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Anchor Summer Beer - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
77
okay

1,133 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 1,133
Reviews: 581
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 14.75%
Wants: 15
Gots: 60 | 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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Shibbykaiyai

Michigan

2.68/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I was so pleased when my local grocery store dropped the price on the Summer Beer (in January in Michigan...weird), so I grabbed two sixers for a party.

And I must say I was not very happy. The brews were eventually drunk by persons who had never had it before, but none were all that impressed. One even likened the taste to feet, although I do not want to know why he knew this taste.

I would imagine if I had tried this in the summer in the heat, I might have liked it more. If I can find it again this summer, I will give it another shot as I am a fan of Anchor brews, but in the winter, it just did not cut it....

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2012 04:16:10 | More by Shibbykaiyai
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jskennedy

Virginia

3/5  rDev -11.5%

01-25-2012 05:38:09 | More by jskennedy
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TheBMan

Illinois

4/5  rDev +18%

01-24-2012 07:20:22 | More by TheBMan
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nmeiborg

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

01-17-2012 21:40:50 | More by nmeiborg
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sweisel80

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

01-16-2012 02:37:10 | More by sweisel80
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nickfl

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

01-15-2012 20:11:16 | More by nickfl
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uziangis

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

01-13-2012 02:40:22 | More by uziangis
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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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TexAggie011

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

01-11-2012 21:45:34 | More by TexAggie011
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erlenmeyer

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +32.7%

01-11-2012 04:26:40 | More by erlenmeyer
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imperialking

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

01-08-2012 21:54:59 | More by imperialking
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rob99er

California

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

01-08-2012 05:43:49 | More by rob99er
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Schrow21

Ohio

3/5  rDev -11.5%

01-08-2012 00:42:35 | More by Schrow21
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ohtheguilt

Georgia

4/5  rDev +18%

01-04-2012 03:03:52 | More by ohtheguilt
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Stoffel

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

12-31-2011 22:53:25 | More by Stoffel
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kmwilson76

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +18%

12-27-2011 14:48:32 | More by kmwilson76
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cdwil

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

12-27-2011 13:59:20 | More by cdwil
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beerguy36

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -11.5%

12-24-2011 18:35:25 | More by beerguy36
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tobelerone

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

12-24-2011 05:50:45 | More by tobelerone
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WastingFreetime

Wisconsin

3.6/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed from notes.

A. Standard golden ale color, two fingers of foam that leaves a medium level of lacing behind but doesn't stick around for long at all.
S. I was struck at first by a distinctive saison-like "swamp gassy" odor upon cracking open the bottle, but it was very temporary and never came back. The bouquet that stuck around was a faint wheat malt accented with a lemon twist.
T. Mostly wheat, lemon, and herbal hopping in a straightforward delivery.
M. Light bodied, crisp and thirst-quenching, if perhaps a wee bit over-carbonated.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2011 22:51:30 | More by WastingFreetime
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beaubarnett10

Texas

3/5  rDev -11.5%

12-20-2011 17:23:21 | More by beaubarnett10
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Nofear048

Illinois

4/5  rDev +18%

12-19-2011 04:10:04 | More by Nofear048
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rjknyy

Georgia

4/5  rDev +18%

12-18-2011 18:04:40 | More by rjknyy
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fizzyted

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

12-16-2011 04:09:17 | More by fizzyted
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Gregwa

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +18%

12-15-2011 08:13:12 | More by Gregwa
Anchor Summer Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 1,133 ratings.