Anchor California Lager | Anchor Brewing Company

Anchor California LagerAnchor California Lager
BA SCORE
51.6%
Liked This Beer
3.69 w/ 1,199 ratings
Anchor California LagerAnchor California Lager
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

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.

Added by esdeebrew on 02-15-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#28,893
Reviews:
240
Ratings:
1,199
Liked:
619
Avg:
3.69/5
pDev:
11.38%
Alströms:
4
 
 
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52
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Anchor California Lager from Anchor Brewing Company
Beer rating: 51.6% out of 100 with 1,199 ratings
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