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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

4,878 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,878
Reviews: 1,862
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 132
Gots: 408 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A 12 oz bottle pored into a pint glass.

A—deep amber, clear with about ¼ inch head, very nice lacing throughout

S— mild hoppy smell, not getting much else

T—very crisp and clean, having a hard time identifying the flavors other than the hops. great bitter finish, drier than I expected as well

M—smooth and nice, not much carbonation, but still enjoyable

D—A little disappointed in this one…I had in on tap in college and remember liking it much more than I did in this bottle. That being said, I will try to find it on tap (perhaps at Old Chicago) and re-review to be fair.

hanco005, Jan 26, 2006
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Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 4,878 ratings.