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Anchor Steam Beer - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

4,522 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,522
Reviews: 1,837
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.69%
Wants: 121
Gots: 288 | 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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Renegrenade

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

03-06-2013 20:07:03 | More by Renegrenade
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bastardface

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Good Red Ale. Has a copper color to it which leaves streaks as you drink. Has a pleasant taste with it's ripe flavor. Fairly impressed by the taste. A little fruity but not bad. I would recomend it. It's not the best beer to drink over and over but still worthy of high marks. This is the first Anchor beer that I remember drinking and it wasn't bad. It is possible that had it before but probably not somber enough to remember what it actually tasted like.

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2010 05:13:02 | More by bastardface
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wafers

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

05-18-2014 04:32:51 | More by wafers
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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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Darko0071

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

12-21-2013 19:11:02 | More by Darko0071
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BitteBier

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours clear amber with compact, fleeting head. Aroma is noticeable but hard for me to pin down. The taste is not hard to pin down--bitter but in a unique sort of way. Bitterness lingers, but it's a trademark for Anchor Steam.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2002 18:53:47 | More by BitteBier
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ZombiesAteMyDog

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-26-2012 05:08:13 | More by ZombiesAteMyDog
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Paccamacca

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-03-2013 05:10:13 | More by Paccamacca
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mattparsons

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-05-2012 02:28:44 | More by mattparsons
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BigTrubble

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

10-07-2012 16:29:48 | More by BigTrubble
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4ster

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

12-09-2012 03:06:13 | More by 4ster
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dalehihn

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

09-20-2013 17:24:15 | More by dalehihn
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alex_hart

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

04-20-2013 16:05:42 | More by alex_hart
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KVNBGRY

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

05-23-2014 15:25:04 | More by KVNBGRY
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discodoni

Belgium

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

11-26-2013 09:10:57 | More by discodoni
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PoolFishGolf

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-21-2013 02:42:21 | More by PoolFishGolf
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BeerSnobery

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

03-07-2013 03:22:31 | More by BeerSnobery
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traviswhillier

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

12-25-2013 19:06:13 | More by traviswhillier
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judkinst

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-20-2014 15:25:51 | More by judkinst
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-15-2013 02:33:55 | More by DaPan
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derkfromwi

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-01-2013 14:23:13 | More by derkfromwi
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bsimms

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

05-14-2012 05:06:14 | More by bsimms
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Sturmthis

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-17-2013 02:36:30 | More by Sturmthis
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Bifpocaroba

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

10-24-2013 12:49:50 | More by Bifpocaroba
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Aerocraft67

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-19-2013 13:46:44 | More by Aerocraft67
Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 4,522 ratings.