Anchor Old Foghorn - Anchor Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Anchor Old FoghornAnchor Old Foghorn

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
88
very good

1,761 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,761
Reviews: 1,008
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11.25%
Wants: 69
Gots: 98 | FT: 1
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)
View: Beers (23) | Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Anchor Old Foghorn Alström Bros
Ratings: 1,761 | Reviews: 1,008 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Lehighace06
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of david18
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Photo of Eaglefan344
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of a77cj7
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Southfork
4.2/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of SFdragon
5/5  rDev +27.9%

Photo of Jrbinchiba
2.72/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of KZane
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of fipoceilz7
4.19/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

The aroma is largely sweet with caramel and bread along with fruity esters akin to muscat grape and apple. The head is light tan and fizzy; the somewhat hazy body is a dark copper with blazing ruby highlights. Rich, flavorful malt dominates in the flavor, followed closely by alcohol and hop bitterness with a resiny character. The malt is fairly sweet and has a muted prune and molasses flavor. It's rather full in body with a velvety texture; the restrained carbonation lends crispness.

Not especially hoppy but otherwise pleasantly flavorful. The malt is rich and sweet but not overwhelming. The alcohol lends considerable dryness but goes rather well with the bitterness.

Photo of Kevlee722
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of kevgod
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Kegger37
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of JavierGC
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Photo of gruss004
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of ElJosharino
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of woodchip
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of LoganMc
3.84/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of BradleyR
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of wiescins
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of NJB145
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Oidmoe
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Prospero
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of navycb
4.44/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of mrcraft
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of eawolff99
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Anchor Old Foghorn from Anchor Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,761 ratings.