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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

648 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 648
Reviews: 127
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 11.41%
Wants: 16
Gots: 72 | 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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3/5  rDev -18.5%

Acubflem, Sep 07, 2014
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neckbeered, Sep 07, 2014
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probert, Sep 07, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +13%

Appearance - Light gold, nice fluffy white head. Head disappears quickly though, lacing on glass does not last.

Smell - Nothing truly stands out. Typical bread/cornflakes smell. Cannot really smell the hops.

Taste - Taste like it smells. Nice bread-like taste. Malt sweetness. Little to no hops.

Mouthfeel - Medium, nice carbonation. I cannot describe it but the mouthfeel is wonderful.

Overall - Great beer, I really enjoy it. Great drink-ability, light, nice balanced flavor. Its just great. 4.16/5

the_awesometeer, Sep 06, 2014
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Anchor California Lager from Anchor Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 648 ratings.