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Anchor Porter - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

3,009 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,009
Reviews: 1,435
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 131
Gots: 160 | 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.

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12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a very dark brown, almost black, with a thick tan head that lingers forever. Awesome lacing on the sides of the glass too.

Aroma of heavily roasted malt, espresso, and dark fruit. A little fruitiness from the hops is there too.

A lot of roast comes through in the flavor along with a soft sweetness. Some chocolate and caramel along with a lot of dark fruit. Much more fruit in the taste than in the nose. The bitterness is moderate but it helps to balance out the sweetness. Fairly full mouthfeel.

Overall, this is an amazing porter. All the right components are there with nothing really being too overpowering. This would be a great beer in the winter and it is light enough to have a few of in a sitting.

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Anchor Porter from Anchor Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,009 ratings.