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Anchor Steam Beer - Anchor Brewing Company

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Anchor Steam BeerAnchor Steam Beer

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BA SCORE
87
very good

4,506 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,506
Reviews: 1,837
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.69%
Wants: 120
Gots: 278 | 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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granger10

Wisconsin

3.95/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

This one poured a clear copper with a good sized light tan head. The smell was more floral than anything but a little on the weak side. The taste was odd in the fact that the hops came first then the malts. Very crisp and lemony in initial taste. Floral hops come through later. A bready, woody malt flavor follows up the hop taste and holds on through the finish. Not much steam or smoke flavor really but there was something slightly different about the body of this beer. Whatever it is this is a very easy one to drink all night long.

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2003 04:29:39 | More by granger10
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Purchased at the LCBO as a single. Served at 5deg C in a draught glass

A- Opens ok. Pours a good 1" head that stays for a bit

S- Malt and yeast. Pretty smooth on the nose. Hint of grapefruit

T- Malty good. Not too roasted at all but lots of it. Touch of hops that are overpowered by the aforementioned malt!

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- Ok. Nothing special and will not buy again. Don't get me wrong it's not bad, just nothing special that's all

Food Pairing

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Enjoy

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Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 4,506 ratings.