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Anchor California Lager - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

683 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 683
Reviews: 130
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 11.48%
Wants: 16
Gots: 86 | 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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Earthy spicy hops joined by light, grainy malt on the nose.
Brilliant gold, 1” off white head quickly dissipates to thick film.
Clean malt flavors suggestive of light graham cracker, traces of citrusy fruit, spicy, with a bitter hop accent of the finish.
Medium light body, medium to medium high carbonation.

pat61, Sep 14, 2014
Anchor California Lager from Anchor Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 683 ratings.