Anchor Brewing Company announces the release of its 2017 Anchor Christmas Ale. A smooth and creamy winter warmer with rich flavors of cacao, toffee and roasted nuts, and subtle hints of honey and herbal spice, this year’s brew marks the 43rd annual release of this Anchor tradition.
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1705 Mariposa St
San Francisco, CA 94107-2334 United States
- Brewing hand-crafted beer in the heart of San Francisco since 1896. http://www.anchorbrewing.com
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