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Anchor Porter - Anchor Brewing Company

Anchor PorterAnchor Porter

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,726 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2726
Reviews: 1411
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 11.19%


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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tdm168

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - pitch black; 3/4" of brownish, thick, dense, foamy head; great retention

S - creamy, chocolate, roasty, lightly smoky

T - roasted malts, creamy, faint butterscotch, caramel, hints of candied sugar, burnt chocolate, hints of dark fruit

M - medium to full bodied, smooth, well carbonated

This is a very flavorful, easy drinking, very enjoyable porter from Anchor. This is one of the more approachable and complex porters that I have had in a while. It's yet another classic from a great, old school brewery.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2012 19:55:29 | More by tdm168
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Anchor Porter from Anchor Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,726 ratings.