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Anchor Summer Beer - Anchor Brewing Company

Anchor Summer BeerAnchor Summer Beer

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Ratings: 1000
Reviews: 572
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 14.75%


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 rlee1390:
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rlee1390

Indiana

3.4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A-Clear yellow, some carbonation, two finger light fluffy head with a tad bit of lacing.

S-Malt, straw, some grass and a tad lemon.

T-Sweet, rather malty, straw, tad bit of grass. As it warms it starts to go down hill fast.

M-Medium bodied, good deal of carbonation.

O-While cold, the beer is decent, however as it begins to warm even slightly, it goes down hill.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2012 02:17:31 | More by rlee1390
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Light aroma of herbal and citrus hops and white bread.
Similarly, flavor of herbal and citrus hops with notes of green apples, lemon, bready malt, milt tartness and a distant white pepper. Dry and bitter aftertaste.
Light smooth body with low carbonation.
This is actually a light APA with some wheat that further smooths the brew. Very refreshing and extremely drinkable. It fits well its purpose.

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A- Dark golden body from a 12oz bottle to a goblet. Creamy white head forms to about two fingers high with nice retention. Head eventually falls to a foamy ring and cloud on the brew and lace rings start at the top after each sip. Thick lacing drizzles down from the top.

S- Not exactly the strongest of aromas but some pleasant things happening. A mix of yeast bread, wheat grains, grassy spicy hops and light malts combines in a smooth smell. Some pale fruity esters as well.

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Anchor Summer Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 1,000 ratings.