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 Pale Ale7.5% ABV64 IBU

Lagunitas Brewing CompanyPetaluma, CA

Available at a number of 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

California Common4.9% ABV37 IBU

Anchor BrewingSan Francisco, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

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

Russian River Damnation

Russian River Damnation

Belgian Golden Strong Ale7.3% ABV25 IBU

Russian River Brewing CompanySanta Rosa, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Belgian style Strong Golden Ale. It has extraordinary aromas of banana and pear with mouth filling flavors of sweet malt and earthy hops. The lingering finish is dry and slightly bitter but very, very smooth.

21st Amendment Brew Free! Or Die IPA

21st Amendment Brew Free! Or Die IPA

American IPA7.0% ABV70 IBU

21st Amendment BrewerySan Francisco, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Our newest beer to be released in March. Brewed with real blood oranges with a base of Brew Free or Die IPA. We added some additional Citra

Russian River Pliny The Elder

Russian River Pliny The Elder

Double IPA8.0% ABV100 IBU

Russian River Brewing CompanySanta Rosa, CA

Available at very few 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.

21st Amendment El Sully

21st Amendment El Sully

American Lager4.8% ABV19 IBU

21st Amendment BrewerySan Francisco, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Who is El Sully? Grab a can of this Mexican-Style lager, head to the nearest beach, even if it’s imagined, and perhaps he’ll come to you.

Anchor Christmas Ale

Anchor Christmas Ale

Winter Seasonal Beer6.9% 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.

Almanac Love Hazy IPA

Almanac Love Hazy IPA

American IPA6.5% ABV

Almanac Beer Co.San Francisco, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Hazy and dank IPA double dry-hopped with Mosaic, Citra and Simcoe. Flavors of mango, cantaloupe, and citrus will keep you infatuated.

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 very 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.

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

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.

Fort Point Westfalia

Fort Point Westfalia

American Amber Ale5.6% ABV16 IBU

Fort Point Beer CompanySan Francisco, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Nuremberg Inspired Red Ale

Almanac Loud Hazy DIPA

Almanac Loud Hazy DIPA

Double IPA8.3% ABV

Almanac Beer Co.San Francisco, CA

Obnoxiously dry-hopped with Mosaic and Denali, LOUD! screams with tropical flavors of mango, papaya & pineapple and has a hazy mouthfeel.

Drake's Hefe

Drake's Hefe

Weissbier5.0% ABV15 IBU

Drake's Brewing CompanySan Leandro, CA

Available at a few places nearby

An unfiltered, Bavarian style wheat beer. We incorporate 50% wheat malt and 50% 2-row malt with Noble hops. Then, a Bavarian hefeweizen yeast strain imparts the traditional and distinctive aromas of banana and clove. True to our West Coast style, this beer finishes clean and dry, making it easy to enjoy another pint. Available Year Round.

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.

Fort Point Animal

Fort Point Animal

American IPA7.5% ABV54 IBU

Fort Point Beer CompanySan Francisco, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Tropical India Pale Ale

Heretic Shallow Grave Porter

Heretic Shallow Grave Porter

English Porter7.0% ABV33 IBU

Heretic Brewing CompanyFairfield, CA

Available at very few places nearby

An opaque, rich, malty dream. Rich chocolate and caramel malts provide a complex drinking experience.

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.

Speakeasy Big Daddy IPA

Speakeasy Big Daddy IPA

American IPA6.5% ABV60 IBU

Speakeasy Ales & LagersSan Francisco, CA

Available at very few places nearby

The aroma is floral, fresh grass, pine needles, grapefruit, and a some subtle notes of fresh bread.

Devil's Canyon Root Beer

Devil's Canyon Root Beer

Fruit and Spice Beer

Devil's Canyon Brewing Co.San Carlos, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Fieldwork Hot Chocolate Mexican Export Stout

Fieldwork Hot Chocolate Mexican Export Stout

Foreign Export Stout6.6% ABV

Fieldwork Brewing CompanyBerkeley, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Hot chocolate is an ode the beauty that is hot Mexican chocolate. We add TCHO Mexican chocolate, nutmeg, cinnamon, cayenne, milk sugar, and ancho chili.

