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Anchor Porter - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,911 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 2,911
Reviews: 1,423
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 117
Gots: 123 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Anchor Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-01-2001)
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49degrees

British Columbia (Canada)

4.28/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a pitch-black color with a slightly syrupy consistency. Produces a rather large, caramel brown colored, foamy head, and a very large collar. Head slowly wanes resulting in a decent surface foam consisting of tightly packed, very small bubbles. Lacing on the glass is quite extensive throughout the drinking process.

Very pleasing aroma consisting of toasted malts, moderate amount of roasted nuts, a reasonable hit of coffee, and definitive hints of chocolate. Anchor’s Porter delivers a fairly sweet punch as well which readies the palette very well before the very first taste.

The taste is very enjoyable, quite rich and creamy with a very nice blend of malts and hops along with several nice bonus flavors like coffee, caramel, and sweet chocolate. There’s a very interesting pattern in this brew, which as is glides along your tongue almost mimics the consistency and flavorings of chocolate milk.

I don’t drink Porters on a regular basis, but will say that this was one of the more enjoyable renditions of the ageless style that I’ve had in quite some time. A tremendously well balanced, rich and creamy brew, with a very delivered kick of sweet flavorings. I’ll be drinking more of this in the future.

* NOTE: Uniquely encoded with the letters "2UM" on the back of the label.

[ STATS:>> SERVING: 12oz bottle / ABV: 5.6% / PRICE: $1.39 USD ]

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2003 16:41:10 | More by 49degrees
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Anchor Porter from Anchor Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,911 ratings.