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Anchor Steam Beer - Anchor Brewing Company

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Anchor Steam BeerAnchor Steam Beer

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
87
very good

5,191 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,191
Reviews: 1,914
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.99%
Wants: 153
Gots: 634 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-08-2001

No notes at this time.
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Poured from an ISB into a mug. The appearance of this beer is a light amber with a 1 finger head after a settled pour. Upon drinking the beer revealed a modest amount of lacing. Picking up a strong lager smell from the beer. The taste was earthy with a slightly bitter finish, very pleasing. Mouthfeel is smooth and light with a hint of carbonation.

I forgot how good this beer is, great way to end the summer and bring in the fall.

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Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 5,191 ratings.