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Anchor Steam Beer - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

5,057 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,057
Reviews: 1,876
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 138
Gots: 487 | 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.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz poured into Celebrator glass.

Appearance- strong, clear, golden color, with a white head.

Smell- malty, bready smell. Faint hint of hops or spice, but mostly a bready malt aroma.

Taste- sweet, with a strong malt profile, balanced by a reasonable amount of hops. Not a California "decent amount," but enough to balance the malt without overpowering it. Swallow is clean, aftertaste is water and a hint of hops.

Mouthfeel- mouth weight is well balance. Texture is a bit thin, and swallow is a bit rough, considering the low ABV, and smooth flavors. Over all, though, nice.

Drinkability- very good. This beer would play a strong company to any leisure activity, or to a good many meals, while also being enjoyable all on its own. Solid contender for "go to lager," is you are looking for one.

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Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 5,057 ratings.