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Anchor Steam Beer - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

4,698 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,698
Reviews: 1,848
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 128
Gots: 349 | 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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3.7/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.86/5  rDev 0%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-30-2014 19:35:39 | More by Hellpop65
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4.44/5  rDev +15%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

355 ml bottle (bb 1 2016) into a pilsner pokal. Clear pale amber color, three finger white foamy head with good retention and really nice spiral lacing.

Sweet malty smell. Soft and clean taste of grainy malt with a fruity note on the background, dry finish with a slight hop bitterness to balance the taste, moderately bitter hoppy aftertaste. Medium body and carbonation, soft and creamy mouthfeel, drinkable.

I happened to watch the episode of Michael Jackson's Beer Hunter about this brewery, having this beer in my fridge. The program gave a pleasant image about the brewer and I think that made this beer taste even better when I had it on the next evening. Good beer that tastes like a beer should. Nice looking bottle and label.

08-29-2014 18:47:22 | More by JTuomi
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Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-29-2014 18:09:38 | More by Whatup14
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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

My first of this variety so not sure how it compares. Other than that, it's ok, nothing remarkable. I don't think I would buy again but would drink if offered one.

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3.52/5  rDev -8.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 4,698 ratings.