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Anchor Steam Beer - Anchor Brewing Company

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Anchor Steam BeerAnchor Steam Beer

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BA SCORE
87
very good

4,507 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,507
Reviews: 1,837
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.69%
Wants: 120
Gots: 279 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served in a small snifter glass out of the bottle.
A-Amber color, small amount of carbonation.
Smell-Crisp, light malty smell, yeasty.
Taste-Crisp malty taste, leaves you wanting to take another sip, slight notes of the yeast come through.
Mouthfull-Creamy, drinkable, refreshing.
O-This was one of the first "good" beers I had every had way back in the day. I think I am likely not along in that. This beer style made "california common" a house hold name due to the fact that no one else is allowed to claim steam beer. Although not overly complex, I appreciate this beer for what it is an amazing drinkable beer, a timeless classic, a craft beer when no one knew what that meant. Someone had purchased this for me as a gift and I was happy to drink it for the first time in a very long time.

Serving type: bottle

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Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 4,507 ratings.