The Giants are done, but the pitchers are still going strong at their neighbor, the 21st Amendment Brewery; favorite pints include three IPAs and Watermelon Wheat. Or quaff a cold one in the Haight's best beer hall, Magnolia Pub & Brewery; their 1903 Victorian survived both the '06 'quake and the Summer of Love. We love their cask-conditioned Prescription Pale. For a taste of the Old World, stop by Suppenküche in Hayes Valley; treat yourself to a stein of Ayinger, the seasonal Oktoberfest Märzen, on tap through the end of the month.

21st Amendment Brewery, 563 Second St., SF (415-369-0900). Magnolia Pub & Brewery, 1398 Haight St., SF (415-864-7468). Suppenküche, 525 Laguna St., SF (415-252-9289)

TIP: Inspired? How about brewing your own at home? You can buy all the supplies you need at San Francisco Brewcraft. They also offer a home brewing class (for first-timers) every Monday night at the store, hosted by Griz, the owner. Cheers!