Brews on the Bay returns to the SS Jeremiah O'Brien on September 17 for its 13th year on this storied World War II merchant marine ship docked at Pier 45, and this year, more San Francisco breweries than ever will be participating. Produced by the San Francisco Brewers Guild, this event is one of the Bay Area's most intimate beer festivals, one the brewers themselves look forward to.
"Imagine staring at sailboats floating past Alcatraz while tasting beer from dozens of San Francisco breweries, including both veteran and newcomers to the craft beer market," says David "Zambo" Zamborski, director of brewing, Speakeasy Ales & Lagers). "To drink locally hand-crafted ales and lagers aboard an historic American ship, floating on one of the most famous bays in the world ... who the hell wouldn't want to do that?"
Brewers will be out in force, serving unlimited pours of their latest and greatest IPAs, farmhouse ales, session beers, barrel-aged sours, imperial stouts, and many other beer styles, with over 70 beers flowing from:
21st Amendment Brewery, Almanac Beer Co., Anchor Brewing Co., Barebottle Beer Co., Barrel Head Brewhouse, Black Hammer Brewing Co., Black Sands Brewing Co., Cellarmaker Brewing Co., Ferment. Drink. Repeat, Fort Point Beer Co., Harmonic Brewing Co., Headlands Brewing Co., Holy Craft Brewing Co., Laughing Monk Brewing Co., Local Brewing Co., Magnolia Brewing Co., Old Bus Tavern, Pizza Orgasmica & Brewery, San Francisco Brewing Co., Seven Stills Brewery & Distillery, Social Kitchen & Brewery, Speakeasy Ales & Lagers, Sufferfest Beer Co., Sunset Reservoir Brewing Co., The Beach Chalet Restaurant & Brewpub, ThirstyBear Organic Brewery, Triple Voodoo Brewery, and Woods Beer Co.
Tickets always sell out for this event— one of the most memorable and unique beer festivals in the country.