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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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TeamAlphaDoG

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -70.5%

07-10-2012 01:26:53 | More by TeamAlphaDoG
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NonicPanic

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -70.5%

12-05-2013 15:38:04 | More by NonicPanic
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barneyjnz


1/5  rDev -70.5%

05-18-2012 20:47:50 | More by barneyjnz
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zenithberwyn

California

1/5  rDev -70.5%

07-08-2013 04:34:04 | More by zenithberwyn
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maxwelldeux

Washington

1.25/5  rDev -63.1%

06-03-2013 02:46:17 | More by maxwelldeux
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JLapadura

New York

1.5/5  rDev -55.8%

05-20-2014 00:41:23 | More by JLapadura
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ahbaggins

New Jersey

1.5/5  rDev -55.8%

01-12-2012 22:43:54 | More by ahbaggins
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Dubbercody

Washington

1.65/5  rDev -51.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

Poured from bottle. Eh...what’s to say. I didn’t really like this one. It’s uninteresting, somewhat bitter. Not even close to wheat-like. Not a fan of this one, and I expected more from Anchor. Glad I only got a single.

But, it's a cool bottle, nice design...hope the recycling guys like it.

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2007 22:06:53 | More by Dubbercody
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John_Squires

New York

1.75/5  rDev -48.4%

05-11-2014 18:28:59 | More by John_Squires
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waughbrew

Massachusetts

1.78/5  rDev -47.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Cute little anchor bottle. Pour is very pale yellow with a small white "whipped egg white" head that doesn't last. Smell is musty with some sulfur and veggies, kinda like a bad cologne. Decomposing lemons are present in the aroma and the flavor. Overall reminds me of a American macro lager with sweaty gym sock and citrus. The flavor starts off decently, but the finish is just awful. No thanks.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2005 00:37:18 | More by waughbrew
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SMcGuire33

New York

1.78/5  rDev -47.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A- Light golden with a nice white head that leaves lacing.

S- Not impressed with the smell. Very wheaty, but almost smells sour.

T- Very wheaty and barely taste the hops. Too light for me, and does not leave any kind of aftertaste. Not satisfying.

M- For the little taste, not enough carbonation. Very thin overall.

O- I am biased because IPA's are my favorite, but this beer was not even enjoyable for me. Craving an IPA now because this is far too light and thin.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2011 00:20:07 | More by SMcGuire33
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Offa

California

1.93/5  rDev -43.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Fairly dark gold, it has a rather big, off-white head which shrinks slowly to a thin, creamy top and leaves decent lace.

The aroma is pear, honey, and grain. It's ok, but not great.

The taste is too thin, bland, and rough with a rough bitternes that is far too strong for this beer and its thin character. It is mostly light lemon and crackers. It's worse with food.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2008 21:03:53 | More by Offa
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rastaman

United Kingdom (England)

2/5  rDev -41%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Big let-down, the other beers from Anchor i've had have been delicious, this basically taste like a bland (but well made) lager, thin, grainy, watery, nothing really really struck a chord with it being a wheat beer either, is this what all American wheats are like? The closest thing to Cascade Summer Blonde i can remember having, only this is a bit better.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2003 00:52:03 | More by rastaman
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avaldivia

California

2/5  rDev -41%

11-15-2011 02:17:16 | More by avaldivia
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rangr514

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -41%

08-12-2012 19:28:03 | More by rangr514
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ronin926

Illinois

2/5  rDev -41%

06-20-2013 04:34:36 | More by ronin926
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mwar

Kentucky

2/5  rDev -41%

11-26-2012 23:26:11 | More by mwar
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jxb345

California

2/5  rDev -41%

07-27-2013 19:50:28 | More by jxb345
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benmiliron

Ohio

2.13/5  rDev -37.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Paid $7.99 for a six pack.

A rather disappointing showing from the usually solid folks at Anchor. Pretty in the glass, a very light wheat beer. Almost tastes infected/metallic. Tastes like it came out of a can, or was sitting warm somewhere for a year.

Still, I paid for it, so I'll drink the other 5. Hopefully it'll get better.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2004 19:57:43 | More by benmiliron
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stephendr

California

2.2/5  rDev -35.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Clear golden appearance – medium / thick white head , last kind of long - nose is very , very light skunk , rice , grass , hopps and hay – taste of straw , corn , light wheat and and yeast –sparkly body however, dry body – aftertaste slightly sweet, skunky , and earthy bitter like dirt

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2006 04:54:29 | More by stephendr
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lownote

New Jersey

2.25/5  rDev -33.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Six pack bottles.

Bottle pours a yellow color with a lot of head that dissolves almost immediately. The smell is not very strong or clear. I almost feel like I smell leeks or some sort of vegetable. The taste is also really bland. A little bit of bitter, but not else, with maybe a little donspecific citrusy taste. The mouthfeel is a little sharp to the tongue and not smooth at all, but has a thinner texture. Beer overall is not easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2009 12:16:31 | More by lownote
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circus_cat

Virginia

2.25/5  rDev -33.6%

07-16-2012 20:16:37 | More by circus_cat
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DeezGunz14

California

2.25/5  rDev -33.6%

06-13-2012 04:30:45 | More by DeezGunz14
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Rickyd


2.25/5  rDev -33.6%

07-08-2012 01:34:36 | More by Rickyd
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MathNut

Missouri

2.25/5  rDev -33.6%

09-19-2013 03:28:21 | More by MathNut
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Anchor Summer Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 1,089 ratings.