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Anchor Steam Beer - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

4,490 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,490
Reviews: 1,836
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.69%
Wants: 119
Gots: 273 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Anchor Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
California Common / Steam Beer |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-08-2001)
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bnes09

Illinois

4.08/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Light copper and transparent lager. Lots of visible bubbles. Solid, fluffy head that sticks to the glass like cotton candy.

Fresh, crisp aroma. Semi fruity.

Sturdy malt forms the base with a smooth, bread-like character. Hint of rye. Reasonable amount of hops in the mix, providing a mildly bitter, herbal bite. Ginger? Smooth in the middle with a dry, crisp finish.

Lighter bodied with a crisp feel. Carbonation compliments the flavor perfectly.

This is some solid stuff. Highly refreshing and one of the most drinkable beers I have had in a while.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2011 01:21:14 | More by bnes09
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Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 4,490 ratings.