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Anchor Porter - Anchor Brewing Company

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Anchor PorterAnchor Porter

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,899 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 2,899
Reviews: 1,423
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 116
Gots: 118 | 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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Manoftyr

New York

4.3/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

Appearance-Pours a nearly black chocolate brown color into the glass giving rise to two fingers of khaki colored head, the head is persistent and leaves excellent lacing even as it recedes all the way down to a thin film. Quite a looker here.

Aroma-Smells a bit like Samuel Smith's Nut Brown ale to me, I get lots of nuttiness and darkly roasted malt, some light sweetness; almost cocoa like.

Taste-Follows the nose with the same aforementioned nuttiness, dark roasted malt and chocolate; some light hoppiness is thrown into the mix as well.

Mouthfeel-Medium full bodied with modest levels of carbonation.

Drinkability/overall-A really solid porter, definitely in the upper echelon for the style, that goes down easy and enjoyably.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2011 23:32:01 | More by Manoftyr
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Anchor Porter from Anchor Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,899 ratings.