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Anchor Steam Beer - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

4,892 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,892
Reviews: 1,864
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 132
Gots: 414 | 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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3.53/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nice copper/amber color and formed a nice off-white head, that left some nice lace. The aroma was of malt and some hops. The flavor was of malt and hops with a slight citrus aspect. The finish was a touch astrigent, giving it a slight bitter aftertaste.

BillH200174, Feb 26, 2012
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3.8/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The first "craft" beer I ever had. Thank you.

Pours a dark yellow with a slight head. Earthy aroma and earthy flavor. Some bitterness from the hops, some lemon zest hanging out, the malt hides underneath and never eager to hog the attention from his friendly neighbors. A crisp mouthfeel with a dry finish. A smooth drink, very easy to session, and an overall good beer.

denver10, Feb 20, 2012
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Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 4,892 ratings.