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RATINGS: 2672   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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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
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
FishBizkit (234) - Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 21, 2012
Aroma is primarily sweet malt with hints of dark dried fruit. A rich opaque brown pour with a non-lasting ivory head and minimal lacing. Generally this is a sweetish porter accompanied with some notes of chocolate and cherries. Has a mild bitter finish. Medium bodied and medium carbonation. Overall this was a good porter. -Fish!


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
pharmerblue (1) - South San Francisco, California, USA - AUG 29, 2014 does not count
Probably my favorite beer from Anchor Steam. No frills, bells or whistles, this is just an incredibly solid Porter. Nice malty, roasted coffee/chocolate flavor that doesn’t leave a lingering taste in your mouth like some others tend to do.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChristianHR (186) - DENMARK - AUG 25, 2014
The smell has notes of chocolate, coffee and caramel. It pours black with a beautiful creamy head. The taste is rich of roasted malts, a lot of burnt sugar, coffee and dark chocolate.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Psytron (1308) - Turku, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2014
Smell of burnt sugar, malt. Black colour, brown head. Aroma of burnt sugar, roasted malt. Bitter. Heavy body, oily texture. Soft and plentiful carbon.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Neorej80 (65) - - AUG 23, 2014
Dark black with red and a big brown head. Aroma of chocolate and red berries. Nice dry chocolate coffee and some berries and wood. Subtile

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niall73 (1686) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2014
Tap at brewdog, Clapham. Pours a dark coke colour with a dense off white head. Sweet, treacly aroma. Medium body, light to medium carbonation. Lots of dark fruit, rum, lemon, coke, light chocolate cake. Rich, flavoursome and tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Case (239) - GERMANY - AUG 16, 2014
Pitch black with huge brown head. Heavy aroma of sour cherries, chocolate, coffee. Tasting first hits you with a huge load of roasted coffee, then a pleasant bitterness, then sweet milk chocolate. Unlike other porters that are clean and dry, this is much closer to a stout with a fuller, more luscious body and on the sweeter side. Long coffee aftertaste. Creamy smooth mouthfeel like all Anchor brews. Delicious.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
defcon84 (7) - Valkenswaard, NETHERLANDS - AUG 10, 2014 does not count
coffee, caramel, roasty, black, hazy, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium sourness, light body, thin feel, average carbonation This is not my favourite porter.. i missed the kick in this..

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jrob21 (2532) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 5, 2014
feel like i’ve had this a million times and just not getting to rate it. good roasty malt character. a little on the bittersweet and hoppy side of things but that adds a little more excitement to what you usually get in a porter these days. well made beer. single from total wine.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
AtronSeige (562) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - AUG 4, 2014
Aroma: Malt: Rich, roasted, dark fruit, plums, dark chocolate, coffee, very complex. No DMS, No Diecetyl. Appearance: Very dark brown body. Large frothy, rocky, light brown head. Good retention. Lacing. Flavour: Malt: Medium-high Roasted, medium burnt. Dark fruit, light toffee. Dry finish. Medium-light fruitiness. Medium-high bitterness, medium sweetness. Hops: woody. Mouthfeel: Medium-full bodied. Medium carbonation, creamy. Dry finish, with lingering bitterness, slight astringency. Overall: Slightly too burnt, but otherwise an amazing beer. 355 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 12B. Robust Porter

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
swesson (217) - Highlands Ranch, Colorado, USA - AUG 2, 2014
From a six pack. Pours a dark black body and a thick light brown head. Aroma is of espresso, chocolate and malted barley. Taste is of malt and cocoa. Mouthfeel is between a porter and a stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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