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Thirsty Bear Brewing Company

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Thirsty Bear Brewing CompanyThirsty Bear Brewing Company
BA SCORE
86
very good

82 Ratings
Ratings: 82
Reviews: 60
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 14.85%
Active Beers: 21
Beer Ratings: 271
Beer Avg: 3.62
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

661 Howard Street
San Francisco, California, 94105
United States
phone: (415) 974-0905

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Reviews by willjschmidt:
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4.05/5  rDev +7.4%

Brewpub located in the South of Market neighborhood of San Francisco. Slightly upscale decor. They have about 8 of their beers on tap. Mostly basic brewpub styles. I sampled the IPA and it was pretty good. The food is Spanish with a trend towards tapas. The food is decent and a bit pricey. A bit of a step-up from the standard brewpub food. None of the beers are what you would call outstanding but they are all decent. This is one of the better brewpubs in San Francisco. It's near downtown and Union Square, thus easily accessible for tourists.

willjschmidt, Jul 17, 2009
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4.09/5  rDev +8.5%

Nice brew pub. Very unique selection of craft brews. We had the tasting flight which was a good deal. 9 studen different beers including their two seasonals. Really enjoyed he the Panda Bear Ale and the seasonal Dopplebock. Food was decent, we had several tapas style selections. Definitely worth a visit if you're in the area.

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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

Had lunch here on a Monday. I ordered the Monday pork sausage special sandwich and it was delicious, albeit on the messy side, which made it a little hard to eat gracefully.

The decor and atmosphere are just great, rustic but sleek and clean as well. The service was nice and attentive. It was my first visit, and my server offered his suggestions, and more important, why he liked them.

I had the IPA, the Red Ale and the ESB. All were well-made delicious beers. The ESB stood out, creamy and rich, with a well balanced hop bite.

I enjoyed Thirsty Bear a lot, it's well worth a visit on you next trip to San Francisco.

rwhitmore, Nov 04, 2013
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Thirsty Bear Brewing Company in San Francisco, CA
86 out of 100 based on 82 ratings.