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Anchor California Lager - Anchor Brewing Company

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Anchor California LagerAnchor California Lager

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BA SCORE
83
good

751 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 751
Reviews: 140
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 11.78%
Wants: 16
Gots: 99 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anchor Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
In 1876, thanks to an ice pond in the mountains and a belief that anything is possible in the Golden State, a little brewery named Boca created California's first genuine lager. Anchor California Lager® is our re-creation of this historic beer. Made in San Francisco with two-row California barley, Cluster hops (the premier hop in 19th-century California), and our own lager yeast, this all-malt brew is kräusened and lagered in our cellars. Its golden color, distinctive aroma, creamy head, balanced depth of flavor, and smooth finish make Anchor California Lager® a delicious celebration of California’s unique brewing heritage.

(Beer added by: esdeebrew on 02-15-2013)
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Anchor California Lager from Anchor Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 751 ratings.