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Anchor Summer Beer - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
77
okay

1,166 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 1,166
Reviews: 582
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 14.75%
Wants: 16
Gots: 66 | 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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ThePortlander

New York

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

04-30-2012 03:17:58 | More by ThePortlander
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Caskaway

Illinois

4/5  rDev +18%

04-30-2012 01:32:46 | More by Caskaway
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notchucknorris

California

2.95/5  rDev -13%

A: Pours a clear golden color with a fluffy white head that fades pretty quickly.

S: Lots of wheat on the nose with some vanilla wafer and lemon rind present as well.

T: Very light and pretty refreshing. Lots of wheat and pale malt throughout with a bit of lemon and honey sweetness. The biggest problem for me was a lot of bready malt towards the finish that got stronger and more overpowering as the beer warmed.

04-30-2012 00:10:54 | More by notchucknorris
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MammothTarantula

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -11.5%

04-29-2012 23:49:42 | More by MammothTarantula
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Leonardo

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-29-2012 03:39:41 | More by Leonardo
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bmwats

Louisiana

3.48/5  rDev +2.7%

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a standard pint.

A: Pale, golden hue. Pretty heavy carbonation with plenty clinging to the sides of the glass. Pours about a half finger, bubbly, white head. Settles, and deteriorates quickly, leaving only a smattering of bubbly carbonation, and a ring around the rim. Slight lacing quickly retreats into the body of the brew.

S: Wheat, hay, paper, with hints of Italian spice and lemon citrus.

T: Pale malt and wheat flavor. Pungent and a little tart with a heavy fermented grain quality. Slight sweet with a blunt orange and acute lemon citrus qualities.

M: Really light, with a refreshing quality. Full-flavored, though. Pungent finish.

D: Light character but with a nicely balanced flavor.

Atmosphere is pretty good. Not much to look at but has a solid nose combo of grains, fruit, and spice. Flavor is full, fermented grains, with a little citrus, and spice. Overall, this is a good quaff.

04-29-2012 02:50:29 | More by bmwats
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Njstoutlover23

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

04-28-2012 03:53:30 | More by Njstoutlover23
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vkv822

Oregon

2.38/5  rDev -29.8%

12oz bottle into tulip snifter.

Pours a clear, bright yellow with a fizzy white head that dissipates fairly quickly.

Aroma is primarily grassy hops.

Same as the nose, primarily grassy hops with some light malt backing.

Medium-light body with active prickly carbonation.

If I didn't know what style this was I would have guessed it to be some sort of light lager. Not a bad beer, but bit of a let down for the style.

04-27-2012 07:57:42 | More by vkv822
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od_sf

California

2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

04-27-2012 03:28:40 | More by od_sf
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kenpo23

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

04-25-2012 14:30:23 | More by kenpo23
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Jeb37

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-22-2012 19:09:02 | More by Jeb37
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rcatalano

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-21-2012 21:58:55 | More by rcatalano
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jeanphony

New York

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

04-19-2012 01:38:48 | More by jeanphony
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1Adam12

Indiana

3/5  rDev -11.5%

04-17-2012 22:40:39 | More by 1Adam12
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amir


4/5  rDev +18%

04-08-2012 01:47:53 | More by amir
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olafphysics

Illinois

4/5  rDev +18%

04-06-2012 22:56:01 | More by olafphysics
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avisong

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-06-2012 04:09:22 | More by avisong
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smi

New York

3/5  rDev -11.5%

04-06-2012 00:29:53 | More by smi
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Nate

Ohio

4/5  rDev +18%

03-27-2012 02:31:11 | More by Nate
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jawneyt

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -11.5%

03-26-2012 02:55:56 | More by jawneyt
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.33/5  rDev -1.8%

Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip. Pours a light orange amber with a thin white head that dissipates rapidly leaving light lacing. Aroma of sweet malt and citrus. Taste is light caramel malt, light citrus and understated wheat. Light and refreshing, but otherwise unremarkable.

03-13-2012 03:19:00 | More by LiquidAmber
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PKing

New York

4/5  rDev +18%

03-05-2012 18:25:28 | More by PKing
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Redglimmer


4/5  rDev +18%

03-04-2012 02:44:31 | More by Redglimmer
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ckollias

Maryland

3.03/5  rDev -10.6%

Enjoyed this 12oz bottle out of a large snifter glass.

A: Pours a hazy light orange hue with a thick, 4-finger, white, head that slowly dissipates, leaving a nice trial down the glass, and ending in a wispy lace.

S: Wheat aroma with hints of lemon and yeast in the background.

T: Crisp wheat and lemon flavor with a piney background

M: Thin body and medium carbonation.

O: Just a so so wheat beer – pretty forgettable.

03-04-2012 01:55:10 | More by ckollias
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Rocketman8911

California

5/5  rDev +47.5%

02-21-2012 06:10:52 | More by Rocketman8911
Anchor Summer Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 1,166 ratings.