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Anchor Porter - Anchor Brewing Company

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Anchor PorterAnchor Porter

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,905 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 2,905
Reviews: 1,423
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 118
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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usechopstix4soup

New York

3.66/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured straight into pint glass, appearance looks like the standard porter.

Smell was unattractive to me at first, it was very different from porters I usually taste or enjoy. To me, the aroma is metallic, fruits, and butter.

This porter is livid with fruit, strong flavors of plum and dates. Lasting impression of blueberry and plum once the beer is swallowed. Very different from the typical porter and definitely took me by surprise.

Thin bodied for a porter, goes down easy. Body is like a juicey feel, not too thick but is downed easy enough.

Definitely an unexpected beer, looks like a porter but the elements of fruit definitely is enough to make it not a porter in my opinion. Depending on your tastes, you might like the change.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2013 17:16:09 | More by usechopstix4soup
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Anchor Porter from Anchor Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,905 ratings.