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Anchor Porter - Anchor Brewing Company

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Anchor PorterAnchor Porter

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,911 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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goodbyesoberday

Australia

3.83/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Appearance is almost perfect - black to deep brown with ruby highlights and a fair tan head. A dark malt aroma with no clear roastiness, some caramel molasses coming through.

Depending on how I look at the flavour perception it varies from being predominantly molasses to having a smooth well-rounded flavour with no one quality outstanding. There is a light roastiness and a mild grainy quality, but overall a treacle / molasses flavour is the forefront. Medium bodied and creamy with low carbonation but dry enough to compensate.

Overall well balanced, roast qualities could be a bit higher.

Serving type: bottle

08-31-2006 16:06:10 | More by goodbyesoberday
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Anchor Porter from Anchor Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,911 ratings.