San Jose

Brewing Beer in Japantown

6:00 p.m. | Thursday, March 6, 2014


Image courtesy of Flickr user astromango2009

Established in 1997 and producing more than 3 million gallons of beer annually, the Gordon Biersch brewery and bottling facility is the largest brewery in the Bay Area. Come take a private tour of this state-of-the-art facility, located in the heart of San Jose’s Japantown, and finish with a tasting of handpicked beers from the GB cellar.

+ Miguel Carrillo / Gordon Biersch

This event is generously sponsored by the Koret Foundation and Kaiser Permanente.


Gordon Biersch Brewery and Bottling Facility
357 E Taylor St
San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: 408.638.0083


Free to the public, registration required.
(Limit 25 people)

*Please arrive early as the tour starts promptly at 6pm. Directions will be emailed the day before the event to registered individuals. 

Refund Policy

Individual ticket purchases. If you request a refund between 2 and 10 business days prior to the event, SPUR can issue a 25 percent refund. Requests for refunds received less than 2 days prior to an event cannot be accommodated.

Sponsorship payments will not be refunded, as sponsorship benefits take effect immediately and are on-going through the date of the event.


Auxiliary Services

If you are interested in participating in any SPUR meetings, seminars, conferences, programs and/or walking tours and require auxiliary aids or services for your disability (e.g., qualified interpreter, qualified reader, written materials, taped texts), please submit your request to SPUR at least five (5) business days in advance of the SPUR event by contacting the Public Programming team at or 415-781-8726 x132. SPUR will work with you in identifying effective auxiliary aids or services that it can provide. If you need to cancel your request, please notify SPUR at least two (2) business days in advance. SPUR reserves the right to deny specific requests for qualified interpreters or qualified readers to individuals who repeatedly submit requests for auxiliary aids/services and fail to cancel at least two (2) business days in advance.​

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