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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.


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4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
vanabbema99 (13) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUL 28, 2001
I love anything by Anchor Steam, and this Porter is no exception. I would have to say that this is my favorite all around porter; not as sweet as other porters, which I don’t care for. Yummy.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jpkeskinen (334) - FINLAND - MAY 21, 2015
Drank from a bottle. Quite nice and very smooth. The beer has a roasty taste with sweet maltyness.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
meireteixeira (112) - Săo Paulo, BRAZIL - MAY 20, 2015
Cor preta. Espuma boa, bege e persistente. Aroma maltado e café. No paladar caramelo, chocolate, café e grăos torrados. Encorpada. Retrogosto agradavelmente amargo. Deliciosa!!!!

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
miyauchi38 (650) - chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 20, 2015
ポーター 香ばしい香り&

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
djoeye (2220) - Tromsř, NORWAY - MAY 20, 2015
Low beige hue, black body, sweet fresh fruity aroma of plums, liquorice and fresh peels. Dark caramels, plums, prunes, candiced peels, dark grapes and black honey to the taste buds. Feels soft, fruity, clean, and ok body. Somewhat dry finish with more plum peels and sweet roasted dark soft malts. Delicious fruity porter . 355ml bottle @Hildr Gastrobar Tromsř.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
xlts (75) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAY 15, 2015
Bottle. Pours black, tan - coloured head. Aroma of chocolate, vanilla, floral and slightly fruity, very pleasant overall. In taste it’s smooth, chocolate-y, slightly sweet with good hoppy aftertaste. Fantastic, complex beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ChtiBreizh (88) - Rennes, FRANCE - MAY 13, 2015
Black/copper with small frothy head. Sweet and fruity start, then dry coffee, tobacco. lingering smokey bitterness. Pleasant.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BananaBi11 (27) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 13, 2015
Coffee, has that pilsner taste at first sips but darker flavor. Very light for a porter, but easy drinker because of it. Enjoyed it a lot. Bought a six pack (very cheap), so will be enjoying five more!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tomekboniek (193) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAY 11, 2015
Butelka. Barwa ciemna, brunatna z refleksami. Piana kremowa, opada do niskiej warstwy, która utrzymuje się do samego końca. W aromacie przede wszystkim czekolada i śliwka. Wyczuwalne również nuty orzechów oraz nuty palone. Wysycenie niskie, goryczka niska - symboliczna. Zbyt mało ciało, co sprawia, lekką wodnistość. Piwo jest bardzo delikatne w odczuciu.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SkillsFactory (83) - ITALY - MAY 10, 2015
Marrone scura, quasi nera con riflessi rossastri, schiuma beige di media persistenza. Aroma di prugna e ciliegia, caffè, cacao, liquirizia e zucchero candito. Al palato esteri fruttati, liquirizia e cacao, successivamente si fa sempre più avanti il caffè tostato e una componente zuccherina che ne complesso ricorda il cappuccino. Ben carbonata, corpo medio. Ottima Porter, davvero piacevole.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dukeandduke (118) - Illinois, USA - MAY 10, 2015
5/2/15 (Bottle) - Pleasant chocolate, coffee and roast aromas. Nice dark pour with tan head. Sweeter tasting than I expected, aromas captured well in the taste. Very smooth going down. Overall good beer.


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