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Anchor Steam Beer - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

5,002 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,002
Reviews: 1,872
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 140
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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5/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - Clear light amber color with a small off-white head. This beer has great lacing.

S - Smells of sweet malts and slightly bitter hops. A delicious overall "beer" smell.

T - Biscuit-like with slightly bitter hop finish. Kind of like a salty cracker with some citrus rind essence. Very, very good.

M - Creamy head with a crisp body. Great carbonation makes this a very easy drinking beer.

D - Very, very drinkable. This is one of my go to beers for an all around great American craft brew. I think I might have a special place in my heart for Anchor Steam because it is brewed in SF (one of my favorite cities).

UCLABrewN84, Apr 10, 2010
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5/5  rDev +29.5%

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sneads, Nov 30, 2011
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5/5  rDev +29.5%

ColSanders123, Nov 15, 2011
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5/5  rDev +29.5%

keithmurray, Nov 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +29.5%

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5/5  rDev +29.5%

UnknownMale282, Nov 16, 2011
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5/5  rDev +29.5%

Beerme09, Jan 23, 2012
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5/5  rDev +29.5%

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5/5  rDev +29.5%

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5/5  rDev +29.5%

ycortez, May 08, 2012
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5/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Smell: rich malt character comes through
Appearance: deep amber color, nice head, good carbonation
Taste: beautiful caramel malt character balanced by nice light hop bitterness cutting through.
Overall: Perfection! Perfect balance of sweet malt with nice hop bitterness undertones. Anchor does an amazing job of delivering balanced beers. This is a must try.

Ale_Dog, Jun 07, 2014
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Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 5,002 ratings.