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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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jerre (2856) - Waregem, BELGIUM - APR 4, 2015
Bottle from AH, taste @ home 03.04.’15. Dark brown to black color, with large beige head. Aroma: dark malts, some coffee, chocolate malts. Medium body. Taste: some sweet, dark fruits, roasted malts, chocolate, coffee notes, mild bitter good balance. Dry ending.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bubeer (65) - - APR 3, 2015
Beautiful impenetrable dark colour. Nice toasted aroma. Though the toasted flavour dominates, there's a pleasant hoppy feeling. Solid structure. Good scattered carbonification.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dainis (17) - Riga, LATVIA - MAR 31, 2015
Aroma is quite weak - mostly dark malts. Taste is better - caramel, rousted malts, a bit of sweetness and some bitterness lingers in background. Nice, medium carbonization. But the best part is aftertaste - quite long and dry bitterness from malts and also some sweetness. More you drink it - more you like it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andriesradu (567) - ROMANIA - MAR 28, 2015
Pours pitch black with a beige head. Roasted, coffee, light chocolate aroma. Flavor is sweet and bitter with notes of roasted malt, coffee, light hoppy and fruity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PauloAG (166) - BELGIUM - MAR 28, 2015
355cc bottle. Pours dark brown with a dark beige head. Very pleasant toastiness. Mainly coffee with some fruit. Some sweetness but then the roast malt/hops finish it bitter. Very nice "Stouty" Porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (5356) - Halden, NORWAY - MAR 23, 2015
Dark brownish color with a fine beige head. Ok lacing. Bready, coffee and roasted aroma. Medium (+) body. Ok balance between sweetness and bitterness. Average to soft carbonation. Toffee, coffee, roasted and a bit fruity flavor. Nice and tasty porter.
[Bottle from Vinmonopolet Kiellandsplass in Oslo, Norway]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
przemek836 (14) - POLAND - MAR 22, 2015
Kolor: czarny z rubinowymi refleksami. Piana: beżowa, drobnopęcherzykowa, puszysta, zwarta, dość obfita. Zapach: suszone śliwki, czekolada, owoce. Smak: niskie nasycenie, aksamitne, półwytrawne. W smaku przyjemna czekoladowa słodycz zbalansowana średnią goryczka. Bardzo delikatne ale bogate w smaku zarazem. Bardzo pijalne. W smaku przypomina czekoladowe pralinki z nadzieniem śliwkowym, rodzynkami. Nuty palone i orzechowe. Na podniebieniu pozostaje czekoladowo-kawowy posmak. Ładnie ułożone. Bardzo dobry porter. Momentami przypomina łagodnego RISa.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alomtnez (163) - SPAIN - MAR 20, 2015
Bottle. Average brownish head with good retention. Very dark brown, though clear. Aroma is toasted, fruity (prune), chocolate and coffee hints. Flavours are roasted malt, burnt dried fruits and coffee. Medium body, medium carbonation, some acidity with roasty bitter aftertaste. Strong and very good porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Shark_Pants (407) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 20, 2015
Very dark, small head. Aromas of molasses, soy, plums, cherries and dark chocolate. Taste has caramel, stewed cherries, hop bite and a little umami. Medium bodied, spicy and drinkable. Really quite good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigericsports (28) - Berkeley, California, USA - MAR 16, 2015
This Porter has a nose of dried dark fruit think prunes, figs and raisins,light coffee, cocoa powder and toasted barley, creamy palate.

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