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Anchor Steam Beer - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

4,666 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,666
Reviews: 1,846
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 129
Gots: 342 | 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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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-14-2011 04:25:54 | More by Tinker60657
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North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.6%

One of my all-time favorite beers. A class of its own. Love it in the bottle with that crisp spicy taste; love it on tap where it's a little mellower. It has that briny taste that makes me think of San Francisco. Simply one of the most unique beers on the planet and a delight to drink...

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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thecarster1

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.6%

a- bottle poured into a pint, one plus fingers worth of head, clear amber brown coloring. nice retention, some active bubbling.

s- malty, some biscuit, sweet malt, bready, candied sugar.

t- nice, complex malts - bready, biscuit, sweet. very remniscent of an oktoberfest, some spice in here as well, a touch of pepper, finishes with some earthy bitter hops.

m- medium, slick, nice.

d- great, this is a solid beer with a great and true reputation. i pick this one up and drink it every once in awhile.

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uwharrieguy

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.6%

poured a nice amber color into a weizen glass

S-sweet slight biscuity lager notes

T-very clean and tasty...great with a meal

N-had this back when i was in my 20s and really appreciate it now in my 50s...this is a very drinkable and enjoyable beer.I enjoy trying all the different styles of beers and the"big" brews.but this is quality in a bottle...its a keeper...even though its only 4.9 abv.

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Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 4,666 ratings.