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Anchor Steam Beer - Anchor Brewing Company

Anchor Steam BeerAnchor Steam Beer

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BA SCORE
87
very good

4,102 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 4102
Reviews: 1817
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.69%


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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Reviews by roadhouse:
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roadhouse

Florida

3.88/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Can't believe I haven't tried this one yet. Finally picked up a single today. Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a pint glass.

Appears a very nice looking clear amber color with very lively sparkling carbonation that produces a big three finger off-white head brimming over the top of the pint glass. Leaves a fair amount of lacing on the side of the glass.

Aroma is almost non-existent, very faint hints of caramel malts and herbal/earthy hops.

Taste is full of toasty flavors with some caramel malt. Earthy hops come out strongly on the finish with a good amount of bitterness and almost have a very slight minty flavor.

Mouthfeel is medium-light and insanely smooth, I love the hyrbid ale/lager thing.

I had no idea what to expect from this beer but it's really quite good. It might be the color, but for some reason this beer reminds me of autumn. I could see this being very sessionable this coming season.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2008 21:23:49 | More by roadhouse
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Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 4,102 ratings.