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Anchor Steam Beer - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

4,511 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,511
Reviews: 1,837
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.69%
Wants: 120
Gots: 281 | 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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Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

11-08-2013 03:08:39 | More by KevinDanger23
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Pacioli1445

South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

01-12-2014 00:27:28 | More by Pacioli1445
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lobos62

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

05-08-2014 17:47:51 | More by lobos62
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gshackles

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

01-04-2013 03:20:52 | More by gshackles
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TEdubbaD

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

03-13-2014 16:58:52 | More by TEdubbaD
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uturn

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

03-13-2014 19:01:31 | More by uturn
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Nutwood

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-09-2012 16:59:40 | More by Nutwood
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Dank26

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

11-09-2012 20:44:34 | More by Dank26
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flyingpig

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

An orange amber colour that is slightly darker in places & settles with a thin white, bubbly head with average retention.

Strong hop aroma with some nice herbal notes & a little spiciness too. The later part is similar but with more of a citrus & pine presence. Well balanced.

A lot a pine in the flavour that is blended together nicely with some good citrus flavours & just a hint of sweetness. Along with the initial bitter hops their is a background herbal & grassy hops taste & a semi bitter, hop infused semi-bitter one.

Very smooth to drink & highly drinkable as a direct result of this. The beer is a medium bodied one & the carbonation is about right for the type of beer.

Overall this one was great with a beautiful bitter hop flavour that was very well balanced & went down great. I imagine this would make an excellent session beer.

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Serving type: bottle

09-12-2011 13:09:17 | More by flyingpig
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

01-15-2013 06:21:20 | More by Kelp
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MJSawyer

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

11-09-2013 14:49:56 | More by MJSawyer
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

05-09-2014 02:25:36 | More by Durandal_777
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costanzo_mike

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-17-2014 12:59:02 | More by costanzo_mike
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mscottjohnston

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

09-13-2013 18:27:02 | More by mscottjohnston
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Black_ox

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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NeoZaZ

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

05-27-2012 04:31:36 | More by piconaut
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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DioS

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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AaronBurr

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

11-11-2013 03:33:35 | More by AaronBurr
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ManEdward1979

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-11-2014 02:23:35 | More by ManEdward1979
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pastafarian

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

04-01-2012 22:55:04 | More by pastafarian
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ejh06752

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Woodysbeard

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 4,511 ratings.