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Anchor Steam Beer - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

4,881 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,881
Reviews: 1,862
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 132
Gots: 409 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

No date that I can see.

A: Pours a clear light red. Tall, frothy tan head. Thin but widespread lacing everywhere. Great head retention.

S: Mild bready, grainy malt. Maybe a little grassy? Almost smells a bit like corn.

T: Yep, definitely a bit grassy. Like wet hay. Grainy, bready malt. Lingering grass in the after with the lightest hint of tartness and bitterness.

M: Medium-light bodied. Not too watery but obviously around 5%.

O: I expected a simple beer and got one. It reminds me of a cream ale with a slight hoppiness and tartness to it. Simple but decently flavorful. Not bad.

Dope, Apr 11, 2014
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Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 4,881 ratings.