1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Anchor Porter - Anchor Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Anchor PorterAnchor Porter

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
92
outstanding

3,286 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,286
Reviews: 1,469
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 11.22%
Wants: 152
Gots: 270 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-01-2001

No notes at this time.
View: Beers (24) | Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Anchor Porter Alström Bros
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 3,286 | Reviews: 1,469 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of EastBay_Nick
5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of bertcat9000
5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of MaxFoster
5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of cmpashia
5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of mempath
5/5  rDev +22%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

just outstanding to look at as it pours a liquid near-black that hints at red if held to a supernova...perfect, beautiful lacing, a dark cola head that settles in slow motion with a thickish center that maintains the mountainous/pyramid appearance throughout until it flattens into a respectable island of foam. wow.

smells of sweet roasted malt. toasty. coffee. chocolate. maybe dried fruit, nuts. very balanced and assertive but not overwhelming.

wow. all these years, had one at a party, maybe one at a Dead show almost 20 years ago (well, outside of it, with the drummers...), never stopped and focused on this, poured it, nosed it....the taste is simply perfect....all elements are in perfect synchronization. there's a full-bodied mouthfeel peppered with just enough carbonation that allows all those roasty-toasty effects to play out, sustain, assert and fade very slowly. it enters the mouth and just bursts all over the place....elements soon run off to their favorite tasting areas of the palate. a smart porter. very smart.

refreshing, sessionable, just about perfect. in every sense of the word. i'll have to get a case of this before winter and icy times are done. sorry i missed this at Yule. a perfect brew to share during the holidays. and it's not expensive...

PERFECTION. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Photo of sjstraub
5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of rhino54
5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of Beertracker
5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of jameyclay
5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of maplesyrup76
5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of Neffbeer
5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of rudy611
5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of vtownAL
5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of WhatAlesMe
5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of Buddy-Aleman
5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of CEDAMA
5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of SammyD
5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of CGAR
5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of WritersBlock
5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of JazzIPA55
5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of spazx
5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of hmich176
5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of
5/5  rDev +22%

You rated this beer. Add a review.

Photo of KypFisto
5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of joshtrich
5/5  rDev +22%

« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Anchor Porter from Anchor Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,286 ratings.