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RATINGS: 2872   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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (12113) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 13, 2002
UPDATED: JAN 19, 2003 Delicious porter -- aroma is inviting chocolate roasted malt. Taste is of that, together with mild hops. For a porter, this beer is quite rich.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (11901) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 14, 2005
Bottle. Poured black with medium tan head. Aroma was full with malt, hops and sweet. Flavor was full bodied with same tones as aroma and smooth rich texture. The finish was not as full as other porters.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (11784) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 2, 2007
UPDATED: MAY 23, 2011 Black with an off-white lasting head. Aroma of malt, molasses, a bunch of dried fruit, chocolate and a hint of licorice. Malty flavour with sweet chcolate and toffee, a good bitter and roasted finish.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jcwattsrugger (11557) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 30, 2005
on tap-pours a brown creamy head with black color. Aroma is malty, chocolate. Taste is malty, chocolate. Even though this is not my style usually, nice.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11490) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2007
Bottle. Pours dark mahogany red. A thin, creamy and lasting beige head. Aroma has lots of roasted malts, some berrues and a little smoke. Nice full mouthfeel - not that creamy nor oily, just full. Flavour is quite sweet with with a clear background of roasted malts. Finishes with a well-rounded bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (11477) - Randers, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 2, 2012 Tap at Cockney Pub. Creamy lightbrown good fully lasting head. Moderate malty light hoppy strange soapy aroma. Nice powerfull licorice flavor. Very sweet finish. Oily palate. Had better Porter.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pinball (11405) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2008
bottle. not much aroma, looks great, flavor is sort of dark and roasted, but not hard roast. bit boring. palate okay, but somewhat glyey/slimey, overall okay beer, but not one i’ll have again. average too high imo.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (11382) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2007
Bottle conditioned, 355ml. Dark brown to black with beige head. Somewhat underflavoured porter with non of the fruitiness, tartness expected. There is a deep roasted malt note, chocolatey with some bitterness, reasonable palate but too sweet for a true porter. It looks overhyped in the marking to me, its really only average.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (11234) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 14, 2007
Bottle poured a translucent blackwith red highlights and a large lasting amber head. Aromas of roasted malt, charcoal and a hint of chocolate. Palate was light to medium bodied, smooth yet crisp. Flavors of roasted malt, a hint of coca and charcoal with a crisp moderatly bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lubiere (11155) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 7, 2004
Deep black, with moka head. Nice vanilla chocolate aroma. Intense roasted malt with some nutty bitterness, slight lactic acid taste, creamy mouthfeel, with chocolate lingering for a long time. Splendid.


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