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Anchor Zymaster Series No. 3: Flying Cloud San Francisco Stout - Anchor Brewing Company

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Anchor Zymaster Series No. 3: Flying Cloud San Francisco Stout
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BA SCORE
89
very good

59 Ratings
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Ratings: 59
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 4
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anchor Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Foreign / Export Stout |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: elNopalero on 01-24-2013)
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1/5  rDev -75.2%

ohiobeer29, Feb 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

2beerdogs, Jan 31, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

acurtis, Oct 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

mendvicdog, Dec 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

tpacek, Apr 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

AApparel, Feb 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

fredmugs, Sep 20, 2013
Photo of tdm168
3.68/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at World of Beer Raleigh

A - black with a big thick brown head that has great retention

S - very faint nose; roasted malts, some chocolate

T - chocolate, roasted malts, creamy, faintly grainy, a bit sweet

M - medium bodied, well carbonated

This was a nice beer. It was rich and had good drinkability. My only complaint was the sweet graininess that came through. Otherwise, this was a nice stout that is worth a try.

tdm168, Feb 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Morey, Jan 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

RangnaR, Oct 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

GJ40, Feb 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

illidurit, Jun 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

mattsucks, Apr 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

xnicknj, Jun 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

hayesjw, Mar 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

MarioM, Feb 10, 2013
Photo of Phyl21ca
3.78/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Tap: Poured a pitch-black color stout with a medium size dark brown foamy head with good retention. Aroma of black chocolate with some residual sugar and light dry roasted malt notes. Taste is also dominated by black chocolate notes with some residual sugar (lactose?) and some dry roasted malt. Body has a creamy texture with good carbonation and a medium full body. Very enjoyable and well brewed overall.

Phyl21ca, May 24, 2013
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3.83/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

@ Tyler's (Raleigh)

Pretty close to black crowned with a rock solid, tight, beige head. Smells of caramel, bread, and cocoa roastiness. Roasted malt flavor...caramel, chocolate, and some dark fruity esters. Medium-plus body with a nice, soft creaminess. Pretty good stout that drinks lighter than it's 7.5%.

wedge, Feb 09, 2013
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3.9/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured a finger and half of head on a pitch black colored body.
The aroma was great with smoked salt and caramel.
The taste was roasted malt, Belgian sugar and burnt wood.
The texture was crisp with moderate carbonation.
A really nice and solid stout.

Fatehunter, Jun 09, 2013
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3.99/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at 2 Brothers. Pours a rich black color with half an inch of medium brown head. Minimal lacing. The aroma is earthy with some chocolate , vanilla, and caramel. The taste is of roasted malts, sweet chocolate and caramel. Earth and some dark fruit notes. Hints of smoke. Light, velvety mouthfeel. Roasted malts and some chocolate at the finish. Very little alcohol presence. Overall, a damn fine export stout worth having again.

PicoPapa, Nov 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

scottgoblue314, Feb 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

mscudder, Jul 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

zp6167a, Aug 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

DrBier, Jul 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

AngusOg, Feb 01, 2013
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Anchor Zymaster Series No. 3: Flying Cloud San Francisco Stout from Anchor Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 59 ratings.