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Anchor Summer Beer - Anchor Brewing Company

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Anchor Summer BeerAnchor Summer Beer

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1,253 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,253
Reviews: 592
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 14.75%
Wants: 22
Gots: 88 | 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:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 01-14-2002

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A real disappointment from Anchor here, particularly given the reputation of the brewery and my past experiences with them with this one being forgettable in almost ever area, not to mention boring and bland as well. Both the taste and smell seemed far to weak and featured too much skunk to make them enjoyable, that couple with the relatively poor mouthfeel makes this a beer I can't recommend at all.

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Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a tumbler on 05.22.14.

A: 2 finger head. See through honey/amber.

S: Skunky hops.

T: Wheat, malt. Flower is subtle.

M: Creamy. Pretty watery after a few sips.

O: This was somewhat tasteless. It had extremely subtle flavors with almost no hop presence. It only had a little bit of malt presence, which surprised me. I expected that it wouldn't have been hop-heavy as it comes from an earlier time, but it should have had malt flavor.

Rating: C-

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Anchor Summer Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 1,253 ratings.