Fritz Maytag Sells Anchor Brewing To Griffin Group

Anchor Brewery Tour

photo by Scott Beale

San Francisco Chronicle is reporting that Fritz Maytag has sold Anchor Brewing Co. to The Griffin Group, which plans on preserving and expanding the San Francisco based brand that help launched the microbrewing revolution. Here’s the press release.

Anchor Brewers & Distillers intends to establish a “Center of Excellence” in San Francisco for craft brewers and artisan distillers from around the world. An epicenter of development, education, entertainment and innovation, all designed to further contribute to the culture and heritage of craft beer and artisan spirits.

Here are some photos a I shot during an Anchor Brewery tour in 2005.

via Lori Dorn