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Anchor Old Foghorn - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,623 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 1,623
Reviews: 995
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.22%
Wants: 61
Gots: 79 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Anchor Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
ABV varies slightly over the years.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-15-2001)
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Poured into a pint glass. Nice two fingers of thick foam that slowly dissipates. Nice raisiny dried fruit and malt smell. Taste is sweet molasses and fruit with some toffee. Heavy smooth mouthfeel. No noticeable alcohol taste. Quite drinkable for a big beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2011 02:05:44 | More by Kbogac
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Anchor Old Foghorn from Anchor Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,623 ratings.