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Anchor Summer Beer - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
77
okay

1,128 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 1,128
Reviews: 581
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 14.75%
Wants: 15
Gots: 57 | 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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KFBR392

Illinois

3.3/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Golden yellow color. Slight head on the pour which dissipated quickly and wasn't present while drinking. Active carbonation is extremely low.

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.

Overall: A fair summer beer. Nothing overly complex or interesting but still comes off as a decent beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2014 05:45:16 | More by KFBR392
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Stofko1992

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.5%

07-02-2014 00:48:08 | More by Stofko1992
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jman005

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

07-01-2014 07:37:25 | More by jman005
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pisano

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

06-30-2014 16:18:12 | More by pisano
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GRG1313

California

3/5  rDev -11.5%

06-30-2014 04:38:12 | More by GRG1313
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JDeming

Maryland

3/5  rDev -11.5%

06-30-2014 01:55:59 | More by JDeming
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STEEL1980

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +18%

06-29-2014 13:41:49 | More by STEEL1980
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Psberrier

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

06-28-2014 16:35:42 | More by Psberrier
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chillin

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

06-27-2014 23:34:18 | More by chillin
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sparx1100

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -11.5%

06-26-2014 03:26:33 | More by sparx1100
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awaer


3/5  rDev -11.5%

06-26-2014 02:27:52 | More by awaer
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patre_tim

China

2.9/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Golden filtered with a few floating particles, no carbonation, a finger of foamed egg white head.

S: Lager, wet dog hair, offal, light citrus.

T: Lager like, some wet dog hair, offal, a little lager like crispness, light bitterness on the end. Almost non present banana.

M: Light body, highly carbonated.

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.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2014 03:12:22 | More by patre_tim
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EROCK75

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

06-24-2014 14:47:09 | More by EROCK75
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Gregg_Kawakami

Hawaii

2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

06-23-2014 22:24:11 | More by Gregg_Kawakami
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

06-23-2014 12:07:51 | More by Burkbom23
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jharris0624

Missouri

4/5  rDev +18%

06-23-2014 01:22:09 | More by jharris0624
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Modernrickk

California

4.19/5  rDev +23.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This beer looks real good! Eye candy to the fullest -
Sweet golden color a lil hazy like deep water diving in hefe heaven

Aromas are a mix of wheat, lemon, grass and wheat! Lol yep lots of wheat going on here

Taste is malted wheat up front - hardly any hop bitterness but definately there -
After taste is sweet malts with no cloying hefe flavors - definately American style here

Mouthfeel is very refreshing and crisp with an extremely dry finish-

Overall this is a picture perfect summer brew keeping your focus on friendly conversations with others instead of having to explain flavors to non craft fans

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2014 23:05:53 | More by Modernrickk
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JakeBarnett

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

06-20-2014 04:48:30 | More by JakeBarnett
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senselessinsanity

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

06-20-2014 03:00:21 | More by senselessinsanity
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Zond

Idaho

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

06-18-2014 09:54:14 | More by Zond
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samtrillo

California

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

06-18-2014 05:23:06 | More by samtrillo
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RHB33

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +32.7%

06-17-2014 20:22:45 | More by RHB33
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risteardj

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

06-16-2014 23:41:10 | More by risteardj
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dpvatty

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -11.5%

06-16-2014 18:00:31 | More by dpvatty
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guzzleacoldone

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

06-16-2014 02:16:45 | More by guzzleacoldone
Anchor Summer Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 1,128 ratings.