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Anchor Humming Ale - Anchor Brewing Company

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Anchor Humming AleAnchor Humming Ale

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BA SCORE
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630 Ratings
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Ratings: 630
Reviews: 327
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 18
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anchor Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Offa on 11-04-2009)
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GFD400

New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

09-23-2013 00:48:25 | More by GFD400
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Kal

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

09-17-2013 21:42:38 | More by Kal
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jeremy_J

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.2%

09-17-2013 21:30:21 | More by jeremy_J
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Jame515

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.2%

09-12-2013 01:45:47 | More by Jame515
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jme015

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

09-11-2013 15:19:03 | More by jme015
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

08-22-2013 15:58:35 | More by JohnK17
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Pegasus

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Clear golden orange crowned with a massive, dense white head. Thick, glass-coating lacing adorns the glass walls. Numerous fine bubbles drift lazily to the surface.

Aroma: Abundant floral, citric, and pine hops, laid atop a base of pale malt. The hop aroma seems rather assertive.

Taste: Opens sharply hoppy, with abundant pine tar flavors. These dominate the taste throughout. Beneath the hops, there is a strong pale malt background, with toasted and caramel flavors. Nonetheless, the malt seems almost an afterthought in the presence of the massive hop load. Finishes with a lingering herbal bitterness, and a subdued caramel malt flavor.

Mouth feel: Smooth, soft, velvety, quite full.

Drinkability/notes: An outstanding example of the style, quite over-the-top.

Presentation: Packaged in a custom twelve-ounce bottle with a pry-off crown, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2013 15:25:57 | More by Pegasus
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tmzl

Slovenia

3.54/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

appearance: strong, dark orange, medium carbonation; forms a stable 2 fingers high crown which faded slowly and left nice rings after drinking.

smell: soft, kinda underwhelming light smell; can detect sweet malts and fruity, citrus hops

taste: starts bitter then comes to a smooth and pleasant finish; soft citrus, grapefruit notes are found in the bitterness and stay with you

moutfeel: pleasantly spicy but light carbonation feel, medium body, very easy to drink; refreshing, leaves smooth citrus bitterness

overall: light, fruity, smooth bitterness, good brew, a nice drinkable APA

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2013 22:45:19 | More by tmzl
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ste5venla

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

08-13-2013 05:40:32 | More by ste5venla
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nygannon

California

4/5  rDev +7.2%

08-02-2013 07:42:28 | More by nygannon
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

08-01-2013 13:26:41 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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mbabble

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

07-27-2013 22:26:51 | More by mbabble
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OUJayhawk1799

Oklahoma

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

07-23-2013 19:40:25 | More by OUJayhawk1799
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Kevin60

Illinois

4.4/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance - Pours a deep golden color. Slow poured with no head. Slight lacing around the sides of the glass. Bubbles constantly racing to the top and forming slight rings of lacing around the edge.

Smell - Fruity and hoppy smell. Almost feels inviting. Hits of citrus and and orange also appear. Smooth smell.

Taste - Bitter tasting at first and then finishes smooth. Very very hoppy tasting at first that turns into a smooth tasting and very pleasing finish. Citrus and orange flavoring aftertaste. A complex tasting brew. Zesty at first that fades to a relaxing and satisfying finish.

Mouthfeel - On the light slide. Surprisingly carbonated.

Overall - Absolutely the love the way this beer pours, perfect color and lacing. It looks inviting. The smell is fruity and hoppy at the same time. It has a good bite to it at first which quickly fades to a smooth finish and a orange flavoring aftertaste. A light beer that will be perfectly refreshing during the summer. One of my absolute favorite tasting beers.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2013 00:43:10 | More by Kevin60
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EastBay_Nick

California

3/5  rDev -19.6%

07-13-2013 21:22:13 | More by EastBay_Nick
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pathman

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

07-13-2013 20:39:36 | More by pathman
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RangnaR

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

07-05-2013 18:04:59 | More by RangnaR
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JasonFromLA

California

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

06-30-2013 04:18:40 | More by JasonFromLA
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +7.2%

06-30-2013 01:04:50 | More by mrfrancis
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bvlaminck

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -33%

06-29-2013 13:45:05 | More by bvlaminck
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LJWalker

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

06-25-2013 22:19:43 | More by LJWalker
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reverbking

California

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

06-25-2013 03:17:01 | More by reverbking
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illidurit

California

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

06-25-2013 02:53:52 | More by illidurit
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

06-24-2013 00:40:58 | More by hilgart1
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Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

06-23-2013 20:20:49 | More by jaxon53
Anchor Humming Ale from Anchor Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 630 ratings.