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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

4,509 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,509
Reviews: 1,837
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.69%
Wants: 120
Gots: 280 | 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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ranger7

Texas

4.16/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into a Samuel Adams etched glass.

A - Amber and gold glow with a very minimal bright white head.

S - Smells a bit sweet, kind of like honey. Maybe a little bit of hops bitterness.

T - A slight tang of hops, but mostly a soft, sweet taste. Nicely balanced.

M - Hardly any carbonation, which is good.

Summary - Anchor Steam is really a great beer. It's hard to explain, but it is just so smooth and balanced and drinkable. There is just the right amount of hops and sweetness. Possibly one of my favorites.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2013 03:00:19 | More by ranger7
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S- Malt and yeast. Pretty smooth on the nose. Hint of grapefruit

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Enjoy

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Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 4,509 ratings.