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Anchor Steam Beer - Anchor Brewing Company

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Anchor Steam BeerAnchor Steam Beer

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
87
very good

5,202 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,202
Reviews: 1,918
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.99%
Wants: 160
Gots: 646 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-08-2001

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

Poured to a SA snifter glass.

Pours a dark reddish brown, chestnut, with a 1 finger head that laces around the glass quickly. Maple syrup on the smell, sweet malt, sugary much like a Bock. Sweet sugars on the tongue caramel, very grainy lager taste a tad bitter on the finish. The feel light and dry. Very enjoyable beer, has alot of good characteristics that are hybrid from other styles.

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

Anchor Steam Beer pours quite nicely forming a light tan head, which stands for a considerable amount of time The body of this brew is a light amber color, and is highly filtered. A firm lace follows through till the last drop.

Anchor's beer is very fragrant. This is mostly from the toasty malts, and fine balance of hops. The flavor is malt dominated, but not overly sugary. It finishes with a hoppy ending... Okay, that was a bit cheesy, sorry.

This is a refreshing brew to have on a mild day between 65 to 70 degrees in the shade.

I like Anchor Steam quite a bit, because this company helped me to appreciate craft beer and American brewing altogether.

TheSarge

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Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 5,202 ratings.