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Anchor Porter - Anchor Brewing Company

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Anchor PorterAnchor Porter

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,910 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 2,910
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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Phatz

Pennsylvania

3.63/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Presentation: This beer comes in a very unique short stubby bottle. A good addition for bottle collectors.


Appearance: This beer pours motor oil back, with a slight red hue (maybe mahogany). Looks black as it sit in my beer stein. Huge 3 finger muddy brown head, very thick. Nice lacing.


Smell: I got little out of the smell. It was not very aromatic, but after searching I did find a bit of burnt chocolate, toffee and a distinct toastedness to it.

Taste: Sweet smooth malts and maple syrup. It had a bit of 'red' to the malts (whatever that means). The aftertaste had a bit of green floral hops that left a slight bitter taste on the tip of your tongue. Overall rather balanced.


Mouthfeel: A bit thin; light / medium; OK for an American Porter. (I tend to prefer the English). The mouthfeel was creamy and very smooth, also a bit syrupy.


Drinkability: Not incredibly interesting but adequately tasty and quite easy to drink. That makes this a very good everyday porter but nothing super special.


Hope this is helpful.
Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

12-17-2005 10:14:46 | More by Phatz
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Anchor Porter from Anchor Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,910 ratings.