Fieldwork Familia Es Todo

Fieldwork Familia Es Todo

American IPA6.6% ABV

Fieldwork Brewing CompanyBerkeley, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Half Moon Bay Strawberry Guava Milkshake IPA

Half Moon Bay Strawberry Guava Milkshake IPA

American IPA6.3% ABV45 IBU

Half Moon Bay Brewing CompanyHalf Moon Bay, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Hermitage Citra

Hermitage Citra

Single Hop IPA7.0% ABV70 IBU

Hermitage Brewing CompanySan Jose, CA

Available at very 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

Laughing Monk Mango Gose

Laughing Monk Mango Gose

Gose4.9% ABV7 IBU

Laughing Monk BrewerySan Francisco, CA

Available at very few places nearby

A slightly tart, refreshing ale brewed with lime, pink Himalayan sea salt, and fresh Mango.

Pacific Coast Brewing Dry Hard Apple Muscat Mango

Pacific Coast Brewing Dry Hard Apple Muscat Mango

Applewine6.0% ABV

Pacific Coast Brewing CoOakland, CA

Barebottle 415ish Kolsch

Barebottle 415ish Kolsch

Kölsch4.2% ABV

Barebottle Brewing Co.San Francisco, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Barebottle Baby Unicorn Dust

Barebottle Baby Unicorn Dust

American Pale Ale5.6% ABV34 IBU

Barebottle Brewing Co.San Francisco, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Campbell Amber Love

Campbell Amber Love

American Amber Ale5.0% ABV52 IBU

Campbell Brewing CompanyCampbell, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Campbell "Big" Red Ale

Campbell "Big" Red Ale

Irish Red Ale7.5% ABV33 IBU

Campbell Brewing CompanyCampbell, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Eight Bridges Bogarted

Eight Bridges Bogarted

Double IPA8.1% ABV

Eight Bridges Brewing, Inc.Livermore, CA

Faction All In IPA

Faction All In IPA

American IPA6.5% ABV

Faction Brewing CompanyAlameda, CA

Available at very few places nearby

The fourth of the All-In brew series. A single hop IPA brewed with Experimental Hop #484 from American Dwarf Hop Association

Faction Blitzen

Faction Blitzen

Triple IPA10.4% ABV

Faction Brewing CompanyAlameda, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Faultline Hefe Weizen

Faultline Hefe Weizen

German Wheat Beer5.3% ABV14 IBU

Faultline Brewing CompanySunnyvale, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Style: German/Bavarian Wheat • Unfiltered

Faultline Kölsch

Faultline Kölsch

Kölsch4.7% ABV21 IBU

Faultline Brewing CompanySunnyvale, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Light • Crisp • Refreshing

Half Moon Bay Poems Are For Facts IPA (Hazy)

Half Moon Bay Poems Are For Facts IPA (Hazy)

American IPA6.5% ABV

Half Moon Bay Brewing CompanyHalf Moon Bay, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Hermitage Maltopia Wee Heavy

Hermitage Maltopia Wee Heavy

Scotch-Style Ale9.0% ABV25 IBU

Hermitage Brewing CompanySan Jose, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Gold Medal 2011, 2012, California State Fair. Our Scotch Ale, or Wee Heavy, has a malty aroma, caramel character, & plum-like fruitiness.

Hop Dogma Fides In Fermento

Hop Dogma Fides In Fermento

Imperial Stout10.4% ABV

Hop Dogma Brewing Co.El Granada, CA

Available at very few places nearby

A classic, rich Imperial Stout. Gold and Bronze medals at the Best of Craft Beer Awards multiple years.

Laughing Monk Precious Cargo

Laughing Monk Precious Cargo

Imperial Stout9.8% ABV

Laughing Monk BrewerySan Francisco, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Sonoma Springs The General

Sonoma Springs The General

Double IPA9.0% ABV

Sonoma Springs Brewing CompanySonoma, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Temescal 11:59 Nye

Temescal 11:59 Nye

American IPA7.3% ABV

Temescal BrewingOakland, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Temescal Flashy Lager

Temescal Flashy Lager

American Lager5.0% ABV

Temescal BrewingOakland, CA

Available at very few places nearby