Anchor Steam Beer | Anchor Brewing Company

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Anchor Steam BeerAnchor Steam Beer
BA SCORE
3.85/5
Very Good
6,087 Ratings
Anchor Steam BeerAnchor Steam Beer
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anchor Brewing Company
California, United States
anchorbrewing.com

Style: California Common / Steam Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Anchor Steam® Beer owes its deep amber color, thick, creamy head, and rich, distinctive flavor to a historic brewing process like none other.

It is a process that combines deep respect for craft brewing tradition with many decades of evolution to arrive at a unique approach: a blend of pale and caramel malts, fermentation with lager yeast at warmer ale temperatures in shallow open-air fermenters, and gentle carbonation in our cellars through an all-natural process called kräusening.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-08-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#12,122
Reviews:
2,080
Ratings:
6,087
pDev:
12.73%
Bros Score:
4.23
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A beer icon of sorts. Sort of like an Amber, but different. Amber color and clear with bubbles rising throughout. A nice half inch of head that dissipates moderately quickly, but leaves just a touch of lacing on the edges. Bread and malt flavors dominate. It is shockingly light for what you see in the glass. Has a nice crisp finish and is easily something you could throw back a few of. It has an almost refreshing characteristic about it.

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Would Drink Again: Yes
Would Purchase Again: Yes

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Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.85 out of 5 with 6,087 ratings