CompanyBerkeley, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Finer Things Mosaic Light Lager is the beer you want when it is simply just too damn hot out for an IPA

Fort Point Golden Ale

Fort Point Golden Ale

British Golden Ale5.0% ABV20 IBU

Fort Point Beer CompanySan Francisco, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Laughing Monk Clear Ride

Laughing Monk Clear Ride

American IPA6.8% ABV

Laughing Monk BrewerySan Francisco, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Original Pattern Bean Me Up!

Original Pattern Bean Me Up!

American Porter6.6% ABV

Original Pattern Brewing CompanyOakland, CA

Original Pattern Scenic Drive

Original Pattern Scenic Drive

American Pale Ale5.7% ABV

Original Pattern Brewing CompanyOakland, CA

The Rare Barrel Sangria Noir

The Rare Barrel Sangria Noir

Mixed-Fermentation Sour Beer10.2% ABV

The Rare BarrelBerkeley, CA

The Rare Barrel Small Acts

The Rare Barrel Small Acts

Wild Specialty Beer4.2% ABV

The Rare BarrelBerkeley, CA