21st Amendment Brewery

BEER AVG
3.74/5
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
21st-amendment.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
70
Reviews:
4,758
Ratings:
17,360
PLACE STATS
Score:
87
Reviews:
114
Ratings:
262
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
7.22%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 114 | Ratings: 262
Reviews by kdoc8:
Photo of kdoc8
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 kylehay2004
4/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Mikey440
4.23/5  rDev +9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Located down the street from [email protected] Park, great place to go to before and/or after a Giants game. That said it can get crowded so get there as early as you can!

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Photo of MonkeyPilates
4.28/5  rDev +10.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of breardon1776
4.13/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.25

Good vide. Low key on a Tuesday night. Busy but chill. Sitting at back table working on client work. Mostly males eating and drinking. Service was nice, and beer selection was good. About 10 on Tap and another 8 in cans. Food was slightly above average in general but less than average for what I get at other brew-pubs. Would come again for sure.

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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  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

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

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21st Amendment Brewery in San Francisco, CA
3.74 out of 5 based on 17,360 ratings.
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