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:
4,786
Ratings:
17,465
PLACE STATS
Score:
87
Reviews:
114
Ratings:
263
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
7.22%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 114 | Ratings: 263
Reviews by willjschmidt:
Photo of willjschmidt
3.45/5  rDev -11.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 2.5

A brewpub located in the SoMa neighborhood in SF, 2 blocks from AT&T park. A very nice looking place. A large u-shaped bar with lots of tables. Standard pub menu; pizza, burgers, sandwiches, etc. They only have 7 or so beers on-tap. When I was there, only 3 of those were their own: watermelon wheat, IPA, and Hop Crisis (their DIPA). The rest were a decent selection of guest taps from Trumer, Firestone Walker and Dogfish Head.

This place obviously gets absolutely packed before, during, and after Giants game. This makes getting a beer at the bar a 10-15 minute wait. Your best bet is to go to their "beer garden", which is just a roped off area adjoining the building. You can then buy cans of their beers in the back of this area for $4 and pour it into a plastic cup.

Prices here are ridiculously high. $6 for a pint of Trumer Pils, $7 for a 13oz pour of Hop Crisis. I tried to use my AHA card, which states that you get happy hour prices all the time with the card. 1st round they wouldn't honor it because I bought guest beers and the discount "only applies to their own beers". 2nd round (I bought 2 Hop Crisis) they wouldn't honor it because "it doesn't apply to special beers". The AHA website doesn't mention either of these stipulations. Taking away "special beers" (whatever the hell that means) and "guest beers", that means the discount only applies on 2 beers: Watermelon Wheat and Brew Free or Die IPA.

This is a decent place to get a beer but I wouldn't make a special trip to go here.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of qcghost
3.95/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

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

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21st Amendment Brewery in San Francisco, CA
3.74 out of 5 based on 17,465 ratings.
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