It’s an eventful August for San Francisco craft beer lovers. From anticipated re-openings, to exciting new space developments, here’s a breakdown of the latest news surrounding some of your favorite local San Francisco breweries.
City Beer Store Re-Opens Today
You read that right, South of Market’s beloved craft beer bar makes its triumphant return to the SOMA today, Thursday, August 30, from 5 PM to midnight. A month ago City Beer Store took a short hiatus and closed its 1168 Folsom Street doors, to move to a larger facility and expand operations. But fear not, the bar has moved just up the street to 1148 Mission Street. Be a part of their new milestone, and swing by the space for today’s soft opening.
Cellarmaker Brewing Company Opening Brewpub in Bernal Heights
Just a short trek from City Beer Store, neighbor and popular brewery Cellarmaker Brewing Company has an incredible announcement of their own. According to SFGATE, Cellarmaker Brewing Company will open another location in Bernal Heights, early November, 2018. What previously housed Old Bus Tavern brewpub, the space will transform into an expansive brew space, a second taproom as well as food offerings. Soon customers will be able to satisfy their stomachs with a Detroit-style pizza and quench their Cellarmaker beer cravings.
Fort Point Beer Co. Opening Brewery, Restaurant on Valencia Street
Bar and restaurant space, 742 Valencia Street will soon be the home of Fort Point Beer Co. Reported by Eater San Francisco, Fort Point Beer Co. will take over what used to be the Brasserie St. James. The brewery hopes to open its new Mission taproom and restaurant by early 2019. Cheers, Fort Point Beer Co.
Black Sands for Sale
Bar, restaurant and brewery combo, known for its Lower Haight roots, Black Sands the business is on the market. According to Eater San Francisco, Black Sands’ expansive equipment and liquor license (but not the rental property) is available for purchase. Don’t worry loyal patrons, you won’t have to pour one out for Black Sands. The business remains open and the owners want to make sure whoever takes it on preserves that legacy.