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Anchor Porter - Anchor Brewing Company

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Anchor PorterAnchor Porter

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,897 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2,897
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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Shovelbum

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4.38/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A thick cocoa head sits like a dallop of ice cream over the body that only recedes after leaving plenty o’lace. Deep black body with ruby edges. Smells of toasted malt, mild fruit and coffee. Smooth. Tastes slightly bitter with notes of toffee, sweet and toasted malt and fruit. Complex and full bodied. Light carbonation and smooth body, but there is a lingering bitterness.


This was my gateway drug so-to-speak. Drinking this beer opened my eyes to the beauty of craft beer—and after that there was no looking back. I can’t stress enough the amazing balance between the sweet and toasted character this porter achieves.

The quintessential American porter.

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2005 01:03:33 | More by Shovelbum
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Anchor Porter from Anchor Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,897 ratings.