Soak up the salty air, sunshine and spectacular views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and the city and bay of San Francisco all while enjoying local craft beer on a WWII ship at one of the most memorable and unique festivals in the world.
BREWS ON THE BAY returns Saturday, October 13, for its 15th year on the S.S. Jeremiah O’Brien, an historic World War II merchant marine ship docked at Pier 45.
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.
Local 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 set to flow.
Last year's line up - 2018 breweries to be announced shortly!
21st Amendment Brewery Almanac Beer Co. Anchor Brewing Co. Barebottle Beer Co. Barrel Head Brewhouse Beach Chalet Restaurant & Brewpub 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. Pine Street Brewery Magnolia Brewing Co. San Francisco Brewing Co. Seven Stills Brewery & Distillery Social Kitchen & Brewery Southpaw BBQ Speakeasy Ales & Lagers Standard Deviant Brewing Co. ThirstyBear Organic Brewery Triple Voodoo Brewery Woods Beer Co.
Local food vendors will provide a variety of food options for purchase.
This is our 15th year aboard the S.S. Jeremiah O’Brien, an historic landmark from the World War II Merchant Marine era ship, and appropriately, a portion of festival proceeds benefits the National Liberty Ship Memorial. This 2018 installment of Brews on the Bay will be our best yet, so we hope you can join us!
Please note: The California Department of Alcohol Beverage Control requires alcohol stop being poured a half hour before the end of alcohol tasting events.
If gluten sensitive, a number of "near zero" gluten options will be available from select breweries, which will be highlighted once the beer list is released just prior to the event. (There will be no cider.)
"Watch sailboats glide past Alcatraz? Sample beer from dozens of San Francisco breweries? Drink locally hand-crafted ales and lagers aboard an historic American WWIII ship as you take in one of the most famous bays in the world… Who the hell wouldn’t want to do that?"
Please review prior to purchase:
- Attendees must be 21+ and IDs will be checked at the gate.- No infants, children or anyone under 21 allowed in. No pets allowed in.- Tickets are non-refundable. This is a rain or shine event.- Tickets will not be sold at the gate. This Eventbrite page will stay up, though, if we do not sell out.- Food is not included in the ticket price.- Do not bring glassware for beer tasting.- Backpacks are allowed but subject to search. - The ship does not set sail during the event.- The ship cannot be accessed via elevator.- Attendees will need to scale stairs to access the ship's deck; brewery stations are also on the pier.- Designated driver tickets are not available.- Please drink responsibly and use public transit or cab services.- Disorderly guests will be escorted out by security.
Brews on the Bay is organized by the San Francisco Brewers Guild, a non-profit 501(c)(6) founded in 2004. The Guild’s mission is to unite those who make local beer with those who love it, reviving the vibrant heritage of beer brewing in San Francisco.