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Anchor Steam Beer - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

5,003 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,003
Reviews: 1,872
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 141
Gots: 462 | 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%

matzah, Apr 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

amir, Apr 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It looks really nice in the glass; compared to a typical IPA, it carries some darker tones.

It smells very sweet, kind of roast almost from the malts, but you get that house hop aroma from their beers, which is pleasant.

It's very smooth, and follows just like the aroma. It's dry in a sense and makes you want to keep sipping, just like all of their beers. I'd buy this all the time a session able in the fridge. Recommended.

raynmoon, Apr 07, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Nage37, Apr 07, 2012
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olafphysics, Apr 06, 2012
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1/5  rDev -74.1%

ChanceK, Apr 06, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

avisong, Apr 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

smi, Apr 06, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

buffalobeerfan, Apr 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Marty91, Apr 05, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

aztraz, Apr 05, 2012
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MarkyMOD, Apr 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

coryscanes, Apr 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

teenwolfmansbro, Apr 04, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

mlhenson, Apr 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

traumaqueen, Apr 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Jhatwig, Apr 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

JustOneMorePlz, Apr 02, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

FATH3RH0P5, Apr 02, 2012
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4.03/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed this 12oz bottle out of a large snifter glass.

A: Pours a copper-amber hue with a thin, 2-finger, white head that quickly dissipates into a wispy lace leaving a partial trail down the glass.

S: Bread and biscuit aroma that is slightly sweet with hints of caramel.

T: Flavors of Caramel, breads, and hops. Finishes a little sweet and dry.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: Great beer – well balanced, smooth, and unique.

ckollias, Apr 02, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

pastafarian, Apr 01, 2012
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agreenman19, Apr 01, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

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Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 5,003 ratings.