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Anchor Steam Beer - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

4,879 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,879
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: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A-slightly hazy amber color with an off- white head and decent lacing

S-malt, slight caramel, pine, earthy

T-nice malt, slight caramel sweetness, pine, nice bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, crisp and clean

O-nice crisp session beer for warm summer days

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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S: grass, oranges, honey.

T: Honey, orange, grass, herbs.

M: medium viscosity and a medium level of fine carbonation.

O: very subtle, but not very exciting. I have a feeling I should be enjoying this beer more than I am because of its history. But then again, the Bavarian purity law is also a part of history and many unexciting beers as well.

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Smell: I didn't get that much of its smell but thought I caught some cherries.
Taste: It tasted a bit like toasted caramel and anything else I quite can figure out, but it excels at flavor.
Mouthfeel: It has a strong body, it kinda felt heavy in my mouth. At the end of the sip it was a little bit dry.

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Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 4,879 ratings.