Anchor Steam Beer | Anchor Brewing Company

Anchor Steam BeerAnchor Steam Beer
6,001 Ratings
Anchor Steam BeerAnchor Steam Beer

Brewed by:
Anchor Brewing Company
California, United States

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

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look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

355ml bottle. Pale amber / copper colour with a towering, dense, creamy head with a buttery tinge. Wonderful head retention and some of the nicest lacing I've ever seen. Aroma of caramel, toasted malts, woody and sulphur. Medium bitterness and medium roast malt sweetness. Light to medium body, some chewy nuttiness and a lingering, grainy, semi-dry, bitter finish. Some lovely complexity in this one. Very drinkable.

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Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.85 out of 5 with 6,001 ratings
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