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Anchor Steam Beer - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

4,772 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,772
Reviews: 1,856
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 131
Gots: 377 | 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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Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 4,772 ratings.