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Cellarmaker Brewing Co.

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BEER AVG
4.17/5
Cellarmaker Brewing Co.Cellarmaker Brewing Co.
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar

1150 Howard St
San Francisco, California, 94103-3914
United States

(415) 863-3940 | map
www.cellarmakerbrewing.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
152
Reviews:
305
Ratings:
3,096
PLACE STATS
Place Score:
97
Reviews:
51
Ratings:
194
Avg:
4.42
pDev:
6.56%
 
 
Taps:
12
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 51 | Ratings: 194
Reviews by orangesol:
Photo of orangesol
4.39/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Stopped in here after City Beer Store since it is right around the corner. I had heard great things from the guys at TH so I was really looking forward to checking this place out. Atmosphere was quite good. Stopped in just after they opened and there was already plenty of people around the bar area and at the tables. Service was great. Bartenders were awesome, we never had to wait more than a minute or two for a new beer. Quality was top notch across the board. Selection was great. 10 beers on, two kicked, and one leftover cask from the night before. My favorite was Jezebel and the cask, both of which were awesome. No food so no rating there. Prices were a little high for my tastes, we were only getting the 5oz pours and some were $4 a piece. It was almost $30 to try them all. Overall an awesome brewpub in the heart of the city. I would be a regular here if I lived in the area.

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Photo of Phil-Fresh
4.26/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Located in SOMA, off Howard – Cellarmaker doesn’t have a lot of signage up and if you don’t pay attention, you could pass by it on accident. Once inside there’s a small tasting room that features about six house selections. Cellarmaker tends to focus on hoppier beers, though their stouts and porters are also quite tasty. The staff is pretty attentive and service is quick. Downside is the tasting room is small and usually packed, meaning seating can be a challenge.

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Photo of Mpontiakos
4.71/5  rDev +6.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of HSUBOWLER
4.88/5  rDev +10.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of adenis
5/5  rDev +13.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Rockjocknroll
4.16/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Excellent IPAs, killer stouts and a nice location. Some staff (some...) have lost their friendly charm but such is the life of a bartender at a really popular brewery.

It's kind of a bummer this place has gotten so popular so fast. Used to be a lot of casual conversations and really fun folks; now it's a lot of 'I know more than you' beards. At least the beers are still great; just don't stop in for a growler fill during any kind of release. You'll be waiting in line a really, really long time.

If you're in SF from out-of-town, well worth the visit. Come thirsty!

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Photo of JMarimon
3.93/5  rDev -11.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of rocksteady726
4.01/5  rDev -9.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5

Photo of cisco482
4.25/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of billab914
4.51/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of MikeCactusGordon
4.08/5  rDev -7.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Small 'whole in the wall' brewery that made my visit to San Francisco very enjoyable. Great draft list, although mostly hoppy stuff, friendly staff and place was packed 2 of the weekday nights I was there. If you like hops, you'll like Cellarmaker.

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Photo of _pat_
4.34/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Simply the best brewery in SF and the one that I find myself coming back to time after time. Their tasting room is always packed so get there early or grab a growler to go. Always rotating their brews (check out what's soon to come on from the sign in the back near the bathrooms), their selection is pretty wide though leans most heavily on hoppy pale ales and IPA's.
Amazing to think that they've only been doing this for two years since all of their beers have that distinctly Cellarmaker "dank-crushable" (their words) flavor that I've grown to love.

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Photo of DblDiamond
4.37/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of funjack5150
4.4/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Great place in the city, so many great beers! The only down fall for me is the brewery is so small and it's always packed. But that doesn't stop me from going.

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Photo of gcasher
4.55/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Loud cool desert rock music. Packed on Easter Saturday. Great beer.

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Photo of dwagner003
4.58/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of BarrytheBear
4.26/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of stevehagy
4.26/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Frobert_Reynolds
4.31/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of reggggg
4.01/5  rDev -9.3%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of UCLABrewN84
4.17/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

I recently stopped in here on a trip to Northern California. This is a fairly small tasting room with bar seating and some tables here and there as well. The bartenders were super nice and helpful even though it was very crowded when I went. They had around 10 beers on tap, with lots of hoppy offerings, some dark beers, and a barrel aged beer. The quality of everything was good. I would definitely recommend a stop in here if you are in the area. I know that I will be back for sure.

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Photo of CityofWind_brew
4.86/5  rDev +10%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of domdomdomdom
4.47/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of frasergrove
3.83/5  rDev -13.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Cpmitchno1
4.18/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

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Cellarmaker Brewing Co. in San Francisco, CA
97 out of 100 based on 51 ratings.
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