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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

4,667 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,667
Reviews: 1,846
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 129
Gots: 343 | 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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lupercmda

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

01-27-2013 02:50:34 | More by lupercmda
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Riverared

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

01-26-2013 22:16:07 | More by Riverared
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ckk527

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

01-26-2013 22:11:27 | More by ckk527
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plato

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -22.3%

01-26-2013 22:03:30 | More by plato
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creepinjeeper

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

01-26-2013 19:51:24 | More by creepinjeeper
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SadMachine

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

01-26-2013 19:35:13 | More by SadMachine
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Hien

California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

01-26-2013 03:03:17 | More by Hien
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stephengraniero

New York

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

01-26-2013 00:44:20 | More by stephengraniero
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Jacurdy60

Alabama

3.71/5  rDev -3.9%

A little cloudy in color, almost like a hefeweizen, but it settles a few moments after the pour. It has a creamy mouthfeel and is overall refreshing. The head is thick at first but dissipates quickly leaving traces of golden white. Malty with hints of slight hops, an overall enjoyable beer for any occasion.
Has a nice, thick chew but it is very palatable and swallows like a light beer. I was surprised by the refreshing feeling.

01-24-2013 04:16:06 | More by Jacurdy60
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thehead92

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

01-24-2013 04:09:42 | More by thehead92
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j-rod18

North Dakota

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

01-23-2013 23:11:37 | More by j-rod18
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phishbone23

New York

3/5  rDev -22.3%

01-23-2013 18:54:56 | More by phishbone23
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HATS4BATS

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.6%

01-23-2013 17:54:44 | More by HATS4BATS
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rjvaudreuil

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

01-23-2013 02:29:44 | More by rjvaudreuil
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

3.99/5  rDev +3.4%

Poured from bottle into tulip. Pours a golden brown with slight head that dissipates quick leaving slight white lacing. A bit macro smelling at first but changes to a nice caramel aroma as it warms. Nice caramel malty flavor perfectly balanced with hops. So easy to drink. Its a good brew and obviously the perfect example of the style.

01-23-2013 00:55:54 | More by DrinkSlurm
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Ryzalis

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

01-22-2013 06:04:43 | More by Ryzalis
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dlin0sbb

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

01-22-2013 04:12:12 | More by dlin0sbb
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Profchaos20

Pennsylvania

3.6/5  rDev -6.7%

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass

A - Pours a off white one finger head, that dissipates into a thin white cap that hangs around. Leaves rings of lacing down the glass. The beer is Amber in color and crystal clear, very nice looking.

S - Light herbal and grassy hop aroma. Sweet malts and bread, slight spice and fruity.

T - Balanced, light malt, light earthy hop, fruity, finishes with a slight bitterness.

M - Medium body, medium carbonation and smooth.

O - Solid beer, nothing that stands too far out but it's a classic and enjoyable.

01-21-2013 23:35:40 | More by Profchaos20
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zekeman17

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

01-21-2013 17:50:17 | More by zekeman17
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cw13

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

01-21-2013 00:41:25 | More by cw13
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Azteceinstein


4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

01-20-2013 18:15:08 | More by Azteceinstein
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lionnusmb

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

01-20-2013 01:10:32 | More by lionnusmb
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Fossilhunter

California

5/5  rDev +29.5%

01-19-2013 05:44:58 | More by Fossilhunter
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dc4three

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

01-19-2013 01:57:05 | More by dc4three
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CGAR

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

01-18-2013 21:27:24 | More by CGAR
Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 4,667 ratings.