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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

4,616 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,616
Reviews: 1,843
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.69%
Wants: 128
Gots: 325 | 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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ryhn0

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-09-2014 03:34:32 | More by ryhn0
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Meyers1023

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-09-2014 02:28:33 | More by Meyers1023
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EricVincentt

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-09-2014 02:16:55 | More by EricVincentt
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belzo35

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-08-2014 23:21:17 | More by belzo35
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Lionhearted1987

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

08-08-2014 19:48:10 | More by Lionhearted1987
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ksmus67

Texas

3/5  rDev -22.3%

08-08-2014 13:24:42 | More by ksmus67
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AWA

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-08-2014 00:28:15 | More by AWA
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DenisKolkin

Ontario (Canada)

3.76/5  rDev -2.6%

355 ml bottle picked up from the singles bin at the LCBO for $2.40 CDN. Served cold into a pint glass.

Appearance - clear amber color with a plethora of bubbles and topped by a finger of dense white frothy head. Tons of visible bubbles. The head has a good retention time.

Smell - big malty presence with loads of bread aromatics. A light fruitiness permeates as well.

Taste - significant malty with some grainy sweetness topped off by a bitter finish that turns sweet in the aftertaste. Very different and unique. Almost a coffee like finish on the palate too.

Mouthfeel - well carbonated and light bodied with a tongue tingling finish.

Overall - definitely a unique beer, kind of reminiscent of an amber, but realistically not that close, as there's a lot more in terms of different flavours going on and a great sweet finish. Definitely worth repeating.

08-07-2014 22:54:15 | More by DenisKolkin
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mjacquard

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-07-2014 20:08:54 | More by mjacquard
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Johnct

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-07-2014 14:31:52 | More by Johnct
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Aleshka


3/5  rDev -22.3%

08-07-2014 03:15:11 | More by Aleshka
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Bpc24

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-06-2014 20:00:40 | More by Bpc24
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Beercheeze


4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

08-06-2014 20:00:37 | More by Beercheeze
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AntG21

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

08-06-2014 13:26:02 | More by AntG21
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Elicoleman

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -22.3%

08-06-2014 07:54:23 | More by Elicoleman
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Big_Dave

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-06-2014 07:48:21 | More by Big_Dave
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KG710

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

08-06-2014 06:00:52 | More by KG710
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YeastBarleyHopsYum

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Brooos


3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

08-06-2014 02:13:29 | More by Brooos
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gonzo000

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-06-2014 00:56:57 | More by gonzo000
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tharper178

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-06-2014 00:24:30 | More by tharper178
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Nickhagin

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

08-05-2014 23:27:57 | More by Nickhagin
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BeerKing510

California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-05-2014 22:04:50 | More by BeerKing510
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wjoelbrooks

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-05-2014 20:24:28 | More by wjoelbrooks
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BogAl

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-05-2014 05:08:33 | More by BogAl
Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 4,616 ratings.