SF has a tall and strong list of local breweries, pouring everything from classic steam lagers to hoppy and hazy West Coast IPAs. With the current shelter-in-place, it might feel like everyone is drinking more than ever, but unfortunately, small craft breweries have still suffered a dramatic drop in business. So for beer lovers, it’s more important than ever to support their hometown favorites. Plenty of local beer is available through grocery stores or on takeout menus around town, of course — but rather than give a hefty cut to a grocery store chain or a delivery apps, consider tapping straight into the source.
Here’s a running list of breweries currently offering takeout and delivery in San Francisco. Things are changing day by day, so before venturing out, please call ahead or check social media to confirm that the brewery you’re seeking is still open for business. If you have a spot to add or see a place that has closed, please drop us a line.
Ales Unlimited, the craft beer store in a historic building in Pac Heights, is still open for business. (Although their second location, the Beer Basement in the Tenderloin, has temporarily boarded up.) No delivery, but walk right in.
Anchor Brewing might be owned by Sapporo these days, but it’s still one of America’s oldest craft breweries, going strong for more than a century. The SF institution is now offering six-packs, boxes, crowlers, and growlers to go. Pickups are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from Anchor Public Taps, which is their taproom across the street from the brewery.
Black Hammer Brewing, the pup-friendly brewery and tasting room in SoMa, is now doing next-day pickup, as well as shipping to the entire state of California. And big news: They’re about to launch their new Sparkle Pony Belgian Blonde.
City Beer Store, the city’s generously stocked bottle shop, is doing curbside pickup from its spacious new location on Mission Street. They’ve got a full kitchen now, so don’t forget the “snacky snacks” (think of the tots).
The Crafty Fox Ale House has rolled up the garage door in the Mission and is now serving burgers and brews for both pickup and delivery. Because what is a crowler without a Korean fried chicken sandwich?
Ferment Drink Repeat, the small-batch brewery in sunny Portola, is offering pickup for growlers and home brewing kits.
Fool’s Errand, the favorite beer and wine spot on Divis, has opened up the front as a window. The short list of local beers refreshes often, so check Instagram stories for the latest. It’s mostly walk up, but for orders of $100 or more, the shop will do delivery for a $10 fee.
Magnolia Brewing, now owned by New Belgium, has closed its big, industrial Dogpatch location, but is still serving from its original restaurant on Haight. Longtime fans can order singles, six-packs, or crowlers to go, along with serious fried chicken.
Monks Kettle, the Belgian-leaning brewpub on 16th Street in the Mission, has opened up a pickup window for takeout and delivery. There’s a deep list of wine, beer, and cider, and what is a pint without pretzel knots?
Pi Bar, that chill Valencia hangout with good beer, good pizza, and nerd specials at 3.14 in the afternoon, has now got a limited takeout menu. Call 415-970-9670 to order beer and pies for pickup.
Pine Street Brewery, the microbrewery born out of an apartment kitchen, has cracked open delivery for SF, the East Bay, and the Peninsula. Order online for drop offs on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Friday.
Richmond Republic Draught House has still got strong pints and comfort food for the avenues. Order online for pickup and delivery, and don’t forget the deviled eggs and fried brussels.
San Francisco Brewing Co. in historic Ghirardelli Square has got beer, wine, and even hand sanitizer out for home delivery, covering a lot of quarantine needs. They’re sweeping the Bay, hitting SF and Marin on Fridays, East Bay on Thursdays, and the Peninsula on Wednesdays.
Sunset Reservoir, the brewery and pub in the Outer Sunset, has got pickup and delivery on pints, liters, cocktails, fried chicken sandwiches. They’re also partnering with Devil’s Teeth on the weekends for epic breakfast sandwiches.
Triple Voodoo, the craft brewery in the Dogpatch, is doing free delivery within SF (for zip codes 94107 and 94158 only).
Woods Cerveceria, the small-batch brewery based in the Mission, is still pouring Argentinian-inspired brews via takeout, and doing same-day delivery in SF and the East Bay.