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Anchor IPA - Anchor Brewing Company

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Anchor IPAAnchor IPA

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BA SCORE
82
good

387 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 387
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.12%
Wants: 8
Gots: 40 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anchor Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dwagner003 on 02-05-2014)
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Reviews by koutkid41:
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koutkid41

Illinois

3.36/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

A: Really clear and amber (reminds me more of a Red Ale not as much as an IPA). Nice foamy head that lingers nicely.

S: Has that rich malty Anchor smell. Subtly hop aroma, slight grapefruit/pine but not really that much besides the malty backbone.

T: Firm bitterness in the beginning. Caramel and bready backbone upfront with some fruitiness but nothing too defining, maybe some orange peel and grapefruit. Again has that Anchor taste to it.

M: A tad sweet, but over feels pretty nice on the tongue.

O: It doesn't really remind me too much of an American IPA, but more of an English style. A decent IPA, but not one I would always seek after.

Serving type: bottle

03-12-2014 00:01:49 | More by koutkid41
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hosehead83

Ohio

3.89/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a "stubby" 12oz. bottle into a standard pint glass.
Cloudy amber in color with a nice, stout head of bone-white foam.
Aroma-Toasted malt, herbal hop note
Taste-Toasted malt, mint leaf, herbal, earthy hops. An "English" feel to this IPA in my opinion. Full of flavor and character, with hops providing balance and subtlety instead of being prominently showcased. A perfect "food beer" for spicy fare.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2014 16:22:43 | More by hosehead83
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pbhuss

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

07-28-2014 03:03:56 | More by pbhuss
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Virtuosabes


3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

07-28-2014 02:14:18 | More by Virtuosabes
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mangoforatango

Slovenia

1/5  rDev -72.5%

07-27-2014 20:05:02 | More by mangoforatango
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TTripp725

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

07-27-2014 15:52:45 | More by TTripp725
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Turbo

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-27-2014 15:51:58 | More by Turbo
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mychalg9

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

07-26-2014 21:19:48 | More by mychalg9
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JackDempsy

California

4/5  rDev +10.2%

07-26-2014 20:06:52 | More by JackDempsy
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MisterE

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

07-25-2014 20:17:20 | More by MisterE
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JoeHopster

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -17.4%

07-25-2014 05:26:08 | More by JoeHopster
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TheDrunkenDeer

Idaho

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-25-2014 03:33:39 | More by TheDrunkenDeer
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vkv822

Oregon

3.53/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz into SN IPA Glass

Clear amber red with a thick, foamy, bubbly off white head.

Citrusy, fruity, lightly resiny. A unique and tasty blend, though this bottle may have been a bit past its prime.

Medium bodied, foamy carbonation

As stated above, a well done beer, nothing particularly outstanding in the big picture though.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2014 03:25:00 | More by vkv822
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kbutzactor

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-23-2014 21:43:41 | More by kbutzactor
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Ropowers3

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +10.2%

07-23-2014 21:34:28 | More by Ropowers3
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KBeezy-Weezy


3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-22-2014 21:04:14 | More by KBeezy-Weezy
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Kerne

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

07-21-2014 23:17:56 | More by Kerne
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Gregg_Kawakami

Hawaii

3/5  rDev -17.4%

07-21-2014 20:36:41 | More by Gregg_Kawakami
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Bosoxfan20

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -31.1%

07-20-2014 21:30:57 | More by Bosoxfan20
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a rich dark orange color with a soapy, sticky head. The aroma has caramel malts as well as a flowery, piney hop. In the taste, well balanced ale with pine, grass, and slight grapefruit going along with a firm, toasted caramel malt base. Medium to full body with spot on medium high carbonation. Overall, this is a solid beer I would not mind drinking on a warm summer day.

Serving type: on-tap

07-20-2014 19:45:35 | More by Stinkypuss
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Cyndi


2.25/5  rDev -38%

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cavemanlawyer1999

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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KingBiscuit

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

07-19-2014 19:31:14 | More by bacher468
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Pennsylvania

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Anchor IPA from Anchor Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 387 ratings.