21st Amendment Brewery

21st Amendment Brewery21st Amendment Brewery
BA SCORE
58.8%
Liked Their Beers
3.73 w/ 17,889 ratings
21st Amendment Brewery21st Amendment Brewery
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

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

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

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BEER STATS
Beers:
76
Reviews:
4,942
Ratings:
17,889
Liked:
10,512
Average:
3.73/5
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
76.4%
Reviews:
115
Ratings:
271
Liked:
207
Avg:
3.95/5
pDev:
12.15%
 
 
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Reviews by litheum94:
Photo of litheum94
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Visited the brewpub today, and since it was my fourth visit and first time eating there, I figured this was a good time to post a review.

My wife, daughter and I paid a visit after spending the day at the Academy of Sciences, and we stopped in for an early dinner and some drinks. I wouldn't say that it is exactly kid friendly, since they don't have a kid's menu, but my daughter was welcomed and they altered their quesadilla to fit her tastes. My wife and I shared the carnitas quesadilla and we had no complaints about it at all. It was very good.

The beer, as expected was good. Between the two of us, we tried the 5 South Pale Ale, Ugly Sweater Winter IPA, and Roasted American. Ugly Sweater was a little above average, but the other two were very good. I liked the 5 South so much, I refilled my growler with it.

Now, the complaints. In regards to the growler, it cost $18 to refill it. That's far too much for a growler refill for a non-special beer, and I can't say I'll be refilling mine again, unless it's something amazing.

My other complaint was the service. Our waitress didn't seem to have a clue. Her attitude was one of apathy, and she had a lot of trouble getting our order straight. When she first came to us, I asked for a ginger soda, a pint of Roasted American, and a sample of the Ugly Sweater and the 5 South. It took her going over the order three times to repeat it correctly, and then when she came back , she brought the first two drinks, but only one sampler. I enjoyed it, and based on the description of the beers on their drink list, I was pretty sure it was the 5 South. When she came back around, I asked what I had, and she told me it was the Ugly Sweater. I was skeptical, but ordered a pint of it anyway. When the beer came to the table, it was clear that what I had a sample of was not the Ugly Sweater. It wasn't the end of the world, but when you work in a brewpub, you should know what beer you're serving.

Other than those two aspects, our visit was a good one, as my other visits were. The atmosphere was nice, and the beer is good enough that I'll pay another visit when I'm in the area.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of flagmantho
3.85/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

I visited 21st Amendment while in town for work. Of course I am familiar with all of their widely-distributed beers, but it was cool to come visit the mothership, as it were. It's an old school pub build-out with a couple of TVs on the wall; it's very lived-in, which I like a lot. They had 9 beers on tap plus 6 canned 21A offerings. The beers I tried were solid enough; I rarely have too many complaints about their beer anyway. It's not exactly a must-stop for amazing, undiscovered beer, but it's a cool piece of history to visit.

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Photo of leprechaunandfatman
4.33/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of SweetReverend
4.4/5  rDev +11.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Adamplus4000
3.69/5  rDev -6.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of amesetz
3.19/5  rDev -19.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2.75 | selection: 3

Photo of Spoda1983
3.61/5  rDev -8.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Antc2382
4.19/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of HardyA
3.94/5  rDev -0.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Photo of qcghost
3.95/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Mikey440
4.23/5  rDev +7.1%
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 +8.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of breardon1776
4.13/5  rDev +4.6%
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 +19%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Avatar113
3.9/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Gatorcon
3.83/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of JMarimon
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of nhirsch04
3.76/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of btravers13
4.06/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of tbeaton
3.63/5  rDev -8.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of BootLeg_Pete
3.46/5  rDev -12.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3 | food: 4

Photo of Keeling
3.98/5  rDev +0.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of melt
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of UCLABrewN84
4.11/5  rDev +4.1%
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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21st Amendment Brewery in San Francisco, CA
Brewery rating: 58.8% out of 100 with 17,889 ratings
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