21st Amendment Brewery

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3.76/5
21st Amendment Brewery21st Amendment Brewery
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

563 2nd St
San Francisco, California, 94107-1411
United States

(415) 369-0900 | map
www.21st-amendment.com

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BEER STATS
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Reviews:
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PLACE STATS
Place Score:
87
Reviews:
112
Ratings:
258
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
7.22%
 
 
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Beer-to-Go:
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Reviews: 112 | Ratings: 258
Reviews by kdoc8:
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3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

This was the first brewery I hit in San Francisco. I was eager to make up for some time spent brewery-less in the Mojave Desert (there's no water or people, so no beer - just lots of cool plants.) So, I hit 21st Amendment in mid-February, right smack in the middle of Strong Beer Month. During the month of February, 21st and Magnolia (both in San Fran) brew ridiculously strong beers of many types, as well as their barleywine release. If you drink six such of these "strong beers" between the 2 breweries, you get a free snifter.

Maybe I'll point out that it's not the BEST idea to try to drink all 6 beers in one sitting. Especially since 3 of them left me buzzed enough to feel the need to wildly hang off of cable cars for about a half hour while it wore down.

I liked 21st Amendment. It was very crowded and it's located near the Giants baseball stadium and probably gets even more packed during and after games. It had 2 levels, and you could also sit in the bar area, which was right up front with lots of windows near the street. It was a bit pricey, but most of San Francisco is pricey, so it wasn't overwhelming for the city.

Oh, and apparently, they are also releasing 2 beers in cans: the 21A IPA and the Watermelon Wheat, which is pretty unique for a microbrewery.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of sneer
4.7/5  rDev +21.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Stevenw7474
3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Gatorcon
3.83/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of JMarimon
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of nhirsch04
3.76/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of btravers13
4.06/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of tbeaton
3.63/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of BootLeg_Pete
3.46/5  rDev -10.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3 | food: 4

Photo of Keeling
3.98/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of melt
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of UCLABrewN84
4.11/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

I recently stopped in here on a trip to Northern California. The inside hosts a bar and restaurant, and I believe they brew some beer at this location as well as their San Leandro production facility. The bartender was quite nice and attentive when I stopped in. They had around 12 beers on tap with a wide variety of styles represented, and cans of their year round stuff for sale as well. The quality of everything was good.

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Photo of tjcamm
3.61/5  rDev -7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of coldbrew24
3.89/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Travelled there week before Super Bowl. Close to ATT park. Decent vibe. Good bartenders. Was mildly disappointed in take-home options, but not the tap selection options as it was the beginning of beer week in SF. They brought out some great brews from the cellar, including a 2010 Lower de Boom, which was outstanding. Food was good - cheese curds and wings.

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Photo of Abragg3
4.89/5  rDev +26%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Love it here! wish i lived closer. Very relaxing, good beer, good food, amazing service.

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Photo of Claytonis
4.01/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of vikinggary28
3.84/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3

Went on a Friday night when AC/DC was playing down the street at AT&T park and the place was rockin', I'm talking shoulder to shoulder beer drinkin' rockers looking for a beer and a bite to eat. The atmosphere there is great and although the service wasn't great I have to give them the benefit of the doubt because the crowd was huge, I'm sure on another night things would be more expedient. Beer selection is great and the food is adequate for keeping your stomach full while your drinking. A long line waiting for restroom use wasn't pleasant but expected. Next Giants game at the ball park will merit another visit.

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Photo of Barracudas
4.5/5  rDev +16%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

A must stop for anyone visiting San Francisco as it is very accessible from public transportation and has a very good selection of beers! (stay away from the gumbo!)

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Photo of TheNakedStiletto
4.16/5  rDev +7.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of Daniellobo
4.06/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of ParnellJoseph1138
4.14/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of Jeff14
4.38/5  rDev +12.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

A must see if you're in the Bay Area

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Photo of kbuzz
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of mikepcarney
4.04/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Biggiekrock627
4.26/5  rDev +9.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

This is my favorite bar before a giants game to grab a brew and some good food. The beer selection is fantastic with multiple beers on rotation so it is a little different by season. Rustic feel to the bar that highlights the beer but is an enjoyable and warm atmosphere

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21st Amendment Brewery in San Francisco, CA
87 out of 100 based on 112 ratings.
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