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Anchor Steam Beer - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

4,810 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,810
Reviews: 1,859
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 131
Gots: 382 | 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%

paulish, Today at 01:23 AM
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2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

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3.8/5  rDev -1.6%

When in SF, you pretty much have to have an Anchor Steam. It's available everywhere, and it's what the locals drink. Goes great with seafood, as you would expect. Nice dark beer, and the style is better than that of a generic brown as far as I'm concerned. At some point I should try some other Anchor beers too.

dcscientist, Monday at 06:56 PM
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3.61/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Poured from a bottle into a pint glass, a golden bright copper color with a full finger of white head that dissipated quickly, leaving a thin lacing of foam.

Aroma: Nice toasted malt, with some toffee, black pepper.

Taste: Malty, and pretty spicy, slightly sweet and just a little hops, hint of black pepper.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied Moderate carbonation.

Overall, always wanted to try it, Nice historic beer that seems to stay within its style. It is a little middle of the road for me, but I wanted to experience this style. I would like to try it with seafood, perhaps a Cioppino, or crabs. Cheers!

JLSIV, Monday at 12:29 AM
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sad but a skunked bottle as a fresh delivery to Jims

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Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 4,810 ratings.