Anchor Distilling

Appetite: What's new at Anchor? A lot.


Inside scoop from Anchor Distilling: A new clear hops spirit, line of Japanese whiskies, rooftop bar, world's most extensive cocktail book library, and more

Anchor Distilling is a local treasure. Fritz Maytag pioneered craft beer and craft spirits in America long before most were even thinking about it. Tracing back Fritz' brewing days to the 1960s puts San Francisco squarely on the map as a leader and trendsetter in beer, while in spirits Fritz -- alongside Jorg Rupf at St. George, and Hubert Germain-Robin of Germain-Robin -- were all pioneering American craft spirits here in Northern California decades before the current renaissance.

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