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Anchor Summer Beer - Anchor Brewing Company

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Anchor Summer BeerAnchor Summer Beer

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BA SCORE
77
okay

1,118 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 1,118
Reviews: 581
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 14.75%
Wants: 14
Gots: 50 | 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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Reviews by cypressbob:
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cypressbob

United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

3.23/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

355ml bottle, poured into a US shaker pint

Pours with a yellow body, very slightly haze. Thick puffy white head with fair retention. Some lacing

Smell, very faint melon and banana, yeastiness, little bit of musty malt character. Some wheat, slightly perfumy

Taste, slight spicy wheat character, some lemon zest, tiny hop character towards the end

A disappointing beer. American wheat beers always leave me with an emptiness, that they could have done such a better job. I'll have to try and get my hands on some Gumball and a few others to sway my opinion

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2007 11:37:31 | More by cypressbob
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A: Pours a clear gold color. The head looks great: it's three fingers high, white in shade, and with a superb creaminess. Webs of lacing linger nicely on the side of the glass.

S: Straight out of the bottle, it had a weird acidic tone. But in the glass, it's bringing little more than wheat and diacetyl. Just like the last beer I had, the nose is ridiculously bland. Not to mention, the buttery tones are too vivid.

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Anchor Summer Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 1,118 ratings.