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 IPA7.5% 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.

21st Amendment Hell or High Watermelon

21st Amendment Hell or High Watermelon

American Wheat Beer4.9% ABV17 IBU

21st Amendment BrewerySan Francisco, CA

Widely available nearby

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

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.

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.

High Water Campfire Stout

High Water Campfire Stout

American Stout6.5% ABV38 IBU

High Water BrewingPittsburg, CA

Available at a few places nearby

We put over 4 lbs per bbl of Graham crackers in the mash, we used chocolate malt and to top it off added a natural toasted marshmallow flavor.

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.

Russian River Consecration

Russian River Consecration

Wild Specialty Beer10.0% ABV

Russian River Brewing CompanySanta Rosa, CA

Dark Ale aged in Cabernet Sauvignon barrels from local wineries, black currants, brettanomyces, lactobacillus, and pediococcus.. Rich flavors of chocolate truffle, spice, tobacco, currants, and a bit of Cabernet.

Russian River Pliny The Elder

Russian River Pliny The Elder

Double IPA8.0% ABV100 IBU

Russian River Brewing CompanySanta Rosa, CA

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

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.

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.

Drake's Denogginizer

Drake's Denogginizer

Double IPA9.8% ABV90 IBU

Drake's Brewing CompanySan Leandro, CA

Available at a few places nearby

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

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.

Almanac Farmers's Reserve Blueberry

Almanac Farmers's Reserve Blueberry

Wild Specialty Beer7.0% ABV

Almanac Beer Co.San Francisco, CA

After many months of maturing in California wine barrels, the beer takes on a luscious purple-pink tone, berry flavors and a lip smacking tartness. Very bright, fruity acidity.

High Water Campfire Stout Nitro

High Water Campfire Stout Nitro

American Stout6.5% ABV39 IBU

High Water BrewingPittsburg, CA

4+lbs/bbl of Graham crackers in the mash, chocolate malt and natural toasted marshmallow flavor, on NITRO!

Heretic Chocolate Hazelnut Porter

Heretic Chocolate Hazelnut Porter

American Porter7.0% ABV33 IBU

Heretic Brewing CompanyFairfield, CA

Available at a few places nearby

A rich, robust porter bursting with luscious chocolate and hazelnut. Notes of coffee and caramel round out this delicious treat.

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.

Almanac Farmer's Reserve Citrus

Almanac Farmer's Reserve Citrus

Wild Specialty Beer7.0% ABV

Almanac Beer Co.San Francisco, CA

Citrus and beer have made a great pair ever since the first lemon wedge was added to a frosty wheat beer. Here we expand on that tradition, melding a sour blond ale with the intensely aromatic zest of Buddha’s Hand citrons and the bracing tartness of Yuzu and Blood Oranges from Hamada Farms

Moylans Dragoons Dry Irish Stout

Moylans Dragoons Dry Irish Stout

Irish Stout5.0% ABV28 IBU

Moylans BreweryNovato, CA

Dry, roasty and incredibly rich in flavor, Dragoons Dry Irish Stout is made with a unique blend of imported hops and malted barley from the United Kingdom. This award winning stout is brewed in the Irish tradition to commemorate General Stephen Moylan, Irish-born commander of the 4th Continental Dragoons during the American Revolutionary War.

Marin Mt. Tam Pale Ale

Marin Mt. Tam Pale Ale

American Pale Ale5.4% ABV40 IBU

Marin Brewing CompanyLarkspur, CA

Mt. Tam Pale Ale is our best-selling flagship brew! It has a bright golden color, a medium body and a smooth taste. 5.5% alcohol by volume.

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.

Faction Spring IPA

Faction Spring IPA

American IPA6.8% ABV60 IBU

Faction Brewing CompanyAlameda, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Sonoma Springs Shake The Blues

Sonoma Springs Shake The Blues

American IPA7.5% ABV

Sonoma Springs Brewing CompanySonoma, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Made with whole vanilla beans, lactose powder, over 250 pounds of blueberries and hopped with Mosaic hops, this hazy IPA is purple in color

Altamont Beer Works Maui Waui 3X

Altamont Beer Works Maui Waui 3X

Triple IPA11.0% ABV

Altamont Beer WorksLivermore, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Devil's Canyon Full Boar Scotch Ale

Devil's Canyon Full Boar Scotch Ale

Wee Heavy7.4% ABV12 IBU

Devil's Canyon Brewing Co.San Carlos, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Faction 007 Pale

Faction 007 Pale

American Pale Ale5.5% ABV

Faction Brewing CompanyAlameda, CA

Fieldwork Leaves of Fate

Fieldwork Leaves of Fate

Double IPA8.2% ABV

Fieldwork Brewing CompanyBerkeley, CA

Available at very few places nearby

..A Double IPA that is sticky to the taste with orange juice, tangerine peel, passion fruit, and honeysuckle.

Fieldwork Murker Junkies

Fieldwork Murker Junkies

American IPA7.0% ABV

Fieldwork Brewing CompanyBerkeley, CA

Available at a few places nearby

We highlight this incredible crop year of El Dorado hops by dry hopping with them all on their own, left to lurk in the murk...

Hermitage 408 Session IPA

Hermitage 408 Session IPA

Session IPA5.0% ABV60 IBU

Hermitage Brewing CompanySan Jose, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Dry hopped with Equinox: smooth and pleasant with subdued bitterness and full flavor. 5% ABV/60 IBUs

Hermitage Ale Of The Imp

Hermitage Ale Of The Imp

Imperial IPA8.0% ABV100 IBU

Hermitage Brewing CompanySan Jose, CA

Available at a few places nearby

A hop head’s dream: light malt balances the pleothora of hops packed into this imperial IPA 9% ABV/99.9 IBUs

Laughing Monk Pluot Pulpit

Laughing Monk Pluot Pulpit

Belgian Tripel8.0% ABV

Laughing Monk BrewerySan Francisco, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Laughing Monk Third Circle Tripel

Laughing Monk Third Circle Tripel

Belgian Tripel8.7% ABV28 IBU

Laughing Monk BrewerySan Francisco, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Barebottle Billionaire Jeff Hazos (Hazy Ipa)

Barebottle Billionaire Jeff Hazos (Hazy Ipa)

American IPA6.9% ABV

Barebottle Brewing Co.San Francisco, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Barebottle Cherry Tart Monster

Barebottle Cherry Tart Monster

Fruit Beer4.4% ABV

Barebottle Brewing Co.San Francisco, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Half Moon Bay Brewing Co. Full Swing IPA

Half Moon Bay Brewing Co. Full Swing IPA

American IPA6.2% ABV128 IBU

Half Moon Bay Brewing CompanyHalf Moon Bay, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Our brewers knocked it out of the park with this special edition IPA made from Mosaic, Simcoe, Citra, Galaxy, and Magnum hops. With aromas of tropical fruit and a bitter bite on the finish, this is an IPA for the IPA super fan.

Half Moon Bay They Call Me Brut

Half Moon Bay They Call Me Brut

American IPA7.6% ABV

Half Moon Bay Brewing CompanyHalf Moon Bay, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Sonoma Springs Knockin' Fruits

Sonoma Springs Knockin' Fruits

Witbier5.0% ABV

Sonoma Springs Brewing CompanySonoma, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Alpha Acid Young Mild And Freewheel

Alpha Acid Young Mild And Freewheel

Dark Mild5.5% ABV

Alpha AcidBelmont , CA