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Anchor Porter - Anchor Brewing Company

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Anchor PorterAnchor Porter

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,901 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 2,901
Reviews: 1,423
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 116
Gots: 119 | 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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trxxpaxxs

New York

3.61/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours such a deep brown that I have to call it black. There is one full finger of kahki colored head that clings to the glass for dear life. The foam fades normally, but the lacing is ridiculousness.

S: The nose is malt, caramel, brown sugar, raisin, and... aww shucks, I get some sour notes in here. A touch of soy, some dirt, and something that reminds me on an ESB.

T: The tastes follows the nose exactly. I get sweetness up front, a mix of all those flavors, and some sour/bitters on the back end.

M: Medium bodied beer. It's not too think. It coats the palate without overdoing it. Sweet, smooth and creamy in the finish.

O: Decent beer. It's got too much sour/off flavors for a porter. I know this is an industry standard, but I'm just not enjoying this beer. I'm happy to have tried it, but I won't be buying this again anytime soon.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2013 00:40:02 | More by trxxpaxxs
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Anchor Porter from Anchor Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,901 ratings.