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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

5,200 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,200
Reviews: 1,918
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.99%
Wants: 160
Gots: 644 | 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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3.94/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

after drinking lots of this in college, got away from it for several years and had again for the first time in recent memory at a backyard BBQ. Maybe some nostalgia involved but really enjoyed having this again!

nice light copper color

smell - good malt, not too complex

taste very even and smooth; mostly one note

feels rich and well carbonated but still good for regular drinking, don't need to sip

very enjoyable overall, maybe not enough here to be a destination beer but a great companion to a meal or for an afternoon break from the golf course, etc.

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

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3.6/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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.

Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 5,200 ratings.