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San Francisco’s famous Anchor Porter brand is made in one of the smallest and most traditional breweries in the world by the brewers of Anchor Steam Beer. Our old-fashioned Porter is virtually handmade, with an exceptional respect for the ancient art of brewing. We use 100% malted barley, generous amounts of fresh, whole hops, entirely natural carbonation and a simple, natural brewing process which is like no other in the world. The deep black color, the thick, creamy head and the intensely rich flavor of Anchor Porter, made in San Francisco since 1974, have earned this delicious and unique brew a worldwide reputation for outstanding quality. It is aesthetically pleasing and wholly superior in every respect.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
belgianhomebrew (646) - Acworth, Georgia, USA - NOV 18, 2003
Good roasted aroma. A lot of roasted malt in this one...finishes quite dry. A little thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsniclas (5891) - Billdal, SWEDEN - NOV 13, 2003
Bottled. Black with some head. Sweet, warm and fruity aroma. Smooth and fresh palate with a smoked flavour with plums and raisins.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 12, 2003
very dark brown with a good thick and creamy head. Deep roasted aroma with notes of coffeebeans, dark chocolate and almonds. Nice flavour and palate; dark coffee and chocolate with hints of dark dried fruit. Long, deep finish of coffee beans, smoke and hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kyzr (1153) - Belgrade, Montana, USA - NOV 11, 2003
Very dark with light brown head. Nose of coffee. Very roasted flavor with hints of smoke nice clean finsih with a bite of hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
heemer77 (5153) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - NOV 10, 2003
UPDATED: JUL 13, 2005 Re-rate. Has a nice roasted aroma wih a medium yellow and tan head. Smells of maple and caramel. Tastes a little dry with a hint of sherry and brown sugar. Finishes like day old coffee that is very pleasant. This is an excellent full tasting porter.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ZepolK (102) - South Side Montebello, California, USA - NOV 6, 2003
Exceptional Porter! Aroma taunts with coffee and caramel with expresso tracings. Appearance is deep, dark and black. Flavor is what this beer is all about! Coffe, Toffee, and rich palate feel, just a joy to drink. I highly recommend this porter!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
steview (1035) - Petaluma, California, USA - NOV 6, 2003
UPDATED: NOV 4, 2004 i’ve liked this beer. now i finally got around to rate it. black with a tight tan head. it diminishes at a nice slow pace, becoming seemingly more rocky as it does. it finally leaves a nice frothy ring with great lacing. just a great aroma, sweet/slight chocolate and floral. same for taste, with malty roasted characteristics. has a nice slightly bitter/"hoppy" side. feels lightly cremey. good animation. excellent brew. great and subtle aftertaste. one rich, smooth porter. UPDATE 11/04/04 cremey and smooth, good bitter chocolate with coffee, and a nice hint of boutique with a drop of citrus fruit. downrated.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rickgordon (3845) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 2, 2003
UPDATED: APR 6, 2005 Bottled. Dark brown with a tan head. Herbal, grassy nose, with notes of dried fruits and plum, a little vineous touch to it. Rich in flavour, notes of dried fruits, plum, light caramelly. The maltiness stands up fine against the rich hopflavour. Light maltsweet, and long, finish. Medium bodied, medium bitterness. Flavourful!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dankitydancer (58) - Arizona, USA - OCT 24, 2003
one of the better porters out ther intense red brown head witha nice hard floavour and bite smooth body and nice finsih

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
shadey (1970) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 21, 2003
UPDATED: FEB 10, 2005 I rated this once before and gave it a 14. I must have been out of my mind. This beer is outstanding. Delicious dark chocolaty flavor, with hints of coffee, molasses. Just an outstanding beer.

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