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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

4,896 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,896
Reviews: 1,864
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 132
Gots: 415 | 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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Appearance is amber, but who really cares about the color of the beer so much when men can't differentiate between colors very well. My apologies to the women. The smell is impressive though. It's nutty, caramel and has notes of ripe banana esters. The taste has notes of vanilla and some nutty tones, but it is balanced by a hop finish, balanced and appetizing. Mouthfeel is medium to medium full. Overall, this beer is a high quality low alcohol beer and is great for people who love their malty taste and low alcohol percentage. It seems to catch up to all of us in the end.

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A-slightly hazy amber color with an off- white head and decent lacing

S-malt, slight caramel, pine, earthy

T-nice malt, slight caramel sweetness, pine, nice bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, crisp and clean

O-nice crisp session beer for warm summer days

MDDMD, May 18, 2013
Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 4,896 ratings.