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Anchor Summer Beer - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
77
okay

1,089 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 1,089
Reviews: 579
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 14.75%
Wants: 14
Gots: 44 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anchor Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 01-14-2002)
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SkunkWorks

New York

3.68/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle into a pint glass on the beach for 4th of July.

Look: clear golden body with a large, white foamy head with great retention and lacing. Looks good.

Smell: very light aroma with a little wheat and a little lemon.

Taste: follows the nose with a light flavor, some lemony hops, biscuity malt, and some wheat. Fairly simple to be expected from a summer beer.

Feel: medium to light, crisply carbonated, easy drinking, conceivably a good session beer.

Overall: solid summer offering from Anchor. Its simple and understated, which is good considering the purpose of this beer and its one of the better light wheat ales I've had. Cheers.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2011 19:47:36 | More by SkunkWorks
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Smell: Biscuity malt hits first. Crisp, sharp wheat opens up on the body. Semi sweet wheat has a pleasant creamy flavor. Mossy hops shine underneath with a touch of oak.

Taste: A touch of hops on the front. Crisp wheat composes the body of this brew. A touch of grainy malts linger on the back end. Finish is a medium bodied dryness.

Mouthfeel: Fairly clean, some airy wheat. Carbonation is on the lower end, a touch off base.

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O: A nice taste of history, marking how far American craft brewing has come. So much like an AA Lager, with a few tweaks that a novice wouldn’t pick up on, yet this was supposedly the first American wheat ale in the modern era. Got at Trader Joe’s Ashville.

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Anchor Summer Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 1,089 ratings.